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Mena Police Department: May 22-28, 2016

May 22, 2016

Darren Turner, 51, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Montgomery County.

Jeffrey Wood, 28, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Michael Eric Wilson, 32, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for non- payment of child support.

Ronald Dean Staggs, 53, of Mena was arrested on two outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs.

Elinei Z. Serrano-Llanos, 19, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store.

Amber Thomasson, 33, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass.

May 23, 2016

Johnny Wheeler, 22, of Mt. Ida was charged with felony simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as misdemeanor DWI (drugs), obstruction of governmental operations, and driving on a suspended license.  Also charged in the incident with simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia was Lauren Duvac, 18, of Mena.

Katie Rochelle Montelongo, 24, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass after officers were called to a local retail store.

May 24, 2016

Ronald Dean Staggs, 53, of Mena was arrested and charged with public intoxication after officers were called to the parking lot of a local shopping center.

Michale Kelley, 23, of Mena was charged with DWI, disorderly conduct, refusal to submit to a BAC, and careless driving after a call to an accident on a Mena street.

Report was taken of someone trying to pass a counterfeit $100.00 bill at a local antique store. Case is pending.

Report was taken of a burglary at a local pharmacy.  Case is pending.

May 25, 2016

Samuel Perez, 22, of Mena was charged with DWI, driving left of center, and having no driver’s license after he was observed driving over the centerline by officers.

Report was made of a local couple having a verbal altercation at their residence.  Neither wished to press charges.

Employees at a local antique store reported that a counterfeit $100.00 bill had been taken as payment for goods.  Case is pending.

May 26, 2106

A local woman reported that while she was out, someone entered her apartment.  Case is pending.

Celest Angelique Branson, 18, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and two counts of breaking or entering after a call to a local apartment complex.

May 27, 2016

A 15-year-old Mena girl was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store.

May 28, 2016

William Kenneth Foster, 42, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay child support.  After booking it was determined that he had two additional warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs.  An Arkansas State Police officer served these warrants.

Wayne Daniel, 40, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant.

Two separate incidents of vandalism to a car (keying) had occurred on the parking lot of a local assisted living facility.  Cases are under investigation.

Report was taken of two counterfeit $100.00 bills being taken at a local retail store.  Case is under investigation.

Officers responded to a call at a local residence where a Mena woman had been attacked by an unknown assailant.  There were contusions and knots on her face.  Case is pending interview of suspects.

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