The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of June 24 - June 30, 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.

June 24, 2019

Report from complainant on School Street in Cove of the violation of a No Contact Order.  Deputy responded.

Arrested was Debbie J. Beshears, 48, of Mena, on three Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Andy Ross, 45, of Hot Springs, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

June 25, 2019

Report from complainant on Royster Lane near Potter of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Deputy responded.

Arrested was Deborah M. Holtzclaw, 48, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

June 26, 2019

Report from complainant on Blissful Lane near Mena of damage done to a vehicle from another vehicle.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

June 27, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 87 near Ink of damage done to a vehicle by an unknown individual.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 375 East near Mena of the theft of four firearms, valued at $1,900.00.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 42 near Potter.  Deputy responded.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 46 near Potter led to the arrest of Kennith A. Kyle, 38, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree and a Warrant for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report from a walk-in complainant of issues regarding child custody exchange.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 16 near Cove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was James E. Schroer, 41, of Cove, on a Charge of Possessing Matter Depicting Sexual Conduct Involving a Child.

June 28, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 185 near Ink of damage done to a sign.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Logan E. Pitts, 40, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

June 29, 2019

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 671 near Mena led to the arrest of Karson B. Crawford, 26, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct and a Probation Violation.

June 30, 2019

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 246 West near Hatfield.  Suspect fled before deputies arrived.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Edwards Street in Vandervoort of the violation of a No Contact Order.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Sterling R. Bowen, 21, of Cove, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

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

Polk County Detention Center jail population: 29 Incarcerated Inmates , with 6 Inmates currently on the waiting list for a state facility.

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