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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 22-28, 2016

August 22, 2016

Report from a Mena woman of inappropriate behavior involving a juvenile. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 36 near Hatfield of $250.00 in damages to a mailbox and fence by an unknown vehicle. Investigation continues.

August 23, 2016

Report from complainant on Switchback Lane near the Opal community of problems with a neighbor. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 24, 2016

Report from complainant on Grove Lane near Cove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a church on Polk 70 in the Cherry Hill community of damage done to a yard by an unknown vehicle. Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance at a business on Highway 8 East in the Big Fork community. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Wickes woman of problems with child custody exchange.

August 25, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 116 near Mena of problems with a neighbor concerning a dog. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 302 near the Cherry Hill community of being threatened by an acquaintance. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 26, 2016

Traffic stop on Highway 375 West near Mena led to the arrest of Lawrence C. Elander, 42, of Hollister, MO, on Charges of Careless/Prohibited Driving, Obstructing Governmental Operations, and Sexual Indecency with a Child.

August 27, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 48 near Potter of forged checks, totaling losses at $115.00. Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 19 near Cove. Deputies responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 28, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 23 near Cove of gates that were tampered with.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Wesley R. Dunning, 51, of Watson, OK, on a Charge of Possession of Untaxed Liquor.

Arrested was Jennifer K. Williams, 45, of Mena, on a Warrant for Communicating a False Alarm.


Polk County Detention Center Jail Population
: 22 Incarcerated Inmates, with 1 Inmate currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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