Justin Stegall (Photo: Benton Police)
BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department has arrested a man for aggravated assault and possession of automatic weapons.
According to Lt. Kevin Russell, Justin Stegall, 28, was arrested Sept. 10 around 5 p.m. after an apparent road rage incident near the Carpenter Street Overpass on I-30. Police said Stegall pointed a gun at another driver.
Police were able to find Stegall's vehicle at the Alcoa Exchange shopping center. He was taken into custody, and police said they found not only a handgun in his vehicle during a search but also an unknown number of automatic rifles.
Stegall was charged with carrying a weapon, carrying a prohibited weapon, and first-degree terroristic threatening.
The Benton Special Investigative Unit detectives are investigating this case alongside and are ATF agents in relation to the automatic weapons located.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com and submit a tip there.