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Mena Police Department – September 1 – 14, 2013

September 1, 2013

A local couple reported a cell phone missing from the console of their car.  A 10-year-old boy was charged with the theft.

An 11-year-old girl was cited for theft of property after a cell phone was stolen from a vehicle.  The girl admitted to taking the phone.

September 2, 2013

A local man reported the theft of a DVD player from his residence.  Case is pending.

A 13-year-old Mena boy was cited for curfew violation.

September 3, 2013

A local woman reported that she has been harassed about postings on she made on instagram.  The poster was located and advised to cease the comments.

A local woman reported that she heard someone whistling in her yard and was concerned it was a prowler.  No intruder was located.

September 4, 2013

Daniel David Heard, 26, of Mena was arrested for endangering the welfare of a minor after a call to a very young unattended child in the road.

Norman Joseph Botarf, 34, of Mena was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving on a suspended driver’s license.

September 5, 2013

A local woman reported that someone had picked up a prescription for pain medication at a pharmacy without her permission.  Case is pending.

Employees at a local convenience store reported a woman shoplifting.  Case is pending review of surveillance tapes.

September 6, 2013

William Kenneth Taylor, 18, of New Boston, Texas was charged with loitering after he was found sleeping in a local laundromat.

September 7, 2013

Jamie Lee May, 31, of Mena was charged with disorderly conduct after a call to a local residence regarding a disturbance.

A Mena woman reported that her computer had been stolen by an acquaintance.  Case is pending further investigation and interview of suspect.

September 8, 2013

Roger Ernest Golf, 31, of Waldron was charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, interfering with a vital facility, and resisting arrest.  The arrest followed a call to assist emergency personnel with a patient.

Daniel J. Whitehead, 29, of Mena was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license, having no proof of insurance, and running stop sign.

September 9, 2013

A local man reported the theft of a handgun from his residence.  It is described as a black Smith and Wesson 9mm model #8605.  Case is pending further investigation.

September 10, 2013

Officers responded to a local residence regarding a disagreement between two boys.  Case is pending.

September 11, 2013

No reports filed.

September 12, 2013

Michael R. Curtis, 29, of Mena was charged with battery after a call to a local residence.

A local woman reported that someone had stolen a computer from her vehicle while she was in a convenience store.  Case is pending.

September 13, 2013

William Lee Copelin, 18, of Mena was charged with criminal mischief.  The incident involved hitting a vehicle with paintballs.

A local man reported that several items had been taken from an out-building on his property.  Case is pending.

September 14, 2013

Employees at a local convenience store reported a gas-skip in the amount of $75.06.  Case is pending.

A local woman reported that someone has been knocking on the side of her house.   Case is pending.

Officers completed an additional 14 reports and worked 11 accidents.

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