All precincts are reporting in Saline County and results are in.
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Vote for 1
Mike Ross . . . . . . . . . . Total votes: 2,541 Percentage: 88.91
Lynette "Doc" Bryant. . . . . . . Total votes: 317 Percentage: 11.09
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U.S. Congress, District 2
Vote for 1
French Hill. . . . . . . . . . Total votes: 6,223 Percentage: 42.80
Former Saline County sheriff Bruce Pennington was taken into custody at Walmart in Benton today. He is facing charges of abuse of public trust and theft of property which are both felonies. He is facing an additional misdemeanor charge for theft of property.
Two other former Saline County Sheriff's Office employees are also facing charges. Former Lt. Mike Frost is facing charges for illegal use of a communication device and delivery of a controlled substance. Jo Nell Mallory is facing charges for abuse of public trust and theft of property.
On 5/12/14, at approximately 12:45 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to a burglary in progress on River Heights Drive. A suspect was seen in the area, but attempts to locate him at the time of the burglary were unsuccessful.
Information obtained by detectives working the case determined the suspect was in the Pulaski County area. This information was passed along to other law enforcement agencies in Central Arkansas, and based on it deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriffâ€™s Office were able to locate the suspect and apprehend him.