The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 21, 2020 – December 27, 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.


December 21, 2020

Report of a vehicle in the ditch on 71S near Hatfield. Deputy responded.

Report of a domestic disturbance on Hwy 8E near Board Camp. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration.

Report of a fraudulent checking account being opened. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 184 near Acorn of problems involving a business agreement. Deputy responded.


December 22, 2020

No reports filed.


December 23, 2020

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Litza M. Prine, 59, of Cove on a Warrant for Possession of Schedule VI and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and a Warrant for Delivery of Meth or Cocaine.

Arrested was Becky M. Stroud, 50, of Mena on a Warrant for Failure to Comply.


December 24, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 87 near Ink of a domestic altercation. Deputy responded.


December 25, 2020

Report of the unauthorized use of a dumpster.


December 26, 2020

Report of a single vehicle accident on Polk 287 near Cove. Deputy responded.

Report of a domestic disturbance. Deputy responded.


December 27, 2020

Report from complainant on Polk 70 near Cherry Hill of a stolen four-wheeler. Deputy responded.


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


Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 17 Incarcerated Inmates, with 10 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.




12-28-20 12:39 p.m. KAWX.ORG 

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