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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 26 – March 4, 2018

February 26, 2018

Report of a two-vehicle accident that had occurred earlier in the day on Highway 8 East near Mena.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Lakeside Lane near Nunley of financial identity theft, via Facebook.

Report from a Cove man of a missing family member.  The individual was later located.

Arrested was Sandy M. Sharp, 38, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Arrested was Jon C. Mesamore, 41, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Shawn A. Long, 41, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Warrant for Violation of a Suspended Imposition of Sentence.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Emanuel L. Hernandez, 30, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

February 27, 2018

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Mena of the theft of a firearm, valued at $450.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was William S. Parsons, 21, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of Methamphetamine.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Amy R. Evans, 26, of Grannis, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

February 28, 2018

Report from complainant on Treasure Lane near Acorn of fraud involving a forged check, totaling losses at $2,500.50.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Calvin Goforth, 35, of Mena, on Charges of Failure to Register a Vehicle, No Proof of Insurance and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

March 1, 2018

Report of an unattended death on Highway 88 East near Cherry Hill.  Deputy responded.  The scene was released to the Polk County Coroner.

Report from a Mena woman of a possible sexual assault.  Investigation continues.

March 2, 2018

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

Report from complainant on Venable Lane near Mena of financial identity fraud.

Arrested was Ty W. Jones, 22, of Texarkana, TX, on two Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Gloria J. Clovis, 31, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

March 3, 2018

Report from a Mena woman of a domestic disturbance.  Deputies responded.

 March 4, 2018

Arrested was Jerry D. Edwards, 47, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

Report from a Hatfield woman of problems with her son led to a 17-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested was Billie C. Jennings, 57, of Cove, on Warrants for Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Sidney Steffler, 32, of Mena, on a Warrant for Cruelty to Animals.

Arrested was Phillip J. Needham, 36, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 20 Incarcerated Inmates, with 6Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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