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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 charged with DWI and having defective equipment after a traffic stop.  Also charged in the incident with possession of alcohol by a minor was a 16-year-old Mena youth.
November 11, 2013
Raymond C. Riley, 62, of Mena was charged with DWI II, not wearing a seat belt, careless driving, and refusal to submit to BAC after a traffic stop.
November 12, 2013
Report was taken of a verbal altercation between two Mena men.  No charges have been filed.
November 13, 2013
Jerry Lee Ibison, 28, of Mena was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license and having no proof of insurance.  The arrest followed a traffic stop.
Officers responded to an alarm call at a local bank’s ATM machine.  The area was found to be secure.
November 14, 2013
No criminal reports filed.
November 15, 2013
A local man reported that someone had stolen a Panasonic flat screen television from a local residence.  Case is pending.
A Mena man reported that his cell phone had been stolen from his pickup.  The theft occurred while he was visiting friends at a local apartment complex.
Thomas Edward Burgell, 63, of Mena was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license.  The suspension was for DWI.
November 16, 2013
Matthew Hawkworth, 28, of Pencil Bluff was charged with public intoxication after a call to a local retail store regarding a man walking in and out of traffic.
Officers completed an additional 7 reports and worked five accidents.
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