By Arkansas 911 News Investigative Reporter E’Lyse Golden
Hot Springs Police received a report on November 2 from a victim stating that multiple items were missing from her deceased father’s residence.
Tools, bar stools, dishes, a light fixture, computer desk, and computer with a total value of $1,675 were missing from the residence. There were so signs of forced entry.
The victim said that her family member, Stefanie Culliver, 27, of 4th Street in Gurdon may have taken the items.
Hot Spring Police Detective Les Jessup contacted Stefanie Culliver, 27, of 4th Street in Glenwood.
Culliver admitted to taking the items from her grandfather’s residence.
The victim told Det. Jessup that Culliver still hadn’t returned the items on December 2. The victim tried meeting with Culliver at the police department twice.
Det. Jessup swore out an arrest warrant for Felony Theft and had it entered into the police computer.
On unrelated business, Garland County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputy Parker happened to be dealing with Culliver on December 12 at 1:40 am in the area of Albert Pike Road. Deputies. Parker arrested Culliver during that encounter.
The warrant for Felony Theft Of Property was served at the time. Culliver was arrested and transported to the Garland County Detention Center and a $2,500 bond was set.