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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 10-16, 2017

July 10, 2017

Report from complainant of an individual that refuses to return a vehicle to the appropriate owner. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Sleepy Lane near Potter of the break-in and theft of personal documents, jewelry, electronics and a wallet. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 88 East in Cherry Hill of the break-in and theft of fuel and oil, valued at $100.00. Investigation continues.

July 11, 2017

Report from complainant on Polk 238 near Mena of an individual that refuses to return a vehicle to the appropriate owner. The vehicle was later returned and complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in Hatfield of the theft of jewelry, valued at $50.00. The items were located and returned to the owner. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

July 12,  2017

Traffic stop on Highway 8 West near Mena led to a 15-year-old male and a 14-year-old female each being issued a Juvenile Citation for Public Intoxication. The juveniles were released to the custody of their parents/guardians.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Jim J. Evans, 67, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving, No Liability Insurance, No Driver’s License and Refusal to Submit.

July 13, 2017

Report from complainant on Polk 301 near Cherry Hill of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Mena woman that an individual refused to return a vehicle to the appropriate owner. The vehicle was later located and returned to the owner. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

July 14, 2017

Report from complainant of a missing Polk County man. The subject’s body was recovered in Chicot County. The investigation has been turned over to the Arkansas State Police.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Willie L. Carlson, 47, of Hodgen, OK, on Charges of DWI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

July 15, 2017

Report from complainant on Highway 370 near Board Camp of being scammed by persons posing as Publisher’s Clearing House. Investigation continues.

Arrested was Jaylon R. Parnell, 19, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree and Failure to Report an Accident.

Arrested was Joseph A. Sparks, 32, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

Report of a one-vehicle accident on Polk 710 near Potter. Deputy responded.

Arrested was Blake E. Caldwell, 31, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and a Body Attachment Warrant.

July 16, 2017

Report of a one-vehicle accident on Polk 87 near Ink led to the arrest of Bobby L. Rosson, 46, of Mena, on a Charge of DWI.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Little George Lane near Yocana. Deputies responded. All subjects were advised to cease all contact with one another.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Donald M. Baugh, 57, of Mena, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Wendy B. Baugh, 47, of Mena, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Assault on a Family Member 3rd Degree.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 22 Incarcerated Inmates, with 8 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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