PINE BLUFF, Ark. – A Pine Bluff officer was arrested Monday after police say she was accused of insurance coverage fraud and submitting a false police report.
Based on investigators, 27-year-old Sydney Dowd was arrested following an investigation by the Felony Investigation Division of the Arkansas Insurance coverage Division.
Investigators say Dowd’s residence was flooded on April 9 due to a leak in one other residence.
The residence supervisor was in a position to entry the harm and knowledgeable Dowd quickly after.
The investigator stated in a report that Dowd then initiated a renter’s insurance coverage police later that very same day with Allstate insurance coverage after being notified of the harm.
The report stated that coverage had private property limits of $50,000 and on April 12 Dowd filed a declare saying that the water harm occurred on April 11, as a substitute of April 9, after which filed a police report additionally alleging the harm occurred on April 11.
The affidavit stated a consultant took a recorded assertion from Dowd on April 13 and she or he once more stated the harm occurred April 11. She additionally stated a number of objects within the residence had been broken.
The investigator said that Dowd gave a false date of loss, realizing the harm had occurred to her residence earlier than she took out the renter’s coverage. The declare was denied.
Dowd was booked into the grownup detention heart however has since bonded out. She was positioned on administrative go away with pay pending additional investigation.
Dowd has labored with the division since October of 2018 and has labored with Patrol Division and SWAT.