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Mena Police Department: March 15-21, 2015

March 15, 2015

No criminal reports filed.

March 16, 2015

No criminal reports filed.

March 17, 2015

Jason Dee Rosson, 33, of Mena was charged with third degree battery. The arrest followed a call to a disturbance at a local residence.

A Mena woman reported that she is being harassed by her sister-in-law’s boyfriend. Case is pending.

A local man reported that a prescription medication was stolen from his vehicle by a woman to whom he gave a ride. He was unable to provide a name for the woman. Case is pending.

A local business owner reported that his mailbox had been knocked down twice recently. No suspects at this time.

Shane Martin Tillery, 20, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

March 18, 2015

No criminal reports filed.

March 19, 2015

Officers responded to a disturbance at a local residence. The parties involved reported that they were arguing, but neither wished to pursue charges.

Michael Wayne Laws, 28, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Vicky L. Fussell, 46, of Mena was arrested on five outstanding warrants from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and from the Mena Police Department.

Gerald E. Thomas, 55, of Mena was arrested on four outstanding warrants for violation of Arkansas’ hot check law.
March 20, 2015

Richard Earl Stiltner,75, of Oden was arrested for violation of an order of protection.

Micah Steffler, 29, of DeQueen was charged with harassment, following too close, and having no driver’s license. The arrest followed a call from Polk County dispatch.

A local man reported that one of his roommates’ visitors stole his RCA tablet. Case is pending.

Loss prevention personnel at a local retail store reported the theft of merchandise from their store. Case is pending review of surveillance tapes and interview of suspects.

Employees at a local convenience store reported a gas skip. Case is pending.

March 21, 2015

Personnel at the local hospital reported a patient in the emergency department having been beaten. The victim stated that he did not know who his attacker was, and did not wish to press charges.

Kevin Burns, 33, of Van Buren was charged with disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and refusal to submit to arrest. The arrest followed a call to a local motel. Also charged in the incident with disorderly conduct and impairing operation of a vital facility was Austin Mitchell Odell, 25, also of Van Buren.

Officers completed an additional eight reports and worked six accidents.

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