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Mena Police Department: October 5-11, 2014

October 5, 2014

William Lee Copelin, 21, of Mena was charged with violation of park curfew after he was located in Tapley Park after curfew hours.

October 6, 2014

Levi A. Wilson, 18, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure-to-appear from the Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

October 7, 2014

Rodney Joe Emry, 42, of Mena was arrested for driving on a license suspended for DWI.

Joshua McConnell, 27, was arrested on a warrant from Garland County.

October 8, 2014

Michael Chance Martin, 30, of Hatfield was charged with possession of methamphetamine, driving on a suspended driver’s license, and having an expired license tag.  He was also served two outstanding local warrants.  The arrest followed a routine traffic stop.  Also charged in the incident with possession of methamphetamine was James Wilkinson, 48, also of Hatfield.  Wilkinson also had an outstanding warrant.

Alban Beckwith, 22, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

October 9, 2014

A Mena man reported that someone had broken into his garage and had stolen several items, and the area had been ransacked.  Case is pending further investigation.  Evidence recovered at the scene has been sent to the crime lab.

October 10, 2014

Gustavo Torres, 19, of Fort Smith was charged with DWI and driving left-of-center after officers responded to several complaints about an erratic driver.

A 17-year-old Mena youth was charged with public intoxication and possession of intoxicating liquor by a minor, and possession of tobacco by a minor.

October 11, 2014

No completed reports filed.

Officers completed an additional six reports and worked nine accidents.

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