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Polk County Sheriff’s Department – August 19 – August 25

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of August 19 – August 25, 2013.  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 19, 2013

Report from complainant on Polk 42 near Mena that their dog had been shot.  Investigation continues.

Report from a local bank of someone attempting to defraud their business.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 20, 2013

Report from complainant on West Boundary Road in Mena of the theft of a wheelchair, electronics, household goods and tools, all valued at $4,263.99.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Thomas E. Hendershot, 61, of Mena, on a Charge of Manufacture of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

August 21, 2013

Report from a local water utility of the theft of water in the amount of $318.65.  Investigation continues.

August 22, 2013

Arrested was Kristian D. Manley, 26, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from a business on Highway 71 South in the Potter community of damage to an air conditioning unit in the amount of $1,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Kelly J. Turner, 51, of Vandervoort, on a Charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Natasha R. Parker, 30, of Grannis, on a Charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Sebastian T. Brown, 23, of Hatfield, on Charges of Rape and Sexual Assault 2nd Degree.

August 23, 2013

Arrested was Tina R. Rodney, 40, of Beebe, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 71 South near Cove led to the arrest of Eduardo Herrera, 46, of Cove, on a Charge of Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree.

Arrested was John C. Sullivan, 25, of Dequeen, on a Charge of Drving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

Arrested was Tammy J. Dowdy, 39, of Umpire, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

August 24, 2013

Report from complainant on Polk 93 in the Rocky community of vandalism to a camper and a truck, causing damages of $2,400.00.  Arrested was Michael R. Delmastro, 33, of Mena, on a Charge of Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 87 near the Ink community led to the arrest of Charles E. Duff, 26, Mena; Amanda M. Duff, 25, of Mena, Alva D. Hubbard, 59, of Cove; and Annette S. Hubbard, 48, of Mena, each on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

 August 25, 2013

Traffic stop on Highway 4 West near Cove led to the arrest of Joseph R. Toon, 33, of Watson, OK, on Charges of DWI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

Report from complainant on Highway 270 near the Acorn community of damage to a vehicle window, totaling losses at $500.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Kenneth W. McCormick, 18, of Grannis, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was John W. Ludwig, 48, of Mena, on Charges of Reckless Driving and Careless/Prohibited Driving.