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Polk County Sheriff's Report for September 12th - 18th

SHERIFF’S LOG

 

The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 12, 2022 – September 18, 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.

 

September 12, 2022

Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant in reference to forgery.

Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant in reference to harassment.

 

September 13, 2022

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on West Barton in Cove in reference to a welfare check.

Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant in reference to a stolen firearm.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 122 near Mena in reference to a vehicle being broken into. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.

 

September 14, 2022

Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant in reference to a theft from a residence on Polk 25 near Hatfield.

Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant in reference to a theft.

 

September 15, 2022

Deputies responded to a report of identity theft at a residence on Polk 42 near Mena.

Deputies responded to a walk-in complainant in reference to a theft from a residence on Butler Circle near Hatfield.

Deputies responded to a dog bite victim.

 

September 16, 2022

Chad Thornton, 31 of Mena was arrested on a warrant for 2nd Degree Criminal Mischief and a warrant for Harassment.

Deputies were dispatched to a campsite near Lake Wilhelmina in reference to the theft of property.

 

September 17, 2022

John D Huff, 45 of Hatfield was arrested on a warrant for Aggravated Assault and a warrant for 3rd Degree Domestic Battery.

An incident near Ward Lake near Mena led to the arrest of Kathy Harper, 42 of Mena on charges of Resisting Arrest, Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 77 near Mena in reference to a theft.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 625 near Mena in reference to damage to a fence.

 

September 18, 2022

Heather Griffis, 37 of Eudora was arrested on a Felony Warrant for Non-Support.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 74 near Mena in reference to a theft. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Mills Lane near Mena in reference to a vehicle fire.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on No More Loop Lane in reference to a verbal altercation. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 646 near Mena in reference to a physical altercation. Information has been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney for further consideration.

 

 

Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked 2 vehicle accidents this week.

 

Polk County Detention Center Jail Population: 21 Incarcerated Inmates, with 12 Inmates currently on the Waiting List for a State Facility.

 

9-19-22 4:00 PM KAWX.ORG