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Mena Police Department: September 10-16, 2017

September 10, 2017

Josue Ruiz Castro, 21, and Rubi Francisco Reyes-Sarabia, 18, both from unknown areas in Texas, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop.  Castro was additionally charged with driving without a driver’s license.

Report was made regarding someone stealing multiple newspapers from a machine at a local convenience store.  Case is pending location and interview of an identified suspect.

September 11, 2017

Efrain Villatoro, 22, of Mena was charged with DWI II, driving left of center, having no driver’s license, and driving a vehicle under a DWI suspension.

A local man reported that an unknown individual assaulted him when he was walking on a local street.  Case is pending.

September 12, 2017

A local woman reported an altercation between her neighbors. The couple said they were just having a verbal dispute and neither wanted to press charges.

Employees at a local hair salon reported an irate man causing a scene in their business.  The man was advised to leave and not come back.  No charges were filed.

September 13, 2017

Dwight Daniel Howard, 36, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Emily Phillips, 18, of Mena was served two outstanding warrants from the Mena Police Department for failure to pay fines and court costs.

Anastasia Jennings, 33, of Mena was arrested on a warrant out of Scott County.

September 14, 2017

Benito A. Munoz, 48, of Mena was charged with DWI, refusal to submit to a BAC, careless driving, having no driver’s license, and obstructing governmental operations.

September 15, 2017

Seth Lee Caughern, 19, of Mena was charged with obstructing governmental operations after a traffic stop.

Stacie Leeann Shores, 27, of Mena was charged with possession of schedule IV controlled substance, possession of schedule VI controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  The arrest followed a traffic stop.  She was also served three outstanding warrants from the Mena Police Department.

Report was made of a counterfeit $20.00 bill being found at a local bank.

September 16, 2017

Brandee Allison Lingo, 36, of Norman was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear from the Mena Police Department.

A Mena woman reported that a glass door on her residence had been shattered.  Case pending.

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