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Alleged: Stolen Purse And Contents; Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

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Hot Springs Police Officer First Class Perkins reports that he was dispatched to a cell phone store on Central Avenue October 1, 2021, to investigate the theft of a purse and it’s contents.

Off. Perkins arrived and made contact with the victim.  She said that she was in the store earlier in the day and departed…leaving her purse behind.  She returned to the store to retrieve her purse and discovered that it was no longer there.

The following items were taken: 1 purse ($30), 1 green Vera Wang wallet ($50), approximately $90 cash, 1 bank card and her driver’s license.

OFC Perkins reviewed surveillance video from the store for this period.  On the video, he saw the victim leave her purse behind.  A short time later, a black Toyota Camry registred to Darrell Tremayne Galloway, Jr., 38, of Third Street in Hot Springs, pulls into the parking lot.  3 people, including Mr. Galloway, enter the store.  Mr. Galloway gets the attention of one of his companions and points to the purse.  The companion rummages through the purse, picks it up and all 3 people depart the store with the purse.

Darrell Tremayne Galloway, Jr., 38, of Third Street in Hot Springs – Allegedly played a part in the theft of a ladies purse and contents.

OFC Perkins obtained an arrest warrant charging Theft Of Property for Mr. Galloway and entered it into the police computer.

On November 11, 2021, around 11PM, Officer Guzman was dispatched to the 200 block of Cones Road to investigate a traffic collision.  One of the driver’s involved in the crash was Mr. Galloway.  His pertinents were checked through the police computer.  The check revealed the outstanding arrest warrant for Mr. Galloway.  He was arrested.

Mr. Galloway was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  The warrant was served and he is charged with Theft Of Property.  Bond was set at $2,500.