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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 18-24, 2014

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of August 18 – August 24, 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 18, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 280 near Cove of receiving harassing text messages from an acquaintance.  Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Polk 70 in the Cherry Hill community of being threatened by an acquaintance.  Investigation continues.

Report from a Mena woman of concerns regarding a modeling agency that has  contacted her 17-year-old daughter.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Misty L. Johnson, 34, of London, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

August 19, 2014

Request for assistance in a high speed pursuit on Highway 270 near the Acorn community that ended in Scott County.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Vandervoort of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested by an officer with Probation and Parole was Justin T. Keaster, 31, of Mena, on a Warrant for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report from complainant on Polk 66 near the Opal community of six missing pigs.  Four of the pigs were located and returned to the owner.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Nathan G. Wilson, 32, of Savanna, OK, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

August 20, 2014

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in the Potter community of $200.00 in damages to a vehicle done by a Mena juvenile.  Officer spoke with the juvenile.  Complainant refused to press charges.

August 21, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 141 near Cove of the theft of a vehicle valued at $800.00.  Vehicle was located and returned to owner.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a KCS employee of being threatened by an individual while stopped in the Rich Mountain community.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a business in Cove of having taken two counterfeit twenty dollar bills.  Investigation continues.

August 22, 2014

Report of a domestic disturbance on Hatton Lane near the Hatton community led to the arrest of John C. Tanner, 43, of Cove, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Also arrested was Leatha L. Robey, 41, of Cove, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Arrested was Martin R. Henry, 47, of Mena, on a Warrant for Criminal Trespass and Theft of Property.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 8 West near the Rocky community led to the arrest of Jon C. Mesamore, 37, of Mena, on Charges of DWI II and No Driver’s License.

Arrested was Christopher S. Brock, 31, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Crystal L. Davis, 30, of Mena, on a Warrant for Criminal Trespass and Theft of Property.

Arrested by an officer with the U.S. Forest Service was Fausto A. Mandujano, 36, of Muse, OK, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Refusal to Submit.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Stephanie A. Abbott, 34, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Albert J. Watson, 38, of Mena, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and No Seatbelt.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Joshua T. Wright, 32, of Mena, on a Charge of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

August 23, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 38 near Hatfield of the theft of tools, valued at $100.00.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a vehicle accident on Polk 117 near Mena led to the arrest of Tyler S. Secor, 28, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

August 24, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 188 near the Acorn community of the theft of a chainsaw, gas blower and weed eater, all valued at $700.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Mena of the theft of a chainsaw and weed eater, all valued at $390.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from Polk County Detention Center of an altercation between inmates.  Investigation continues.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 30 Incarcerated Inmates; 17 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 5 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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