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.
October 6, 2019
Christopher Sanders, 31, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant.
Christopher Brown, 35, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication. The arrest followed an incident at a local laundromat.
October 7 & 8, 2019
Harry Laird, 59, of Oden was charged with possession of methamphetamine or cocaine with intent to deliver and theft of property. The arrest followed a traffic stop.
A Mena man reported that he had lost a gun. It was entered as missing into the National Crime Information Center.
October 9 & 10, 2019
Employees at a local retail store reported that someone had shoplifted several items. Case pends further review of surveillance tapes and identification and identity of the suspect.
Report was made of a possible child abuse case. Case has been turned over to other authorities.
October 11, 2019
Report was made of someone breaking into a self-storage facility. Case pends further information.
A local woman reported that she is being harassed by a neighbor. No charges filed.
October 12, 2019
Corwin Anderson, 35, of Mena was charged with DWI (drugs) and careless driving. The arrest followed an accident.
Curtis Parnell, 35, of Mena was charged with shoplifting. The arrest followed a call to a local department store.