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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: December 28, 2016 – January 10, 2016

December 28, 2015

Report of a structure fire on Highway 8 West in the Shady Grove community.  Investigation revealed that a lightning strike caused the fire.

December 29, 2015

Report from complainant on Highway 71 North near Mena of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

December 30, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 26 near Hatfield of the theft of a wallet, totaling losses at $115.00.  Arrested was Carissa A. Dowdy, 18, of Wickes, on Charges of Theft, Breaking or Entering, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and Criminal Trespass.

Report from complainant on Cheeter Lane in the Board Camp community of being harassed by an individual.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

December 31, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 676 near Acorn of incidents of indecent exposure.  As a result, Jerry D. Edwards, 45, of Mena, was arrested and transported to the Polk County Detention Center.

Arrested was John H. Surber, 19, of Hatfield, on a Charge of Public Intoxication and a Warrant for Possession of a Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance, Theft of Property and Introduction of a Controlled Substance into Another’s Body.

January 1, 2016

Arrested was Charles D. Morgan, II, 38, of Mena, on two Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Makala A. Huffman, 24, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

January 2, 2016

Report of an accident at the Highway 71 North/Highway 270 intersection in Acorn led to the arrest of Larry J. Black, 63, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Failure to Maintain Control and Possession of an Instrument of Crime.

January 3, 2016

Arrested was Charlie R. Scott, 24, of Mena, on a Charge of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Warrants for Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Jason A. Jefferson, 44, of Broken Bow, OK, on a Charge of Public Intoxication and a Crawford County Warrant.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Albert V. Shomo, Jr., 31, of Broken Bow, OK, on Charges of DWI, Failure to Signal and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

Report from a Mena woman of her runaway 15-year-old daughter.  The juvenile was located and returned to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from complainant on Polk 70 in the Cherry Hill community of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 19 Incarcerated Inmates; 7 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 2 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

January 4, 2016

No reports were filed.

January 5, 2016

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Hatfield that someone had kicked in their back door, causing $150.00 in damages.  Investigation continues.

January 6, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 54 near Mena of credit card accounts being opened by fraudulent use of their name.  Investigation continues.

January 7, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 31 near Vandervoort of vandalism to a vehicle, causing $2,000.00 in damages.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Lance W. Harjo, 43, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth or Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Theft by Receiving, Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons, Defacing a Firearm, Delivery of Meth or Cocaine and Resisting Arrest.  Also arrested were Jason G. Myers, 38, of Mena, on a Charge of Carrying a Weapon, and Xabrina K. Cunningham, 28, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth or Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms.

Report of a physical disturbance on Roach Avenue in Mena.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

January 8, 2016

Arrested was Darrin D. Dunaway, 45, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Violation of a Protection Order.

Report from walk-in complainant that someone was making unauthorized changes/charges to one of their accounts.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Gustavo Martinez-Camarillo, 19, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance.

Report from complainant on Polk 36 near Hatfield of the theft of a welder, valued at $600.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Harris Road near Hatfield of a missing checkbook.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near Rocky of being the victim of a phone scam, totaling losses at $908.00.

January 9, 2016

Report of a verbal disturbance on Polk 56 near the Nunley community.  Arrested was Aaron G. Renard, 40, of Mena, on Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order and Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

January 10, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 45 near Mena of an unauthorized unattended vehicle on their property.  Vehicle was removed from the premises.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 31 near Hatfield.  One of the subjects left the residence for the night.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Wesley G. Dillion, 20, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

January 4, 2016

No reports were filed.

January 5, 2016

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Hatfield that someone had kicked in their back door, causing $150.00 in damages.  Investigation continues.

January 6, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 54 near Mena of credit card accounts being opened by fraudulent use of their name.  Investigation continues.

January 7, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 31 near Vandervoort of vandalism to a vehicle, causing $2,000.00 in damages.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Lance W. Harjo, 43, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth or Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Theft by Receiving, Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons, Defacing a Firearm, Delivery of Meth or Cocaine and Resisting Arrest.  Also arrested were Jason G. Myers, 38, of Mena, on a Charge of Carrying a Weapon, and Xabrina K. Cunningham, 28, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Meth or Cocaine, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms.

Report of a physical disturbance on Roach Avenue in Mena.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

January 8, 2016

Arrested was Darrin D. Dunaway, 45, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Violation of a Protection Order.

Report from walk-in complainant that someone was making unauthorized changes/charges to one of their accounts.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Gustavo Martinez-Camarillo, 19, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance.

Report from complainant on Polk 36 near Hatfield of the theft of a welder, valued at $600.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Harris Road near Hatfield of a missing checkbook.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near Rocky of being the victim of a phone scam, totaling losses at $908.00.

January 9, 2016

Report of a verbal disturbance on Polk 56 near the Nunley community.  Arrested was Aaron G. Renard, 40, of Mena, on Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order and Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

January 10, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 45 near Mena of an unauthorized unattended vehicle on their property.  Vehicle was removed from the premises.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 31 near Hatfield.  One of the subjects left the residence for the night.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Wesley G. Dillion, 20, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 12 Incarcerated Inmates; 2 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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