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Polk County Sheriff’s Report & Mena Police 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.

Polk County Sheriff’s Report

August 10, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 87 near Ink of a disturbance. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 95 near Rocky of being harassed. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on 3 rd Street near Mena of a forged check. Investigation continues.

Arrested was Kenneth L. Smith, 30, of Mena on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

Arrested was Jennifer L. Caswell, 36, of Horatio on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.

August 11, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 15 near Vandervoort of a domestic dispute led to the arrest of James D. Cochran, 36, of Cove on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct and three Warrants for Failure to Appear.

Report from complainant on Polk 37 near Potter of a domestic dispute. Deputies responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of items missing from a towed vehicle. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Hwy 88E near Ink of a break-in and theft. Investigation continues.

August 12, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 36 near Hatfield of being harassed. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 26 near Hatfield of checks being forged. Investigation continues.

Report of a dog bite victim. Deputy responded.

August 13, 2020

Report of a problem retrieving a vehicle from an individual. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Request for a welfare check from the Child Abuse Hotline. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Andrys Street near Mena of identity fraud.

August 14, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 280 near Vandervoort of an attempted break-in. Deputies responded.

Report of a travel trailer being sold by an individual who was not the owner. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Alley Lane near Board Camp of identity fraud.

Report from complainant of identity fraud.

Report from complainant on Polk 703 near Shady Grove of problems with a family member. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 178 near Acorn of identity fraud.

Report from complainant on Polk 181 near Acorn of problems involving child custody exchange. Deputy responded.

August 15, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 26 near Hatfield of a disturbance between family members. Deputies responded.

Report of a disturbance between family members on Kodiak Lane near Acorn.

August 16, 2020

Report from complainant on 3 rd Street near Grannis of a domestic altercation led to the arrest of Jonathan E. Trotter, 26, of Grannis on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3 rd Degree.

Report of a person refusing to return an iPhone. Deputy responded.

Traffic stop led to the arrest of Donald L. Darden, 56, of Mena on Charges of DWI, Careless and Prohibited Driving, No Drivers License, and Refusal to Submit.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three 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.

 

Mena Police Report

August 9, 2020

Michelle Bice, 42, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and served with four warrants after a traffic stop on Reine Street.

Travis Parker, 39, was served with a warrant and Misti Arceneaux, 41, was served with two warrants after a traffic stop on Highway 71.

Conner Hannaman, 18, was served with a warrant after a traffic stop on Reine Street.

A report of a disturbance was taken on Rodgers Avenue.

August 10, 2020

A report of theft of property (shoplifting) was taken at the Family Dollar.

A report of disorderly conduct was taken on Andrys Avenue.

A report of financial identity fraud was taken from a walk-in complainant.

A theft of property report was taken at Ron’s Car Wash.

Dennis Stenson, 42, was served with a warrant after a traffic stop on Fourth Street.

A report of theft of property was taken from a walk-in complainant.

A report of littering was taken at Salvation Army.

August 11, 2020

Garrett Johnson, 35, was charged with DWI and Careless Driving after a call to an accident at Morrow and Dallas Avenue.

A report of financial identity fraud was taken from a walk-in complainant.

A missing persons report was taken from a walk-in complaint.

James Pierce, 33 was served with two warrants after a suspicious person complaint on Morrow Street.

A report of theft of property (shoplifting) was taken at Family Dollar.

James Cochran, 36, was served with a warrant at the jail.

Devin Turner, 27, was charged with Public Intoxication and Obstructing Government Operations after a disturbance call at Executive Inn.

A report of sexual assault was taken from a walk-in complainant.

A report of sexual assault was taken from a walk-in complainant.

August 12, 2020

No reports taken.

August 13, 2020

Abram Abernathy, 23, was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest, and Chelsea Roba, 24, was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Obstructing Government Operations, Possession of Schedule 6 Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and served with a warrant. Charges were made after a trespassing complaint on Ninth Street.

A report of breaking or entering was taken at James’ Food.

August 14, 2020

David Egger, 31, and Kaitlyn Mos, 22, were charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Meth with the Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Meth, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Schedule 6 Controlled Substance at the Budget Inn after a complaint.

Laurie Pecora, 22, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor after a disturbance call to Rodgers Street.

Kaitlyn Mos, 22, was served with a warrant at the Jail.

A report of financial identity fraud was taken from a walk-in complainant.

A report of illegal burning was taken on Armour Street.

Mykos Pierce, 20, was charged with Theft By Receiving after a theft of a bicycle complaint on Janssen Avenue.

August 15, 2020

A theft of property (shoplifting) complaint was taken at Mena Short Stop.

A death investigation report was taken on Hickory Avenue.

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