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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 11-17, 2014

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of August 11 – August 17, 2014.  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.

August 11, 2014

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Steven A. Taylor, 35, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Report from complainant on Highway 246 West near Hatfield of being ran off the road and assaulted by a family member.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Phillip M. Bond, 40, of Cove, on a Warrant for Harassment.

Report from complainant on Eve Street in Mena of receiving harassing text messages.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Douglas J. Turner, 35, of Vandervoort, on a Warrant for Theft of Property.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Walker Farm Lane near Mena.  Complainant refused to press charges.

August 12, 2014

Traffic stop on Polk 24 near Cove led to the arrest of James W. Henry, 39, of Watson, Oklahoma, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Faulty Equipment.  Also arrested were David L. Evans, 58, on a Charge of Public Intoxication, and Johnny R. Watson, 47, on a Sevier County Warrant.

August 13, 2014

Arrested was Scott J. Emry, 39, of Mena, on Warrants for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Michael A. Smith, 28, of Cove, on a Warrant for three counts of Delivery of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance not Meth or Cocaine.

Arrested was Donnie R. Dollarhyde, 41, of Mena, on a Warrant for two counts of Fleeing and a Scott County Warrant.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Isaac Laikidirk, 18, of Springdale, on Charges of Careless/Prohibited Driving, No Driver’s License and No Liability Insurance.

August 14, 2014

Traffic stop on Polk 167 near the Potter community led to the arrest of Daniel J. Baugh, 54, of Mena, on Charges of No Driver’s License, No Liability Insurance and Failure to Register Vehicle and a Warrant for Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

Report from complainant on Polk 290 near Cove of the attempted theft of a water well tank valued at $1,000.00.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Treasure Lane near the Acorn community of a stolen vehicle, valued at $7,000.00.  It was determined that vehicle had not been stolen but had in fact been wrecked.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 173 near Mena of the theft from a vehicle of $30.00 cash and two credit cards.  Investigation continues.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 71 North near Mena led to the arrest of Steven D. Harnar, 62, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

August 15, 2014

Report of a domestic disturbance on Dirt Lane near the Shady Grove community led to the arrest of Jimmy R. A. Lindsey, 30, of Mena, on Charges of Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree and Disorderly Conduct.

Report from complainant on Polk 733 near Mena of the theft of scrap metal, valued at $17.68.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Cooper V. Deaton, 25, of Vandervoort, on Charges of DWI, Speeding and Public Intoxication.

August 16, 2014

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Myron L. Swope, 51, of Cove, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Fleeing, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Refusal to Submit and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from complainant on Reine Street in Mena of the theft of $20.00 from a vehicle led to the arrest of Jackson H. Riley, 20, of Mena, on Charges of Criminal Trespass and Theft.

Report from complainant on Polk 93 near the Rocky community of the theft of a vehicle valued at $1,200.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Gerald E. Thomas, 54, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Christopher K. Hoover, 32, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Kevin M. Hankammer, 26, of Mena, on Charges of No Seatbelt and Disorderly Conduct.

August 17, 2014

Report from walk-in complainant of being assaulted by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Steven R. Frady, 24, of Dequeen, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.

 

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked one vehicle accident this week.

 Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 26 Incarcerated Inmates; 16 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 4 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

Operation Pilled Up was conducted on August 12, 2014.  A total of 49 warrants were served with 27 different people being arrested.  The arrests made were a result of both warrants and additional charges.  Due to the success of this operation, additional arrests are expected.

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