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Great Futures Campaign kicks off for local youth clubs

July 31, 2014

On behalf of the youth in Saline County, three local Boys & Girls Clubs have joined the National Great Futures Campaign for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which kicked off today.

Daily Dispatch July 30

July 31, 2014

Benton Police Department
•The manager at O'Reilly's Auto Parts reported an individual used a check from a closed account to purchase items.
•The owner of Olde Towne Benton on South East Street reported a woman stole a purse.
•Timothy Jones, 30, of Malvern was arrested on Reed Street for allegedly being disorderly.
•A woman on Chatfield Road reported a residential break-in.
•Charles Ross, 19, of Broken Bow, Okla. was arrested near Hazel Street and charged with driving while intoxicated and criminal trespassing.

DNA leads to break-in arrest

July 31, 2014

A man was arrested after Benton officers used DNA evidence to link him as a suspect in numerous vehicle break-ins.

Devin Weston, 30, of Hot Springs National Park is accused of committing12 vehicle break-ins that occurred April 21 near Millbrook Drive and Heritage Farms neighborhood.

During the investigation, various items that included DNA evidence were collected and submitted to the Arkansas Crime Lab for processing, said Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton police department spokesperson.

 

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