The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 10, 2018 – December 16, 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.
December 10, 2018
Report from complainant on Mena Street in Hatfield of a break-in to a residence, causing damages of $25.00 to a door.
Report of a disturbance led to a 15-year-old female being issued Juvenile Citations for Battery 3rd Degree and Disorderly Conduct. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report from complainant on Highway 375 West near Mena of a missing firearm. The firearm was later located.
Report from complainant on Davis Street in Hatfield of concerns regarding a juvenile.
Report from complainant on Polk 64 in Shady of being harassed by acquaintances. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Logan E. Pitts, 39, of Mena, on a Warrant for Felony Failure to Appear.
Arrested was Katie Flood, 20, of Mena, on two Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
December 11, 2018
Report of defiant behavior led to a 15-year-old male being issued Juvenile Citations for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest. The juvenile was released to the custody of a parent/guardian.
Report of a disturbance on Polk 626 near Nunley led to the arrest of Melton Cannon, 53, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.
Report from complainant on Heritage Lane near Hatfield of fraudulent charges on their credit card that had been made in another state. The information has been forwarded to the proper authorities.
December 12, 2018
Report of a disturbance on Highway 88 East near Mena led to the arrest of Jimmy R. A. Lindsey, 35, of Glenwood, on a Charge of Criminal Trespass.
Arrested was Lawrence V. Smith, 63, of Mena, on a Charge of Possession of Firearm by Certain Person and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
December 13, 2018
Report from a business on Highway 71 South near Mena of the theft of cash, totaling losses at $4,794.42. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Levi A. Wilson, 22, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
December 14, 2018
Report of a disturbance that had occurred earlier on Polk 46 near Shady Grove. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Neisha F. Wikel, 26, of Cove, on a Warrant for Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree.
December 15, 2018
Arrested was Lee E. Wisnoski, 44, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
December 16, 2018
Report of a disturbance on Heritage Lane near Hatfield. Deputies responded. One of the subjects left the residence for the night.
Report from complainants on Polk 184 near Acorn of damage done to three mailboxes, totaling losses at $100.00.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 18 Incarcerated Inmates, with 5 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
12-17-18 2:37 p.m. kawx.org