The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of November 9, 2020 – November 15, 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.
November 9, 2020
Report from complainant on Polk 274 near Vandervoort of a domestic altercation. Deputy responded. Complainant refused to press charges.
Report from Mena Regional Health System of an accidental gunshot victim. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 61 near Board Camp of a stolen four-wheeler. Deputy responded.
Report of an incident with a person the complainant met online.
Arrested was Colton K. Baker, 20, of Cove on Charges of Delivery of Schedule I or II, Delivery of Schedule VI, and Contributing to Delinquency of a Minor.
November 10, 2020
Report from the Polk County Detention Center of the discovery of contraband in the facility.
Report from complainant on Polk 301 near Cherry Hill of the theft of a plumbing pipe rack valued at $1000.00. Deputy responded.
Arrested was Justin A. Ashley, 27, of Mena on six Warrants for Failure to Appear, a Warrant for Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and a Warrant for Failure to Appear.
Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was David D. Heard, 34, of Mena on Charges of Fleeing in a Vehicle, Fleeing on Foot, Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License, and Racing on Highway.
November 11, 2020
Report of illegal contraband led to a juvenile being issued a Juvenile Citation for Possession of a Schedule VI. Juvenile was released to the custody of parent/guardian.
Report from complainant of the theft of ATV parts. Investigation continues.
November 12, 2020
Report of a vehicle being sideswiped. Deputy responded.
November 13, 2020
Report from complainant on Polk 164 near Rocky of a dispute between neighbors. Deputy responded.
Report of receiving inappropriate text messages. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 164 near Rocky of the theft of a chainsaw and crossbow valued at $500.00. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Hatton Lane near Wickes of a vehicles back glass being shot out. Deputy responded.
November 14, 2020
Report from complainant on Hwy 246W near Hatfield of a trespasser. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 165 near Potter of damage to a driveway. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Hwy 71S near Hatfield of an altercation. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Heritage Lane near Hatfield of the theft of a firearm. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Polk 8 near Wickes of a break-in. Investigation continues.
Report from complainant on Polk 75 near Acorn of the unauthorized use of a vehicle and problems involving child custody. Deputy responded.
Report of problems between family members. Deputy responded.
Report from complainant on Polk 67 near Big Fork of stolen guns. Investigation continues.
November 15, 2020
No reports filed.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked two vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 15 Incarcerated Inmates, with 9 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
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