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Mena Police Department: August 21-27, 2016

August 21, 2016

Management at a local retail store reported that one of their employees had been scammed by a quick-change con artist in the amount of $500.00.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes and identity of suspect.

August 22, 2016

Brandi Fay Sanders, 29, and Adam Lee Dollarhyde, 28, were both charged with third degree battery after a call to a local residence.

August 23, 2016

Laura Kay Giesel, 45, of Mena was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of meth or cocaine, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication.

Richard Lee Smiley, 58, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass after a call to a local medical based facility regarding an unwanted individual in the office.

Officers responded to a disturbance at a local residence regarding a domestic dispute.  No arrests were made.

August 24, 2016

Report was taken of someone filling the diesel tank of a tractor with water.  Case is pending.

Report was taken of a fight on the parking lot of a local retail store.  When authorities arrived, some of the suspects had left the area.  After interviewing all parties involved, officers forwarded the report to the prosecuting attorney for possibly issuing a warrant.

Charles Michael Mayo, 67, of Mena was cited for harassment after several incidents involving a local woman and Mr. Mayo.

A Mena woman reported that someone had stolen a package that had been delivered to her residence.  Case is pending.

August 25, 2016

A Mena man reported that someone had entered a building he owns and had opened several windows and doors and left lights on.  Case is pending.

A local woman reported that her 15-year-old daughter had not returned home on the bus after school.  Officers were able to locate the girl and released her to her mother.

August 26, 2016

Chad Lowder, 41, no address given, was transported from Logan County to Polk County by city officers and was served an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation.

August 27, 2016

Report was taken of a local man’s former wife harassing him.  Case is pending.

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