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November, 2013

  • 25 November

    Inmate Dies While in Custody at the Polk County Detention Center

    [MENA] At approximately 4:40 a.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2013, an adult male detainee collapsed in a one-man cell at the Polk County Detention Center.  Law enforcement officers from the Sheriff’s Office and Mena Police Department, as well as emergency personnel from Southwest EMS, responded to the scene. The man was transported to Mena Regional Health System where he was ...

  • 25 November

    Police Make Arrest in Vaught Shooting

    BY LEANN DILBECK – The Polk County Sheriff’s Department continues investigating a shooting in which Billy Vaught was injured at his home during the very early hours of Saturday morning. Police were notified after the victim arrived at Mena Regional Health System. Upon questioning, Vaught identified his assailant as Lori Rose, age 38, of Mena. Rose was taken into custody at ...

  • 20 November

    Mena Police Department activity for the week starting November 10 through November 16, 2013

    November 10, 2013 Officers responded to an alarm call at a local bank. The area was secured. Officers responded to an alarm call at a business at the airport.  An employee was present and the area was found to be secure. Report was made of an argument between two Mena men.  Neither wished to press charges. Howard Wayne Blume, 18 of Mena was ...

  • 18 November

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – November 11 – 17

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of November 11 – November 17, 2013.  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 ...

  • 13 November

    Mena Police Department – November 3 – 9

    The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of November 3 – November 9, 2013.  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 ...

  • 13 November

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – November 4 – 10

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of November 4 – November 10, 2013.  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 ...

  • 7 November

    Mena Police Department – October 27 – November 2

    The following information was received from the Mena Police Department for the week of October 28 – November 3, 2013.  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 ...

  • 7 November

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – October 28 – November 2

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of October 28 – November 3, 2013.  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 ...

October, 2013

  • 29 October

    Mena Police Department – October 20 – 26

    The following information was received from the Mena Police Department for the week of October 20 – October 26, 2013.  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 ...

  • 29 October

    Polk County Sheriff’s Department – October 21 – 27

    The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey for the week of October 21 – October 27, 2013.  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 ...