The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of October 17, 2022 – October 23, 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.
October 17, 2022
Deputies responded to a report of neglect and possible fraud.
October 18, 2022
Deputies responded to a residence on Kodiak Lane near Mena in reference to a welfare check.
Deputies responded to a residence on Polk 44 near Mena in reference to identity fraud.
Shannon House, 55 of Grannis was arrested on a Felony Failure to Appear Warrant.
Melinda Kuykendall, 45 of Cove was arrested by an officer with the Arkansas State Police on charges of DWI, Reckless Driving and Driving Left of Center.
October 19, 2022
October 20, 2022
Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Polk 407 near Cove in reference to pigs being shot.
Deputies responded to a residence on Polk 671 near Mena in reference to a possible theft.
Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Hwy 375 W near Mena in reference to a theft.
October 21, 2022
Nevada Woodruff, 32 of Gillham was arrested by an officer with the Drug Task Force on a Felony Probation Violation Warrant and a Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrant..
Cody James, 22 of Mena was arrested on seven Misdemeanor Failure to Appear Warrants and a Misdemeanor 3rd Degree Battery Warrant.
October 22, 2022
While on patrol, deputies made contact with a stopped vehicle leading to the arrest of Lee Wisnoski, 48 of Mena on a Probation Violation Warrant and a charge of Fleeing on Foot.
Deputies responded to an area on Hwy 71 North in reference to a motorist assist leading to the arrest of Kenneth Lorenz, 70 of DeQueen on charges of DWI and No Driver’s License.
A traffic stop on Hwy 71 near Wickes led to the arrest of Lorin Kesterson, 56 of Wickes on a Felony Body Attachment Warrant and a charge of Possession of Methamphetamine or Cocaine.
October 23, 2022
Deputies responded to a residence on Polk 416 near Potter in reference to a prowler.
A traffic stop on N Edwards Street near Vandervoort led to the arrest of Chase Caudill, 32 of Wickes on charges of DWI, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance as well as a citation for Careless and Prohibited Driving, No Vehicle License and No Proof of Insurance.
Polk County Sheriff’s Office worked 2 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.
10-25-22 8:43 AM KAWX.ORG