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Police Department Creates Safe Meeting Zone; Upgrades Security

BY MELANIE WADE – As online purchases from personal individuals increases, so does the risk of meeting unsavory characters. To combat the growing issue, a safe meeting zone is being created at the Mena Police Department. Police Chief Brandon Martin said for those who shop and buy items online from places such as Facebook or Craig’s List and are unfamiliar ...

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Mena Police Department: December 17-30, 2017

December 17, 2017 A Mena man reported that he had been slapped several times by another local man. No charges have been filed. December 18, 2017 Report was made of a local man setting up a utility account with someone else’s personal information. Case pending. Brandon Everett, 28, of Mena was arrested on a warrant for battery and disorderly conduct ...

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Mena Police Department: December 11-16, 2017

December 11, 2017 No criminal reports filed. December 12, 2017 Rachel Denise Crow, 37, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct and impairing a vital public facility.  The arrest occurred after officers observed an altercation in front of a local business. Report was taken of a woman threatening a neighbor.  Case is pending. December 13, 2017 A Mena man reported that he ...

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Mena Police Department: December 3-9, 2017

December 3, 2017 Nathan Cole, 20, of Mena was charged with public intoxication and possession of alcohol by a minor. The arrest followed a call to a local retail store. Matthew Allen Shelley, 19, of Mena was charged with DWI, possession of alcohol by a minor, and careless driving. December 4, 2017 Report was taken of local women being harassed ...

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Mena Police Department: November 26 – December 2, 2017

November 26, 2107 Report was taken of a verbal altercation between neighbors in Mena. No charges have been filed at this time. November 27, 2017 Report was made of several unauthorized transactions being made to a local woman’s debit card. Case is pending. A report was taken regarding unauthorized transactions on a debit card. Case is pending further investigation. November ...

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Mena Police Department: November 19-25, 2017

November 19, 2017 A Polk County woman reported someone had vandalized her vehicle by “keying” the fender.  Case is pending. Jessica M. Justice, 27, of Mena was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers were called to a local retail store. Report was made of a physical altercation on the parking lot of a local store.  Case is pending location and ...

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Mena Police Department: November 12-18, 2017

November 12, 2017 Abram Levi Abernathy, 20, of Mena was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after officers were called to a local neighborhood. Report was made of two neighbors having issues over a property line. Case is pending. November 13, 2017 Officers responded to a local mobile home park regarding neighbors fighting. Case is pending further investigation. November 14, ...

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Mena Police Department: November 5-11, 2017

November 5, 2017 Bennie Lee Anderson, 44, of Mena was arrested on three outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs. November 6, 2017 A Mena woman reported that she had left her wallet in a grocery cart at a local retail store, and when she returned, the wallet was gone.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes. Ronald ...

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Mena Police Department: October 22-28, 2017

October 22, 2017 Report was made of a dispute between divorced parents over who should have the children. Complainant was advised to seek an attorney. October 23, 2017 No criminal reports were filed. October 24, 2017 Report was taken of the theft of several items from a local residence. Case is pending further investigation and location of suspect. October 25, 2017 A ...

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Mena Police Department: October 15-21, 2017

October 15, 2017 Report was made of a local man harassing an acquaintance. The suspect was located and advised to stop the harassment. He agreed. A local man reported that his former girlfriend and her current boyfriend were harassing him. Case is pending. October 16, 2017 Sheila Akers, 39, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant for failure ...

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