The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of May 28, 2018 – June 3, 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.
May 28, 2018
Report from complainant on Polk 22 near Cove of possible harassment via the phone. Investigation continues.
May 29, 2018
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Jennifer K. Pierce, 36, on Charges of Possession of Meth/Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Warrant for Child Support.
May 30, 2018
Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Potter led to the arrest of Lori-Ann Barber, 43, of Hatfield, on Charges of DWI and Defective Equipment.
May 31, 2018
Report from complainant on Highway 8 West near Mena of a family member that had possibly been scammed. Investigation continues.
Report of a disturbance on Highway 71 South near Mena. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 199 near Cherry Hill of fraudulent activity regarding a phone account, totaling losses at $2,500.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Leslie N. Gillaspy, 40, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Theft by Receiving.
Arrested was Billie C. Jennings, 57, of Mena, on a Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Meth/Cocaine.
June 1, 2018
Report from complainant on Polk 659 near Board Camp of damage done to a vehicle. Investigation continues.
Arrested by an officer with the U.S. Forest Service was Domingo P. Perez, 29, of Pine Bluff, on a Parole Hold.
Arrested was Stetson Bissell, 22, of Mena, on a Warrant for Battery 3rd Degree.
June 2, 2018
Arrested was Daniel R. Parnell, 40, of Gillham, on Warrants for Probation Violation and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
June 3, 2018
Report of suspicious behavior led to a 17-year-old male being issued a Juvenile Citation for Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report from complainant on Gaze Lane near Cherry Hill of unauthorized person(s) on their property. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Gary D. McLellan, 36, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Harassing Communications.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked four vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 24 Incarcerated Inmates, with 9 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
6-4-18 8:56 p.m. kawx.org