Mena Police Department

On 11/01/21 at about 7:19pm, the Mena Police Department in conjunction with the 18th West Judicial District Drug Task Force, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and Arkansas Probation and Parole conducted a search warrant at a residence on Ridge Avenue. During the search, approximately 10 pounds of marijuana, approximately two ounces of methamphetamine, several pills of two different types of prescription drugs, three handguns, one rifle, and one sawed off shotgun were seized. Digital scales, packaging and other paraphernalia associated with the distribution and selling of illegal drugs/narcotics were also seized. During the search, one stolen handgun and one stolen motorcycle were recovered.

Gary Tudor, 55, was charged with Possession of Meth with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Marijuana with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of a Schedule 2 Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance, two counts of Theft by Receiving, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons, and Maintaining a Drug Premises.

Cody Dees, 36, was charged with Possession of Meth with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Marijuana with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of a Schedule 2 Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance, two counts of Theft by Receiving, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons.

James Wright, 42, was charged with Possession of Meth with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Marijuana with Purpose to Deliver, Possession of a Schedule 2 Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule 4 Controlled Substance, two counts of Theft by Receiving, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons.

(All subjects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)

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