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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: December 15-21, 2014

December 15, 2014

Report from walk-in complainant of receiving harassing communications from an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Billy B. Vaught, 50, of Mena, on a Warrant for Sexual Assault 2nd Degree.

December 16, 2014

Report from a business in Hatfield of receiving harassing communications from a former employee.

Report of an accident on Polk 93 near the Potter community led to the arrest of Thelma O. Harvey, 58, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Careless/Prohibited Driving and No Driver’s License.

Request from a Mena woman for assistance in locating an individual in the Ft. Smith area with medical issues.  The individual was located in a neighboring state.

December 17, 2014

Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 375 East near Mena.  One of the subjects fled the residence before officers arrived.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 184 near the Acorn community of the break-in and theft of an ATV, lawn mower, trailer, doors and tools, all valued at $8,495.00.  Investigation continues.

December 18, 2014

Report from complainant on Reine Street in Mena of illegal entry on their property.  Investigation continues.

Report of a break-in into a storage unit on Highway 71 South in the Potter community.  Investigation continues.

Arrested was Jason D. Rosson, 33, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

December 19, 2014

Report of an accident on Polk 74 near the Ink community led to the arrest of Tyler R. Head, 19, of Mena, on Charges of Public Intoxication, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Possession of Intoxicating Liquor by a Minor.

Report of an unruly individual on Polk 121 near Mena led to the arrest of Matthew P. Owen, 18, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

December 20, 2014

Report from complainant on Polk 75 near the Acorn community of the theft of a drill valued at $109.00.  Investigation continues.

Report of an assault on Polk 54 near Mena led to the arrest of Ricky P. Ferguson, 38, of Mena, on Charges of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree, Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.

December 21, 2014

Report from a Cove man of problems regarding child visitation.  Complainant was advised to contact his attorney.

Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Michael L. Brown, 28, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.

Report from complainant on Polk 226 near Vandervoort of the break-in and theft of household goods and change, all valued at $90.00.  Investigation continues.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked four vehicle accidents this week.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 25 Incarcerated Inmates; 11 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 2 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system

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