August 1, 2016
Report from complainant on Polk 227 near Cove of the theft of a lock and chain, valued at $40.00. Investigation continues.
Request for welfare check on Highway 375 West near the Shady Grove community.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Potter led to the arrest of Makala A. Huffman, 24, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Improper Passing, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Ignition Interlock Device Penalty.
Report of vandalism to the Polk County Detention Center, causing $85.00 in damages, resulted in a Citation for Criminal Mischief being issued to David D. Heard, 29, of Mena.
Arrested was Justin L. Mitchell, 36, of Dequeen, on a Body Attachment Warrant.
August 2, 2016
Request for welfare check on Polk 125 near the Rocky community.
August 3, 2016
Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of several forged checks. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a vehicle being towed without tires led to a Citation for Careless/Prohibited Driving being issued to Jeremy L. Kitchen, 24, of Ft. Worth, TX.
August 4, 2016
Arrested was Deborah J. Beshears, 45, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Tyler Hurst, 26, of Cove, on Charges of Speeding and DWI.
August 5, 2016
Report from complainant on Highway 8 East in the Nunley community of fraudulent use of a credit card. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Farrah C. Sandquist, 39, of Mineral Springs, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.
Report from a Mena woman of being assaulted. Investigation continues.
Arrested was David P. Schmidt, 51, of Mena, on two Warrants for Criminal Contempt.
Arrested was Casey W. Petty, 19, of Grannis, on Charges of Commercial Burglary, Theft of Property and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.
Arrested was Stephen C. Willis, 34, of Mena, on a Warrant for Sexual Indecency with a Child and two counts of Rape.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Bernardo Jaramillo, 50, of Wickes, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Driving Left of Center, No Driver’s License and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
August 6, 2016
Report from complainant on Polk 114 in Acorn of the theft of diesel fuel, totaling losses at $660.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Paul E. Beaty, 39, of Mena, on an Alabama Warrant.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Blade A. Aleshire, 21, of Mena, on a Charge of Theft by Receiving.
Arrested by an officer with the U.S. Forest Service was Randy W. McGowan, 55, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication. Also arrested was Sandra Ralph, 34, of Mena, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Littering.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Andrew L. Butler, 42, of Cove, on Charges of DWI and Refusal to Submit.
August 7, 2016
Report from a Mena woman that her 16-year-old son had been threatened by a 15-year-old male. All parties were advised to cease all contact with one another.
Report of damage to a mailbox led to a 17-year-old female being issued a Juvenile Citation for Public Intoxication. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report from complainant on Heritage Lane near Hatfield of damage to a vehicle window. Complainant refused to press charges.
Report from a contractor on Polk 409 near Hatfield of vandalism to two tractors, causing $700.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
Request for welfare check on Polk 32 near Cove.
Arrested was Patrick C. Brecheisen, 18, of Wickes, on Charges of Commercial Burglary, Theft of Property and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 25 Incarcerated Inmates, with 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.