The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of October 21 – October 27, 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.

October 21, 2019

Report of a disturbance on Highway 375 West near Potter led to the arrest of Tyra N. Cornelius, 34, of Mena, on a Charge of Driving While Intoxicated.  Additional information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a structure fire on Polk 36 near Hatfield.  Deputies responded.

Report from complainant on Butler Circle in Hatfield of damage done to a satellite dish and pole.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

October 22, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 42 near Mena of an unauthorized person on their property.  The subject was advised to not return to the property.

Report from complainant on Bobby Lane near Board Camp of the fraudulent use of their identity.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 654 near Ink of the fraudulent use of their identity.  Investigation continues.

October 23, 2019

Report from complainant on School Street in Cove of the theft of an ATV.  The ATV was later returned to the owner.

October 24, 2019

Report of a vehicle partially in the roadway on Highway 8 East near Nunley.  Deputy responded.

Arrested was Chelsey R. Edwards, 20, of Mena, on a Warrant for Harassment.

October 25, 2019

Arrested was Malcolm R. Wells, 33, of Mena, on Warrants for Furnishing Prohibited Articles, Probation Violation and a Body Attachment Warrant.

October 26, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in Cove of the break-in to a storage unit and the theft of jewelry, a knife set, dishes and phones.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Council Lane near Mena of the theft of a microwave, two lawn mowers and baby clothes.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 4 West in Cove of the theft of an ATV, valued at $5,000.00.  Investigation continues.

October 27, 2019

Report from complainant on Love Lee Lane near Potter of damage done to mailboxes.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in Cove of the break-in to a storage unit and the theft of a vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Traffic stop on Polk 92 near Shady Grove led to the arrest of David M. Fraser, 51, of Mena, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Failure to Register a Vehicle.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of the theft of tools and supplies, home goods, kitchen wares, furniture, antiques and jewelry, all valued at $2,455.00.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Stephanie Lane near Grannis of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Investigation continues.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked four vehicle accidents this week.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 21 Incarcerated Inmates , with 14 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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