The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of November 25 – December 1, 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.
November 25, 2019
Report from complainant on Rodgers Street in Cove of an attempted break-in. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 301 near Cherry Hill of problems with an acquaintance concerning a business deal.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Crystal R. Donelson, 45, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
November 26, 2019
Report of a domestic disturbance on Gamma Lane near Mena led to the arrest of Bryan M. Terry, 37, of Mena, on two Body Attachment Warrants.
Arrested was Tony P. Foster, 34, of Cove, on Warrants for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Appear.
November 27, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Acorn of a missing person. The individual was later located.
Report from walk-in complainants of issues regarding child custody exchange. Deputy responded.
November 28, 2019
Report of a disturbance on Polk 189 near Mena. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of an individual that refused to leave a business on Edgewater Lane in the Shady community led to the arrest of Tericea Pina, 45, of Texas, on a Charge of Criminal Trespass.
Report from complainant on Polk 90 near Acorn of vandalism done to a vehicle. Deputy responded.
Report from a business on Industrial Lane near Mena of unauthorized individuals on the premises led to a 14-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Criminal Trespass. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian. Additional information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
November 29, 2019
Report of the discovery of an abandoned ATV, ramps, tools and a deer stand on Polk 35 near Hatfield. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Jennifer L. Tyler, 45, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Arrested was Becky M. Stroud, 49, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear and three Warrants for Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.
November 30, 2019
Report from a Mena woman that her juvenile son had ran away. The juvenile was located and returned to his mother.
Report from walk-in complainant of issues regarding child custody exchange. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on Polk 15 near Cove of an individual that refuses to return a vehicle to the owner. Investigation continues.
Request from complainant on Powell Lane near Acorn for a welfare check on an elderly family member. Deputy responded.
Report of a possible ATV accident on Polk 26 near Hatfield. Deputy responded. No accident had occurred.
December 1, 2019
Report from complainant on Dogleg Lane near Big Fork of a missing family member. Investigation continues.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 28 Incarcerated Inmates , with 16 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.