The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 6, 2021 – September 12, 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.
September 6, 2021
While on patrol on 5th Street near Cove, deputies made a traffic stop leading to the arrest of Michael Elmore, 37 of Gillham on charges of Possession of Schedule I or II Controlled Substance, Driving on a Suspended License, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and No Proof of Insurance.
September 7, 2021
Deputies responded to a report of Harassing Communications.
Deputies responded to a complaint of a home being entered on Polk 178 near Acorn. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.
September 8, 2021
Deputies responded to a walk-in complaint of a social media scam resulting in the loss of approximately $2,000.00.
Deputies responded to a complaint of a vehicle that had been broken into while at the fairgrounds.
Deputies responded to a report of mailboxes being run over on Polk 53 near Dallas Valley.
A traffic stop on Polk 34 near Hatfield led to the arrest of Veronica Smith, 42 of Cove on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
September 9, 2021
Deputies responded to a report of an unattended death on Polk 34 near Hatfield.
Deputies responded to a report of a car fire on Polk 283 near Hatfield.
Deputies responded to a walk-in complaint of Harassment.
September 10, 2021
Deputies responded to a walk-in complaint of Theft.
Deputies responded to a report of an altercation on Polk 626 near Dallas Valley. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.
September 11, 2021
Deputies responded to a report of a possible break-in with medications missing.
Noel Myers, 36 of Hatfield was arrested on a charge of Violation of a Protection Order, two Failure to Appear Warrants and a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant.
September 12, 2021
A traffic stop on Polk 16 near Vandervoort led to the arrest of Waylon Broach, 22 of Cove on a charge of DWI.
A traffic stop on Hwy 375 E near Dallas Valley led to the arrest of Jesse Saxour, 33 of Mena on three charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Firearm by Certain Person.
Deputies responded to a property dispute among neighbors on Polk 269 near Vandervoort.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked 1 vehicle accident this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 15 Incarcerated Inmates, with 6 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
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