The following information was received from Mena Police Department for the week of April 26, 2015 through May 3, 2015. 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 that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.
April 26, 2015
Report was taken of an assault on a woman’s boyfriend by her former husband. Case is pending.
April 27, 2015
No reports filed.
April 28, 2015
A local man reported that his neighbor was cursing at his dog because the dog was barking. The man was advised to cease swearing.
Crystal May, 31, of Mena was charged with theft by receiving after an investigation.
Heath Paul Christian, 29, of Mena was charged with harassment after an incident at a local business.
April 29, 2015
Brandon J. Walls, 20, of Maud, Texas was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear from the Mena Police Department. Texarkana officers picked him up, and Mena officers traveled there to bring him to Polk County.
Robert Daniel, 38, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
April 30, 2015
No criminal reports filed.
May 1, 2015
Report was taken of a local resident shooting blue jays and squirrels in his yard. He was advised that it is illegal to fire a gun in the city limits. He agreed to stop doing it. Case was forwarded to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, as it is illegal to shoot a songbird in the state of Arkansas.
May 2, 2015
Report was taken of the theft of an MP3 player from a local retail store. Case is pending.
Report was taken of the theft of a vehicle by a woman’s estranged boyfriend. Case is pending.
Officers completed an additional six reports and worked eleven accidents.