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July 27, 2022. Residents on Mill Street reported excessive speed in this area. Benton Police monitored speed and a traffic stop was initiated for 55 mph in a 35 mph zone. Upon making contact with the driver it was discovered there was active arrest warrants. The driver was taken into custody and...

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On July 14 Officer Pries was patrolling the area and monitoring traffic near the Benton Rodeo grounds. Pries initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by a male who had multiple arrest warrants for dangerous drug activity. Pries made contact with the driver and the smell of marijuana was...
22-000256. Warrant / Arrest / Possession with the intent to distribute narcotics. On June 1,2022 the Benton Police received an active Felony arrest warrant issued for Mark Eyerley, Benton Pa. for possession with the intent to distribute narcotics. The warrant was obtained by the Kingston Police...
On April 2, 2022 a black male, 6' tall 145 lbs, wearing a sweatshirt with the hood up and grey face mask entered the Your Choice Convenience Store. The male wandered around the store for approximately 10 minutes. He made a small purchase and then grabbed a display full of vape devices and fled the...

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BPD has received reports of gasoline being syphoned from vehicles. Be aware of this as gasoline prices continue to rise. If possible park your vehicle in a secure area or an area that illuminated. Also be alert to suspicious activity and report such to the police. If there is a theft in progress as...

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July 27, 2022. Residents on Mill Street reported excessive speed in this area. Benton Police monitored speed and a traffic stop was initiated for 55 mph in a 35 mph zone. Upon making contact with the driver it was discovered there was active arrest warrants. The driver was taken into custody and...

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On July 14 Officer Pries was patrolling the area and monitoring traffic near the Benton Rodeo grounds. Pries initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by a male who had multiple arrest warrants for dangerous drug activity. Pries made contact with the driver and the smell of marijuana was...
22-000256. Warrant / Arrest / Possession with the intent to distribute narcotics. On June 1,2022 the Benton Police received an active Felony arrest warrant issued for Mark Eyerley, Benton Pa. for possession with the intent to distribute narcotics. The warrant was obtained by the Kingston Police...
On April 2, 2022 a black male, 6' tall 145 lbs, wearing a sweatshirt with the hood up and grey face mask entered the Your Choice Convenience Store. The male wandered around the store for approximately 10 minutes. He made a small purchase and then grabbed a display full of vape devices and fled the...

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Benton Police was dispatched to a possible domestic disturbance in the area of Main Street and Colley Street. Officer Pries arrived and made contact with the parties involved. One female was taken into custody on outstanding warrants and transported to the Benton Police Department. The Columbia...

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BPD has received reports of gasoline being syphoned from vehicles. Be aware of this as gasoline prices continue to rise. If possible park your vehicle in a secure area or an area that illuminated. Also be alert to suspicious activity and report such to the police. If there is a theft in progress as...

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February 28 at 20:15 hours Officer Pries noticed a vehicle being operated with a faulty headlight and no visible rear lighting. Pries initiated a traffic stop in the area of Third and Colley Street. Contact was made with the driver and a strong smell of alcoholic beverage was detected. Standardized...

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