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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: December 4-10, 2017

December 4, 2017

Request from a Mena woman for assistance with her 14-year-old daughter.  Deputies responded.

Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Hatfield led to the arrest of Katina L. Maples, 44, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.

Report from complainant on Polk 72 near Yocana of the theft of cash and personal documents from her vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Report from a Grannis woman that her 17-year-old daughter had ran away.  The juvenile was later located and returned to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from complainant on Polk 20 near Cove of the theft of an old power pole, valued at $100.

Report from walk-in complainant of ongoing problems regarding a hunting lease.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Cove woman of problems regarding child custody.  Deputy responded.

Arrested was Joseph Y. Cunningham, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Matresa D. Stokes, 34, of San Miguel, CA, on a Warrant for Theft.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Jared D. Ulrich, 42, of Mt. Ida, on Charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

December 5, 2017

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

Report from complainant on Highway 71 North near Mena of the theft of a trailer, valued at $6,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from a Mena woman that her 16-year-old son had ran away.  The juvenile was later located and returned to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested was Audra L. Cogburn, 27, of Mena, on a Probation/Parole Violation.

December 6, 2017

Traffic stop led to the arrest of John J. Tyndall, 63, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

Report from complainant on Highway 370 near Board Camp of an unauthorized person in their residence.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Joseph S. Lee, 20, of Ft. Smith, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

December 7, 2017

Report from complainants on Polk County Roads 76 West, 76 East, 77, 117 and Cox Lane, all near Mena, of damage done to mailboxes.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 48 near Potter of a break-in and vandalism, causing damages of $200.00, led to the arrest of Elena M. Hendershot, 34, of Mena, on Charges of Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and Criminal Trespass.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Chelsea M. Finley, 25, of Smithville, OK, on Charges of Faulty Equipment, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Trudy G. Klitz, 47, of Horatio, on a Charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

December 8, 2017

Report of an unattended death on Polk 49 near Shady Grove.  Deputy responded.

December 9, 2017

Report of a motorcycle accident on Highway 246 West near Hatfield.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 22 near Cove.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near Board Camp of damage done to a mailbox, totaling losses at $75.00.

December 10, 2017

Report of a disturbance led to a 14-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Battery 3rd Degree.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested was Jaylon R. Parnell, 19, of Mena, on three Warrants for Felony Failure to Appear.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 27 Incarcerated Inmates, with 8 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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