The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of July 14 – July 20, 2014. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.
July 14, 2014
Report from complainant on Robin Lane near Mena of an unauthorized person selling a vehicle. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on West Boundary Road in Mena of the theft of tools, vehicle parts, building materials and equipment, all valued at $9,200.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Jason C. White, 31, of Mena, on an Indiana Body Attachment Warrant.
Report from a Hatfield man of the theft of a cell phone, valued at $107.00. Investigation continues.
Report of an ATV accident on Polk 13 near Wickes. One of the victims was transported to Mena Regional Health System.
July 15, 2014
Report from complainant on Boehler Lane near the Acorn community of the theft of equipment and a can of gas, all valued at $825.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested was David N. Sage, 25, of Mena, on Charges of Criminal Trespass and No Driver’s License. Also arrested was Brian T. Porter, 30, of Mena, on Charges of Criminal Trespass and Disorderly Conduct.
Report from complainant on Hatton Lane near Cove of being assaulted by a family member. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on Polk 290 near Cove of a vehicle driving too fast. Officer spoke with the other party.
July 16, 2014
Report from a business on Highway 71 South near Mena of damage to an electric pole, totaling losses at $5,000.00.
July 17, 2014
Report from complainant on Roach Avenue in Mena of a dog being shot. Investigation continues.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Jason D. Rosson, 32, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
July 18, 2014
Report from complainant on Polk 26 near Hatfield of the theft of tools and camping supplies, and vandalism to a barn. Investigation continues.
Report of a disturbance at a business on Polk 17 near Vandervoort led to the arrest of Jearl E. Wilkinson, 30, of Cove, on Charges of Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree, Battery 3rd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor 2nd Degree.
July 19, 2014
Arrested was Phillip D. Hackney, 33, of Gillham, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
July 20, 2014
Report of an unattended death on Polk 682 near Mena. The body was released to the Polk County Coroner.
Report from complainant on Polk 191 near the Ink community of someone driving through a fence, causing $300.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near the Board Camp community of the theft of firearms, knives and collectibles, and vandalism to a residence, causing $1,870.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Timothy J. Robertson, 27, of Mena, on a Garland County Warrant.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked one vehicle accident this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 32 Incarcerated Inmates; 14 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 4 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.