The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 20, 2021 – September 26, 2021. 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.
September 20, 2021
Deputies responded to a report of a Domestic Disturbance on Polk 24 near Cove.
After observing a vehicle in the driveway of a church near Cove, deputies arrested Karson Crawford, 28 of Mena on a Felony Warrant for Probation Violation.
September 21, 2021
Deputies responded to a walk-in complaint of Harassing Text Messages. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.
Deputies responded to a report of Theft of Rented Property.
Deputies responded to a Gas Drive Off at a business near Hatfield.
Deputies responded to a report of a Dog Bite Victim.
September 22, 2021
Daniel Green, 44 of Mountainburg was arrested on a Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrant, a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant and a charge of Contempt of Court.
Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant of being threatened. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.
Deputies responded to a complaint of Harassment.
September 23, 2021
A traffic stop on Hwy 71 S near Potter led to Dexter Barton, 25 being issued a citation for Careless Prohibited Driving and Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License.
Deputies responded to a walk-in complaint of Harassment.
Deputies were dispatched to a Physical Domestic at an address on Polk 703 near Shady Grove. This led to the arrest of John Starr, 29 of Mena on charges of 3rd Degree Domestic Battery, 1st Degree Criminal Mischief, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.
Aaron Ollar, 33 of Mena was arrested on Three Failure to Comply Warrants, a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant and a Parole Hold.
September 24, 2021
Cara Holliday, 34 of Mena was arrested on a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant.
Deputies responded to a report of a window broken on heavy equipment on Polk 74 near Acorn.
Deputies responded to a report of an ATV accident on Polk 67 near Big Fork.
Wade Stewart, 46 of Mena was arrested on a Felony Warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance.
September 25, 2021
A traffic stop on Hwy 8 West led to the arrest of Brandon Powell, 36 of Mena on charges of Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License and DWI.
September 26, 2021
While on patrol, deputies observed a juvenile walking on Hwy 8 E near Board Camp. The juvenile was taken back to her residence.
Deputies were dispatched for a welfare check on Polk 87 near Ink.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked 0 vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 14 Incarcerated Inmates, with 7 Inmates
currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.