Written by Lt. Kevin W. Russell
On 12/13/13, at approximately 9:30 PM, officers responded to a disturbance with shots fired call in the 500 block of N. Fourth Street. Upon their arrival, they made contact with the suspect and other parties at the residence.
The victim in the incident reported that the suspect, later identified as Jonathan Page (32 YOA) of Benton, started arguing with him and threatened him with a pistol. He told officers that Page fired the pistol into the air and ground, and also pointed it towards him during the altercation.
During the course of the investigation, officers gather information and evidence which subsequently led to Page being arrested. Page is charged with Aggravated Assault and more charges could be forthcoming in the future as the investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this incident 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.
Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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