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February, 2017

  • 15 February

    Local Woman Facing Charges After Alleged Bomb Threats

    BY MELANIE BUCK – A local woman has been arrested after allegedly making bomb threats to a trio of local businesses on Valentine’s Day. Korrie Cathleen Scarbrough, age 41, of Mena, is currently being held in the Polk County Detention Center on three charges of Falsely Communicating a Terrorist Threat after causing alarm at three local businesses. According to official ...

  • 14 February

    Mena Police Department: February 5-11, 2017

    February 5, 2017 Report was made of a renter having items removed from her house without her permission.  Case is pending. February 6, 2017 Melissa Turpin, 42, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s office. A local woman reported that she is being harassed and that a former boyfriend has vandalized her vehicle. Case is ...

  • 14 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: February 6-12, 2017

    February 6, 2017 Report from complainant on Polk 16 near Cove of being harassed by an acquaintance.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Report from complainant near Hatton that equipment had been tampered with by unauthorized persons.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Arrested was Amber R. Thomasson, ...

  • 8 February

    Mena Police Department: January 29 – February 4, 2017

    January 29, 2017 Two Mena boys, ages 13 and 14, were charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief. January 30, 2017 Leshonda Price, 33, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store. Report was made of breaking or entering and theft of property from a local mechanic shop. Three Mena boys, ...

  • 8 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 30 – February 5, 2017

    January 30, 2017 Report of an unattended death on Rodgers Drive in Cove.  Deputies responded. Report of  disturbances at businesses in Hatfield and Cove led to the arrest of Greg A. Cunningham, 56, of Mena, on Charges of two counts of Aggravated Assault, Theft of Motor Fuel and Fleeing. Traffic stop on Highway 375 West in Mena led to the ...

  • 2 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 23-29, 2017

    January 23, 2017 Report from walk-in complainant of the theft of a firearm, valued at $100.00.  Investigation continues. Report of an unauthorized person at a residence on Polk 59 in the Board Camp community led to the arrest of Bryan J. Strother, 25, of Mena, on Charges of Violation of a Protection Order, Theft of a Firearm, Aggravated Assault and ...

  • 2 February

    Mena Police Department: January 22-28, 2017

    January 22, 2017 Report was taken of someone trying to pass a counterfeit $10.00 bill at a local farm store.  Case is pending. Wesley Harold Henry, Jr., 32 of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store. January 23, 2017 Jimmy Lee Wright, 31, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding body ...

January, 2017

  • 24 January

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: January 9-22, 2017

    January 9, 2017 Report of a domestic disturbance on Highway 88 East near the Yocana community led to the arrest of Kenneth D. Frost, 43, of Mena, on a Charge of Domestic Battery 3rd Degree. Report from complainant on Highway 375 East near Mena of the theft of a vehicle. Deputies responded.  Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s ...

  • 24 January

    Mena Police Department: January 15-21, 2017

    January 15, 2017 Timothy Ryan Perry, 25, of La Junta, Colorado was charged with obstructing governmental operations.  Charges were later amended to loitering. Zach Bryan, 24, of Mena was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended driver’s license, having no liability insurance, and having no vehicle license. A local woman reported that someone is making obscene and harassing ...

  • 17 January

    Mena Police Department: January 8-13, 2017

    January 8, 2017 Report was taken from a local woman who said that someone had been on her property yelling and swearing. No charges were filed. Debra Cannon, 59, of Mena was charged with theft of property after an incident at a local convenience store regarding a gas skip. January 9, 2017 Officers entered a report regarding a local woman having ...