The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of December 22 – December 28, 2014. 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.
December 22, 2014
Traffic stop on Highway 246 West near Hatfield led to the arrest of Codiallen L. Lopez, 30, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Driving Left of Center.
December 23, 2014
Report of a dog bite victim on School Street in Cove. The owner was advised to quarantine the animal for ten days.
Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near Mena that someone had been staying in their vacant trailer. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Marsha D. Denton, 30, of Mena, on Warrants for Forgery and 18 counts of Violation of the Arkansas Hot Check Law.
December 24, 2014
Report from Mena Regional Health System of a domestic battery victim. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on Polk 41 near the Potter community that one of their dogs had been killed. Officer determined that the animal had been run over in the county road.
December 25, 2014
Report from complainant of the break-in and theft of electronics, valued at $520.00, from a storage unit on Highway 71 South in the Potter community.
December 26, 2014
Report from complainant on Polk 95 near the Rocky community of an abandoned ATV in their fence. Owner was later located.
Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 71 South near the Potter community. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a structure fire on Polk 299 near Mena. Investigation continues into the origin of the fire.
December 27, 2014
Report from complainant on Polk 68 near the Cherry Hill community of an attempted break-in to a residence, resulting in $25.00 damages to a door knob. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Stevie G. Brinlee, 19, of Cove, on a Warrant for Theft of Property.
Report from complainant on Polk 76 East near Mena of vandalism to a gate, causing $130.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
December 28, 2014
Report from complainant on Polk 18 near Cove of vandalism to a mailbox and post, causing $150.00 in damages. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on RCC Lane near Mena that several mailboxes had been tampered with and mail was taken.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 25 Incarcerated Inmates; 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 2 are currently out of jail on a monitoring system.