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Polk County Sheriff’s Report

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.

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of April 15 – April 21, 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.

April 15, 2019

Report from complainant on Cedar Lane in Hatfield of a break-in and theft.  Investigation continues.

Report of a disturbance on Highway 71 South near Cove led to the arrest of Richard L. Maish, 43, of Gillham, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 151 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Austin C. McCulley, 24, of Hatfield, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Arrested was Monica D. Shores, 33, of Hatfield, on Warrants for Bond Revocation, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and two counts of Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.

April 16, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 42 near Potter of a possible break-in.  Deputy responded.

April 17, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Hatfield of the theft of tools, tarps and fishing accessories, all valued at $245.00.  Investigation continues.

April 18, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 84 near Wickes of the theft of a vehicle.  The vehicle was later located in another county and was returned to the owner.

Report of a vehicle in a flooded creek on Polk 2 near Grannis.  Deputies responded.

Report of disruptive behavior led to a 16-year-old male being issued Juvenile Citations for Disorderly Conduct and Terroristic Threatening.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from complainant on Polk 18 near Vandervoort of a vehicle striking a residence.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Tilley Road near Hatfield of a missing lawn mower, valued at $1,397.00.  Mower was located and investigation determined that no criminal activity had occurred.

Report of suspicious behavior led to a 16-year-old female being issued a Juvenile Citation for Public Intoxication.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested was Rosie R. Arthur, 45, of Oden, on Warrants for Probation Violation and three counts of Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Jennifer L. Caswell, 35, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

April 19, 2019

Report from complainant on West Barton Street in Cove of the fraudulent use of a credit card.  Investigation determined no criminal activity had occurred.

April 20, 2019

Arrested was David M. Fraser, 30, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Kristian D. Taylor, 31, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

April 21, 2019

Report of domestic disturbance in the Wickes area.  Deputies responded.  It was determined that the disturbance had happened in Howard County.  The case was turned over to Howard County Authorities.

Report from complainant on Highway 8 East near Board Camp of vandalism done to a vehicle.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Highway 375 West near Potter of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a dog bite victim.  Deputies responded.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 20 Incarcerated Inmates , with 5 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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