January 21, 2018
Officers responded to an altercation at a local residence. No arrests have been made at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.
Rosie R. Arthur, 44, of Cove was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear from the Mena Police Department.
January 22, 2018
Report was made of someone stealing a man’s banking information and forging a check in Massachusetts. Case is pending.
Employees at a local bank received a counterfeit one hundred dollar bill in a deposit from a local restaurant. Case pending.
January 23, 2018
Nicholas Kesterson, 18, of Cove was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers responded to a call at a local retail store.
A 17-year-old Mena girl was charged with theft of property (shoplifting). Case was referred to juvenile authorities.
Billie Jennings, 57, and Carrie Carter, 53, both of Mena, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule VI narcotics (marijuana). Jennings was additionally served an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
Christina Wright 25, and Jimmy Wright, 32, both of Mena, were both charged with second degree forgery and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both suspects were served outstanding warrants as well.
January 24, 2018
Officers responded to an altercation between a man and woman at a local mobile home park. No charges were filed.
Cody Dees, 32, of Mena was arrested to two outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs from the Mena Police Department.
January 25, 2018
A local man reported that someone had stolen several appliances from his residence while he was out of town. Case is pending location and interview of suspect.
Danny J. Haynes, 41, of Mena was charged with possession of cocaine or methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing, and resisting arrest.
January 26, 2018
A local woman reported that she had been bitten by a dog. Case is pending receipt of further information.
January 27, 2018
Tara Lott, 34, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after a call to a local retail store.