Recent Crime News
Monday May 11 | via FOX16
A Benton woman is behind bars on drug charges after being pulled over for a traffic violation on Saturday night. Just after 10, an officer with the Benton Police Department pulled over a vehicle for driving without lights on Magnolia Street. Comment?
Sunday May 10 | via FOX16
Police are asking for the public's help in locating a robbery suspect. The Shell Superstop in the 16800 block on Interstate 30 was robbed at gunpoint around 9:00 a.m. According to the clerk, a man came into the store and pointed a handgun at her and demanded money. Comment?
Wednesday May 6 | via FOX16
A man and woman are behind bars after police say an argument turned into assault on Tuesday night. Shortly after 10, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to Chapel Ridge Apartment on a disturbance call. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Benton Courier
Benton police arrested a Saline County woman for allegedly shoplifting Laffy Taffy, beef jerky and candy bars from a gas station. According to a police report on file at the Benton Police Department, Jessica Smith, of Bauxite, was arrested Tuesday evening for shoplifting and later charged with felony possession of drug paraphernalia. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 22 | via FOX16
A traffic stop in Benton early Wednesday morning ended in the arrest of a Little Rock man on drug charges. Just before 1 a.m., an officer with the Benton Police Department saw a vehicle do a U-turn in the middle of an intersection at Valley View Dr. and Carpenter St., and noticed they failed to use the correct turning signals. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via FOX16
A shots fired call resulted in the arrest of two Saline County brothers on Wednesday night. Just before 10, officers with the Benton Police Department were called to the 800 block of S. Main St. on report of shots being fired with an injured victim. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via Benton Courier
Benton police are seeking the public's help in identifying a front-porch filcher whom they believe is responsible for several recent thefts from residents' front porches. There are three known thefts that have been reported by residents on Legacy Village Drive between Wednesday, April 8, and Monday, April 13. Detectives with the Benton Police Department say they believe the porch pillager is a white female. Comment?
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