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Mena Police Department: August 3 – 9, 2014

August 3, 2014

Marcus O. Goodner, 19 of Mena was charged with underage DUI after a traffic stop.  Also charged in the incident with obstructing governmental operations and furnishing alcohol to a minor was Randall Burkett, 22, also of Mena.

August 4, 2014

Two local women reported that a man they did not know had driven by the sidewalk where they were standing and was taking pictures of them.  One of the women had noticed the same man doing the same thing a few days prior.  Case is pending interview of suspect.

August 5, 2014

A local man reported that his estranged spouse would not let him see his children.  He was advised to seek information from his attorney.

August 6, 2013

Report was taken of a hit-and-run accident on the parking lot of a local restaurant.  Case is pending.

August 7, 2014

Officers responded to a verbal altercation between two Mena residents regarding who should or should not be living in a local house.  They were advised that it was a civil matter, and nothing criminal had occurred.

August 8, 2014

Nicholas L. Emerson, 34, and Jarod William Cullwell, 25, both of Mena, were arrested and charged with third degree battery after a call to a local residence.

Gary David Walters, 35, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after a call to a local retail store.

A local woman reported that a theft from wallet.  She had gone to the restroom of a local retail store and left her wallet on the sink.  When she went back to get the wallet, all the cash was missing.  Case is pending.

August 9, 2014

No criminal reports filed.

Officers completed an additional five reports and worked five accidents.

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