The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018. 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.
November 12, 2018
Report from complainant on Polk 117 near Mena of vandalism done to a barn.
November 13, 2018
No reports were filed.
November 14, 2018
Report of an unattended death on Polk 16 near Hatton. Deputy responded.
November 15, 2018
No reports were filed.
November 16, 2018
Report from complainant on Highway 375 East near Mena of damage done to a mailbox, totaling losses at $75.00. Investigation continues.
November 17, 2018
Report from a Crawford County resident of being scammed by a Polk County resident, totaling losses at $100.00. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on Polk 93 near Rocky of vandalism and theft. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Martha M. Tucker, 37, of Mena, on a Warrant for Felony Failure to Appear.
Arrested was Benjamin D. J. Farley, 19, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
November 18, 2018
Report from complainant on Rhodes Lane near Potter of an unauthorized person having been in their residence. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Highway 4 West near Cove of unauthorized persons on their property led to a Citation for Obstructing Governmental Operations being issued to Travis G. Davis, 30, of Dequeen.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Grannis led to the arrest of James McEntire, 49, of San Diego, CA, on a Charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Report of a single-vehicle accident on Polk 37 near Hatfield led to a Citation for Careless/Prohibited Driving being issued to Alex S. Weatherford, 26, of Mena. Additional information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Debra L. Herring, 54, of Malvern, on a Warrant for Felony Failure to Appear.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked six vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 21 Incarcerated Inmates, with 2 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.