The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.
February 13, 2017
Report from complainant on Polk 682 near Mena of a break-in that caused $100.00 in damages to a door frame. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Aviation Lane near Mena of a break-in that caused $50.00 in damages to a door. Investigation continues.
February 14, 2017
Report from complainant on Polk 41 North near the Shady Grove community of the discovery of illegal traps. Information has been turned over to an officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Report from complainant on Polk 41 near the Shady Grove community of the theft of art supplies, valued at $218.00. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a missing phone led to a 12-year-old female being issued a Juvenile Citation for Theft of Property. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
February 15, 2017
Report from walk-in complainant of the violation of an Order of Protection. Suspects were advised to cease all contact.
Arrested was Lorraine M. Noahubi, 47, of McAlester, OK, on a Warrant for Non-Financial Identity Fraud.
February 16, 2017
Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 71 near the Yocana community. Deputy responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from a Cove woman that her 15-year-old daughter was missing. Deputy responded. The juvenile was located and returned to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 42 near Potter. Deputy responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from a business on Highway 71 South near Potter of the theft of $500.00 in bedding. Items were later returned, all charges were dropped.
Report from complainant on Polk 41 South near Potter of identity theft. Deputy spoke with involved agencies and all issues were resolved.
Report from complainant on Hollow Lane near Hatfield of the theft of prescription medication. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Kelly J. Turner, 55, of Vandervoort, on a Charge of Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Steven E. Arnold, 23, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Speeding.
February 17, 2017
Arrested was Danny J. Haynes, 40, of Magnolia, on a Body Attachment Warrant.
Report from complainant on Polk 72 in the Cherry Hill community of the theft of coins and jewelry, all valued at $8,000.00. Investigation continues.
Report from a Mena man of inappropriate behavior regarding his 12-year-old daughter.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Alex C. Hunter, 23, of Ashdown, on two Warrants for Failure to Appear.
Arrested was Harry J. Cummings, 54, of Alma, on a Body Attachment Warrant.
February 18, 2017
Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Mena of an unauthorized person on their property.
Report of a structure fire on Highway 375 West near Mena.
February 19, 2017
Arrested were Robert R. Montemayor, 37, of Pharr, TX, and Karen M. Magee, 32, of Mena, each on Charges of Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Theft by Receiving.
Report of an unattended death on Polk 647 near Mena. Deputies responded. The scene was released to the Polk County Coroner.
Report of vandalism done to the roadway on Polk 18 near Vandervoort, causing $500.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
Report of suspicious behavior led to a 16-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.
Traffic stop led to the arrest of Denton J. Halvorson, 20, of Mena, on Charges of Careless/Prohibited Driving and Possession of an Intoxicating Liquor by a Minor.
Traffic stop led to the arrest of John A. Davis, 28, of Hatfield, on a Charge of DWI.
Arrested was Joshua A. Graham, 26, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.
Arrested was Adam W. Hurst, 33, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving and Refusal to Submit.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Thomas L. Mosley, 38, of Grannis, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 North near Mena led to the arrest of Janet A. Marcantel-Hebert, 55, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center, No License Plate and No Liability Insurance.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked two vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 28 Incarcerated Inmates, with 7 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.