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Mena Police Department Reports for the Week of January 6, 2018 January 12, 2019 follow:

January 6 & 7, 2019

A local woman reported that someone had entered her apartment when she was out and had stolen medication.  No suspects at this time.

A motorist called officers to a local highway regarding a briefcase they found in a ditch.  Officers retrieved the item, but there was not identification located.  It was placed into evidence.

Billy Joseph Fletcher, 32, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after officers responded to a call at a local park.

 

January 8, 2019

Employees at a local convenience store reported a gas skip in the amount of $40.00.  Case is pending.

A Mena man reported that his cell phone had been stolen from his place of business.  He later advised that he had located the phone in his home.

 

January 9, 2019

John Joe Mejia, 43, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for burglary from Nacogdoches, Texas authorities.

 

January 10, 2019

Report was made by a local woman regarding abuse she suffered at the hands of her boyfriend.  Case has been forwarded to juvenile authorities, as the suspect is a minor.

 

January 11 & 12, 2019

Heather Johnson, 36, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store.

Report was taken of someone witnessing a drug exchange on a local parking lot.  Case is pending.

 

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