BY MELANIE BUCK –
Two burglars were caught on Friday morning [February 5, 2016] following a short investigation by the Mena Police Department. According to records, James Hembree, age 55, and Cody Enyeart, age 32, both of Mena, were arrested in the commercial burglary of two local car washes.
Both Hembree and Enyeart were charged with Commercial Burglary, a Class C Felony; Breaking or Entering of a Coin Operated Machine, a Class D Felony; Theft of Property and Criminal Mischief, both misdemeanors.
In addition to the burglary charges, Enyeart was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, both Class D Felonies.
“It was a mix between us and people in the community paying attention,” said Mena Police Chief Brandon Martin.