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.