October 24th, 2014
Benton Police Department
â€¢A woman on Hiland Circle reported a family member took an item from her home without her permission.
â€¢A man at Walmart reported his credit card was used without his permission.
â€¢Matthew Hufham, 28, of Malvern received a citation on East Pine Street for theft of property.
Saline County Sheriffâ€™s Office
â€¢A woman on Olive Hill Drive reported her husband assaulted her.
â€¢A man reported his identity was stolen.
â€¢A caller on West Jackman Trail reported a disturbance.
Benton Fire Department
Leslie Odell Witham, 64 of Benton, passed away October 23, 2014.Â He was born December 24, 1949 in Little Rock to the late Leonard Witham, Sr. and Delores Wilson Witham.
He is survived by sons, Jonathan Witham and wife, Rachel of Benton, Jason Witham of Bryant, daughter, Christina Reeves of Dallas and step daughter, Amber Wood and husband, James of Mabelvale, beloved companion of many years, Rebecca Shamhart of Benton, brothers, Leonard Witham, Jr. of Benton, Stoney Witham of Benton, sisters, Barbara Ausbrooks of Hensley, Janet Blankenship of Conway and six grandchildren.
Mary Ellen Roberts, 47, of Alexander, passed away on Oct. 21, 2014. She was born on Sept. 16, 1967 in Oakland, Calif. to the late Lloyd Lee Kellems and Rosalie (Smith) Kellems.