In this Crime Summary from Saline County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) in Benton, Arkansas they reported the following recent incidents:
Terroristic Threatening // Green Acres //
A citizen reported at approx. 630am, he was awakened by a male suspect beating on his door. After making contact with the male, the suspect threatened to kill him and set his house on fire. A warrant was issued for the suspect.
Theft of Property // Arch Street //
A citizen reported his 1993 Ford F-150 was stolen from this address. He said that a male had permission to use the vehicle, but was arrested in the parking lot of this address earlier this week. When the citizen went to retrieve the truck, it was no longer at the address.
Theft of Property // Possession of Controlled Substance // Lawhon Drive //
A citizen reported a building on his property had been broken into. When deputies arrived on scene, the citizen had located some of his stolen property at a nearby neighbor’s residence. The neighbor admitted to having the stolen property. During the investigation, they located a bag of a crystal-like substance suspected to be methamphetamine in in the neighbor’s possession. He was arrested and transported to the Saline County Detention Center.
Domestic Battering 3rd // HWY 298 //
A boyfriend and girlfriend were involved in a physical disturbance. The female had left the scene with their child, prior to deputies’ arrival. The female was located in Perry County. Through investigation it was determined both parties had injuries and were aggressors in the disturbance. Both were arrested and charged with Domestic Battery 3rd.
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle // Hwy 229 //
A citizen reported she let a female borrow her Sport Utility Vehicle Friday night. After multiple attempts by the Citizen, the female refused to return the vehicle. A warrant will be sought for female.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle // Arch St //
Deputy stopped a motorcycle traveling along Arch Street for driving without a license plate. After further investigation, the motorcycle was discovered to be stolen out of Little Rock. The driver was arrested and and transported to the Saline County Detention Center.
Auto Theft // Steel Bridge Road //
A citizen reported his friends’ vehicle had been stolen off of his property. The vehicle owner was contacted and the vehicle was entered as stolen.
Aggravated Assault on Family or Household Member // Chicot Rd //
A citizen reported he and his father were involved in a disturbance that resulted in the citizen being choked to the point of not being able to breathe. The citizen showed injuries consistent with his statement and the father was arrested and transported to the Saline County Detention Center.
Possession of Controlled Substance // Sierra Place //
A citizen advised a female was on his property causing a disturbance and burning items in his yard. Contact was made with the female. While speaking to the female, drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view within her vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and suspected methamphetamine was recovered. The Female was arrested and transported to the Saline County Detention Center.
Traffic Stop // Sell Rd //
Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with expired tags. The driver is a parolee and was found to be in possession of 2 sawed-off shotguns, one which had a defaced serial number, a loaded pistol, marijuana, methamphetamines, a scale, open alcohol containers, and other prohibited articles. He was arrested and charged accordingly.
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