JefferyKilpatrickOn 4/22/15, at approximately 12:49 AM, an officer with the Benton Police Department observed a vehicle do a U-turn in the middle of an intersection at Valley View Dr. and Carpenter St., and noticed they also failed to use proper signals.  
The officer then conducted a traffic stop on the North Service Road of I-30 near the 117 on-ramp.  Contact was then made with the driver, Jeffery Kilpatrick (45 YOA) of Little Rock, and a passenger.  During subsequent investigation, the officer discovered a plastic baggie containing 14.9 grams of a crystal-like substance, believed to be Methamphetamine.  Further investigation also revealed another 2.4 grams of suspected Methamphetamine and also a small amount of Marijuana.  
Kilpatrick was placed under arrest and transported to the Benton Police Department for further investigation.  He was later booked into the Saline County Detention Facility for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver (Felony) and Possession of Marijuana (Misdemeanor).  This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be possible.  
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.  Individuals also may send us an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.  A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on ITunes and Google Play. 
Any suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.