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Man arrested after bringing a gun into the lobby of Benton Police Department



Benton, Arkansas – According to police in Benton, a man is in custody after bringing a gun into the lobby of the Benton Police Department late Friday afternoon.

The man came into the building just before 4:30 p.m. and after multiple officers responded, the man was arrested without incident, officials with the BNPD said.

According to authorities, no injuries occurred during the incident

BNPD officials extended special thanks to authorities from the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, Saline County Office of Emergency Management, Pafford EMS and Benton Fire Department.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the BNPD at 501-778-1171 or 501-776-5947.


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