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Mena Police Department: July 9-15, 2017

July 9, 2017 A local man reported that someone kicked in his door. Case is pending further investigation. July 10, 2017 Kathy Robertson, 63, of Fort Smith was charged with disorderly conduct after officers responded to a call regarding an unruly patient at the local hospital. July 11, 2017 A local woman reported that someone had left used syringes in her ...

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Mena Police Department: June 25 – July 8, 2017

June 25, 2017 Jason R. Ward, 43, of Mena was charged with DWI, breathing intoxicants, and careless driving. Jimmy Lee Wright, 32, and Christina Wright, 25, both of Mena were each charged with third degree battery after officers responded to a call at a local residence. June 26, 2017 Kelly Don Shreve, 48, of Mena was charged with DWI II, ...

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Polk County Sheriff’s Department: June 19-25, 2017

June 19, 2017 Report from a Wickes woman of an alleged battery involving a juvenile. Investigation continues. Report from complainant on Polk 65 near Opal of an attempted scam concerning the sale of hay. Report from a Mena woman of a missing 13-year-old female. The juvenile was located and returned to the custody of a parent/guardian. Report from complainant on ...

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Mena Police Department: June 18-24, 2017

June 18, 2017 Norman Cote, 59, and Christina Carlton, 40, both of Mena were arrested on warrants for 17 counts of theft of property (shoplifting). Warrants for one count each of theft of property (shoplifting) were Brenda Pace, 54, Nathan Griggs, 25, and Aquarius Lakaytos, 29, all of Mena. June 19, 2017 A local man reported that his wallet and cigarettes ...

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Gun & Hoses Blood Drive Showdown

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – The annual Guns & Hoses blood drives are back, with the Mena Police and Fire Department facing off in the friendly competition. During the Guns & Hoses drives, local firefighters ‘battle’ local police officers to see who can have more blood donated to benefit patients across the state through the Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). Pictured above ...

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Mena Police Department: June 11-17, 2017

June 11, 2017 Johnny Howard, 53, of Mena was charged with public intoxication. A Mena woman reported that her purse had been stolen from her vehicle while she was in a local restaurant.  Case is pending. A Mena woman reported that her cell phone and purse were missing from her vehicle.  Case is pending. June 12, 2017 Report was taken of a ...

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Mena Police Department: June 4-10, 2017

June 4, 2017 Report was made of several bundles of roofing shingles being stolen from a local residence. Case is pending. June 5, 2017 A local woman reported that someone had written on her vehicle with permanent marker. Case is pending location and interview of suspects. Report was made of someone stealing a cell phone from a vehicle at a local restaurant. Case ...

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Mena Police Department: May 21-27, 2017

May 21, 2017 James Clinton Lane, 38, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant. May 22, 2017 Report was made of a verbal altercation between two Mena residents. No charges were filed. May 23, 2017 John Allen Howard, 53, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant. May 24, 2017 An 11-year-old Mena boy was charged with disorderly conduct ...

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Mena Police Department: April 30 – May 6, 2017

April 30, 2017 No reports on file May 1, 2017 Jesse Saxour, 28, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after a call to a local residence. May 2, 2017 John Robertson, 38, of Mena was picked up on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. A local man reported that someone had entered a vacant house that he owns.  He had ...

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Scam Alert: Caller Using Police Chief’s Name

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena Police Chief Brandon Martin wants to alert the public about a phone scam that is currently being circulated using his name. Chief Martin said the department has received several reports of a phone number with a 501 area code calling people locally and soliciting donations. The caller is using Chief Martin’s name to try to ...

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