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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 29 – March 6, 2016

February 29, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 27 near Hatfield of missing livestock panels, valued at $900.00.

Report from complainant of being assaulted while at a residence on Polk 117 near Mena.  Investigation continues.

Traffic stop on Highway 8 West near Rocky led to the arrest of James D. Lay, 43, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

Arrested was Gary W. Covington, 42, of Mabelvale, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

March 1, 2016

Report of problems between neighbors on Polk 31 near Cove.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of problems between two juveniles led to a 10-year-old Mena male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Disorderly Conduct.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

March 2,  2016

Arrested was Justin D. Price, 36, of Gillham, on a Warrant for Failure to Pay Child Support.

Arrested was David J. Turney, 35, of Texarkana, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

March 3, 2016

Report from complainant on Highway 278 East near Wickes of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Complainant refused to press charges.

Arrested was Alberto A. Silva, 32, of Van Buren, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with Reporting Requirements.

March 4, 2016

Report of a disturbance on Highway 246 West near Hatfield.  One of the parties was escorted from the residence.

March 5,  2016

Report of a disturbance on Lil George Lane near the Yocana community led to the arrest of Alan K. Rector, 41, of Mena, on Charges of Battery 3rd Degree, Fleeing and No Driver’s License.

A stolen vehicle was discovered in a ditch on Polk 31 near Cove.  Investigation continues into the theft.

Arrested was James I. Burkett, 50, of Hot Springs, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Report from complainant on Polk 136 near Cove of being robbed of $60.00 in cash.  Investigation continues.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 181 near Mena.  Suspect left the residence before deputies arrived.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

March 6, 2016

Arrested was Joey R. Miller, 24, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked one vehicle accident this week.

 

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 14 Incarcerated Inmates; 4 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 1 is currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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