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Mena Police Department: May 10-16, 2015

May 10, 2015
Report was taken of an incident involving a vehicle striking a parked car at a local resident. Case is pending further investigation.
Report was taken of damage being done to a parked pickup by a vehicle spinning out on the parking lot of a local fitness center. Case pending.
May 11, 2015
William Burkhart, 67, of Mena was cited for harassment after an investigation into allegations brought by neighbors of the suspect.
May 12, 2015
Report was made of a radar detector and a GPS being stolen from a local retail store. Case is pending.
A local woman reported that her estranged husband had attempted to break into her house. Case is pending.
May 13, 2015
Report was taken of a woman who refused to vacate a room at a local motel. She was taken by relatives to the local hospital for evaluation.
May 14, 2015
Report was taken of a child custody dispute at a local residence. No one involved wished to press charges. Case was resolved.
Report was taken of a headset that was missing from a hangar at the airport. Case pending.
Report was taken of a gas skip at a local convenience store. The driver of the vehicle later returned and paid for the fuel. No charges were filed.
May 15, 2015
Report was taken of three fishing rods being improperly marked and sold for much less than the value at a local retail store. The prices had been altered. Case pending.
May 16, 2015
Jason Robertson, 36, of Mena was charged with DWI, driving on a suspended driver’s license, refusal to submit to a BAC, possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and was served an outstanding warrant from the Mena Police Departmentx
A local woman reported that her child’s father had stolen her cell phone. Officers contacted the father’s family, and the phone was eventually turned over to authorities who in turn returned it to the owner.
Officers worked seven accidents.

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