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Mena Police Department Report

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.

April 28, 2019

Two Mena youths, ages 13 and 15, were charged with theft of property (shoplifting) and criminal mischief after officers responded to a call at a local retail store.  A third boy, age 15, was later issued a citation stemming from the incident.  Case has been referred to juvenile authorities.

Officers answered a call concerning a stolen lawn mower from the yard of a house in Mena.  No suspects at this time.

A 14-year-old Mena girl was cited for curfew violation and disorderly conduct after officers were called to a residence in Mena.  Case has been referred to juvenile authorities.

April 29, 2019

Thomas Wayne Goger, 31. Of Mena was charged with third degree battery.  The arrest followed a call to a local residence.

Amanda Walters, 30, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant from the Mena Police Department.

A 15-year-old Mena girl was charged with disorderly conduct.  Juvenile authorities were notified.

Ashton Eldridge, 22 was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s office.

Sarah Mitchell, 25, of Mena was arrested on two outstanding warrants from the Polk County Sheriff’s office.

April 30, 2019

A Mena woman reported that someone had broken into her vehicle at her residence and had stolen her purse.  No suspects at this time.

May 1, 2019

Kenneth Lee Clements, 55, of Mena was charged with public intoxication.  The arrest followed a call to a local neighborhood.

John Fagan, 51, of Mena was served a warrant for failure to pay child support.

Robert Scott Williams, 31, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant for probation violation.

May 2, 2019

Lonnie Gene Tyler, 50, of Mena was charged with third degree assault.  The arrest followed a call regarding a fight at a local residence.

Kevin Lee Fryar, 33, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

May 3, 2019

Leroy Crawford, 68, of Mena was charged with shoplifting after a call to a local retail store.  Also charged in the incident with criminal trespass was Donna Price, 67, also of Mena.

Lee Wisnoski,44, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s office.  He was also ticketed for having no vehicle license.

Bradley Joe Moss, 43, of Mena was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and no liability insurance.  He was additionally served an outstanding warrant for probation violation.

Alan Bryan Cox, 47, of Cove was served an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s office.

May 4, 2019

Timothy Wade Perales, 35, of Mena was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and driving on a suspended driver’s license.  The arrest followed an investigation by local authorities.

Matthew Alan Shelley, 20, of Mena was charged with DWI, second offense, possession of alcohol by a minor, possession of marijuana, and careless driving.  The arrest followed a call regarding a one vehicle accident.

David Fraser, 50, of Mena was arrested on three outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs.  He was also cited for driving on a suspended driver’s license, having no vehicle tags, and having no insurance on the vehicle.

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