BENTON, AR – Three people have been arrested in connection to the theft of $3,500 worth of copper from Wholesale Electric Supply Company, Inc, according to the Benton Police.
Police say an officer on patrol noticed a “suspicious vehicle” parked behind the store at 3am Sunday morning. When the officer investigated, the vehicle fled the area. Police found it abandoned on Boone Road and say the vehicle was stolen out of Saline County.
Later that day, police arrested Rhiannon Goshien, 36, and charged her with commercial burglary and theft of property. Tuesday, two men were arrested. They are Brandon Richmond, 30, and David Rollans, 40. They are charged with commercial burglary, theft of scrap metal, unauthorized use of another person’s property to facilitate certain crimes, criminal mischief 1st degree, theft by receiving, and fleeing. Additionally, Richmond is also a parolee on active supervision.
Benton Police ask anyone with information about this crime to call 778-1171 or 315-TIPS.