SarahStanartOn 5/9/15, at approximately 10:08 PM, an officer with the Benton Police Department observed a vehicle driving without any lights on in the area of Magnolia Street.  The vehicle was then stopped for the traffic infraction in the parking lot of Saline Memorial Hospital.  
The officer made contact the driver, Sarah Stanart (40 YOA) of Benton, and two passengers in the vehicle.  A driver’s license check revealed that Stanart had an active warrant out of the Bryant Police Department. Subsequent investigation led to the discovery of a plastic bag containing a white crystalized substance that appeared to be Methamphetamine along with a syringe that was loaded with a clear liquid, which was also believed to be Methamphetamine. 
Stanart was placed under arrest and transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing without incident.  She was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-Meth and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Additionally, a hold was placed on Stanart for the warrant out of the Bryant Police Department.  This is an on-going investigation and additional charges could be forthcoming.  
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.