A Benton couple is facing charges after an investigation into allegations of child abuse revealed two children in the home had been exposed to drugs.
James McCauley, 38, and Christie Smith-McCauley, 34, were arrested without incident Monday, and were charged with two counts of introduction of a chemical substance into the body of another and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.
Detectives with the Benton Police Department were notified of the case in December by investigators with the Arkansas State Police.
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In hopes of alleviating traffic problems for customers, First Security Bank officials are working with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and Hope Engineers to widen Carpenter Street in front of the bank.
At certain times throughout the day especially in the afternoon, it is difficult for customers to turn into the bank from Interstate 30 because of extra traffic traveling from Military Road, said Mark Vanderpool, First Security Bank president.
This widening should fit within the current right-of-way, he said.