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Mena Police Department: June 19 – 25, 2016

June 19, 2016

 

Report was taken of items missing from a rented apartment in Mena.  Case is pending.

 

June 20, 2016

 

David Vespie, 27, of Mena was charged with public intoxication and speeding.

 

A 15-year-old Mena youth was charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after an investigation and review of surveillance tapes from a local retail store.  Case has been forwarded to juvenile authorities.

 

June 21, 2016

 

Bobby R. May, 27, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  He was also charged with possession of a prohibited weapon (metal knuckles).

 

William R. Pate, 44, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Montgomery County for failure to appear.  Montgomery County authorities traveled to Mena to transport him to Mt. Ida.

 

Officers responded to a verbal altercation at a local motel.  One party left the scene and no charges were filed.

 

Employees at a local convenience store reported a gas skip.  Case is pending.

 

June 22, 2016

 

Mikel Edward Thunder Thomas, 27, of Mena was charged with commercial burglary and theft from a building (felony charges) after an investigation into the incident.

 

Report was made of a verbal altercation and “name calling” in a local neighborhood.  No arrests were made.

 

June 23, 2016

 

David Sage, 20, of Mena was charged with fleeing in a vehicle, obstructing governmental operations, having no vehicle tags and having no vehicle insurance.

 

June 24, 2016

 

Officers were called to a local residence where two adult brothers were having a verbal altercation.  The residence belongs to their mother.  She asked that they both leave the area.  No charges were filed.

 

June 25, 2016

 

Richard Rice, 20, of Mena was charged with underage DUI and running a stop sign.   Also charged in the incident with obstructing governmental operations was Derrick P. Lester, 41, also of Mena.

 

Zackery Benson, 23, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental operations, and third degree escape. Also charged in the incident with public intoxication was Michael Webb, 30, also of Mena.

 

Jamie Lee May, 34, of Mena was arrested and charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after a call to a local retail store.

 

Report was made of a gas skip in the amount of $47.00 at a local convenience store.  Case is pending.

 

A Mena woman reported the theft of a weed eater from a trailer she uses for a lawn care business.  Case is pending.

 

A local man reported the theft of prescription medication from his residence.  Case is pending further investigation.

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