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Mena Police Department: November 29 – December 5, 2015

November 29, 2015

Report was taken of an altercation between a 17-year-old Mena youth and his grandmother’s boyfriend.  No charges have been filed.  Case has been sent to the juvenile prosecutor’s office.

Report was taken of threats being made to a local woman from a former boyfriend.  Case is pending further investigation.

November 30, 2015

A local woman reported that she is being harassed by her former husband.  Case is pending.

December 1, 2015

Report was taken of a 16-year-old girl using her grandparent’s vehicle without their permission.

December 2, 2015

Two 14-year-old youths were charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after they were observed hiding items in their clothing.  They were issued juvenile citations and the case was forwarded to the juvenile office.

A local woman reported that someone had stolen several items from her purse while she was sleeping at a friend’s apartment.  Case is pending.

James Maggert, 45, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after officers observed him stumbling and weaving on a local sidewalk.

December 3, 2015

Report was made of someone stealing gasoline from a local convenience store.  Case is pending.

December 4, 2015

Jason D. Rosson, 34, of Mena was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after officers were called to a domestic dispute.

December 5, 2015

Devyn E. Purcell, 21, of Mena was charged with public intoxication and criminal trespass after officers responded to a call at a local residence.

Report was taken of an altercation between a local man and a Mena woman.  Case is being sent to the prosecutor’s officer for review.

Officers worked six accidents.

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