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Polk County Sheriff’s Department:

June 29, 2015

Arrested was Jeremiah T. Smith, 31, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Pay Child Support.

Report from Cossatot River School District of a break-in and vandalism to their Wickes campus, causing $550.00 in damages. Arrested was Stevie G. Brinlee, 19, of Cove, Zachery C. Eubanks, 19, of Grannis, and David A. Pearce, 18, of Gillham, each on Charges of Breaking or Entering and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.

Report of a one vehicle accident on Polk 278 near Cove led to a Citation for Careless/Prohibited Driving being issued to Nina D. Baker, 46, of Mena.

Traffic stop led to the arrest of Crystal D. L. Menefee, 25, of Oden, on Charges of Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance and a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order. Also arrested was Timothy J. Robertson, 28, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

Report from walk-in complainant of problems with custody exchange.

Arrested was Bodey D. Wait, 37, of Hot Springs, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Marshall L. Rensberger, 46, of Fort Smith, on Charges of DWI and No Turn Signal.

June 30, 2015

Request for assistance from a Probation Officer led to the arrest of David K. Eledge, 53, of Muse, OK, Carrie E. Carter, 50, of Mena, and Staciann B. Sowers, 39, of Hatfield, each on Charges of two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Traffic stop on Highway 71 North near Mena led to the arrest of Charles D. Morgan II, 38, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of a Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Alicia L. Burk, 43, of Cove, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Arrested was Eric J. Burk, 32, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Vicky W. Fussell, 47, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from walk-in complainant of $1,500.00 in damages done to a vehicle while parked at a business in Cove. Investigation continues.

July 1, 2015

Report of a disturbance on Polk 219 near Wickes led to the arrest of Lorin D. Kesterson, 49, of Wickes, on Charges of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree and Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons.

July 2, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 90 in the Acorn community of possible assault allegations. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Kenyon C. Smith, 44, of Vandervoort, on a Warrant for Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree.

Report from complainant on Trailwood Lane near Mena of being harassed by a neighbor. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

July 3, 2015

Arrested was Donnie E. Jennings, 37, of Waldron, on Charges of Possession of Methamphetamine or Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Warrant for Probation Violation. Also arrested was Tammy D. Tomblin, 34, of Hatfield, on a Charge of Possession of Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Kenneth J. Chaney, 21, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Robert G. Wells, 27, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

July 4, 2015

Report of a disturbance on Highway 71 North near Mena led to the arrest of Nancy H. Sawyer, 60, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Refusal to Submit. Also arrested was John L. Harding III, 45, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Report from complainant that while traveling on Highway 246 East in Vandervoort in a wheelchair, that he was clipped by a vehicle, causing damage to the chair only. The driver agreed to pay for all repairs.

Report of a domestic disturbance on West Johnson Street in Hatfield led to the arrest of Bobby G. Peek, 39, of Hatfield, on Charges of DWI and Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons. Also arrested was John T. Peek, 36, of Shelbyville, TX, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Craig W. Mallman, 35, of Wickes, on two Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

July 5, 2015

Arrested was Adam C. Stoeckinger, 18, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Traffic stop on Highway 375 West near Potter led to the arrest of Steven L. Stroud, 51, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, Faulty Equipment, No License Plate and No Liability Insurance.

Arrested was Jermial N. Johnson, 38, of Wickes, on a Crawford County Warrant.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 13 Incarcerated Inmates; 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 9 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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