The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of November 26, 2018 – December 2, 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 26, 2018
No reports were filed.
November 27, 2018
Arrested was Elizabeth A. Seman, 49, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
November 28, 2018
Citations for Careless/Prohibited Driving and No Proof of Insurance were issued to Jeffery M. Prine, 53, of Cove.
Report of a disturbance on Highway 71 South near Cove. Deputy responded. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from complainant on West Johnson Street in Hatfield of vehicles passing a stopped school bus. Investigation continues.
November 29, 2018
Report from complainant on Milhall Lane near Shady Grove of the break-in and theft of keys from a vehicle. The keys were returned. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
November 30, 2018
Report from complainant on School Street in Cove of the theft of a vehicle. Investigation continues.
December 1, 2018
Report from a business on Highway 71 North in Mena of forged checks, totaling losses at $2,000.20. Investigation continues.
December 2, 2018
Traffic stop on Highway 71 South in Cove led to a Citation for Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance being issued to Kaylee K. Earls, 19, of Fort Smith. Additional information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 North near Acorn led to the arrest of Lorne D. Edwards, 47, of Mena, on Charges of DWI 2nd and Careless Driving.
Traffic stop on Highway 71 South near Potter led to the arrest of Zachary W. Jones, 33, of Live Oak, FL, on a Charge of DWI.
Arrested by an officer with the Arkansas Game & Fish was Brian W. Peters, 46, of Mena, on a Warrant for Harassment.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 20 Incarcerated Inmates, with 2 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
12-3-18 4:55 p.m. kawx.org