Suspect Arrested for Aggravated Assault and Terroristic Threatening

On 9/19/13, at approximately 7:57 PM, officers responded to an address on Michael Drive in reference to a disturbance with a weapon call.  Upon their arrival they made contact with the parties involved to determine what took place.  

While at the residence, they made contact with the victim who alleged the suspect had threatened to harm her and came after her with a knife.  The suspect, later identified as Jamica Tripp (41 YOA), was located inside the residence.  After an investigation, Tripp was subsequently placed under arrest for charges related to this incident.  
Tripp was charged with Aggravated Assault and Terroristic Threatening, and transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing without incident.  
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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