Monica Brittney CollageAt approximately 11:19 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, officers with the Benton Police Department arrested two people for an alleged residential burglary. A resident on Ashley Street notified dispatch that two people were seen breaking into a neighbor’s home.

Officers located 33-year-old Monica Diane Greer of Traskwood and 21-year-old Brittney Suezann Potter of Benton inside the home on Ashley Street. While in custody, detectives found that Greer was connected to a theft that occurred previously at Johnston’s Home Center on Military Road and that she was suspected in a case of a stolen vehicle. Greer is also wanted in Faulkner County for Probation Revocation.

Greer and Potter each face a felony charge of Residential Burglary. Greer additionally faces charges of Breaking and Entering, and felony Theft of Property. Both are detained in the Saline County Detention Center.

“We encourage citizens to call in and report any suspicious activity, as this case demonstrates, it effectively assisted the officers in catching suspected criminals” Chief Kirk Lane said. “We encourage and appreciate community involvement, as it takes all of us looking out for one another, to keep the city and residents safe.”

Anyone with information about this incident, or similar incident, or about the suspects, is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send us anonymous information to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to www.crimereports.com 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.

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