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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: October 16-22, 2017

October 16, 2017

Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Cove led to the arrest of Wesley J. Crump, 25, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 614 near Mena.  Deputies responded.

Report from a Mena woman that a juvenile family member had not returned when they were supposed to.  Deputy contacted juvenile and they were returned to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from a business on Highway 71 South in Cove of problems with a customer led to the arrest of Elizabeth A. Seman, 47, of Cove, on a Charge of Theft of Property and a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Arrested was Robert D. Hill, 44, of Mena, on a Warrant for Manufacture of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

Report from complainant on Polk 286 near Hatfield of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 107 near Acorn of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 283 near Hatfield of being harassed by an acquaintance.

Report from complainant on Polk 31 near Hatfield of the theft of electrical supplies, valued at $226.82.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 402 near Hatfield of the theft of a game camera, valued at $130.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Michael C. Martin, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Daniel R. Whisenhunt, 30, of Gillham, on Charges of DWI, Speeding, and Possession of a Schedule I/II Controlled Substance.

October 17, 2017

Report from complainant on Polk 177 near Mena of the theft of a drill, valued at $250.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 121 near Mena of the theft of a water meter, valued at $250.00.  The meter was later located and returned to the owner.

Report from complainant on Polk 72 near Cherry Hill of the break-in and theft of three ATVs and tools, all valued at $11,500.00.  Investigation continues.

Report of $50.00 in damage to a bus seat led to a 14-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

October 18, 2017

Arrested was Justin R. Simpson, 40, of Mena, on two Warrants for Failure to Appear and a Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Warrant.

October 19, 2017

Report from complainant on Horseshoe Lane near Potter of the theft of vehicle accessories, valued at $80.00.  The items were located and returned to the owner.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near Board Camp of the break-in and theft of tools, all valued at $1,600.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Horseshoe Lane near Potter led to a Citation for Failure to Vacate being issued to Scott J. Emry, 42, of Mena.

Arrested was Michael E. Trivette, 26, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of Methamphetamine or Cocaine.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 55 near Board Camp.  Deputies responded.  The suspect was advised to leave and not return to the property.

October 20, 2017

Report of $40.00 in damages to a bus seat led to a 14-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from a Mena woman of inappropriate behavior involving a minor.  Investigation continues.

October 21, 2017

Traffic stop on Polk 41 near Shady Grove led to the arrest of Jordan L. Dodds, 21, of Mena, on Charges of Careless/Prohibited Driving, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance,+ and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Report of three missing hikers in the southeast part of the county.  The individuals were later located.

Report from complainant on Polk 616 near Mena of an unauthorized person on their property led to the arrest of Benjamin D. Farley, 18, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Report from a Cove man of problems with child custody exchange.

October 22, 2017

Report from complainant on Cemetery Road in Hatfield of a suspicious person led to the arrest of Asa R. Dixon, 19, of Cove, on Charges of Underage DUI 2nd Offense and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 22 Incarcerated Inmates, with 13 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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