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September 4th, 2014

County law enforcement banquet set for November

September 4, 2014

Saline County Prosecuting Attorney Ken Casady and his office will be hosting a banquet honoring Saline County law enforcement personnel.

Everett Buick GMC will serve as corporate sponsor for the event.

During the event, U.S. Attorney Chris Thyer of the Eastern District of Arkansas will be the featured speaker.
"Last year was a great event, and it is going to be even bigger and better this year," Casady said.

Daily Dispatch, Sept. 3, 2014

September 4, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A woman on Robinette Drive reported the theft of a concrete angel statue from her lawn.
•Debra Wilmoth of Benton was arrested on Edison Avenue for possession of drug paraphernalia.
•A man reported a vehicle belonging to Habitat for Humanity had been broken into on South Market Street.
•James Meadows of North Little Rock was arrested on a forgery charge on Military Road.
•A woman on Hester Street reported the theft of a credit card and said the person who took it used it to make purchases.

Vulgar vandalism; Panther statue tainted as Salt Bowl looms

September 4, 2014

One day before the Salt Bowl — which has been known to spark incidents of vandalism between rival schools Benton and Bryant — five juveniles were issued citations charging them with vandalism at Benton High School.

When police officers arrived at the school early today, they observed five teenage boys running from the building toward the middle school. One was dressed in camouflage while the others were dressed in blue.
Ultimately, all were charged with criminal mischief, according to Lt. Mike Connell.

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