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May, 2017

  • 23 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: May 15-21, 2017

    May 15, 2017 Report from complainant on Heritage Lane near Hatfield that their fence had been cut. Deputy responded. Arrested was Richard B. Roper, 34, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order. May 16, 2017 Traffic stop on Highway 246 East near Vandervoort led to the discovery of a suspicious item.  Investigation continues. May ...

  • 23 May

    Mena Police Department: May 14-20, 2017

    May 14,2017 Kyle A Woody, 22, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to a disturbance at a local park. May 15, 2017 Rodney Scott McQueen, 39, of Mena was arrested on two warrants for non-payment of child support. Savannah Wyman, 19, of Mena was arrested on a felony warrant for delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine. ...

  • 18 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department Reports: May 8, 2017 – May 14, 2017

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of May 8, 2017 – May 14, 2017. 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 ...

  • 18 May

    Mena Police Reports: May 7, 2017 – May 13, 2017

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of May 7, 2017 through May 13, 2017.  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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 2 May

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: April 24-30, 2017

    April 24, 2017 Report from complainant on Evergreen Lane near Hatfield of the theft of a guitar, valued at $1,000.00.  The item was later located and retrieved by the owner. Report of a disturbance at the Polk County Detention Center, causing $175.00 in damages, led to Citations for Criminal Mischief and Impairing the Operation of a Vital Public Facility being ...

  • 2 May

    Mena Police Department: April 23-29, 2017

    April 23, 2017 Anthony William Cottman, 29, of Mena was charged with public intoxication, criminal mischief, and violation of park curfew. John Andrew Phillips, 49, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant from Montgomery County, and was charged with public intoxication and obstructing governmental operations after officers responded to a disturbance. Report was taken of someone removing theft detection devices ...

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: April 17-23, 2017

    April 17, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 81 near Big Fork of the break-in and theft of two ATVs, a trailer and miscellaneous items. Investigation continues. April 18, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 19 near Cove of being scammed of $391.50 from an unknown person claiming to be PayPal. Arrested was Richard B. Roper, 34, of Cove, on ...

  • 26 April

    Mena Police Department: April 16-22, 2017

    April 16, 2017 A local woman reported that someone had damaged her vehicle. Case is pending. April 17, 2017 A Mena woman reported seeing someone wearing a mask in her yard. The area was canvassed and no suspects were located. April 18, 2017 A Mena woman reported that while she was away from her house for a few minutes, someone ...