Incident Blotter

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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Officer Pries initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that had a dead registration tag in the area of SR 487 and Mill Street. During the traffic stop narcotics and drug paraphernalia was found inside the vehicle. The driver was released. A summons is being filed for Possession, Paraphernalia and...