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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: March 27 – April 2, 2017

March 27, 2017

Report from complainant on Raccoon Ridge near Mena of the theft of a firearm, valued at $500.00. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 93 in the Rocky community of the theft of a firearm, valued at $200.00. The firearm was later located by the owner.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in Hatton of the break-in and theft of many items. Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the U.S. Forest Service was Kennith A. Kyle, 35, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

March 28, 2017

Report of a disturbance on South Golden Lane near Mena led to the arrest of Eldon R. Bias, 54, of Mena, on a Warrant for Absconding.  Also, a Citation for Disorderly Conduct was issued to Tony R. Cox, 52, of Mena.

March 29,  2017

Report of a one-vehicle accident on Polk 44 near Mena led to the arrest of Ronald T. Thacker, 46, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving and Refusal to Submit.

March 30, 2017

Report of a chicken house on fire on Polk 151 near Hatfield.

Report of suspicious behavior on Polk 64 in the Shady community led to a 17-year-old male being issued Juvenile Citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Battery 2nd Degree.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Curtis R. Parnell, 32, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

March 31, 2017

Report from complainant of the theft of prescription medications from a vehicle parked on Highway 8 West near Mena.

Report from complainant on Stagecoach Lane near Mena of an unauthorized person on their property.  Investigation continues.

Report from a Mena woman that she had loaned a vehicle to another person and they were now refusing to return it. The vehicle was later found abandoned.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested by an officer with the U.S. Forest Service was Karl K. Vann, 20, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Christopher L. Lampkin, 46, of Danville, on Charges of Speeding and Public Intoxication.

April 1, 2017

Report from complainant on Trailwood Lane near Mena of an unauthorized person on their property.

Report of a disturbance at Lake Wilhelmina near the Rocky community led to the arrest of Fred J. Creekmore, 43, of Mena, on Charges of Obstructing Governmental Operations and Resisting Arrest.  Also arrested was Cody W. Creekmore, 19, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Arrested was James L. Rickey, 38, of Hot Springs, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

April 2, 2017

Report from complainant on Polk 1 near Grannis of an alleged scam. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of an ATV accident on Polk 61 near the Board Camp community. Deputies responded.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 23 Incarcerated Inmates, with 8 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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