The following information was received from Polk County law enforcement agencies. 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 10, 2020
Report from complainant on Polk 61 near Board Camp of the theft of a cell phone valued at $600.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Ronnie L. Watts, 62, of Mena, on a Warrant for Sexual Assault 2nd Degree.
Arrested was Scott A. Moran, 48, of Wickes, on a charge of Delivery of Methamphetamine/ Cocaine.
February 11, 2020
Report from complainant on Polk 44 near Mena of a break into a vacant residence causing damage to a doorknob. Investigation continues.
Arrested by an officer with the Drug Task Force was Mary Tanner, 38, of Claremore, Ok on a Charge of Delivery of Methamphetamine/Cocaine.
Arrested by an officer with the Drug Task Force was John C. Tanner, 49, of Cove on a Charge of Delivery of Meth/Cocaine and a Body Attachment Warrant and a Warrant for Probation Violation.
February 12, 2020
Citations for Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License and No Proof of Insurance were issued to Anthony C. Burts, Jr., 30, of Mena.
Traffic stop on Hwy 8E near Nunley led to the arrest of Cynthia T. Anglin, 59,of Mena on Charges of DWI and Refusal to Submit.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Angel M. Holloway,28, of Horatio on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Arrested by an officer with the Drug Task Force was Aaron M. Shores, 27, of Mena on a Warrant for two counts of Felony Failure To Appear.
February 13, 2020
Report from Polk County Detention Center of an escaped inmate. Inmate was located and returned to facility. Information forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s office for further consideration.
Report of a disturbance on Trailwood Lane near Mena. Deputies responded. Both parties refused to press charges.
Report from complainants of being harassed by an unknown individual while running on Hwy 88W near Mena.
Arrested was Donovan T. Hunt, 28, of Mena, on three Body Attachment Warrants.
February 14, 2020
Report from complainant on Hwy 71S near Cove of a missing family member. Investigation continues.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Samuel C. Henley, 37,of Cove on Charges of DWI, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Fleeing in a Vehicle, Driving on a Suspended Drivers License, and Refusal to Submit.
February 15, 2020
No reports were filed.
February 16, 2020
Report of a disturbance on West Boundary Avenue in Mena. Deputies responded. Complainant refused to press charges.
Report of a disturbance on Hwy 270 near Rich Mountain led to the arrest of Wiley L. Sawyer, 49, of Mena, on Charges of Public Intoxication and Criminal Trespass.
Traffic stop on Hwy 246W near Hatfield led to the arrest of Luke J. Golding, 20, of Mena on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.
Report of a disturbance on Hwy 8E near Board Camp led to the arrest of Stoney R. Lockaby, 44, of Mena, on a charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.
Report of a disturbance on Polk 151 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Loice H. Callahan, 49, of Hatfield, on a charge of Public Intoxication.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Abram L. Abernathy, 23, of Mena on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
Arrested was Joshua W. McCollum,28, of Dequeen, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked two vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 27 Incarcerated Inmates , with 14 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.