The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of July 1 - July 7, 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.

July 1, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 14 near Hatton of the break-in and theft of electronics. Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Robert W. Pentecost, 29, of Hot Springs, on a Warrant for Harassing Communications.

Arrested was Jennah E. Myles, 20, of Mena, on a Warrant for Criminal Trespass and Assault 3rd Degree.

Arrested was Mariah R. Wright, 26, of Mena, on Warrants for Residential Burglary, Theft of Property, Breaking or Entering and Theft of a Firearm.

July 2, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 99 near Vandervoort of a disturbance that had occurred previously.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Hatfield of issues regarding a vehicle that they had purchased.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Tyra N. Cornelius, 34, of Mena, on a Warrant for Criminal Trespass.

July 3, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 35 near Hatfield of the break-in and theft of clothing and knives.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Mason P. Price, 21, of Mena, on Warrants for Probation Violation and Failure to Comply with Reporting Requirements.

July 4, 2019

No reports were filed.

July 5, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Hatton of a domestic disturbance.  Deputy responded.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

July 6, 2019

Arrested was Robert D. Smith, 21, of Cove, on a Warrant for Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.

Arrested was Regina A. Phillips, 48, of Cove, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

July 7, 2019

Request for a welfare check on Polk 181 near Mena.  Deputies responded.

Polk County Detention Center jail population: 26 incarcerated inmates , with 6 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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