Benton Police Department recently served the warrant from the hit-and-run incident on July 23, 2020, near the 17700 block of Interstate 30 (Exit 117) that took the life of 28-year-old Louisiana resident Dustin Thompson.
Lucas Riley, age 37, of Benton, turned himself in Sept. 25 on the felony charge of “Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Personal Injury or Death.” The warrant was issued Sept. 21. Riley was transported to the Saline County Jail without incident.
BNPD issued a statement thanking the public for assistance with this case. If you have information on any case, reach out by calling 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS, or text CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, or at www.cityprotect.com.