The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of June 3 - June 9, 2019.  The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts.  Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.

June 3, 2019

Report of a suspicious vehicle on Highway 88 East near Mena led to the arrest of Karson B. Crawford, 26, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth/Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and DWI-Drugs.

Report from complainant on Polk 76 West near Mena of an individual that had taken a vehicle without permission then refused to return it.  The vehicle was located and returned to the owner.  A Citation for Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License was issued to Renee D. Veal, 47, of Hatfield.

June 4, 2019

Report of a disturbance on Highway 8 West near Mena.  Deputies responded.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Natasha S. N. Drager, 20, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

June 5, 2019

Report from complainant on Butler Circle in Hatfield of damage done to a vehicle window.  Deputy responded.

Report from a Mena woman of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

June 6, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of the theft of a rocking chair, valued at $75.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 63 in Board Camp of unauthorized persons in their residence.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Freddy Sappington, 42, of Grannis, on Warrants for Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree and Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree.

June 7, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 267 near Cove of a break-in to their residence.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Jessica P. Medina, 36, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

June 8, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 117 near Mena of the theft of a fence charger and wire.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Kenneth J. Chaney, 24, of Mena, on a Warrant for a Parole Hold.

June 9, 2019

Traffic stop on Highway 71 South led to the arrest of Isiaha T. Sipe, 21, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Methamphetamine.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked one vehicle accident this week.

Polk County Detention Center jail population: 24 incarcerated inmates , with 7 Inmates currently on the waiting list for a state facility.

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