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Polk County Sheriff’s Report

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.

August 5, 2019

Report from two Hatfield families that their 13-year-old daughter and 15-year-old son were missing.  The juveniles were later located.

August 6, 2019

Report of a single-vehicle accident on Buddy Bean Lane in Hatfield led to Citations for No Proof of Insurance and Careless/Prohibited Driving being issued to Brandon R. Falls, 33, of Mena.

Arrested by an officer with Arkansas Probation & Parole was Patrick J. Bates, 46, of Norman, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order and two Warrants for Failure to Appear.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Clinton W. Mahaffey, 35, of Watson, OK, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Jonathan M. Tidwell, 40, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.

August 7, 2019

Report from complainant on Butler Circle in Hatfield of an unauthorized person on their property.  Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 46 near Shady Grove of missing farm equipment, valued at $950.00, and unauthorized persons on their property.

Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Race Lane near Mena of the theft of personal items, jewelry and knives, all valued at $152.00.  Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Horseshoe Lane near Potter of an unauthorized person on their property.  Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 85 near Cherry Hill of being threatened by an acquaintance.

Arrested was Gregory S. McDonald, 41, of Mena, on a Warrant for Defrauding Secured Creditors.

August 8, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 29 near Hatfield of a disturbance that had occurred earlier in the Mena city limits.  This case was forwarded to the Mena Police Department.

Report of a disturbance on Twin Pines Lane near Mena.  Deputies responded.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Traffic stop on Highway 8 East near Mena led to the arrest of James R. Grossman, 56, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Report from a business on Highway 71 South in Cove of the theft of motor fuel, totaling losses at $61.53.  Informa

totaling losses at $61.53.  Informatotaling losses at $61.53.  Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

August 9, 2019

Arrested was Eric D. Revels, 35, of Mena, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

August 10, 2019

Report from complainant on Polk 76 West near Mena of the theft of prescription medication.  Investigation continues.

Report of a dog bite victim on Cloud Lane near Shady Grove.  Deputy responded.

August 11, 2019

Arrested was Billy R. Powell, 37, of Hatfield, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

Arrested was Jennifer A. M. Emfinger, 33, of Horatio, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.

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

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