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All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.
Hot Springs Police Officer Werst was dispatched to Jackson Street on February 2, 2018 to investigate a complaint a disorderly person.
Off. Werst arrived quickly and found a woman that allegedly identified herself as “Jane Smith”. She was allegedly being disorderly and unable to pay for the $17 cab ride she just allegedly took.
Off. Werst then met with the victim. According to the police report, the taxi cab driver said that he had been waiting 35 minutes for the suspect’s father to arrive and make payment. The father never showed and the victim wants to pursue charges.
“Jane Smith” was issued a criminal citation for Theft Of Services with a later court date.
On March 2, 2018, Off. Werst was informed that the actual “Jane Smith” came to court in reference to the ticket that was issued to HER name. Off. Werst was allegedly able to confirm through the police computer that the victim was not the woman that he issued the citation to on Jackson Street. The real “Jane Smith” reportedly told the officer that Amber Davis had used her identity again. Allegedly Amber Dawn Davis, 39, of Thornton Ferry Road in Garland County was found in the police computer and identified by Off. Werst as the suspect he issued the citation to on Jackson Street. Arrest warrants were sworn out on Ms. Davis for Obstruction Of Governmental Operations and Theft Of Services.
On May 17, 2019, HSPD Officer McLean arrested Ms. Davis at Walmart on Albert Pike Road for unrelated charges. These 2 arrest warrants and several other warrants were served on her at that time.
Ms. Davis is charged with Obstruction Of Governmental Operations and Theft Of Services with a bond amount totaling $6,000.