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Mena Police Department: September 28 – October 4, 2014

September 28, 2014

A local woman reported that her husband had physically abused her.  Case is pending location and interview of suspect.

Robert I. Owens, 37, of Mena was arrested and charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license.

Kyle Eugene Scheppmann, 24, of Greenwood was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Mena Police Department.  He was taken into custody in Sebastian County and Mena officers traveled there and brought him back to the Polk County Jail.

September 29, 2014

A local family reported that a man who lives in their neighborhood has been harassing them for several weeks.  Case is pending.

September 30, 2014

Matthew Scott, 24, of Potter was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

October 1, 2014 

Matthew M. Williams, 23, of Mena was arrested and charged with theft of property after a call to a local retail store.

Matthew F. Hayner, 53, of Mena was arrested and charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license after a traffic stop.

October 2, 2014

A local woman reported that her biological mother harassed and threatened her.  Case is pending.

A local man reported that a neighbor has been trespassing on his property.  Case is pending location and interview of suspect.

A Mena woman reported that someone had knocked down her mailbox.  Case is pending.

Danna Rowe, 46, of Mena was arrested on a warrant for felony theft of property.

October 3, 2014

Officers were called to a fight in progress on the parking lot of a local retail store.  When they arrived, the altercation had subsided, and neither wished to press charges.

Vonnie L. Essman, 42, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant.

Loretta Davis, 36, of Cove was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure-to-appear.

October 4, 2014

Officers found an 11-year-old boy trying to run away from home.  He was returned to his mother.

Officers completed an additional nine reports and worked 12 accidents.

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