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Stand-off Results in Fatality

On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office took a report of harassment by an adult male towards a minor female. A deputy with the Sheriff’s Office and an officer with the Drug Task Force went to a residence to speak with the suspect. Upon arrival, the suspect was found in the front yard holding a firearm. Officers ...

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Law Enforcement Seize $4.3 Million Worth of Marijuana Plants

BY MELANIE BUCK – Local law enforcement has harvested over $4.3 million worth of marijuana plants. The Polk County Sheriff’s Department, along with the 18th West Judicial Drug Task Force and the U.S. Forest Service conducted a two-day marijuana seizure operation on Thursday and Friday. Polk County Deputy Sheriff Scott Sawyer reported that 4,306 plants were recovered on Thursday and ...

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Two Polk County Men Face 1st Degree Murder Charges in Logan County

BY MELANIE BUCK – Two Polk County men are facing charges of 1st Degree Murder, Aggravated Robbery, and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons in Logan County, Arkansas, following the homicide investigation of a 60-year old Booneville man. Joseph Oliah Hals Brown, age 32, of Hatfield, and Nick Charles Stoicu, age 39, no address given, were arrested in Polk ...

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