BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A Benton man has been arrested and charged with six counts of rape.

According to Lt. Kevin Russell, 29-year-old Franklin Lewis was arrested on Jan. 24 after a woman told police he raped her. He was taken to the Saline County Detention Facility where he is being held in lieu of $10,000 bond.

Russell said the victim and Lewis were acquaintances prior to this incident and more charges could be applied as the investigation continues.

In addition, Lewis has been charged with one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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