BNPD: July Hit-and-Run Suspect Charged with Felony Leaving the Scene

NewCoin2014 BackBenton Police Department recently served the warrant from the July 23 hit-and-run incident near the 17700 block of I-30 that took the life of 28-year-old Louisiana resident Dustin Thompson.

Thirty-seven-year-old Lucas Riley, of Benton, turned himself in Sept. 25 on the felony charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Personal Injury or Death. The warrant was issued Sept. 21. Riley was transported to the Saline County Jail without incident.

BNPD would like to thank the public for their assistance with this case and urges anyone with information on any case to reach out via the following methods: 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS, via text sent to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, or at