February 16, 2015
Report of a disturbance in the Polk County Detention Center. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 North near Mena led to the arrest of Hannah L. White, 32, of Mena, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and No License Plate.
February 17, 2015
Report of a disturbance on Polk 35 near Hatfield. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from a Mena man of the theft of $400.00 cash led to a 12-year-old Mena youth being issued a Juvenile Citation for Theft of Property. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
February 18, 2015
Arrested was James E. Wilkinson, 49, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Pay Child Support.
February 19, 2015
Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near the Shady Grove community of the theft of firearms and change, all valued at $900.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested by a law enforcement officer with the U.S. Forest Service was Christopher L. Chesser, 29, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
February 20, 2015
No reports were filed.
February 21, 2015
Report of a motor home, valued at $4,500.00, on fire on Highway 270 West near the Acorn community. Investigation continues.
February 22, 2015
Traffic stop on Highway 71 in Mena led to the arrest of Keelan W. Baucom, 19, of Mena, on Charges of Underage DUI and Careless/Prohibited Driving. A 17-year-old Mena male was also issued a Juvenile Citation for Possession of Intoxicating Liquor by a Minor. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report from a walk-in complainant of the theft of several firearms, unknown value. Investigation continues.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 22 Incarcerated Inmates; 14 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 3 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.