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Do you know these women?

Do you know these women?

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department needs help finding two people that are suspected of stealing from a local jewelry store.

Police are searching for two black females they believe are responsible for stealing jewelry from a Young's Jewelers in Benton. 

Employees told officers that it happened around 4:41 on March 22. They said the women were first looking at a pair of earrings but then had questions about a diamond ring. The two reportedly asked a clerk if the store had a layaway plan, and as the employee was asking another store associate, the suspects left the store. 

One of the women had a tattoo with the word "Sweet C" on her right arm. 

They drove out of the parking lot in a silver car. 

Anyone with information about the tw women should contact the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1151.

 

Reckless driver pulled from burning vehicle, faces several charges

Reckless driver pulled from burning vehicle, faces several charges

BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) – Law enforcement officers and several bystanders were able to rescue a man from his burning vehicle Tuesday night.

Sgt. Todd Crowson with the Bryant Police Department (BPD) said police were called around 6:30 in regards to a reckless driver in a white Hummer on westbound I-30 in Bryant. Later, the Hummer was spotted on fire just before the Congo Overpass in Benton; the vehicle had hit the inside wall.

Two Ark. women arrested for home burglary

Two Ark. women arrested for home burglary

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) – On Wednesday, officers with the Benton Police Department arrested two women for an alleged residential burglary.

Reports stated that a resident on Ashley Street told police that two people were seen breaking into a neighbor’s home.

Upon arrival, officers located 33-year-old Monica Diane Greer of Traskwood and 21-year-old Brittney Suezann Potter of Benton inside the home on Ashley Street.

Ark. woman arrested for forgery, possession

Ark. woman arrested for forgery, possession

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) – A Benton woman has been arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions at a pharmacy.

Camila Cristina Cardenas, 26, faces three counts of class C felony second degree forgery, two counts of class D felony possession of a controlled substance and two counts of class C felony controlled substance fraudulent practices.

Ark. man arrested twice for spending fake money

Ark. man arrested twice for spending fake money

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A man from Enola, Ark. was arrested twice in two days for allegedly spending fake money at Benton businesses. 

Police first arrested Ronald Wayne Foret, 46, on March 13 after Walmart employees claimed he was trying to buy merchandise with counterfeit bills. He was charged with five counts of forgery and posted bond. 

The next day, an employee with the Best Western hotel in Benton called police to report the use of fake bills for a room. Officers found in the room, which was under the name Foret, a computer, printer, scales and copied $20 bills. Foret was arrested again and transported to the Saline County Detention Center. 

Foret now faces 12 counts of forgery and 3 counts of criminal possession of forgery device. 

Anyone with additional information about Foret should contact the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1171. 

 

Benton police continue to make DWI arrests

Benton police continue to make DWI arrests

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - From February 1 to February 17, officers with the Benton Police Department have made 11 DWI arrests. 

As part of the "Be Someone's Sweetheart and Rethink Your Drink" initiative, Benton police are trying their best to keep intoxicated drivers off city streets. 

According to the Benton Police Department, every year, more than 10,322 people are killed by drunk drivers in America. In Arkansas in 2013, of the 499 fatality accidents, 41 percent – 203 fatality accidents - involved alcohol and/or drugs.

The most current arrests include:

Benton PD searching for card fraud suspect

Benton PD searching for card fraud suspect

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect behind the fraudulent use of a bank card. 

On January 7, a woman informed Benton police that unauthorized transactions totaling to several hundred dollars had been made from her bank account. However, the victim still had possession of the bank card, and she believed the suspect used the bank card numbers.

The victim stated that transactions occurred at a Benton business on Dec. 17, 2015. 

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or information about the incident contact the BNPD by calling (501) 776-5948 or (501) 315-TIPS.