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Mena Police Department: November 15-21, 2015

November 15, 2015

Officers responded to a fight between a two local men.  The individuals were a man and his grown son.  Neither wished to press charges, and the son left the area.

Officers responded to an alarm at a local residence.  The area was cleared and nothing was found to be amiss.

Officers followed up on a call from Scott County regarding a possibly impaired truck driver.  The man in question stated that he was just tired, and pulled his vehicle into a parking lot to sleep.

November 16, 2015

A local woman reported that someone was knocking on her door and harassing her.  Case is pending.

A motorist complained that young men on skateboards were in the street and would not yield to vehicle traffic.  Case is pending.

November 17, 2015

Officers responded to a call regarding a man being intoxicated and arguing with relatives.  The situation was diffused, and no arrests were made.

November 18, 2015 

Officers responded to a possible fight at a local apartment building.  The parties involved said they were just having a verbal dispute and neither wished to press charges.

November 19, 2015

Officers were called to a local retail store regarding someone taking merchandise out of packaging and discarding packages in the store.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes and identity of suspects.

A local woman reported that she had been bitten by a feral cat under her mother’s house.  The cat and her kittens were relocated to the city pound.

November 20, 2015

Report was taken of a gas skip from a local convenience store.  Case is pending further investigation.

Employees at a fueling station reported that someone had pumped gasoline and left without paying for it.  Case is pending.

Report was taken of the locks on storage units having been cut.  To date, nothing has been reported as stolen.  The vandalism has been reported by several self-storage facilities.

Employees at a convenience store reported theft of fuel.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes.

November 21, 2015

David Leon Vaught, 34, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store.

A local man reported that while he was away from his home for a short time someone entered the house and stole several items.  Case is pending further investigation.

Officers worked five accidents.

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