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SHERIFF’S LOG

 

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of May 24, 2021 – May 30, 2021. 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.

 

May 24, 2021

Report of a disturbance at the Polk County Courthouse led to the arrest of Kirk W. Grafton, 50, of Mena, on a Charge of Disorderly Conduct.

 

May 25, 2021

Report from complainant on Polk 76 near Acorn of fraudulent bank activity. Deputy responded.

 

May 26, 2021

Report of a hit and run accident on Hwy 71N near Mena. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 53 near Dallas Valley of a break in and theft of tools, an air compressor, a beer stein, a Husky mower, and a fiberglass boat, totaling losses at $1,100.00. Deputy responded.

Report of possible elder abuse. Deputy responded.

 

May 27, 2021

Report from complainant on Hwy 88E near Ink of being stabbed in the foot. Deputy responded.

Report of a sexual assault. Deputy responded.

Report of the discovery of a suspicious substance led to two juveniles being issued Juvenile Citations for Possession of Marijuana. Juveniles were released to the custody of a parent/guardian.

Arrested was Sarah R. Beck, 36, of Mena, on a Warrant for Delivery of Meth or Cocaine and Delivery of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance.

Arrested was Dale D. Shimel, 32, of Vandervoort, on a Charge of Public Intoxication.

 

May 28, 2021

Report from complainant on Polk 661 near Cherry Hill of a scam involving an online purchase. Deputy responded.

Arrested was Jason W. Busby, 47, of Mena, on a Charge of Parole Revocation, Terroristic Act, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Arrested by a trooper with the Arkansas State Police was Michael V. Henderson, 31, of Mena, on a Charge of DWI.

 

May 29, 2021

Report from complainant on Polk 16 near Vandervoort of receiving threatening texts. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Polk 44 near Dallas Valley of a domestic disturbance. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration of charges.

Arrested was Jarad A. Miller, 22, of Gillham on a Warrant for Failure to Appear, and a Warrant for Failure to Comply.

Arrested was Bryan E. Sturgis, 54, of Mena, on a Parole Hold.

 

May 30, 2021

Report from complainant on Polk 659 near Board Camp of a garage window being broken out. Deputy responded.

Report from complainant on Wild Rose Lane near Acorn of items missing from a residence. Deputies responded.

Report from complainant on Heritage Lane near Hatfield of property damage. Deputy responded. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration of charges.

Report of a Violation of an Order of Protection. Deputy responded.

 

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

 

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 22 Incarcerated Inmates, with 6 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

 

PC21-00442

 

6-1-21 7:27 p.m. KAWX.ORG 

 

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