ShawCollageOn 3/17/14, at approximately 8:45 PM, patrol officers with the Benton Police Department responded to an address on Valhalla Drive on report of a disturbance. Upon their arrival it was determined that two subjects had been involved in a physical altercation.  
One suspect, identified as Larry Shaw (50 YOA) of Benton, was located at the residence and had visible physical injuries.  Another suspect, identified as Nicholas Shaw (25 YOA) of Benton, had fled the residence prior to officers arrival.  Nicholas was later located at a nearby residence and also had visible injuries.
After an investigation, both Nicholas and Larry were taken into custody without incident.  Larry is charged with Domestic Battery 3rd Degree and Nicholas is charged with Domestic Battery 3rd Degree, Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (syringes with suspected drug residue), and for warrants out of our department.  The warrants were for two counts of Felony Theft of Property and one count of Criminal Mischief.   
Anybody with information related to this case is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-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.