The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.
June 16, 2019
Justin Ashley, 26, of Mena was served several warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs.
June 17, 2019
A local man reported that a bicycle had been stolen from his property. Case is pending further investigation.
June 18, 2019
Two local youths were stopped for being out after curfew. Responsible guardians arrived to take the youths home. No formal charges were filed.
Daniel Roberts, 29, of Mena was arrested for theft of property, breaking or entering, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest followed a call to a local retail store.
June 19, 2019
Report was made of someone taking a vehicle without authorization. The vehicle was later located and a juvenile was released to juvenile authorities.
Anita Morgan, 38, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant and charged with unauthorized use of a credit card.
Charles Kizziar, 31, and Clint Gene Morgan, 39, both of Mena were each charged with possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
June 20, 2019
Carlos Gonzalez, 62, of Mena was charged with battery III and served an outstanding warrant.
Jeff White, 38, of Mena was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, expired tags, no liability insurance, defective equipment, and driving while under a suspension for DWI.
Shannon Ashcraft, 48, of Cove, was charged with having no liability insurance and no vehicle tags and was served an outstanding warrant from the Polk County Circuit Court.
June 21 & 22, 2019
Employees at a local convenience store reported that someone had filled up and failed to pay for the fuel. Case pending.