|Updated: 1/17 12:04 pm
||Published: 1/17 11:56 am
BENTON, AR - Police say they arrested a man and two women Wednesday who were in a car that had been reported stolen.
According to a release from the Benton Police Department, an officer noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Americas Best Inn about 4:30am and confirmed that it had been reported stolen.
Police say one of the occupants, 29-year-old William Looney, tried to flee but was apprehended at the scene. Two others, 21-year-old Chelsea Smith and 21-year-old Tamara Hamilton, were also arrested.
Looney is charged with Theft by Receiving, Escape, Driving on Suspended Drivers License and Fleeing. Smith and Hamilton were both charged with Theft by Receiving.