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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: November 21-27, 2016

November 21, 2016

Report from a Mena man of a potential scam that he received in the mail.

Report of a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Polk 21 & 31 near Cove led to Citations for Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, Failure to Yield, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident being issued to Timothy S. Woods, 40, of Cove.

Report from a Mena woman of problems with a neighbor concerning dogs. Investigation continues.

Report from a Mena woman of neglected animals on Polk 117 near Mena. Investigation determined that the animals were in satisfactory condition.

November 22, 2016

Report of an unattended death on Highway 71 North near Mena. The scene was released to the Polk County Coroner.

November 23, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 85 near Cherry Hill of the theft of a miniature pony, valued at $75.00. Pony was located and will be returned to the owner.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 96 in Acorn. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Cove of problems with a contractor. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from a Wickes woman of inappropriate contact concerning juveniles. Investigation continues.

November 24, 2016

Report of a disturbance on West Oak Street in Cove led to the arrest of Kevin R. Wilson, 37, of Cove, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

Report of a structure fire on Polk 66 near the Board Camp community. Investigation determined the fire was caused by an extension cord.

Arrested was Michelle D. Bice, 38, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

November 25, 2016

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a rape victim. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Elk Drive near Mena of the theft of a firearm and cash. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 169 near Potter of being harassed by an acquaintance. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a suspicious vehicle led to a Citation for Obstructing Governmental Operations being issued to Joseph R. Mihalik, 30, of Newberry, SC.

November 26, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 721 near Mena of the theft of prescription medication.  Investigation continues.

November 27, 2016

Arrested was Sam Lee Thomas, 62, of DeQueen, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

Report from complainant on Polk 721 near Mena of the theft of an electronic device, valued at $250.00. The device was located and returned to the owner. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Hatfield woman of concerns regarding child custody.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 181 near Mena. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a walk-in complainant of issues regarding child custody exchange.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 22 Incarcerated Inmates, with 4 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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