The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.
September 22, 2019
Timothy Robinson, 32, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass. The arrest a call from a local resident.
Richard Ducote, 41, of Mena was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and was served an outstanding warrant.
September 23, 2019
Officers responded to a disturbance at a local residence. The information was forwarded to the prosecuting attorney for a possible warrant.
Police were dispatched to a local residence in regards to a complaint of harassment. Case is pending statements from all witnesses and complainants.
September 24, 2019
Complaint was made by a Mena man regarding his former girlfriend harassing him. No charges have been filed.
A local man reported that he had accidentally left his cell phone at a local laundromat. When he returned, it was gone. After reviewing the surveillance video from the business, a suspect was identified. Case has been forwarded to the prosecuting attorney for a possible warrant.
Officers responded to a call from a local business owner concerning harassment of by local woman. Case is pending further investigation.
Louisa Vidana, 35, of Fort Smith was arrested on an outstanding warrant. She was held at the Scott County jail, and local officers went there to bring her back to Polk County.
September 25, 2019
A local woman reported that a neighbor had shot her dog with a BB gun, and that a pellet had broken a window in her house. The neighbor agreed to replace the window.
A Mena woman reported that she was attacked by an acquaintance. After interviewing both parties, no charges were filed at this time
September 26, 2019
Joshua Wright, 37, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass. The arrest followed a complaint by a local resident.
A Mena woman reported that someone had let the air out of the tires on her vehicle while she was working. Case pends further investigation and location and interview of suspect.
Galia Bass, 57, of Heavener, Oklahoma was arrested and charged with DWI and refusal to submit to a chemical test.
Dennis Stinson, 41, of Mena was arrested on a body attachment warrant from Polk County.
September 27, 2019
Robert Pierce, 41, of Mena was arrested on a felony warrant from Polk County.
Report was made of an accident. The vehicle had been abandoned. Case pends location of driver.
Garrett R. Bosley, 19, of Mena was arrested on three failure to appear warrants from Mena police.
September 28, 2019
A Mena woman reported the theft of several yard ornaments from her lawn. Case is pending.
Report was made of a semi truck on fire in a local parking lot. The case is with the Mena Fire Department.
Garrett R. Bosley, 19, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass after a call to a local business.
Justin Chicago, 21, of Mena was charged with DWI and driving left of center. The arrest followed a call from a local resident.