2 arrested following traffic stop
During a traffic stop Wednesday morning, officers reportedly located drugs, money and forged checks in a vehicle, according to the Benton Police Department.
Benton officers arrested Cory Garrison, 27, of Little Rock, and Carissa Faulkner, 33, of Benton, as a result of the stop.
Officers reportedly located numerous bags of methamphetamine and paraphernalia in the vehicle, along with several forged checks and a large sum of cash. One of the forged checks belonged to a deceased person and another traced back to a break-in that recently occurred in Bryant, according to Krista Petty, spokesperson for the Benton Police Department
Currently, charges in this case include forgery, tampering with physical evidence, possessing instruments of crime, possession with intent to deliver, obstruction and being named in active warrants in North Little Rock and Saline County, Petty added.
The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be forthcoming.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent via text to 274637 with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, via official Benton Police Department app available on itunes and Google Play or at www.crimereports.com.