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Polk County Sheriff’s Report

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.

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of June 29, 2020 – July 5, 2020.

June 29, 2020

Report from complainant on Simolin Lane near Shady Grove of a possible break-in. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on East Barton Street near Cove of a stolen vehicle. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Hwy 8W near Shady Grove of a mobile home fire. Deputy responded.

June 30, 2020

Report from complainant on Hwy 88E near Ink of a missing purse. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Trailwood Lane near Shady Grove of a domestic disturbance. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 98 near Grannis of a domestic disturbance. Deputy responded. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Hwy 8W near Shady Grove of trespassing.

Report of a possible stolen item on West Johnson near Hatfield.

Report from complainant on Polk 125 near Rocky of a domestic disturbance led to the arrest of

Rickey D. Looney, 39, of Mena on a Charge of 3 rd degree Assault on a Family or Household Member.

Report from complainant on Polk 80 near Shady of damage done to a mailbox in the amount of $100.00.

July 1, 2020

Report from complainant on Dirt Lane near Shady Grove of problems between neighbors. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant near Acorn of a theft at a storage unit. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 659 near Board Camp of an altercation between two males. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from Collin James Lane near Cove of a domestic dispute. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Hwy 8W of a disturbance between family members.

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

Arrested was Darrell W. Sanders, 50, of Mena on a Warrant for Probation Violation and a Warrant for False Imprisonment 2 nd Degree, Assault in the 1 st Degree, and Domestic Battery 3 rd Degree.

July 2, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 49 near Shady Grove of a domestic altercation led to the arrest of Ernest Harr, 45, of Mena on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3 rd Degree.

Report from complainant on Polk 74 near Acorn of a domestic disturbance. Deputies responded. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Hwy 8W near Rocky of issues involving a juvenile. Deputy responded.

July 3, 2020

Report from complainant on Treasure Lane near Acorn of identity fraud. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 41S near Shady Grove of a break-in. Investigation continues.

July 4, 2020

Report by two people at the Vandervoort Fairgrounds of damage done to vehicles. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Hwy 71S of an individual refusing to leave the property. Deputy responded.

July 5, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 416 near Potter of damage done to a vehicle. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 18 near Vandervoort of damage done to a yard. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Hope Lane near Acorn of a domestic altercation led to the arrest of Naomi B. Bates, 41, of Mena on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3 rd Degree and to the arrest of Ronald L. Bates, 34, of Mena on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3 rd Degree.

Report from complainant on Hwy 71N near Acorn of criminal trespassing. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant near Lake Wilhelmina of harassment. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on McLaughlin Lane near Wickes of vandalism to a vehicle. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 24 near Cove of a break-in. Deputy responded.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 15 Incarcerated Inmates , with 7 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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