The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of April 29 - May 5, 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.

April 29, 2019

Traffic stop on Polk 37 near Potter led to a Citation for Careless/Prohibited Driving being issued to Tanner L. Milham, 20, of Mena.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 87 near Ink led to the arrest of Sherri L. Benson, 52, and Tina M. Cole, 49, both of Mena, each on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report from complainant on Polk 492 near Wickes of the theft of an ATV valued at $1,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 238 near Mena of their dog being shot.  Deputy responded.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

April 30, 2019

Arrested was Robert H Williams, 43, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Person.  Also arrested was Nora M. Taylor, 38, of Cove, on two Warrants for Delivery of Meth/Cocaine.

Report from complainant on Polk 32 near Cove of the theft of a vehicle.  The vehicle was later located.

Report of vandalism to mailboxes on Polk 8 near Wickes led to Citations for Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree being issued to both Waylon A. Broach, 19, of Cove, and Eric L. Smith, Jr., 22, of Wickes.  Suspects agreed to pay for damages.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 87 near Ink led to the arrest of Sherri L. Benson, 52, and Shawna M. Morris, 22, both of Mena, each on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report from complainant on Polk 662 near Cherry Hill of the theft of a generator, valued at $200.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Donnie R. Dollarhyde, 45, of Mena, on a Child Support Warrant.

May 1, 2019

Report from walk-in complainant of concerns for their safety.  Deputy advised complainant of

options.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 290 near Cove led to Citations for Disorderly Conduct being issued to both Cheyenne N. Smith, 24, and James L. Smith, Jr., 50, both of Cove.

Arrested was Ralph E. Asbury, 53, of White Hall, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Arrested was George Trivette, III, 26, of Mena, on a Drug Court Sanction.

Arrested was Anastasia E. Jennings, 34, of Mena, on Warrants for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Christopher L. Chesser, 34, of Wickes, on Warrants for Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree and a Parole Hold.

May 2, 2019

Report from several complainants in the Mena area of attempted theft by deception.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 71 North near Mena led to the arrest of Crystal M. Glover, 26, and Zea Hibbs, 26, both of Mena, each on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report of a disoriented person on Highway 71 South near Wickes.  Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 18 near Vandervoort of damage done to a mailbox.  Investigation continues.

May 3, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 10 near Wickes of damage done to a mailbox.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Robert I. Pierce, 40, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

May 4, 2019

Report of a disturbance on Polk 11 near Wickes led to the arrest of Ricky J. Nunn, 37, of Cove, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Mena of the theft of a chainsaw, valued at $200.00.  Investigation continues.

May 5, 2019

Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Hatfield led to the arrest of Isiaha T. Sipe, 21, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Vehicle Equipment Violation.

A Citation for Disorderly Conduct was issued to Kaleb Rushin, 18, of Mena.

Report from walk-in complainant of an assault that had occurred earlier.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 189 near Mena led to the arrest of Christopher N. Robertson, 25, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Vandervoort of possible stolen items.  Deputy responded.

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

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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