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Mena Police Department: May 3-9, 2015

May 3, 2015

Report was taken of a local woman being physically abused by her boyfriend. She refused to press charges, so the case has been sent to the prosecutor for review and possible issuance of a warrant.

Report was taken of threats being made to an employee at a local ATV rental by someone who wanted a deposit back on a vehicle. Damage had been done to the ATV, so no deposit was refunded. The customer left before officers arrived. Case is pending further developments.

Manager of a local auto parts store reported that someone had vandalized the building by painting graffiti on the building. Case is pending.

May 4, 2015

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

A Mena woman reported that her medication had been stolen from her home by an acquaintance. Case is pending interview of suspect.

A local man reported that someone had vandalized his house by throwing an unknown substance on the walls. Case is pending.

May 5, 2015

Daniel Chaney, 19, of Mena was charged with possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and criminal trespass after officers were called to a local residence.

Cary L. Murray, 44, of Ashdown was arrested on a failure-to-comply warrant from Little River County.

Jordan Lee Dodds, 19, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure-to-appear to pay fines and court costs from the city of Mena.

May 6, 2015

Report was taken from a Mena man regarding someone vandalizing his vehicle by “keying” several scratches on it. Case is pending interview of suspect.

A Mena man reported that neighborhood dogs had damaged his vehicle by scratching the paint. Case pending.

Report was taken regarding a local man harassing neighbors. Case is pending.

Report was taken of an object being thrown at a vehicle as it was traveling on a local road. A window was shattered in the incident. No suspects at this time.

May 7, 2015

Report was taken of harassing Facebook messages being posted to a local woman. Pending interview of suspect.

May 8, 2015

Report was taken from a local man regarding a lawnmower and scrap metal being stolen from his yard earlier in the week. Case is pending.

Report was taken of an airplane that had skidded off the runway at Mena Intermountain Airport. No injuries were reported. The FAA was notified.

John T. Puckett, Jr., 41 of Mena was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license.

May 9, 2015

Benny Anderson, 42, of Talihina, Oklahoma was arrested on multiple warrants from Mena.

Jason B. Wagner, 36, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after an incident at a local convenience store.

Officers completed an additional four reports and worked eight accidents.

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