Mena Police Chief Tommy Stueart made the following statement Thursday morning concerning arrests made Wednesday night in Mena.
"A string of thefts from vehicles in the Timber Ridge East and Ransom Road area have been reported in recent days, investigations led to the Issuance of Search Warrants for two residences in Mena. Yesterday evening, February 10th, searched a the residences were conducted by the Mena Police Department aided by the 18th West Judicial District Drug Task Force, Officers from Probation and Parole, and from the Prosecuting Attorney Investigator's Office. Items valued at over $5,000.00 were recovered. Items from a recent Commercial Burglary were also recovered, along with cash, drugs, and drug paraphernalia. Arrested were Eddy Chance Clovis age 36 of Mena, Justin Close age 33 of Mena, and Jakki Lynn Hellyer age 28 of Mena. Charges are pending at this time. Investigations are ongoing."
Those arrested are being held in the Polk County Jail.
2-11-21 10:05 a.m. KAWX.ORG