A Saline County woman was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing prescription narcotics intended for residents at the health-care facility where she worked.
Tasha Lenard, 24, of Bryant, was taken into custody after turning herself in to the Saline County Detention Center.
She is charged with two counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud or theft, a Class D felony.
Her arrest followed an investigation by the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Lenard has been released on a $10,000 bond.
William Richard Byars, 72, of Benton passed away June 27, 2014. He was born January 6, 1942.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Byars and Alice Byars Polly, a brother and sister, Charles and Lola Byars.
Survivors, sister, Mary Ann (Wesley) Barnett, three nephews, Bryan (Ann) Barnett, Michael (Christy) Barnett and Johnny Byars and five great nieces.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at Ashbyâ€™s.
Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at Forest Hills Baptist Church. Minister will be Bro. Marcus Blakely.
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com