TaraLarueOn 5/16/15, at approximately 10:20 AM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the 700 Block of Tee Street on report of a burglary in progress.  Upon their arrival, officers made contact with the complainant who informed them he thought a suspect was stealing items from a home. 
Officers then proceeded to check the area and located a suspect at the home who was identified as Tara Larue (33 YOA) of Mabelvale.  While investigating around the home, officers discovered a broken window and other evidence of a recent break-in.  Based on the evidence and information gathered at the scene, Larue was subsequently placed under arrest for burglary.  
Larue was transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing without incident. She was charged with Residential Burglary, Theft of Property, and 1st Degree Criminal Mischief. Additionally, Larue also had an outstanding warrant out of the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. 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 www.crimereports.com 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.