BY MELANIE WADE –
A Mena resident has been arrested by the Mena Police Department on initial charges of Internet Stalking of a Child and Sexual Indecency with a Child. Kevin Wayne Dehart, age 52, was arrested on Sunday, July 23, 2017, following an investigation by the department.
Dehart is currently awaiting formal charges in the arraignment phase, which is expected to occur by Wednesday, July 26, 2017. He remains in the Polk County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. More details of the case have not yet been released.
As a note, all person(s) within this report are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.