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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 11-17, 2016

January 11, 2016

Report from complainant on West Boundary Road in Mena of an intruder in their home.  Arrested was Daniel J. Vela, 46, of Mena, on a Charge of Breaking or Entering.  Also arrested was Debbie M. Roberts, 52, of Mena, on a Charge of Hindering Apprehension.

Arrested was Stephanie E. Thomas, 39, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 117 near Mena.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

January 12, 2016

Report of an accident on Polk 41 South near Potter led to the arrest of Jonathan D. Martin, 27, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving and No Liability Insurance.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 71 South near Mena.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

January 13, 2016

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of being sideswiped by another vehicle while traveling on the roadway, causing $1,000.00 in damages.  The suspect vehicle then traveled on, causing damage to approximately 100 feet of fence on Polk 18.  Arrested was Jonathan D. Martin, 27, of Mena, on Charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident, two counts of Careless/Prohibited Driving and two counts of No Liability Insurance.

January 14, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 42 near the Potter community that an unauthorized person had been in their home.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 464 near Grannis of a loader, valued at $15,000.00, that had caught fire and burned.  Investigation determined the cause was from mechanical failure.

January 15, 2016

Request for assistance from an officer with the Arkansas Probation/Parole with an ongoing investigation.

Report from complainant on Rhodes Lane near Hatfield of having found suspicious items.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a disturbance involving two juveniles led to a 13-year-old Mena male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Battery 3rd Degree.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 71 North in Acorn led to the arrest of Aaron Brandon, 33, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

January 16, 2016

Arrested was Pat-Sand Barber, 35, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Report of a domestic disturbance on 3rd Street in Grannis led to the arrest of Donna M. Jones, 51, of Grannis, on Charges of Disorderly Conduct and Obstructing Governmental Operations.

Arrested was Tammy D. Tomblin, 35, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Investigation determined action was a hunting accident.  A law enforcement officer with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission was notified.

January 17, 2016

Report of problems with a juvenile led to a 12-year-old Cove female being issued a Juvenile Citation for Disorderly Conduct.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Brianna S. Vanauken, 33, of Mena, on a Charge of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 9 Incarcerated Inmates; 1 Inmate currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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