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Mena Police Department: August 6-12, 2017

August 6, 2017

Shawn Matthew Leach, 25, of Mena was charged with residential burglary, theft of property, and public intoxication.  The arrest followed a call to a local residence.

August 7, 2017

A Mena woman reported that her purse was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked on the lot at her place of employment.  Case is pending further investigation.

August 8, 2017

Neighbors of a local couple reported them arguing.  Neither person wished to file charges.

Alban Robert Beckwith, 25, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  He was additionally charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license and having no vehicle insurance.

Michael Chance Martin, 33, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant.

Darren Richard Mullins, 49, of Mena was charged with driving on a driver’s license suspended for DWI.

August 9, 2017

Two reports were made of feuding couples having altercations.  No charges were filed in either case.

August 10, 2017

Crystal Joy Vereyken, 44, of Mena was charged with DWI, leaving the scene of an accident, and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

A local woman reported she is being harassed by an acquaintance.  Case is pending.

Maria Carmen Williamson, 59, of Mena was charged with third degree battery after officers were called to a local residence.

August 11, 2017

Police responded to an open-door alarm at a local restaurant.  Authorities and a key holder searched the building and  it was secured.

Report was made of a homemade trailer being stolen from a local residence.  Case is pending.

August 12, 2017

An 11-year-old Mena boy was cited for criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after a call to a local store.  Case was forwarded to juvenile authorities.

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