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Mena Police Department: December 14-27, 2014

December 14, 2014

Gabrielle Hembree, 21, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after an incident at a local apartment.

December 15, 2014

Report was taken of a verbal altercation between a local woman and a Mena man.  No charges have been filed at this time.

Ronald Andrew Mowdy, 21, of Mena was charged with two counts of theft of property (shoplifting) after an investigation into multiple incidents at a local retail store.

Abram Levi Abernathy, 18, of Mena was charged with two counts of theft of property (shoplifting) after an investigation into several thefts from a local retail store.  He was additionally charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

December 16, 2014

A local woman reported that she had received a harassing phone call from her granddaughter’s child’s father.  Case is pending.

Martin Richard Henry, 47, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure-to-pay fines and court costs from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

December 17, 2014

Report was taken of two men forcing their way into a local residence and attacking a man staying there.  Case is pending interview of all suspects and witnesses.

December 18, 2014

No criminal reports filed.

December 19, 2014

Kenneth Bodwell, 45, of Mena was charged with third degree battery and possession of marijuana after a call to a local residence.

December 20, 2014

Mark Anthony Blehm, 22, of Mena was charged with public intoxication after a call to a local residence.

Officers completed eight additional reports and worked four accidents.

December 21, 2014

Ann M. Czarnetzki, 49, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines and court costs.

December 22, 2014

A local woman reported that she let four homeless people stay at her house, and that they took her prescription medication.  She did not know their full names, and did not wish to prosecute.

 December 23, 2014

A local man reported that his former wife had thrown soda on him and smashed the can against his head.  He did not wish to press charges.

December 24, 2015

A Mena woman reported that while she was shopping at a local retail store someone stole her wallet.  It was later found and returned to her, but approximately $400.00 was missing.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes and identifying any suspects.

A local woman reported that someone had used her debit card to make purchases she did not approve.  Case is pending.

December 25, 2014

Report was taken of a physical altercation between two local women.  No charges have been filed, but the report is being forwarded to the prosecutor for consideration of a warrant or warrants.

A local couple reported that someone had broken into their home by removing a window screen and opening a window.  Approximately $200.00 in cash and several prescription medication pills were stolen.  Case is pending.

December 26, 2014

Ronald Andrew Mowdy, 21, of Mena was charged with public intoxication, inhaling intoxicants, and loitering after officers were called to a report of a man passed out on a city street.  He was transported to the local hospital, then transported to the Polk County jail.

December 27, 2014

No criminal reports filed.

Officers completed an additional six reports and worked three accidents.

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