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Polk County Sheriff’s Report

The following information was received from Polk County law enforcement agencies. 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.

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of June 15, 2020 – June 21, 2020.

June 15, 2020

Report from complainant near Wickes of damage done to a vehicle during an altercation. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report from complainant on Polk 189 near Acorn of a person borrowing firearms and refusing to return them. Firearms were later returned. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report from complainant on Hwy 278 near Wickes of a break-in to an abandoned house. Deputy responded.

June 16, 2020

Report from complainant on Hwy 8E near Dallas Valley of a vehicle striking a sign and mailbox. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 125 near Rocky of a disturbance between family members. Deputy responded. Complainant refused to press charges.

June 17, 2020

No reports filed.

June 18, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 277 near Vandervoort of problems involving the purchase of a vehicle. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a missing juvenile. Juvenile was later located and returned to the custody of the parent/guardian.

Arrested was Zackery L. Summit, 27, of Mena on a Charge of Hindering Apprehension.

June 19, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 13 near Wickes of identity theft. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 659 near Boardcamp of the theft of a gun valued at $250.00. Investigation continues.

Traffic stop led to the arrest of Michelle L. Block, 47, of Mena on a Warrant for Delivery of Methamphetamine.

Arrested by a Trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Richard K. Copelin, 52, of Mena on a Charge of DWI and a Charge of Refusal to Submit.

June 20, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 47 near Rocky of a dispute between neighbors. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

June 21, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 168 near Iron Mountain of an altercation. Deputy responded. Complainant refused to press charges.

Report of an ATV accident on Polk 61 near Board Camp. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 178 near Acorn of being forced off the road while walking. Deputy responded.

Traffic stop near Hatfield led to the arrest of Luis Aguilar, 25, of Dequeen on a Citation for DWI, Driving Left of Center, and No Driver’s License.

Report from complainant on Ash Avenue near Wickes of the theft of household items in the amount of $90.00. Investigation continues.

Report from complainant on Polk 75 near Acorn of vandalism to a vehicle. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on West Pearl Street near Wickes of harassment. Deputy responded.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked no vehicle accidents this week.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 15 Incarcerated Inmates , with 13 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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