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SHERIFF’S LOG
 
The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of July 30, 2018 – August 5, 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.
 
July 30, 2018
Report from a Mena man of problems regarding child custody exchange. Report from complainant on Highway 375 East near Mena of a vehicle that was on fire. Deputy responded.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Jordan E. Hunter, 25, of Mena, on a Charge of DWI.
 
July 31, 2018
Report from complainant on Cemetary Road in Hatfield of a break-in and vandalism done to a building, totaling losses at $500.00. Investigation continues.
 
August 1, 2018
Report from complainant on Highway 8 East in Board Camp of the theft of a tow dolly, valued at $1,500.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested was James P. Obrien, 57, of Hatfield, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
 
August 2, 2018
Report from complainant on Penny Lane near Mena of being scammed via social media, totaling losses at $1,235.41. The money was refunded by an internet pay service.
Arrested was Jonathan R. Spurkosky, 35, of Mena, on a Warrant for Rape.
 
August 3, 2018
Report from Polk County Road Department of a tractor that had been moved by an unauthorized person, causing damage to several road signs. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Jonathan M. Tidwell, 39, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.
Arrested was Kerry D. Johnson, 28, of Booneville, on Warrants for Probation Violation and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Arrested was Kymberlie A. Chaney, 21, of Mena, on Warrants for Probation Violation and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
 
August 4, 2018
Report of trash being dumped along Polk 32 near Vandervoort. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a disturbance in the Polk County Detention Center. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on Stone Lane near Acorn of being harassed by acquaintances. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Carissa A. Dowdy, 21, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Assault 3rd Degree.
 
August 5, 2018
Report from a Mena woman of problems regarding child custody exchange.
Report of a disturbance on Dover Street in Hatfield. Deputies responded. Complainant refused to press charges.
Report from complainant on James Gang Lane near Board Camp of an unauthorized person on their property. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Highway 375 East near Mena of an assault that had occurred in Oklahoma. All information was forwarded to the proper authorities.
Report of an assault on Polk 76 East near Mena. Deputies responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
 
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked four vehicle accidents this week.
 
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 19 Incarcerated Inmates, with 3 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
 
PC18-00513
 
8-6-18 3:47 p.m. kawx.org 

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