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Polk County Sheriff’s Department Report

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of February 25, 2019 – March 3, 2019.  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.
February 25, 2019
Report from a Mena woman of disruptive behavior led to a 15-year-old male being issued Juvenile Citations for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report from complainant on Polk 136 near Cove of a vehicle that had been driving recklessly.  Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Polk 32 near Cove of an individual stuck under a trailer.  Deputies responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 286 near Hatfield of a missing license plate.
Traffic stop on Highway 88 near Mena led to the arrest of Gary T. Dobbs, 64, of Mena, on a Body Attachment Warrant Additional information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

February 26, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Mena of receiving inappropriate messages from an individual in another jurisdiction.  The information has been forwarded to the proper authorities.
Report of disruptive behavior led to a 17-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Disorderly Conduct.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report from complainant on Polk 35 near Hatfield of the theft of a dog.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

February 27, 2019
No reports were filed.

February 28, 2019
Report of a death on Polk 7 near Wickes.  Deputy responded.
Arrested was Kristian D. Taylor, 33, of Hatfield, on a Charge of Violation of a No Contact Order and a Warrant for Bond Revocation.
Arrested was Gregory S. Brewer, 50, of Hatfield, on Charges of two counts of Aggravated Assault.
Arrested was Micah A. Steffler, 33, of Dequeen, on a Child Support Warrant.

March 1, 2019
Request for welfare check on Polk 290 near Cove.  Deputy responded.
Arrested was Brenda L. Gebhardt, 45, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of Meth or Cocaine.
Report from a Wickes woman of the theft of a phone valued at $100.00, and of being harassed by acquaintances.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on Polk 181 near Mena of an attempted scam involving a check cashing scheme.
Arrested was Celest A. Branson, 21, of Mena, on two Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

March 2, 2019
Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of the break-in and theft of military medals and a computer, all valued at $200.00.  Investigation continues.

March 3, 2019
Report of a disturbance on Venable Lane near Mena led to the arrest of Brandon L. Everett, 28, and Kaylie M. Stroud, 23, both of Mena, each on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.
Report of a chimney fire on Dove Lane near Hatfield.  Deputy responded.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 21 Incarcerated Inmates, with 5 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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