Woman Arrested, Benton Police seek Two Men for Numerous Property Crimes

The suspects are believed to still be in Arkansas. Both are out on parole.
BENTON, AR - The Benton Police Department is looking for two men in the investigation of a string of property crimes.

Lisa Wright, 37, is already jailed in the case, but police are working to arrest Kenneth Hawkins, 42, and Jason Tanner, 33.

Wright was arrested last week and police say she was in possession of items that had been reported stolen. 

Wright was taken into custody and transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing. She is charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, 9 counts of Theft by Receiving, 8 counts of Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons (Felon), and Driving on Suspended. 

During the course of the investigation, Hawkins and Tanner were identified as suspects. Both now have warrants for Residential Burglary, 12 counts of Theft of Property, 11 counts of Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons, and Criminal Mischief. 

Both are also out on parole from the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections. 

Hawkins and Tanner are believed to still be in Arkansas and Benton Police urge anyone who comes into contact with them to call police. 

Anyone with information about the case is urged to call the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1171 or (501) 315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.
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