Daily Dispatch, Aug. 19, 2014

Benton Police Department
•Employees at Benton Middle School and Ringgold Elementary reported a child's parent, who is a registered sex offender, entered the schools without an escort from a police officer.
•Employees at Walmart reported a man stole a cell phone case.
•Alexander Hoover, 25, of Benton was arrested on River Street and charged with assault and false imprisonment.
•A man on Grayson Drive reported a gun was stolen from his residence.

Saline County Sheriff's Office
•A man on Highway 5 reported his brother's trailer was stolen.
•A woman on Bauxite Cutoff Road reported a burglary.
•A woman on Bynum Road reported a lockbox was stolen.
•A man on North Detonti Road reported a burglary.
•A woman on McDaniel Circle reported a theft.

Benton Fire Department
No reports were filed.

Bryant Fire Department
Bryant firefighters responded to five medical calls.