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Mena Police Department: July 19-25, 2015

July 19, 2015

Officers responded to a local residence when a Mena man said that someone had thrown a rock through a window on his front door, striking him in the head. He reported seeing two men run from the area when they realized someone was at home. The man advised that he does not wish to press charges.

July 20, 2015

A local woman reported that her children had not been returned to her after a weekend with their father. She advised that the father lived in South Polk County, so the case was turned over to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

July 21, 2015

A Mena man complained that his father-in-law was harassing him. Case is pending.

A Benton man reported that a gun was stolen from his unlocked vehicle when he was staying at a local motel. The gun has been entered into NCIC as stolen.  The gun is described as a Remington 870 Express shotgun, camouflage, with a tactical stock and pistol grip and a fiber optic sight.

July 22, 2015

Officers responded to an incident at the DHS building regarding a woman who was causing a disturbance. Officers spoke with the woman and she agreed to leave.

Joy M. Reed, 27, of Mena was arrested on two outstanding warrants for failure-to-pay fines and court costs.

July 23, 2015

Officers were asked to check on a woman at a local mobile home park. She was later taken by ambulance to the local hospital.

July 24, 2015

A local woman was taken by ambulance to the local hospital after neighbors notified authorities that she was in need of assistance.

Report was taken of a trailer losing a wheel and doing damage to a parked vehicle.

July 25, 2015

Nikita Polk, 28, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct and refusal to submit to arrest after an incident at a local retail store. She was later cited for theft-of-property (shoplifting) after review of surveillance tapes.

Jeffrey M. Smith, 38, of Mena was charged with possession of schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia after a call to a local apartment building.

Officers completed an additional seven reports and worked 6 accidents.

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