According to the Benton Police Department, two suspects were identified by citizen tips and arrested in relation to an incident with multiple key and vehicle thefts on Sunday from a local dealership.
Information relayed between citizens and detectives with the Benton Police Department have led to the arrest of two men for connection to the recent theft of multiple vehicles from the Everett Pre-Owned dealership in Benton.
At about 2 a.m. Sunday, June 4, video surveillance cameras at Everett Pre-Owned on Military Road in Benton began picking up activity on the lot, which later led to the breaking and entering of the Everett building. Multiple keys were stolen from inside the building and later six vehicles were stolen off the lot. Photographs from the surveillance videos were posted on the Benton Police Department social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) on Monday, June 5.
On Tuesday, June 6, detectives received quality tips regarding the identity of the suspects and location of vehicles involved. Those tips led to the arrest of Cory Jay Garrison, age 24, of Little Rock and Zachary Ryan Keltner, age 26, of Little Rock.
Garrison and Keltner are each facing charges of Commercial Burglary, class C felony; Theft of Property, class B felony; Criminal Mischief, class C felony; and two counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, class A misdemeanor.
This is an ongoing investigation. Additional charges and additional arrests are expected.
Anyone with information about the suspects or information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send us an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com to leave a tip. A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on iTunes and Google Play.
Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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