The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of April 1 – April 7, 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 1, 2019
Report from complainant on Highway 71 South in Wickes of missing property. Deputy responded. The property was located and returned to the owner.
Report from complainant on Polk 90 near Acorn of unauthorized persons on their property. Deputy advised subjects to not return to the property.
Request from walk-in complainant for deputy to dispose of suspected illegal contraband.
Report from complainant on Polk 1 near Grannis of being threatened by an acquaintance. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from a Polk County official of several fraudulent checks. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Erica May, 28, of Mena, on a Warrant for Theft by Receiving.
April 2, 2019
Report from a Cove woman that her 17-year-old daughter was missing. Deputy responded.
April 3, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 22 near Cove of an outbuilding on fire. Deputies responded.
Report of a disturbance on Polk 87 near Ink. Deputies responded.
Arrested was Brennan D. McMillan, 18, of Mena, on a Drug Court Sanction.
April 4, 2019
Report from a Mena man of being harassed by an acquaintance. Deputy advised the suspect to cease all contact.
Request for a welfare check on an individual on Polk 92 near Shady Grove. Deputy responded.
April 5, 2019
Report of a one-vehicle accident on Highway 375 East near Mena led to a 17-year-old male being issued Juvenile Citations for DWI and Minor in Possession of Alcohol. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
April 6, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 42 near Potter of problems with a family member. Deputy responded.
April 7, 2019
Report from a Cove woman of problems regarding custody of a juvenile.
Arrested was Shannon L. House, 52, of Grannis, on two Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Arrested was Jeremy M. Youngdahl, 42, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order and a Body Attachment Warrant.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked four vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 25 Incarcerated Inmates , with 9 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.