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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 4-10, 2014

August 4, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 414 near Hatfield of the theft of an ATV, valued at $1,500.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from walk-in complainant of an individual that had violated an Order of Protection.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for consideration of a warrant.

Report from a Wickes man of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 5, 2014

Arrested was Ronnie L. Watts, Jr., 34, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Schedule VI Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver, two Warrants for Failure to Appear and a Body Attachment Warrant.

August 6, 2014

Arrested was Eric J. Burk, 31, of Cove, on a Warrant for Assault 3rd Degree.

Report of a verbal disturbance on Heritage Lane near Hatfield led to the arrest of Megan R. Frederick, 24, of Hatfield, on Warrants for three counts of Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

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

Report from complainant on Polk 412 near the Potter community of $50.00 in damages to a mailbox.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Michael A. White, 48, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Arrested was Trenton M. Chaney, 21, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

August 7, 2014

Report from complainant on Highway 278 East near Wickes that an unauthorized person had attempted to use their debit card.  Investigation continues.

Request for a welfare check on Highway 8 East near the Board Camp community

Report from walk-in complainant of receiving threatening text messages from an unknown person.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Jo H. Garrett, 58, of Watson, OK, on Warrants for thirteen counts of Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

August 8, 2014

Report of a disturbance on Polk 61 near the Big Fork community led to the arrest of John T. Lueck, 52, of Mena, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct.

Report from complainant on Polk 87 near the Ink community of a missing heifer, valued at $1,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 194 near the Ink community of the theft of a chainsaw and diesel fuel, all valued at $450.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from walk-in complainant of the theft of prescription medication, valued at $100.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Dustin W. Lane, 21, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was James D. Cochran, 30, of Hatfield, on Warrants for eight counts of Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

Report of a partially submerged vehicle in a creek on Polk 31 near Hatfield.  Officer found vehicle to be unoccupied.

Arrested was Steven R. Tilley, 23, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

August 9, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 13 near Wickes of blocked access to their property.  Officer spoke with both parties involved.

August 10, 2014

Arrested was Steven L. Stroud, 50, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 191 in the Yocana community led to the arrest of Jennifer K. Williams, 43, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.  Also arrested was Michael W. Williams, Sr., 43, of Mena, on Charges of Impairing the Operation of a Vital Public Facility and Refusal to Submit to Arrest.

Report from complainant on Polk 48 near the Potter community of a possible stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was later located in a business parking lot in Mena and turned over to the owner.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 29 Incarcerated Inmates; 16 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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