RyanShawOn 6/3/15, at approximately 6:28 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the 400 block of Algood Street on report of a disturbance with a weapon.  
Upon their arrival, officers made contact with the victim who informed them a suspect, identified as Ryan Shaw (30 YOA) of Benton, had threatened them with a shotgun.  According to the victim, he went over to speak with Shaw and when he walked onto the front porch of the residence, Shaw pointed a shotgun at him and threatened to harm him.  At that time the victim left the residence without further incident.  
Officers made contact with Shaw and seized a shotgun as evidence found in his possession. Based on evidence and information obtained, Shaw was subsequently placed under arrest in relation to the incident.  He was transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing without incident.  
Shaw was charged with Aggravated Assault and 1st Degree Terroristic Threatening.  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.