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.
Arrest warrants and affidavits can be found on the Saline Courier website. The full story will be available in Saturday's paper.