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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: October 17-23, 2016

October 17, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 79 in the Shady community of an unattended death.  The scene was released to the Polk County Coroner.

Report from Mena Regional Health System of a dog bite victim.  The owner was advised to quarantine the animal for ten days.

Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Vandervoort of the theft of $900.00 in cash.  Investigation continues.

Report of a break-in to a residence on Anders Avenue in Hatfield, resulting in $50.00 in damages to a door.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Jermial N. Johnson, 40, of Jacksonville, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

October 18, 2016

Arrested was Johnny E. Wheeler, 23, of Mt. Ida, on a Drug Court Sanction.

October 19,  2016

Report from complainant on Highway 84 West near Wickes of the theft of a carport, valued at $1,000.00.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from Dequeen Medical Center of a Polk County gunshot victim.  The shooting was ruled accidental.

Traffic stop on Polk 44 near Mena led to Citations for Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License, No License Plate and No Liability Insurance being issued to Shaon D. Watts, 38, of Mena.

Traffic stop on Highway 8 East near Mena led to the arrest of Aaron G. Renard, 41, of Mena, on Charges of DWI, Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License and No License Plate.

October 20, 2016

Report of a semi truck in the ditch at the intersection of Polk 74 and Polk 75.  Deputies responded.

Arrested was James E. Simmons, 29, of Waldron, on a Body Attachment Warrant and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report from a Mena woman of inappropriate behavior by an adult toward juveniles.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Arrested was Timmy R. Lane, 28, of Norman, on a Body Attachment Warrant.

Report from complainant on Thunder Lane near the Yocana community of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Trevor C. Hodges, 29, of Dequeen, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

October 21, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 53 near Mena of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Investigation continues.

October 22, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 116 near Mena of a forged check, totaling losses at $3,000.00.  Investigation continues.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Taylor D. Dees, 24, of Cove, on Warrants for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree and Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree.

October 23, 2016

Report from complainant on Polk 88 in Ink of the theft of a propane tank, valued at $500.00.  Investigation determined the tank was removed by a local propane business.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Rock Creek Lane near Potter.  Both parties refused to press charges.  One of the subjects left the residence for the evening.

Arrested was John A. Howard, 52, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Report of a disturbance on Polk 41 North near the Shady Grove community.  Deputy responded.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from a Mena man of finding suspicious material at a residence.  Investigation continues.

Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Hatfield led to a Citation for Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance being issued to Darrell R. Boyd, 41, of Mena.

Report from complainant on Highway 88 East in Cherry Hill of an attempted break-in.  Suspect was located and advised to never return to the property.

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

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 23 Incarcerated Inmates, with 11 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility, of which 1 is currently out of jail on a monitoring system.

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