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Polk County Sheriff’s Department – January 27 – February 2, 2014

January 27, 2014

Traffic stop on Polk 34 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Chandler D. Speaks, 31, of Gillham, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

January 28, 2014

Report from complainant on Sweet Baboo Lane near Hatfield of an alleged stolen animal.  Officer responded, animal was returned to owner.

January 29, 2014

Report of a one-vehicle accident on Polk 44 near the Old Dallas community led to the arrest of Jeffrey T. Terwilliger, 22, of Mena, on a Scott County Warrant.

Report from complainant on Polk 77 near Mena of the theft of a chainsaw, valued at $150.00.  Investigation continues.

January 30, 2014

Report from walk-in complainant of the theft of a chainsaw, valued at $400.00.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Gordon C. Houser, 53, of Wickes, on a Charge of two counts of Capital Murder.

Arrested was James E. Middlebrook, 48, of Eagletown, OK, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

January 31, 2014

Report from complainant on Jennie Lane near the Potter community of the theft of metal from a travel trailer and mobile home, valued at $4,500.00.  Also, windows were broken out of a house under construction, and personal items were taken.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

February 1, 2014

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Michael L. Peterson, 56, of Grannis, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

February 2, 2014

Report of a missing article of clothing led to a 13-year-old Mena female being issued a Juvenile Citation for Theft of Property.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested was James L. Rickey, 35, of Hot Springs, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Report from complainants on Polk 32 and School Street in Cove of vandalism to vehicles.  Investigation continues.

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