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Mena Police Department: October 4-10, 2015

October 4, 2015

Employees at a local convenience store reported that someone had driven off without paying for gasoline.  Case is pending.

Report was taken of a prowler at a local apartment complex.  Case is pending identification of suspect.

October 5, 2015

Report was taken of a verbal altercation between a married couple from Mena.  There was no physical confrontation and neither wished to press charges.

October 6, 2015

Helen Maxine Moore, 62, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding fine for failure to pay fines and court costs.

Adam Lee Dollarhyde, 27, and Brandi Fay Sanders, 28, both of Mena were charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to a disturbance at a local residence.

A local man retrieved a leaf blower that had fallen out of the bed of a pickup truck.  If you suspect the item may be yours, come by the police department and identify it.

Charles Self, 39 of Mena was charged with reckless driving, fleeing in a vehicle, having no registration, fraudulent title, running a stop sign, and having no proof of insurance.  He was later served an outstanding warrant for 1st degree forgery.

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

Report was taken of someone breaking into an office at the airport.  Case is pending further investigation and results of testing of items retrieved from the scene.

October 7, 2015

Report was taken of someone finding a laptop computer and a cell phone in the bushes at a local apartment complex.  Case is pending identification of the owner of the items.

A Polk County woman reported that a former boyfriend’s wife has been harassing and threatening her.  Case has been sent to the prosecutor’s office for review.

October 8, 2015

John Golding, 50, of Mena was charged with DWI and speeding after a traffic stop.

James Anthony Hembree, 55, of Mena was cited for criminal trespass after he was observed in a local retail store after having been advised in writing that he was not supposed to be there.

October 9, 2015

Matthew W. Anderson, 34, of Mena was charged with battery after officers were called to a disturbance at a local residence.

October 10, 2015

Five Mena youths were cited for loitering after they were observed congregating on a local parking lot in the early hours of the morning.

Officers completed an additional seven reports and worked four accidents.

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