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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: May 9-15, 2016

May 9, 2016

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Oscar P. Garcia, 36, of Sibley, LA, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

May 10, 2016

Report of suspicious behavior led to a 15-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Carrying a Weapon.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from a Mena woman of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

May 11,  2016

Arrested was Kizzie E. Brown, 32, of Mena, on a Warrant for Bond Revocation.

Arrested was Michael R. Belknap, 19, of Cove, on a Warrant for Theft of Property and Residential Burglary.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Stacey Wren, 41, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

May 12, 2016

Report of a disturbance on School Street in Cove led to the arrest of Patricia Brown, 22, of Cove, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report from a Hulbert, OK man of fraudulent charges made in Polk County on his business account, totaling losses at $4,266.01.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Carl R. Herring, 57, of Mena, on Warrants for Failure to Appear and Probation Violation.

Report from complainant on Polk 71 near the Yocana community of the theft of prescription medication.  Investigation revealed that the medication was not stolen.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 710 in the Potter community led to the arrest of Teresa M. Denton, 44, of Mena, on Charges of Possession of Schedule I/II Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Schedule IV/V Controlled Substance.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Scott D. Schantz, 46, of Cove, on a Warrant for Beastiality.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Rose R. Bruce, 29, of Watson, OK, on Charges of DWI and Refusal to Submit.

May 13, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Mena of five dead goats, caused by a neighbor’s dogs, totaling losses at $600.00.  The neighbor agreed to pay for damages.

Report from the Cherry Hill Fire Department of the theft of motor fuel, gas pump and tank meter, all valued at $769.80.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with Arkansas Probation and Parole was Jeremiah L. Billy, 26, of Broken Bow, OK, on a Body Attachment Warrant and a Warrant for Parole Revocation.

May 14,  2016

Arrested was Donna J. Buzzard, 30, of Heavener, OK, on a Sebastian County Warrant.

May 15, 2016

No reports were filed.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 30 Incarcerated Inmates; with 7 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in solving the crimes that are being committed at the Cherry Hill Fire Department.  These crimes render the fire trucks at this facility inoperable, which leaves the community at a greater risk for personal injury, property loss or even death.  Anyone with any information is asked to contact this office at 479-394-2511.

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