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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: December 7-13, 2015

December 7, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 295 in Hatfield of the break-in and theft of a television and speakers, valued at $650.00. Arrested was Rocky R. Rhinehart, 36, of Hatfield, on Charges of Residential Burglary, Theft and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.

Report from complainant on Polk 129 near the Rocky community of identity fraud, totaling losses at $959.00. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Kristian D. Manley, 28, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Residential Burglary, Theft and Theft of Property.

December 8, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 55 in the Nunley community of an unauthorized person in their home. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Polk 117 near Mena of the fraudulent use of a credit card, totaling losses at $260.99. Investigation continues.

Arrested was Kalyn E. Meredith, 22, of Cove, on a Warrant for Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree, Disorderly Conduct and two counts of Battery 3rd Degree. Also arrested was Ryan J. Lee, 23, of Lamar, on a Warrant for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report from Oklahoma Authorities of a missing juvenile believed to be in Polk County. The juvenile was located and returned to the proper authorities.

December 9, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 136 near Cove of the theft of clothing, furniture and appliances, all valued at $1,925.00. Investigation continues.

Report from a facility on Highway 88 East near Mena of a vehicle causing $250.00 in damages to a lawn.

Report from complainant on Highway 278 East near Wickes of a tractor on fire, totaling losses at $70,000.00. Investigation continues.

December 10, 2015

Arrested was Robert L. Wallis, III, 34, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Report from complainant on Highway 88 East near the Cherry Hill community of being threatened and harassed. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from walk-in complainant of being dog bitten while delivering mail. Owner was advised to quarantine the animal for ten days.

Arrested was Jason C. Robertson, 36, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was James M. Wright, 36, of Mena, on Charges of Careless/Prohibited Driving and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and Warrants for Battery 3rd Degree and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

 

December 11, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 56 near the Nunley community of the theft of a mower and tools, all valued at $1,775.00. Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Center Street in Mena led to the arrest of Kenneth L. Clement, 52, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

December 12, 2015

Traffic stop on Highway 88 East near Mena led to the arrest of Dru P. Kennedy, 53, of Hot Springs, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center, Disorderly Conduct, Refusal to Submit, Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance and Possession of a Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance. Also arrested was James M. Burns, 53, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

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

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Ty W. Jones, 19, of Mena, on a Boone County Warrant.

December 13, 2015

Arrested was Jennifer N. Smith, 28, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 East near Vandervoort led to the arrest of Tory B. Wilson, 24, of Watson, OK, on Charges of DWI-Drugs and Driving Left of Center.

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a gunshot victim. Investigation determined that it was accidental and self-inflicted. Victim was transported to a Fort Smith hospital.

Report of a vehicle washed off into a creek on Polk 31 near Cove. Deputies responded, rescued the individual from the top of their vehicle.

Report of a disturbance on Wispy Lane near Mena. Deputy responded.

Arrested was Jeremy M. Youngdahl, 39, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Donald W. Aaron, 56, of Cove, on Charges of DWI and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor 2nd Degree.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Randy D. Hall, 36, of Cove, on a Miller County Warrant.

 

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

 

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 15 Incarcerated Inmates; 11 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 6 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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