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SHERIFF’S LOG from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of July 30, 2018 – August 5, 2018

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of July 30, 2018 – August 5, 2018. 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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Pulse Exclusive: Sheriff Candidates’ Q & A

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: We have received numerous requests from readers and listeners on the candidates’ positions on the current issues facing the Polk County Detention Center. So, in an effort to educate voters, we posed the following questions to each of the candidates.  Because of our space limitations, responses to each question were limited to 200 words and were not ...

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Sawyer Announces Bid for Polk County Sheriff

Chief Deputy Sheriff Scott Sawyer has announced his candidacy for Polk County Sheriff and Tax Collector. “I am saddened by the news that Sheriff Godfrey will not seek another term in his position; however, I look forward to the demands that this opportunity presents to me personally and to the challenges that this department and county will face in the ...

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High-Speed Pursuit Ends with Crash in Scott County

BY MELANIE BUCK & LEANN DILBECK – Law enforcement officials have now captured the suspect that evaded and led multiple agencies through LeFlore County in Oklahoma and Polk and Scott Counties in Arkansas. The high-speed pursuit initiating in Oklahoma during a routine traffic stop entered Polk County on Hwy 270 Monday afternoon with speeds in excessive of 105 mph and ...

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Officials Still Coping with Last Week’s Emergency Flash Flooding

BY LEANN DILBECK – Last Thursday’s torrential rains that dumped an average 7.3 inches of rain, causing emergency flash flooding conditions, stranded motorists and damage to city streets, businesses, residences, county roads and bridges. “There’s a lot of damage,” said Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison, “but it is not catastrophic… we’re just so grateful that as fast as it hit ...

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Scott Sawyer

BY JACLYN ROSE – Scott Sawyer, the middle child of a family of seven, grew up all over the country.  His father was in the paper industry and would move his family every two to three years for work.  When Sawyer was in the 8th grade, his family moved to southeast Washington State where they settled for the remainder of ...

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