The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of October 14 – October 20, 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 14, 2019

Report from complainant on Bunny Hop Lane near Yocana of the theft of a trailer, valued at $400.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near Mena of the fraudulent use of their credit card.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 280 near Vandervoort of an unauthorized person on their property.  Investigation continues.

Report from a business on Highway 71 North in Acorn of the attempted theft of a camper.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Daniel J. Mendieta, 20, of Hot Springs, on Charges of Theft by Receiving and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

October 15, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Mena of the break-in to several storage units.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was James M. McEntire, 50, of Los Angeles, CA, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Billie D. Taff, 22, of Watson, OK, on Warrants for Fleeing on Foot, Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registry Requirements and a Scott County Warrant.

October 16, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 270 near Acorn of being harassed by an unknown person.

Report from complainant on Polk 48 near Potter of the theft of a vehicle.  The vehicle was located.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

October 17, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 21 near Cove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from the Polk County Detention Center of a disturbance in the facility led to a Citation for Battery 3rd Degree being issued to Crystal L. Davis, 35, of Mena.

October 18, 2019

Report of a vehicle in the ditch on Polk 31 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Christina McCauley, 42, of Hatfield, on Charges of Possession of Meth/Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Report of missing cash led to a 17-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Theft of Property.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from complainant on Polk 53 near Mena of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Michael E. Trivette, 28, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Arrested by an officer with Arkansas Probation/Parole was Bobby B. Huber, 27, of Mena, on Warrants for Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration Requirements and Probation Violation.

Arrested was Veronica M. Maddox, 22, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

October 19, 2019

Report from complainant on College Drive in Mena of the theft of $900.00 cash.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was David P. Schmidt, 54, of Mena, on four Warrants for Failure to Appear.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Donavan T. Hunt, 28, of Mena, on a Parole Hold.

October 20, 2019

Report from neighbors on Polk 36 near Hatfield of issues regarding property lines.  Investigation continues.

Request for assistance on Polk 195 near Ink.  Deputy responded.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 28 Incarcerated Inmates , with 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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