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August, 2014

  • 5 August

    Mena Police Department: July 27 – August 7, 2014

    Correction:  Last week’s report erroneously stated that Wesley Weeks of Mena was charged with theft of property.  This was a clerical error.  Mr. Weeks was not charged with theft.  We apologize for any inconvenience and embarrassment this may have caused him. The person actually arrested was Beatrice A. Bruce, 50 of Cove.  She was charged with theft of property.  The ...

  • 5 August

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 28 – August 3, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of July 28 – August 3, 2014.  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 ...

July, 2014

  • 29 July

    Mena Police Department: July 20-26, 2014

    July 20, 2014 David Chase Egger, 24, of Mena was arrested on outstanding felony warrant. July 21, 2014 Wesley Weeks, 24, Anthony Laxamana, 22, and Ilia Rushin, 33, all of Mena were charged with theft of property after an investigation by a local retail store. July 22, 2014 Austin Kain, 18, of Mena was charged with two counts of theft ...

  • 29 July

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 21-27, 2014

    July 21, 2014 Report from complainant on Pinecrest Lane near the Nunley community of vandalism to a vehicle, causing $500.00 in damages.  Investigation continues. Arrested was Gerald E. Watkins, 37, of Wickes, on Charges of DWI, Speeding, Following Too Close, Careless/Prohibited Driving, Driving Left of Center, No Seatbelt, Littering and Refusal to Submit. July 22, 2014 Report from complainant on ...

  • 22 July

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 14-20, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of July 14 – July 20, 2014.  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 ...

  • 22 July

    Mena Police Department: July 13-19, 2014

    July 13, 2014 Robert L. Wallis, 33, of Mena was charged with third degree assault after a call to a local residence.  Also charged in the incident with obstructing governmental operations was Rachel Jones, 36, also of Mena. David J. Anderson, 42, of Mena was charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, obstructing governmental operations, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  The ...

  • 15 July

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department: July 7-13, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of July 7 – July 13, 2014.  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 ...

  • 15 July

    Mena Police Department: July 6-12, 2014

    July 6, 2014 A local man reported that he has neighbors who own a pit bull dog and that the dog sometimes runs loose.  The dog killed his cat.  Case is pending further investigation. Marylon Lyvon Colbert, 60, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after officers responded to a call regarding a stumbling man. David Hugh Horton, 28, of ...

  • 11 July

    Multi-Vehicle Accident Near Acorn Injures Two Waldron Teens

    BY LEANN DILBECK – A multi-vehicle accident Friday on Hwy 71 near Acorn sent two Waldron teens to the hospital but according to the officials working the accident, it could have been much worse. Polk County Deputy Scott Sawyer said his heart sank when he first came up on the scene and recognized that the driver was the daughter of ...

  • 8 July

    Mena Police Department: June 29 – July 5

    June 29, 2014  A 17-year-old Mena youth was charged with disorderly conduct after a call to a local residence. June 30, 2014 Brandon Allen Foster, 23, of Mena was charged with obstructing governmental operations after an incident in Mena. A local woman reported that she is being stalked.  The suspect has been advised to have no further contact with the ...