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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 21-27, 2014

July 21, 2014

Report from complainant on Pinecrest Lane near the Nunley community of vandalism to a vehicle, causing $500.00 in damages.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Gerald E. Watkins, 37, of Wickes, on Charges of DWI, Speeding, Following Too Close, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Driving Left of Center, No Seatbelt, Littering and Refusal to Submit.

July 22, 2014

Report from complainant on Strider Lane near Mena of the theft of a vehicle, valued at $3,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on West Oak Street in Cove of the theft of parts, electronics and gas from a vehicle, totaling losses at $160.00.  Investigation continues.

A 17-year-old Mena female was issued Juvenile Citations for Hindering Apprehension and Resisting Arrest.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

July 23, 2014

Report of a disturbance on Polk 290 near Cove led to the arrest of Jonathan D. Atchley, 34, of Cove, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report from a business in Cove of the theft of motor fuel, totaling losses at $61.68.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Dogwood Lane near Mena of the theft of a package from a mailbox, valued at $75.00.  It was determined that the package had been delivered, and was  located on the premises.

July 24, 2014

Report of a burned out house on Polk 18 near Vandervoort.  Origin of blaze is under investigation.

Arrested was Michael A. White, 48, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons and Intent to Defraud a Drug/Alcohol Screening Test.

Report from complainant on Highway 375 West near the Potter community of the theft of a sign, valued at $1,500.00.  The sign was later recovered and returned to owner.

Report from complainant of a broken door lock on a house that was being remodeled, totaling losses at $120.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Joseph F. Hinkle, 36, of Cove, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Arrested was Yavonne D. Miller, 49, of Mena, on a Warrant for Battery 3rd Degree.

July 25, 2014

Report from complainant that a storage unit in the Potter community had been broken into and several tools and camping equipment had been taken, totaling losses at $650.00.  Further investigation revealed that two other units had been broken into.  Investigation continues.

Request for a welfare check on an infant female.  The child was found to be in satisfactory condition. 

July 26, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 36 near Hatfield of problems with a dog killing a chicken, totaling losses at $52.74.  Officer spoke with both parties involved and advised of options.

Report from complainant on Highway 88 East near the Ink community of the theft of an antique piece of furniture valued at $1,200.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 32 near Cove of a possible attempted break-in, causing $250.00 in damages to a patio door.  Investigation continues.

July 27, 2014

Report of an alleged battery that had occurred at an earlier date.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 188 near the Acorn community of the break-in and theft of faucets and a sink, totaling losses at $600.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from a business in Hatfield of the theft of motor fuel, totaling losses at $40.85.  Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Highway 88 East near the Cherry Hill community.  Officer advised one of the parties not to return to the residenceComplainant refused to press charges.

Arrested was Thomas L. Kidwell, 35, of Mena, on a Warrant for Theft of Property.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was James E. Simmons, 27, of Fort Smith, on Charges of Speeding and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and a Body Attachment Warrant.

 

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

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