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June, 2017

  • 20 June

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: June 12-18, 2017

    June 12, 2017 Report from a county facility on Hickory Avenue in Mena of vandalism done to the building.  Investigation continues. Arrested was Christopher D. Gortemiller, 49, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with Child and Sex Offender Reporting Requirements. Report from an employee at the Polk County Courthouse of an individual with suspicious behavior led to ...

  • 20 June

    Mena Police Department: June 11-17, 2017

    June 11, 2017 Johnny Howard, 53, of Mena was charged with public intoxication. A Mena woman reported that her purse had been stolen from her vehicle while she was in a local restaurant.  Case is pending. A Mena woman reported that her cell phone and purse were missing from her vehicle.  Case is pending. June 12, 2017 Report was taken of a ...

  • 13 June

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: June 5-11, 2017

    June 5, 2017 Report of a domestic disturbance on Heritage Lane near Hatfield.  Deputy responded. Report from complainant on Hope Circle of being harassed by an acquaintance. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. June 6, 2017 Request for a welfare check on Polk 246 near Grannis. Report of suspicious behavior led to a 13-year-old ...

  • 13 June

    Mena Police Department: June 4-10, 2017

    June 4, 2017 Report was made of several bundles of roofing shingles being stolen from a local residence. Case is pending. June 5, 2017 A local woman reported that someone had written on her vehicle with permanent marker. Case is pending location and interview of suspects. Report was made of someone stealing a cell phone from a vehicle at a local restaurant. Case ...

  • 9 June

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: May 29 – June 4, 2017

    May 29, 2017 Report of a disturbance on Polk 287 near Cove. Deputy responded. Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Bradley Howard, 24, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Reckless Driving and Speeding. May 30, 2017 Report from a Mena man of problems regarding child custody issues. Report from complainant on Polk 38 near Hatfield of ...

  • 9 June

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: May 22-28, 2017

    May 22, 2017 Report from complainant on Highway 270 in the Rich Mountain community of damage done to rental property. Investigation continues. Report of a domestic disturbance on Rodeo Lane near Mena led to the arrest of Travis J. Halderson, 29, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons, Aggravated Assault, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manufacture of ...

  • 9 June

    Mena Police Department: May 28 – June 3, 2017

    May 28, 2017 A local woman reported the theft of her wallet and medication from her home. She believes the theft occurred when she had friends over to her house for a cookout. Case is pending interview of suspects. Jordan Lee Dodds Gonyea, 20, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail ...

  • 9 June

    Mena Police Department: May 21-27, 2017

    May 21, 2017 James Clinton Lane, 38, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant. May 22, 2017 Report was made of a verbal altercation between two Mena residents. No charges were filed. May 23, 2017 John Allen Howard, 53, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant. May 24, 2017 An 11-year-old Mena boy was charged with disorderly conduct ...

May, 2017

  • 10 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: May 1-7, 2017

    May 1, 2017 Report from complainant on Pate Lane near Board Camp of the theft of three tires & wheels and a grill, all valued at $900.00. Investigation continues. Report from complainant on Polk 290 near Cove of the break-in and theft of a flashlight, valued at $20.00.  Investigation continues. Arrested was Aaron P. Whisenhunt, 25, of Mena, on a ...

  • 10 May

    Mena Police Department: April 30 – May 6, 2017

    April 30, 2017 No reports on file May 1, 2017 Jesse Saxour, 28, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after a call to a local residence. May 2, 2017 John Robertson, 38, of Mena was picked up on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. A local man reported that someone had entered a vacant house that he owns.  He had ...