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September, 2015

  • 1 September

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – August 24 – 30, 2015

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of August 24, 2015 – August 30, 2015. 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 ...

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    Mena Police Department: August 23-29, 2015

    August 23, 2015 Report was made of a Mena youth attacking a neighbor. Case is pending. August 24, 2015 Ty Wayne Jones, 19, of Mena was charged with third-degree battery after officers were called to an incident at a local residence. August 25, 2015 Kenneth Ryan Weisinger, 26, of Mena was arrested on a felony warrant for parole revocation. Christopher ...

  • 25 August

    Mena Police Department: August 16-22, 2015

    August 16, 2015 Noel M. Faught, 26, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after an incident on a local parking lot. A local woman reported that she had been punched in the face by an acquaintance. Case is pending interview of suspect and all witnesses. August 17, 2015 Report was taken of two counterfeit $100.00 bills being received at ...

  • 25 August

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 17-23, 2015

    August 17, 2015 Arrested was Joanne M. Short, 58, of Cove, on a Warrant for Failure to Appear. Report of a domestic disturbance on Polk 10 near Wickes. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. August 18, 2015 Report from complainant on Polk 21 near Cove of the theft of a cooler valued at $250.00. ...

  • 18 August

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 10-16, 2015

    August 10, 2015 Report from complainant on Highway 88 East near the Cherry Hill community of being harassed by an acquaintance. Information has been provided to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for further consideration. Arrested was Michael W. Laws, 29, of Mena, on Warrants for Violation of a No Contact Order and Probation Violation. Report from a Mena woman of problems ...

  • 17 August

    Mena Police Department: August 9-15, 2015

    August 9, 2015 Krystal Lynn Lee, 35, of Leesville, Louisiana, was charged with theft of property (shoplifting), possession of a methamphetamine or cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest followed a call to a local retail store. Report was taken of a fight between a Mena couple. Case is pending. August 10, 2015 Michael Wayne Laws, 29, of Mena ...

  • 11 August

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: August 3-9, 2015

    August 3, 2015 Report from complainant on Polk 282 near Hatfield of the theft of electronics, clothing and furniture, all valued at $1,935.00. Investigation continues. Report from a Mena woman of problems with an ex-spouse regarding custody issues. Report from complainant on Buckley Lane near Potter of unauthorized use of a debit card, totaling losses at $918.89. Investigation continues. Report ...

  • 11 August

    Mena Police Department: August 2-8, 2015

    August 2, 2015 Three 15-year-old youths, two from Mena and one from Carthage, Missouri, were charged with theft of property and breaking or entering after a call to a local residence. Korie Wilhite, 23, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after a call to a local retail store. August 3, 2015 A 14-year-old Mena girl was issued ...

  • 4 August

    Mena Police Department: July 26 – August 1, 2015

    July 26, 2015 Report was made of damage done at a local fun park. Case is pending. Lonnie Gene Tyler, 46, of Mena was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing governmental operations after officers were called to a local mobile home park. A local woman reported that her purse had been stolen. Case is pending interview of all ...

  • 4 August

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 27 – August 2, 2015

    July 27, 2015 Request for assistance with a dirt bike accident on Wolfpen Gap Trail. Subject was transported to Mena Regional Health System. Report from complainant on Polk 284 near Hatfield of fraudulent use of an account, totaling losses at $400.00. Investigation continues. Report from a business on Highway 88 West near Mena of a possible overdose. Subject was transported ...