A weekend traffic stop in Benton produced an arrest several drug-related charges for on Mabelvale man.
Benton Police Department officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Hyten and North Street just before 10 p.m. Saturday after a vehicle license plate returned with an active warrant from DeWitt PD. Upon probable cause search, over $1,400 in cash was found on the person of Brian Stovall, age 29 of Mabelvale.
Stovall was also found to be in possession of multiple narcotics, which initial tests show to be:
- heroin (15 grams)
- cocaine (19 grams) and
- marijuana (5 grams).
He was booked into the Saline County Jail and charged with:
- Possession of Heroin with the Purpose to Deliver
- Possession of Cocaine with the Purpose to Deliver
- Possession of Marijuana with the Purpose to Deliver
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (x 2)
- Furnishing Prohibited Articles
- Driving on a Suspended License and
- No Vehicle License.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming.
BNPD asks for anyone with information related to this incident to contact the department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent via text to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, via the official Benton Police Department app available on iTunes and Google Play or at www.crimereports.com.