The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of January 20, 2020 – January 26, 2020. 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.
January 20, 2020
Arrested was Lukas M. Holliday, 29, of Mena, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
January 21, 2020
No reports were filed.
January 22, 2020
Report from complainant on Hornbeck Avenue in Hatfield of the theft of a computer. The item was later found and returned to the owner.
Arrested was Johnathan Falkner, 34, of Cove, on a Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
January 23, 2020
Report from complainant on Polk 44 near Mena of being harassed by an acquaintance. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
January 24, 2020
Traffic stop on Highway 8 East near Mena led to the arrest of Nathaniel A. Riley, 37, of Mena, on Warrants for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Parole Hold. Additional information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
Report of a missing 15-year-old female from another county being located in Polk County. The juvenile was picked up and returned to the proper authorities.
January 25, 2020
Report of a disturbance on Rex Lane near Potter. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.
January 26, 2020
Request for welfare check on Polk 87 near Ink.
Arrested was Matthew M. Evans, 53, of Mena, on Warrants for Theft by Receiving and three counts of Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Report from a business on Highway 71 South in Cove of a gas skip led to a Citation for Theft of Motor Fuel being issued to Jacob W. Seago-Moga, 23, of Mena.
Report from complainant on Polk 87 near Ink of being assaulted. Deputy responded. Complainant refused to press charges.
Report of a two-vehicle accident on Highway 375 East near Mena led to the arrest of Thomas B. Copelin, 61, of Mena, on Charges of DWI and Careless/Prohibited Driving.
Arrested was Juston M. Wikel, 35, of Cove, on Warrants for Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply with a Court Order.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked three vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 20 Incarcerated Inmates, with 11 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
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