The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of December 27, 2021 – January 02, 2022. 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 27, 2021
Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant of vehicle damage while at a business on Hwy 71 near Hillcrest.
Deputies responded to a report of an assault.
December 28, 2021
Deputies responded to a mailbox being torn down at a residence on Hwy 375 E near Mena.
December 29, 2021
Deputies responded to a complaint of Theft of Property from a property on Burls Hill Lane near Cove.
December 30, 2021
Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 298 near Mena in reference to a Welfare Check.
Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Carpenter Street in Hatfield in reference to an unresponsive person.
Jarad Miller, 23 of Cove was arrested on a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant and a Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrant.
Allen Loving, 56 of Hatfield was arrested on charges of Maintaining a Drug Premise, Public Intoxication and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
December 31, 2021
Deputies responded to a report of damaged mailboxes on Polk 78 near Potter.
January 01, 2022
Douglas Manley, 39 of Hatfield was arrested on five Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrants.
January 02, 2022
Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle accident on Hwy 375 East near Mena leading to the arrest of Matthew Miller, 39 of Mena. He was arrested on one Felony Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons and five Misdemeanor Warrants. Miller is additionally charged with Possession of Methamphetamine or Cocaine and Furnishing Prohibited Articles. Also, arrested was Cheryl Smith, 32 of Mena on a Felony Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and charges of Driving without a License, Careless and Prohibited Driving and Fictitious tags. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked 3 vehicle accidents this week.
Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 20 Incarcerated Inmates, with 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.
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