Friday Traffic Crash in Benton Leads to Two Arrests, One Involving Meth

BENTON – Two people were arrested on various charges following a crash in the 100 block of Joplin Street in Benton Friday.

Benton Police say after investigating the crash, 20-year-old Ryan Cornell of Decatur was arrested for driving while license suspended.

Police also arrested 20-year-old Madison M. Scurlock of Decatur for unlawful possession of methamphetamine subsequent to a vehicle search after Benton Police K9 Ranger alerted to the odor of illegal narcotics in the car.

Both Cornell and Scurlock were taken to the Franklin County Jail.