The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of August 24, 2015 – August 30, 2015. 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 24, 2015
Report from complainant on Herrington Lane near the Cherry Hill community of the theft of a wood stove and an appliance dolly, all valued at $972.00. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Polk 689 near Mena of problems with neighbors concerning property access.
August 25, 2015
Report of a disturbance on Polk 43 near Mena. Officer responded, no charges will be filed.
Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near the Board Camp area of being the victim of financial identity fraud. Investigation continues.
Report from walk-in complainant of an individual violating a Protection Order. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
August 26, 2015
No reports were filed.
August 27, 2015
Report from complainant on Polk 418 near Potter of someone attempting to break into a residence, causing $15.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Patrick L. Hart, 54, of Waldron, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
August 28, 2015
Arrested was Justin L. Wray, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.
August 29, 2015
Arrested was Michael E. Wilson, 32, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Pay Child Support.
Report of someone attempting to break into a building on Polk 18 near Vandervoort, causing damage to a latch and padlock, led to a 16-year-old Cove male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Criminal Mischief. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Arrested was Joseph W. Bond, 46, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant.
Traffic stop on Highway 375 West near Mena led to the arrest of Roy R. Savage, II, 24, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.
Arrested was Norman R. Morgan, 18, of Mena, on a Warrant for DWI.
August 30, 2015
No reports were filed.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked two vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 19 Incarcerated Inmates; 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 4 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.