July 29, 2018
Mikos Pierce, 18, of Mena was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct following a call to a local residence.
Joseph Cunningham, 32, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct and breaking or entering. The arrest followed a follow-up investigation from information received regarding a vehicle stolen in Montgomery County.
July 30, 2018
Kristine Nichole Wootton, 34, of Mena was charged with prostitution and assault after officers investigated information received from multiple individuals concerning activities in which Ms. Wootton was involved.
Two 16-year-old Mena youths were charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers responded to a call at a local retail store. The case was referred to juvenile authorities.
July 31, 2018
A Mena woman reported the attempted break-in of a storage building on her property. Case is under investigation.
Report was made of a purse being stolen from a local fast food restaurant. Case is currently being investigated.
August 1, 2018
A local man reported that his dog had been attacked and injured by a neighbor’s dog. Case is being investigated.
August 2, 2018
A Mena woman reported that someone had vandalized her vehicle by “keying” it. No charges have been filed at this time.
Nick Kesterson, 19, of Cove was arrested on two outstanding warrants for failure to pay fines and court costs.
Randi Hall, 23, of Mena was arrested on a body attachment warrant from Polk County.
August 3, 2018
Daniel P. Schmidt, 53, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass, theft of property, resisting arrest, and fleeing. The arrest followed a call to a local retail store.
Caleb John Chaquica, 36, of Mena was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Ashley Gail Smith, 26, Jim Justin Pearce, 40, both of Mena were charged with theft of property (shoplifting) after officers responded to a call from employees at a local retail store.
A former Mena resident reported that someone had gotten a telephone account in her name without her consent. Case is pending.
David Sinyard, 42, of Mena was charged with criminal trespass and introducing prohibited articles. The arrest followed a call to a local business.
Michael Wayne Creel, 31, of Mena was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Gerald Todd Davis, 42, of Mena was charged with DWI and refusal to submit to chemical testing. The arrest followed a traffic stop.
Derrick P. Lester, 43, of Mena was arrested on a warrant.
August 4, 2018
Report was made of a Mena resident being harassed and threatened by an acquaintance. Case is pending location and interview of suspect.
Report was made of a missing teenage girl. She was later located and returned to her parents’ custody.