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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: October 12-18, 2015

October 12, 2015

Report from complainant on N. Eve Street in Mena of the theft of prescription medication, valued at $58.00. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 714 near Mena of the theft of antique jewelry, valued at $10,000.00. Investigation continues.

October 13, 2015

Arrested was Timothy D. Bass, 35, of Mena, on a Montgomery County Warrant.

Report of an unattended death on Highway 71 South near the Potter community.

Arrested was Michael W. Laws, 29, of Mena, on a Warrant for Sexual Assault 1st Degree.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Shaundra H. Schmidt, 35, of Hatfield, on Charges of DWI, Refusal to Submit and Public Intoxication.

October 14, 2015

Report from complainant on Polk 242 near Grannis of a break-in to their residence. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested by an officer with Arkansas Probation/Parole was Shawn A. Long, 39, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

October 15, 2015

No reports were filed.

October 16, 2015

Report of a suspicious person at a business in Hatfield led to the arrest of Donald L. Smith, 43, of Cove, on a Charge of Obstructing Governmental Operations.

Arrested was Charles B. Arnold, 26, of Mena, on a Warrant for two counts of Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons.

October 17, 2015

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 38 near the Potter community led to the arrest of David M. Fraser, 47, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near the Rocky community of the theft of $1,100.00 cash. Investigation continues.

Report of an accident on Bunch Road near Wickes led to the arrest of Tristan L. Ludlow, 18, of Wickes, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Possession of Intoxicating Liquor by a Minor.

Arrested was April J. Tregear, 30, of Mena, on a Pike County Warrant.

October 18, 2015

Report from complainant on Rose Lane near the Potter community of an abandoned vehicle.


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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 26 Incarcerated Inmates; 7 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 2 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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