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Mena Police Department: August 30 – September 5, 2015

August 30, 2015

No reports on file.

August 31, 2015

A Mena woman reported that someone had cashed checks from her account at a local retail store. Case is pending.

Report was taken of several televisions being taken from a local retail store. The suspect returned and paid for the merchandise, stating that they forgot to pay initially. Case is pending further investigation.

Joshua Todd Penney, 38, of Mena was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, possession of firearms by certain persons, three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, all felonies. In the same incident, Candi Hilderbrand, 32, also of Mena was charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia.

September 1, 2015

A local man reported that his vehicle sustained damage while parked on the lot of a local retail store. Case pending review of surveillance tape and location of possible suspect.

September 2, 2015

Joshua Penney, 38, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Mena police officers traveled to Scott County to transfer Daniel Keith Urban, 25, of Waldron to the Polk County Detention Center. The arrest was in reference to an outstanding warrant from the Mena Police Department.

Officers interviewed a Mena couple regarding several recent incidences of counterfeit money. Case is pending further investigation.

Sonia Enriquez, 33, of Wickes was arrested and charged with theft-of-property (shoplifting) after a call from loss control personnel at a local retail store.

A local woman reported that someone had stolen her prescription medication and cell phone. Case is pending.

Seth Manley, 34, of Mena was charged with misdemeanor false imprisonment, theft-of-property, third degree battery, and felony residential burglary after a call to a local residence.

September 3, 2015

Robert Samuel Bush, Jr., 32, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after an incident near the Polk County Courthouse.

September 4, 2015

James Arnold Hughes, 64, of Mena was charged with DWI and careless driving after a call regarding a reckless driver.

September 5, 2015

A local man reported that a truck belonging to his employer had been stolen from his driveway. The vehicle has been entered into ACIC. Case is pending.

Report was taken of a gas-skip at a local convenience store. Case is pending.

A local man reported that his cell phone was missing from his residence. Case is pending location of a suspect.

A local business-owner reported that someone had tried to gain entry to the building through a back door, but were unable to get into the store. Case is pending.

Officers completed an additional six reports and worked seven accidents.

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