The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of July 9, 2018 – July 15, 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 9, 2018
Report of a disturbance on Dove Lane near Hatfield. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 77 near Mena of an attempted break-in, causing $25.00 in damages to a door knob. Investigation continues.
Report from Montgomery County of a missing individual that was believed to be in Polk County. The person was later located in Polk County.
Report from a Mena woman of problems involving child custody exchange.
Report from complainant on Polk 49 near Shady Grove of suspicious activity. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report from a Glenwood man of problems regarding child custody exchange. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Lonnie G. Tyler, 49, of Mena, on a Warrant for Harassment
Arrested was Tina M. Richey, 31, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
Arrested was Bobby R. May, 30, of Mena, on Warrants for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and three counts of Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
July 10, 2018
Report from complainant on Highway 71 South near Hatfield of a scam involving prepaid cash cards, totaling losses at $950.00. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Polk 24 near Cove of damage done to a vehicle window. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Taylor Higgins, 23, of Mena, on a Warrant for Disorderly Conduct.
July 11, 2018
Arrested was Charles D. Morgan, 41, of Mena, on a Probation Hold.
July 12, 2018
Report from complainant of a disturbance that had occurred earlier. Complainant refused to press charges.
July 13, 2018
Report of a disturbance on Polk 753 near Mena led to Citations for Disorderly Conduct being issued to Tina R. Green, 48, and Michelle S. Green, 27, both of Perryville.
Report from complainant on Polk 412 near Shady of damage to lights, and the theft of tools and lumber, totaling losses at $450.00. Investigation continues.
Arrested was Robert Castillo, 49, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree.
Arrested was Sheila M. Akers, 40, of Cove, on a Warrant for Probation Violation.
July 14, 2018
Report of a motorcycle accident on Polk 48 near Potter led to Citations for Public Intoxication, Expired Tags and No Proof of Insurance being issued to Thomas E. Hendershot, 66, of Mena.
Report of a structure fire on Polk 42 near Mena. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Anders Avenue in Hatfield of the theft of various items from a rental property. Investigation continues.
Report of a disturbance on Polk 121 near Mena led to the arrest of Matthew P. Owen, 22, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.
Report of a structure fire on Polk 58 near Board Camp. Deputy responded.
Arrested was Robert L. Wallis, 37, of Mena, on a Parole Hold.
July 15, 2018
Report of a disturbance on Polk 28 near Hatfield. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Arrested was Christopher Ortega, 18, of Mena, on a Warrant for Criminal Contempt.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked four vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 30 Incarcerated Inmates, with 6 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
7-17-18 4:43 p.m. kawx.org
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