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BNPD responded to a call of disturbance with weapons in the area of Gray Street around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Detectives located and arrested a 17-yr-old male and charged him with five counts of aggravated assault for firing a handgun out of a moving vehicle. Two additional suspects were arrested on charges of domestic battery for their involvement in the disturbance.

James Higgins, 60, and Wendy Loquet, 38, both of Benton, were arrested for Domestic Battery 3rd and Aggravated Assault on a Family or Household Member and Domestic Battery 2nd and Aggravated Assault on a Family or Household Member, respectively. No firearm-related injuries were sustained by any parties.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent via text to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, via the official Benton Police Department app available on iTunes and Google Play or at www.crimereports.com.

Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless/until proven guilty.