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Alleged: Homeless Man Steals Girlfriend’s Car..Goes To Branson – Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

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Hot Springs Police Officer Guzman reports that officers with his department were dispatched to Magnolia Street on June 30, 2020, for the call of a stolen vehicle.

Officers arrived and met with the victim.  She stated that her ex-boyfriend, Isaac Roberts, 37, homeless in Hot Springs, and she were involved in an altercation.  During the altercation, she went to the neighbor’s house to call police.  While at the neighbor’s house, she saw Mr. Roberts drive off in her 2013 Hyundai Accent.

Isaac Roberts, 37, homeless in Hot Springs – Allegedly stole a car, drove it to Branson and parked it.

On July 1, 2020, Branson, MO Police contacted HSPD to report they had found the vehicle in a parking lot in their jurisdiction.  They had it towed to a local tow yard and then it was towed back to Hot Springs.

The victim was contacted by the suspect after he abandoned the vehicle in Branson.  He told her “your car is ok.  I only drove it far enough to get away and parked it…I have left Arkansas”.

Officers obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. Roberts and entered it into the police computer.

On January 15, 2021, around 1PM, HSPD Officer Guzman was dispatched to Second Street for the call of a disturbance.  He arrived at the scene and met with Mr. Roberts.  Mr. Roberts was arrested on the outstanding Theft Of Property Warrant.

He was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  He is charged with Felony Theft Of Property with bond set at $3,500.