‘All Clear’ Given Following Bomb Threat And Fire In Mena, 1 Man Arrested

MENA, Ark. (KFSM) — An "all clear" has been given after several law enforcement agencies responded to a bomb threat and a fire early Saturday (Aug. 3) morning in Mena, Arkansas.

Jacob Samuel Green. (Photo Courtesy: Polk County Sheriff's Office)

At around 3:40 a.m. Saturday, the Mena Police Department received a bomb threat to the Mena Post Office on 400 South Morrow Street.

After responding to the call, an officer noticed the PCDC resale store Just For Kids, located on 811 Eagle Gap, was on fire and the front glass door had been shattered. The Mena Fire Department was then called to the scene.

Officers later discovered that the bomb threat and fire were related.

The investigation into the two incidents led to the arrest of a 25-year-old male, according to the Mena Police Department.

The suspect has been identified as Jacob Samuel Green of Dension, Texas, according to Polk County Jail records.

Green was booked into jail Saturday for communicating a false alarm, burglary and arson charges.

The Mena Fire Department, the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the Fort Smith Fire Department Bomb Squad, the US Postal Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms are assisting the Mena Police Department with the investigation.

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