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POLK COUNTY SHERRIFF’S REPORT

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 9 – December 15, 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.

December 9, 2019

Report of a 911 call being made when there was no emergency led to a 13-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Communicating a False Alarm.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Report from complainant on Hollow Lane near Hatfield of an issue concerning ownership of a vehicle.  Deputy responded.   The matter was determined to be a civil issue.

Arrested was Lukas M. Holliday, 29, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

December 10, 2019

Report from complainant on Chumley Lane near Shady Grove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Robert S. Wallace, 20, of Hatfield, on Charges of Possession of Meth/Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Report of inappropriate conduct led to a 17-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Terroristic Threatening.  The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

December 11, 2019

Report of a chickenhouse on fire on Polk 94 near Rocky.  Deputy responded.

December 12, 2019

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of the theft of prescription medication, valued at $10.00.  Investigation continues.

Report of a missing Oklahoma couple that was believed to be in Polk County.  The couple was located.

Report from complainant on Highway 88 East near Cherry Hill of the theft of game cameras, and damage done to a gate, posts and locks, totaling losses at $292.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Michelle L. Hogan, 38, of Mena, on a Washington County Warrant.

December 13, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 32 near Cove of the violation of an Order of Protection.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a dog bite victim while on Polk 624 near Board Camp.  The owner was advised to quarantine the animal for ten days.

Arrested was Stepanie D. Voelkel, 40, of Mena, on a Warrant for Permitting Child Abuse.

December 14, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 646 near Mena of unauthorized person on their property.  Deputy responded but the suspects had fled.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Thomas R. Lindley, 48, of Ft. Smith, on a Warrant for Theft of Property.

Arrested was Jeffery W. Mitchell, 49, of Hot Springs, on a Charge of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.

December 15, 2019

Report of a vehicle in the ditch on Highway 246 West near Hatfield.  Deputy responded.  Investigation continues.

Traffic stop on S. 2nd Street in Cove led to the arrest of Ricky D. Miller, 58, of Cove, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, No Proof of Insurance and Expired Registration, and Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order and Failure to Appear.

Traffic stop on Polk 31 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Jerry L. Hopper, 43, of Smithville, OK, on Charges of Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and No Proof of Insurance.

Report from a Mena man of issues involving child custody exchange.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Ty D. Jones, 22, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 24 Incarcerated Inmates , with 7 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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