The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of January 10, 2022 – January 16, 2022.  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.

January 10, 2022

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 287 near Cove in reference to a disturbance leading to the arrest of Vergeina Thornton, 50 of Cove on a Misdemeanor Warrant for Third Degree Battery.

Darius Sims, 22 of Mena was arrested on a Felony Warrant for Aggravated Assault, Third Degree Battery and Intimidating a Witness.

Jereme Baughman, 44 of Mena was arrested on a Felony Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

Eric Williams, 45 of Cove was arrested on a Body Attachment.

Deputies responded to a walk-in complaint in reference to be Harassed via Text Message.

January 11, 2022

David Sinyard, 46 of Wickes was arrested on three Felony Failure to Appear Warrants and five Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrants.

Dewayne Quirin, 35 of Branson, MO was arrested by an officer with Probation Parole to be held for another agency.

January 12, 2022

No reports were filed.

January 13, 2022

Deputies were dispatched to and address on Mills Lane near Mena in reference to a land dispute.

January 14, 2022

Shaon Watts, 43 of Mena was arrested on a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant, two Misdemeanor Warrants for Contempt of Court and one Misdemeanor Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Annette Hubbard, 56 of Cove was arrested on a charge of DWI.

January 15, 2022

Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch on Hwy 8 West leading to the arrest of John E Burnett, 62 of Mena on a charge of DWI.

January 16, 2022

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 91 near Hatfield in reference to an altercation leading to the arrest of James Taylor, 46 of Hatfield on a charge of 3rd Degree Domestic Battery.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked 2 vehicle accidents this week.

Polk County Detention Center jail population: 23 incarcerated inmates, with 13 inmates currently on the waiting list for a state facility.

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