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.
August 4 & 5, 2019
Bambe Mellard, 35, of Mena turned herself in to authorities and was served an outstanding warrant for probation violation.
Tatum Veal, 28, of Mena was cited for shoplifting after officers responded to a call at a local retail store.
A local man reported that a motorcycle disappeared from his residence. Case is pending.
August 6, 2019
Christy Pruitt, 25, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant for violation of Arkansas Hot Check Law from the DeQueen Police.
August 7, 2019
A 14-year-old Mena youth was charged with public intoxication and violation of curfew law. Case was referred to juvenile authorities.
August 8, 2019
Officers responded to a local residence regarding a couple fighting. No charges have been filed.
Rickey Looney, 38, of Mena, was charged with third degree battery and interference with emergency communications. The arrest followed a complaint and further investigation.
August 9, 2019
Garrett Bosley, 29, of Mena was charged with shoplifting and criminal trespass after a call to a local store.
Owner of a local ice machine reported that it had been vandalized by someone spray painting the structure. Case is under investigation.
Nickie Landfair, 26, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass and resisting arrest. The arrest followed a call to a local residence.
Jason Lovett, 45, of Mena was charged with shoplifting after officers responded to a call from a local retail store.
Kara Bone, 33, of Cove was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of an instrument of crime. The incident followed a traffic stop.
August 10, 2019
A local resident reported that his mail box had been damaged by a vehicle. Case is pending.
Justin Cole, 29, of Mena was served two outstanding warrants, one from the Polk County Sheriff and one from Mena Police.
Gregory Brewer, 50, of Mena was charged with possession of a controlled substance