Disturbance with a Knife Results in Arrest

    On 10/29/13, at approximately 7:49 PM, officers responded to a disturbance with a weapon call on Watts Road.  Upon their arrival, they made contact with the victim in the case who advised a suspect had assaulted him and attempted to stab him with a knife. 

    Officers then made contact with the suspect in the case, Crissy Speers (33 YOA), at the residence and spoke with her about the incident.  After an investigation, Speers was subsequently placed under arrest for charges related to the incident.  A knife was found at the scene and collected as evidence.  
    Speers is charged with Aggravated Assault, Domestic Battery 3rd Degree, Disorderly Conduct, and Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree.  This is an on-going investigation and additional charges are possible in the future.
    Anyone with information about this crime 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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