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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: June 30 – July 6, 2014

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of June 30 – July 6, 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.

June 30, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 76 West near Mena of the theft of a license plate off of a vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance in the parking lot of the Polk County Courthouse led to the arrest of Ernest P. Collier, 70, of Katy, TX, on Charges of Disorderly Conduct and Harassment.

Report from complainant on Polk 85 near the Cherry Hill community of the theft of an ATV and several firearms.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Tyse D. Lambert, 26, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Roy R. Savage, 23, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Speeding.

July 1, 2014

Report from complainant on Trailwood Lane near Mena of the theft of electrical services.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 485 near Wickes of the theft of a semi truck, valued at $20,000.00.   Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Mena woman of inappropriate behavior in the presence of a minor child.  Investigation pending.

Report from complainant on Polk 46 near the Shady Grove community of the break-in and theft of a television.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Richard A. Beck, 69, of New Boston, TX, on Charges of DWI, Reckless Driving, Improper Passing, Speeding and Refusal to Submit.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Juan C. Martinez-Garcia, 23, of Springdale, on a Charge of Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

July 2, 2014

Report from walk-in complainant of the loss of a dealer license plate, valued at $30.00.  The plate was later located and returned to the owner.

Report from complainant on Polk 191 near the Yocana community of a break-in into an outbuilding.  Nothing appeared to be missing.

Report of an erratic driver on Highway 88 East near the Ink community led to the arrest of Paula K. Schuller, 43, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and No Driver’s License.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Curtis D. Hope, 29, of Poteau, OK, on a Charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

July 3, 2014

Report from a business in Hatfield of a gas drive-off, totaling losses at $43.80.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 63 near the Yocana community of the theft of electronics and wheels and tires from a vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with Arkansas Probation and Parole was Kelly J. Charleton, 29, of Haworth, OK, on a Warrant for Absconding.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Timothy S. Woods, 38, of Cove, on Charges of Fleeing and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

July 4, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 52 near Mena of the theft of a vehicle valued at $3,500.00.  The vehicle was located, wrecked in a ditch, and turned over to the owner.

Report of a verbal altercation on Polk 42 near the Potter community led to the arrest of Bradley C. Brumfield, 24, of Mena, on a Warrant for Theft by Receiving.

Traffic stop on Highway 4 West near Cove led to the arrest of Taylor D. Dees, 21, of Cove, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Troy A. Brown, 34, of Boles, on a Warrant for two counts of Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

July 5, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 22 near Cove of vandalism to an electric meter loop and a service cable.  Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Barton Avenue in Cove led to the arrest of Eric G. Williams, 37, of Cove, on Charges of Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct, Fleeing and Resisting Arrest.

Report of suspicious behavior led to the arrest of Blake Thompson, 22, of Mena, on a Charge of DWI.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 8 West near the Rocky community led to the arrest of Jon C. Mesamore, 37, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was David M. Rutherford, 20, of Mena, on Charges of Underage DUI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

July 6, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 74 near the Ink community of the theft of a vehicle, valued at $2,500.00.  Investigation continues.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Donald J. Williams, 27, of Watson, OK, on Charges of DWI, Driving Left of Center, Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance and Refusal to Submit and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report of a fight at a local campground led to the arrest of Robert W. Simpson, 28, of Lockesburg, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Report from a Cove man of being threatened by an acquaintance.  Complainant refused to press charges.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Steve Pery, 54, of Hattiesburg, MS on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 29 Incarcerated Inmates; 11 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 3 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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