2 ar­rested fol­low­ing traf­fic stop

The Saline Courier - - FRONT PAGE - Spe­cial to The Sa­line Courier

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.

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