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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 9-15, 2015

February 9, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 178 near Mena of the break-in and theft of jewelry, valued at $210.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Morgan L. Barker, 25, of Mena, on a Charge of Obstructing Governmental Operations.

Report from complainant on Polk 295 near Hatfield of the theft of a chainsaw, valued at $160.00, from the back of a vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 44 near Mena of the theft of tools, valued at $205.00.  The items were later located on the premises.

February 10, 2015

Report from complainant on Vanessa Lane near Mena of the theft of tools and building materials, valued at $7,390.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Taylor D. Dees, 22, of Cove, on a Warrant for DWI and Failure to Appear.

Report from a Mena woman of problems with her 15-year-old son led to the youth being issued a Juvenile Citation for Disorderly Conduct.  The juvenile was later released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

February 11, 2015

Arrested was Kenneth K. Siler, 37, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report of an altercation on School Street in Cove.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Kayla N. Pringle, 19, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and Possession of an Instrument of Crime.  Also arrested was Kevin B. Mitchel, 20, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

February 12, 2015

Report of a disturbance on Maechler Lane near the Board Camp community led to the arrest of Thomas J. Maechler, 27, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

February 13, 2015

Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Hatfield led to the arrest of John E. Watkins, 22, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.

February 14, 2015

Report from Mena Regional Health System of an alleged abuse victim.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

February 15, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 31 near Vandervoort of a missing individual.  The person was located by officers.

Report from a Mena woman concerning a 17-year-old male reported as a runaway.  The juvenile was returned to the custody of DHS.

Arrested was Brian K. Shores, 38, of Waldron, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near Mena of $500.00 in damages to a vehicle.  Investigation continues. 

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 25 Incarcerated Inmates; 13 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 3 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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