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Laws Sentenced to 10 Years in ADC

BY MELANIE BUCK – Michael Laws, age 29, of Mena was sentenced to 10 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections by presiding Polk County Circuit Judge Jerry Ryan on Monday, September 14, 2015. The sentence comes after several probation violations on behalf of Laws, specifically of the condition of having no contact with the victim in the original case. ...

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Laws Arrested for Violating Probation & No Contact Order

BY MELANIE BUCK – Michael Laws, age 29, of Mena, was arrested again, late Sunday night less than a month after a Polk County jury found him guilty of felony sexual assault of a minor. He was sentenced to probation and a permanent no contact order between he and the victim was issued by Judge Jerry Ryan. However, after receiving ...

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Jury Finds Laws Guilty of Sexual Assault of a Minor

BY MELANIE BUCK & LEANN DILBECK – Michael Laws, age 29, of Mena was convicted by a jury of his peers last week in Polk County Circuit Court of felony sexual assault of a minor in the 1st degree. He was sentenced by the jury to 10 years probation. Prosecutor Andy Riner recommended to presiding Judge Jerry Ryan that he ...

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A Mena Fugitive is Captured in Oklahoma

BY LEANN DILBECK РA Mena man wanted by the Mena Police Department was captured just before 9 a.m. Sunday morning. His third arrest was made possible by a routine traffic stop by the Jenks, Okla. Police Department, at which time they discovered that an outstanding Arkansas warrant for violating the conditions of his bond that was issued by Mena on ...

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