Misty Dempsey (Photo: Benton Police Dept.)
BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A Benton woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home and stealing several items.
On Oct. 22, officers responded to a home on Kyle Road about a burglary. The victim told officers that someone had broken into their home and stolen several personal items.
A detective's investigation led authorities to the suspect, identified as Misty Dempsey, 37.
Dempsey is charged with residential burglary, two counts of forgery, and theft of property. The forgery charges were a result of Dempsey attempting to use stolen checks at a local business.
Additionally, Dempsey is an active parolee out of the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections. This is an on-going investigation and more charges are possible in the future.
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 crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com to leave a tip.