The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of May 27 - June 2, 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.

May 27, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 141 near Cove of the theft of a pressure washer, valued at $250.00.  Complainant called the next day to advise that their property had been returned.

May 28, 2019

Report from complainant on Race Lane near Mena of an incident that had occurred at an earlier date.

Report from complainant on Polk 78 near Potter of the theft of a vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Saddler Drive in Wickes of the violation of an Order of Protection.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 76 West near Mena of an attempted scam.

Report from complainant on Polk 57 near Nunley of a domestic disturbance that had occurred earlier.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

May 29, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 130 near Rocky of damage done to two vehicle tires.  Investigation continues.

May 30, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 54 near Mena of an abandoned wrecked vehicle on their property.  Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on East Street in Cove of the break-in to a vacant property.  Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 168 near Potter.  Deputies responded.

Arrested was Shawn M. Leach, 27, of Mena, on Charges of Battery 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Warrant for Probation Violation.

May 31, 2019

Report from a Mena man of problems regarding child custody exchange.  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 Natasha S. N. Drager, 20, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report from complainant on Sunset Lane near Vandervoort of a missing family member.  Deputy responded.  The individual was later located.

Report from a Cove man of a disturbance involving juveniles.  Deputy responded.  Information has been forwarded to the Polk County Juvenile Office.

June 1, 2019

Arrested by an officer with Arkansas Probation/Parole was David C. Egger, 29, of Mena, on a Warrant for a Parole Hold.

June 2, 2019

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 671 near Mena.  Deputy responded.  Suspect fled the scene before deputy arrived.

 

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

Polk County Detention Center jail population: 24 incarcerated inmates , with 6 Inmates currently on the waiting list for a state facility.

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