The following information was received from Polk County law enforcement agencies. 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.
November 24 & 25, 2019
Officers responded to a call at a local business regarding former employees were seen on the property authorization. No charges were filed. Suspects were cautioned to stay away.
November 26 & 27, 2019,
Two juvenile females were cited for shoplifting and the case was referred to juvenile authorities
Officers responded to a call regarding a stolen vehicle. The following day, the vehicle was found in Idabel, OK.
Lane Keene, 21, of Mena was charged with public intoxication. The arrest followed a call regarding a prowler.
Report was made of a vehicle being vandalized while it was parked at a local motel. Case pending.
Wesley Powell, 37, of Supulpa, OK was stopped by officers in Sebastian County. He had an outstanding warrant from Mena. Officers drove to Fort Smith and turned him over to Polk County jail.
Crystal Baker, 32, of Texarkana for shoplifting. She was additionally served outstanding warrants. The arrest followed a call to a local store.
Aaron Tash, 33, and Rebecca Wisnoski, 32, both of Mena were served outstanding warrants. The arrests followed a traffic stop.
November 28, 2019
Jacob Woddell,26, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Caddo Parish in Louisiana. He was jailed awaiting Louisiana officers to come get him.
November 29, 2019
Nelda Plymale, 20 of Mena was charged with shoplifting after officers responded to a call at a local retail store.
A Mena man reported that fraadulent charges were made on his debit card in Norman, Oklahoma. Case is pending further information.
November 30, 2019
Jeremiah J. McCog, 40, of Mena was charged with DWI, failure to stop after an accident, refusal to submit to a BAC, having no insurance and having no vehicle tags. The arrest followed a traffic stop.Timothy Roberts, 32, of Mena was charged with battery, interference with emergency communications, and fleeing. The arrest followed a call to a local residence.
Timothy Robertson, 32, of Mena was charged with battery, interference with emergency communications and fleeing. The arrest followed a call to a local residence.
Daniel Roberts, 28, of Mena was charged with shoplifting, fleeing, and driving on a suspended license. In the same incident, Jamie May, was charged with criminal trespass and possession of methamphetamine. The arrest followed a call from employees at a local business.
December 1, 2019
Sylvano Lewis, 19, and Bo Meyer, 20, both of Mena, were charged with shoplifting after a call from a local retail store.
Mykos Pierce, 19, and a 14-year-youth, both of Mena, were charged with shoplifting,
Anna Denton, 26, of Mena was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, simultaneous possession of a firearm and drugs and was served two outstanding warrants.Levi Cottman, 29, of Mena was arrested on two outstanding warrants.
Mark Blehm, 27, of Mena was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
December 2, 2019
Timothy, 32, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant.
December 3 & 4, 2019
James Cochran, 36, of Hatton was served an outstanding warrant.
December 5, 2019
Report was made of someone breaking into a vehicle on the parking lot of a local church. No suspects at this time.
December 6, 2019
Winnie Cotter, 59, of Wickes, was charged with shoplifting after a call from employees at a local business.
A Mena man reported that someone had broken into his house and stole an Xbox, two controllers, and 8 video games. Case is pending
December 7, 2019
Adam Todd, 28, and Tori Veal, 26, both of Mena were charged with disorderly conduct. The arrests followed a call from a local man.
Aaron Miller, 27, of Mena was charged with battery. The arrest followed a call to a local residence.
Raistan Turner, 24, of Hatfield, was charged with DWI (drugs) after a call regarding an accident.