Crime Alert

I don’t want this to become a ongoing lament of neighborhood crime — it’s a site for news about the park — but there’s been too much happening in recent weeks, and frankly too little action by police, to not post something.

Here’s the Bella Vista Town Watch crime alert released in the wake of a series of muggings on Saturday night.

On the plus side, Captain Joseph T. McDowell, Commanding Officer of the 3rd Police District, is inviting 3rd District residents and business owners to use his e-mail address,, to send him crime tips directly and anonymously.