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SHERIFF’S LOG


The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019.  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 31, 2018
Report from complainant on Polk 117 near Mena of being threatened by an unknown individual.  Investigation continues.


January 1, 2019
Report from complainant on Highway 88 West near Rich Mountain of vandalism done to a building, causing damage to two doors.  Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Knighten Lane near Cove of a death.  Deputy responded.  The body was released to the Polk County Coroner.
Report of a disturbance at a business on Highway 71 North near Acorn led to the arrest of August E. Hollins, 26, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.
Report of a disturbance on Polk 76 East near Mena.  Suspect fled the scene before deputies arrived.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a disturbance that had occurred earlier on Highway 8 West near Rocky.  Investigation continues.


January 2, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 188 near Acorn of the theft of an engine and two jacks, totaling losses at $1,630.00.  Investigation continues.
Report from a Mena woman that her adult daughter was missing.  The family member was later located.


January 3, 2019
Report from complainant on East Boundary near Mena of  an individual that refuses to return a vehicle to the owner.  Investigation continues.
Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 121 near Mena led to the arrest of Matthew P. Owen, 22, of Mena, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.
Report from complainant on Highway 88 East near Cherry Hill of financial identity theft, totaling losses at $1,000.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Sean T. Henry, 25, of Cove, on three Warrants for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.


January 4, 2019
Report from complainant on Polk 414 near Hatfield of an unauthorized person on their property.  The suspect was advised to never return to the property.
Report of a dog bite on Crystal Lane near Mena.  Owner was advised to quarantine the animals for ten days.
Arrested was Leslie N. Gillaspy, 41, of Wickes, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.


January 5, 2019
Report of suspicious behavior on Highway 8 West near Mena led to the arrest of Thomas L. Kidwell, 39, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.
Report of an unattended death on Polk 284 near Hatfield.  Deputy responded.

January 6, 2019
Report of a disturbance at the Polk County Detention Center.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a disturbance at the Polk County Detention Center.  Deputies responded.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three vehicle accidents this week.

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 26 Incarcerated Inmates, with 4 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

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