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Multi-agency effort in Bryant leads to arrests of individuals for fraud, forgery and theft

The Benton and Bryant police departments worked together to arrest two individuals for multiple crimes.
Courtesy: Saline County Sheriff's Office

BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) - The Benton Police Department assisted the Bryant Police Department to arrest two individuals, both of Benton, on multiple fraud and theft charges.

Police arrested suspects Brittany Spades, 24, and Timothy Hughes, 33 at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 without incident.

Spades faces several charges, including Forgery in the first and second degree, Possession of a Forgery Device, Financial Identity Fraud, Fraudulent Use of a Debit/Credit Card, Shoplifting and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Benton police reports that Spades has multiple warrants out of additional agencies. Hughes faces charges of Theft of Property and Fraudulent Use of a Debit/Credit Card.

Benton police reports that Spades and Hughes were wanted in a recent shoplifting incident that happened in Benton.

This investigation is ongoing. Benton police ask that anyone who as information about these incidents contact the department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals can also send anonymous tips via text to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, via the official Benton Police Department app (on iTunes and Google Play) or at www.crimereports.com.