Suspect Arrested for Two Counts of Rape Involving a Juvenile Victim

  On 10/28/13, officers with the Benton Police Department took a report of a possible rape involving a female victim.  Detectives then took over the investigation and evidence indicated that a rape had taken place.   

    Detectives then made contact with the suspect in the case, identified as Rickey Irving (59 YOA).  After an extensive investigation, Irving was subsequently arrested on 11/1/13 and charged with 2 counts of Rape.  He was then transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing without incident.  
    The victim and Irving were acquaintances prior to this incident taking place.  This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be possible as it continues. 
    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 to leave a tip.  
    Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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