BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with the rape of a juvenile. Lt. Kevin Russell with the Benton Police Dept. said officers responded to a report of a possible rape involving a female, juvenile victim. Through an investigation and reviewing evidence, authorities determined that a rape had taken place.
Detectives then contacted the suspect in the case, identified as 25-year-old Michael Olvera. After an extensive investigation, Olvera was arrested on Sept. 11 and charged with Rape. He was then transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing without incident.
The victim and Olvera were acquaintances prior to this incident taking place. This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be possible