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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: March 13-19, 2017

March 13, 2017 Report from complainant on Baker Road near Wickes of financial identity fraud. The information was forwarded to the proper authorities. March 14, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 35 near Hatfield of the theft of four wheels, all valued at $400.00, led to a 13-year-old male and an 11-year-old male each being issued a Juvenile Citation for ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: March 6-12, 2017

March 6, 2017 No reports were filed. March 7, 2017 Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 282 near Hatfield.  Deputies responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. March 8,  2017 Traffic stop on Highway 88 East near Cherry Hill led to Citations for Fictitious Tags, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, and No ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 27 – March 5, 2017

February 27, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 70 near Cherry Hill of damage done to their property by heavy equipment.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from complainant on First Street in Wickes of a scam involving a vehicle, totaling losses at $1,800.00.  Investigation continues. Report from a Cove woman of being ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 20-26, 2017

February 20, 2017 Report of a house fire on Polk 5 near Grannis.  Investigation continues into the origin of the fire. Report of $50.00 in damages done to yard ornaments by a vehicle on Highway 8 West in the Shady Grove community.  Suspect was located and agreed to pay for damages. Report from complainant on Polk 401 near Mena of ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017. 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 ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 6-12, 2017

February 6, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 16 near Cove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from complainant near Hatton that equipment had been tampered with by unauthorized persons.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Arrested was Amber R. Thomasson, ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 30 – February 5, 2017

January 30, 2017 Report of an unattended death on Rodgers Drive in Cove.  Deputies responded. Report of  disturbances at businesses in Hatfield and Cove led to the arrest of Greg A. Cunningham, 56, of Mena, on Charges of two counts of Aggravated Assault, Theft of Motor Fuel and Fleeing. Traffic stop on Highway 375 West in Mena led to the ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 23-29, 2017

January 23, 2017 Report from walk-in complainant of the theft of a firearm, valued at $100.00.  Investigation continues. Report of an unauthorized person at a residence on Polk 59 in the Board Camp community led to the arrest of Bryan J. Strother, 25, of Mena, on Charges of Violation of a Protection Order, Theft of a Firearm, Aggravated Assault and ...

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Sheriff’s Deputies Apprehend Armed Subject After High-Speed Pursuit

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies began their Monday morning with a high-speed pursuit of a person who fired shots into the air at two convenience stores in South Polk County on January 30, 2017. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Polk County Dispatch advised deputies of a report from TJ’s Convenience Store in Hatfield of a subject that had ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 2-8, 2017

January 2, 2017 Report of a disturbance on Highway 278 near Wickes led to the arrest of Carolina G. Slocum, 37, of Wickes, on a Sevier County Warrant. Report of a suspicious vehicle on Polk 74 in the Ink community led to the arrest of Wade R. Stewart, 42, and Danielle R. Stewart, 25, both of Mena, each on a ...

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