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Mena Police Department: March 8-14, 2015

March 8, 2015

Levi Robert Cottman, 24, and Kia Cottman, 28, both of Mena were charged with theft-of-property and obstructing governmental operations after an investigation into a report of a theft.

A local woman reported seeing someone hiding behind a vehicle in her neighbor’s yard. No suspects were located.

Officers responded to an alarm call at a local sporting goods store. A key-holder arrived, and officers searched the building with negative results. The key-holder advised that they had been having issues with the system.

March 9, 2015

No reports filed.

March 10, 2015

Tiffany Nicole Chance, 20, of Mena was charged with theft-of-property (shoplifting) after a call to a local convenience store.

Report was taken of two women being observed shoplifting at a local retail store while employees were reviewing surveillance footage. Suspects have yet to be identified. Case is pending.

March 11, 2015

Jimmy Don Davis, 39, of Mena was charged with theft-of-property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local grocery store.

March 12, 2015

Lonnie Tyler, 46, of Mena arrested and charged with battery,third degree after someone reported hearing a woman screaming at a residence in a local mobile home park.

Tony D. Curry, 38, of Mena was charged with violation of an order of protection after officers were anonymously called to a local residence regarding an altercation between two people.

Report was taken of a fight between two Mena girls at a local gas station. Case is pending interview of suspects and witnesses.

Jimmy Don Davis, 39, of Mena was charged with theft-of-property (shoplifting), possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia after officers were called to a local convenience store.

March 13, 2015

Officers responded to a call at a local apartment building regarding an altercation between a woman and her former boyfriend. Case is pending.

A 13-year-old Mena boy was charged with theft-of-property after an incident involving a Kindle Fire.

Jeff Alan White, 34, of Mena, Adam Matthew Green, 22, of Russellville and Letha Laverne Roby, 42, of Cove were all charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a schedule II controlled substance after officers responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle parked in a bay at a local car wash. In the same incident Morgan Lone Barker, 25 of Mena was charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.  Roby was additionally charged with criminal use of a prohibitive weapon.

Daniel J. Whitehead, 31, of Mena was charged with third degree battery, interference with emergency communications, and false imprisonment. The arrest followed a call to a local residence.

March 14, 2015

Jackson Henry Riley, 21, of Mena was charged with possession of a schedule VI controlled substance with intent to deliver,  and simultaneous possession of a controlled substance and firearms.

Heath Spencer, 18, of Mena was charged with DWI and driving left of center after a traffic stop.

Robert Valenti, 34, of Gillham was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct after officers were called to a local apartment complex.

Jeremiah Brown, 33, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Polk County.

Officers completed an additional four reports and worked six accidents.

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