JenniferCowlingOn 12/22/14, officers with the Benton Police Department took a report of a burglary at an address on Freedom Cove. The victim in the case advised that items had been stolen, including jewelry and a debit card.  
The case was turned over to detectives for investigation and a suspect was identified as Jennifer Cowling (29 YOA) of Benton. Evidence and information gathered indicated that Cowling had stolen items from the victim’s residence on the date in question.  It was further revealed the debit card had been fraudulently used to obtain items at area businesses.  
A warrant was issued for Cowlings’ arrest and she was subsequently placed under arrest.  She is charged with Residential Burglary, Theft of Property, and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. The items reported stolen by the victim were returned to the owner.  This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be forthcoming. 
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.  Individuals also may send us an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.  A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on ITunes and Google Play. 
Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.