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Do you know these women?

Do you know these women?

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department needs help finding two people that are suspected of stealing from a local jewelry store.

Police are searching for two black females they believe are responsible for stealing jewelry from a Young's Jewelers in Benton. 

Employees told officers that it happened around 4:41 on March 22. They said the women were first looking at a pair of earrings but then had questions about a diamond ring. The two reportedly asked a clerk if the store had a layaway plan, and as the employee was asking another store associate, the suspects left the store. 

One of the women had a tattoo with the word "Sweet C" on her right arm. 

They drove out of the parking lot in a silver car. 

Anyone with information about the tw women should contact the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1151.

 

Benton police continue to make DWI arrests

Benton police continue to make DWI arrests

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - From February 1 to February 17, officers with the Benton Police Department have made 11 DWI arrests. 

As part of the "Be Someone's Sweetheart and Rethink Your Drink" initiative, Benton police are trying their best to keep intoxicated drivers off city streets. 

According to the Benton Police Department, every year, more than 10,322 people are killed by drunk drivers in America. In Arkansas in 2013, of the 499 fatality accidents, 41 percent – 203 fatality accidents - involved alcohol and/or drugs.

The most current arrests include:

Benton PD searching for card fraud suspect

Benton PD searching for card fraud suspect

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect behind the fraudulent use of a bank card. 

On January 7, a woman informed Benton police that unauthorized transactions totaling to several hundred dollars had been made from her bank account. However, the victim still had possession of the bank card, and she believed the suspect used the bank card numbers.

The victim stated that transactions occurred at a Benton business on Dec. 17, 2015. 

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or information about the incident contact the BNPD by calling (501) 776-5948 or (501) 315-TIPS. 

 

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office issues reminder to parents on child identification

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office issues reminder to parents on child identification

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. - (Oct. 29, 2015 – With recent flash news alerts regarding missing children, teens, and others alike throughout the state, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office decided to issue a reminder to all parents regarding the indentification of their children. 

Major Lafayette Woods, Jr. issued the following statement on Thursday:

When a child or someone you know is reported missing, emotions become raw, which can hinder the ability of parents or love ones to make rational decisions. Yet, their actions and the actions of law enforcement in the first 48 hours are critical to the safe recovery of a missing. Knowing what you can do, what others can do, and where to go for help will not only expedite the search and recovery of your child or love one, it also will help to ease the emotional and financial burden of the search.

Hot Springs police make arrest in murder of 58-year-old

Hot Springs police make arrest in murder of 58-year-old

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - The Hot Springs Police Department made an arrest on Wednesday regarding the murder of Steven Paul Moore, which occurred on October 8.

Malcom Jalil Easley, 22, was taken into custody on Wednesday, October 22 for shooting and killing 58-year-old Moore, who was found by police around 3:15 a.m. at Linwood Avenue and Garland Street.

For more information on the discovery of Moore, click here: Police release name of 58-year-old killed in shooting

Easley is charged with Murder Second Degree.

Hot Springs police make arrest in murder of 58-year-old

Hot Springs police make arrest in murder of 58-year-old

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - The Hot Springs Police Department made an arrest on Wednesday regarding the murder of Steven Paul Moore, which occurred on October 8.

Malcom Jalil Easley, 22, was taken into custody on Wednesday, October 22 for shooting and killing 58-year-old Moore, who was found by police around 3:15 a.m. at Linwood Avenue and Garland Street.

For more information on the discovery of Moore, click here: Police release name of 58-year-old killed in shooting

Easley is charged with Murder Second Degree.

Wife, daughter murdered in Garland County home

Wife, daughter murdered in Garland County home

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- A wife and daughter are dead, after being shot in their Hot Springs home.The suspected gunman is a family member.

55-year-old Eric Reid is behind bars Tuesday night, arrested for two counts of first degree murder charges."It's hard to predict and there's very little that law enforcement can do to prevent a situation like this," said Mike McCormick, Garland County Sheriff.