The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of January 28, 2019 – February 3, 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.
January 28, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 77 near Mena of being harassed by an acquaintance. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Allen J. Qualls, 22, of Mt. Ida, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
January 29, 2019
Arrested was Derrick P. Lester, 44, of Cove, on two Warrants for Failure to Appear.
January 30, 2019
Report from a Mena woman of a missing family member. Investigation continues.
January 31, 2019
Report from complainant on Kodiak Lane near Mena of unauthorized persons on their property. Deputy responded.
Arrested was Carrie E. Carter, 54, of Mena, on Warrants for Probation Violation and Violation of Suspended Imposition of Sentence.
February 1, 2019
Report from complainant on Butler Circle in Hatfield of the theft of a motorcycle. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Cardinal Lane near Mena that their dog had been attacked by another dog, owner unknown.
Arrested was Isiaha T. Sipe, 21, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
February 2, 2019
Report from complainant on Kings Circle in Hatfield of the break-in and theft of tools, electronics, money and various items. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Ricky D. Miller, 57, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
February 3, 2019
Report of a disturbance on Polk 87 near Ink. Suspect fled before deputies arrived. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 South in Cove led to the arrest of Allen P. Loving, 54, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
Report of a vehicle in the ditch on Polk 37 near Potter led to the arrest of Patrick M. Bushey, 55, of Mena, on a Charge of DWI.
Report from complainant on Polk 284 near Hatfield of the theft of a vehicle, valued at $2,000.00. The vehicle was located and returned to the owner. Additional information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Bobby E. Hedrick, 48, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Felony Failure to Appear.
Arrested was Jamie R. Arce, 35, of Mena, on a Warrant for Unauthorized Entry of a School Bus.
Arrested by an officer with Arkansas State Parks was Dustin L. McKinney, 34, of Fort Smith, on Charges of DWI, Speeding and Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License.
Arrested was Nora M. Taylor, 38, of Cove, on a Warrant for Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.
Arrested was Tammy L. Busby, 47, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked one vehicle accident this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 20 Incarcerated Inmates, with 3 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.