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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 7-13, 2017

August 7, 2017

Report from complainant on School Drive in Wickes of vandalism done to two buses, a building and a dumpster, totaling damages at $400.00. Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Marco A. Ortiz, 30, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

August 8, 2017

Report from a Mena woman of inappropriate behavior involving a juvenile. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 9, 2017

Arrested was Sheila M. Akers, 39, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance not Meth or Cocaine.

Report from complainant on West Johnson Street in Hatfield of a scam, totaling losses at $23,000.00.

Report from complainant traveling on Highway 88 East near Ink of damage done to a vehicle windshield, totaling losses at $300.00. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near Board Camp of the theft of prescription medication, valued at $270.00. Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Trailwood Lane near Mena.  Deputies responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Tristen D. Chaney, 21, of Mena, on Warrants for Probation Violation and two counts of Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

August 10, 2017

Arrested was Ronda K. Brent, 51, on a Montgomery County, Texas Warrant.

August 11, 2017

Report from complainant on Weeping Willow Lane near Board Camp of a possible attempted scam.

Juvenile Citations for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of an Instrument of Crime were issued to a 17-year-old male. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

August 12, 2017

Arrested was John A. Skipper, 21, of Smithville, OK, on a Charge of Carrying a Weapon and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Citations for Drinking in Public and Possession of Alcohol by a Minor were issued to Dalton B. Thompson, 20, of Monroe, OK.

Report of a disturbance on Trailwood Lane near Mena led to the arrest of Roger A. Burton, 28, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear. Additional information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Andrew L. Butler, 43, of Cove, on Charges of DWI, Speeding, No Driver’s License, No Liability Insurance and Registration & Licensing Fees.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Travis E. Davis, 47, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving, No Liability Insurance and Registration & Licensing Fees.

August 13, 2017

Report of a one-vehicle accident on Polk 76 East near Mena led to the arrest of Stephen L. Cox, 37, of Mena, on Charges of DWI Drugs, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, No Proof of Insurance and Failure to Register a Vehicle.

Arrested was Michael R. Belknap, 21, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Report from complainant on East Boundary Road in Mena of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Deputy advised subject to cease all contact with complainant. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report of a disturbance on Crystal Lane near Mena. Deputies responded. All parties refused to press charges.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 18 Incarcerated Inmates, with 5 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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