The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 23 – December 29, 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.

December 23, 2019

Report from a business on Country Club Lane near Mena of a break-in, causing damages to a door, and the theft of cash, totaling losses at $795.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 151 near Hatfield of a vehicle on fire.

December 24, 2019

Traffic stop on Polk 647 near Mena.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

December 25, 2019

Report from complainant on Mills Lane near Potter of damage done to several mailboxes.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Aaron J. Miller, 27, of Mena, on a Warrant for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

December 26, 2019

Report from a Mena man of problems with child custody exchange.

Report from complainant on Wildwood Street in Mena of the theft of a vehicle, valued at $300.00.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 28 near Hatfield of being bitten by a neighbor’s dog.  Deputy responded.

December 27, 2019

No reports were filed.

December 28, 2019

Report from a Texas woman of the theft of a firearm while they were in Polk County.  Investigation continues.

December 29, 2019

Report from complainant on Gamma Lane near Mena of the violation of an Order of Protection.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 21 Incarcerated Inmates , with 9 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020.  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.

December 30, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 88 East near Ink of being threatened by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Hatfield woman of a missing 16-year-old family member.  Investigation continues.

December 31, 2019

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 4 West near Cove led to the arrest of Willard W. Smith, 37, of Cove, on Charges of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Refusal to Submit to Arrest.

Report from complainant on Polk 188 near Acorn of the discovery of a suspicious item in their yard.  Deputy responded.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Bird Lane near Shady Grove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 67 near Cherry Hill.  Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 419 near Potter of an unattended death.  Deputy responded.

Report from Polk County Detention Center of the discovery of contraband in the facility.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Justin R. Simmons, 36, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Commercial Burglary and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and a Parole Revocation.

Arrested was Austin C. McCulley, 25, of Hatfield, on a Charge of Violation of an Order of Protection.

January 1, 2020

Report of a structure fire on Polk 646 near Mena.  Deputy responded.

Traffic stop on Highway 71 led to the arrest of Nevada Woodruff, 30, of Cove, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Michelle L. Block, 46, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth/Cocaine with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Delivery of Meth/Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance, Delivery of Meth/Cocaine and Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Kevin L. Smith, 29, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Meth/Cocaine.

Arrested was Kayla Odom, 32, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth/Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Maintaining a Drug Premise.

Arrested was Brianna Ramirez, 20, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Meth/Cocaine.

Report from complainant of the theft of a chainsaw, valued at $349.95.  The chainsaw was located and returned to the owner.  Additional information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. 

Report of an abandoned vehicle on Highway 88 East near Cherry Hill.  Deputy responded.

January 2, 2020

Report from complainant on Highway 375 East near Mena of being harassed by an unknown individual.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Darrell G. C. Garrett, 28, of Wickes, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

January 3, 2020

Report from complainant of a malnourished horse on Polk 36 near Hatfield.  Deputy responded.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Jhanell M. Wilson, 39, of Grannis, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

January 4, 2020

Arrested was Brittan M. McCulley, 38, of Hatfield, on Warrants for Failure to Appear and two counts of Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

January 5, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 412 near Potter of damage done to a mailbox.  Investigation continues.

Report of a chickenhouse on fire on Polk 71 near Yocana.  Deputy responded.

Report from a Mena woman of issues concerning child custody exchange.

Report from an Oklahoma man of finding stolen items for sale in Polk County.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 370 near Board Camp of an unauthorized person on their property.  Suspect fled before deputies arrived.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a dog bite victim.  Deputy responded.

 

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 25 Incarcerated Inmates , with 8 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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