Mena Police Department reports from December 29, 2019 through January 4, 2020 follow:
December 29, 30 and 31 2019
Isaac Cain, 26, of Mena was charged with battery and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest followed a call to a local residence.
Jesse Henry, 26, of Mena was arrested on outstanding warrants.
January 1, 2020
Patrick Owens, 23, of Idabel, OK was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and obstruction of governmental operations.
Report was made regarding a Polk County woman attempting to get a juvenile girl to sneak out of her residence and meet the woman. Case is pending. The woman is the girlfriend of the girl’s father
January 2, 2020
Elias Olague 24, of Fort Worth Texas was charged with harassment. The arrest followed a call to a local business.
As officers were doing checks of businesses by checking doors, a door at a local business was found to be open. Owner was notified and locked the door. Nothing appeared to have been taken.
January 3 and 4, 2020
A Mena woman reported that she is being harassed by her former husband and his girlfriend. Case was forwarded to the prosecuting attorney for review.
Officers are investigating scam calls that have been received by local citizens.
John Robertson, 45, of Mena was possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and was served an outstanding warrant. Arrest followed a traffic stop.
Three Mena youths, ages 14, 15, and 17, located in a local park at approximately 1:50 AM and were warned for curfew violations and transported the the police office. They were released to their parents or guardians after officers called them about the situation.
A Mena man damaged a local grocery store by backing into the side of the building. No injuries were reported.
Yvonne Miller, 55, of Mena was served an outstanding warrant for criminal trespass.