Rascals ruin crepe myrtles in Benton
The Benton Police Department announced that someone — or a group of fiendish someones — destroyed nine of the new crepe myrtle trees that were added as part of the city’s revitalization project on South Street. The trees have a replacement value of $750.
Benton Police want to bring the vandals to justice and are encouraging anyone with information about the crime to come forward and rat out the ne’er-do-well(s). Want to avenge the defenseless trees? Call the Benton Police at (501)778-1171 or (501)315-TIPS.
Individuals can also send anonymous tips about the crime by sending a text to CRIMES (274637) with the keyboard BNPD in the body of the message or by going to www.crimereports.com and submitting any information about the dastardly deed there.
Benton resident. Rogue journalist. Recovering attorney. Email = Ethan@FirstArkansasNews.net.