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March, 2014

  • 3 March

    Mena Police Department – February 23 – March 1, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of February 23 – March 1, 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 dismissed or ...

February, 2014

  • 25 February

    Mena Police Department – February 16 – 22, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of February 16 – February 22, 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 dismissed or ...

  • 25 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – February 17- 23, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of February 17 – February 23, 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 ...

  • 20 February

    Mena Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Child Pornography

            Fort Smith, Arkansas – Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Christopher Cottman, 29, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison and five years of supervised release for Receiving Images of Child Pornography. The sentencing took place before the Honorable P.K. Holmes III in United States District Court for the Western ...

  • 19 February

    Puckett Sentenced Following Investigation that Revealed Years of Defrauding Methodist Church

    BY LEANN DILBECK – Jan Puckett, age 64 of Mena, was sentenced to 27-months, 1-year probation, and ordered to pay full restitution of $350,601.28 today when she appeared in federal court in Ft. Smith, Ark. after pleading guilty in October 2013 to one-count of Wire Fraud, according to First United Methodist Church Reverend Gary Harrison. The official press release from ...

  • 18 February

    Mena Police Department – February 9 – 15, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of February 9 – February 15, 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 dismissed or ...

  • 18 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – February 10 – 16, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of February 10 – February 16, 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 ...

  • 17 February

    Convicted Drug Dealer’s Appeal Denied

    BY LEANN DILBECK – Last week, Chief Judge Robert J. Gladwin of the Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld a conviction and sentencing of a Polk County jury in the case of Joe King, II. King was convicted April 18, 2013 in Polk County Circuit Court of felony possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia [ACA 5-64-443(c)] and felony possession of ...

  • 11 February

    Mena Police Department – February 2 – 8, 2014

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of February 2 – February 8, 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 dismissed or ...

  • 11 February

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – February 3 – 9, 2014

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of February 3 – February 9, 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 ...