A 25-year-old Benton man is behind bars after being arrested in the rape of a minor.
Michael Olvera was taken into custody without incident Wednesday after being accused of rape of a female under age 18, the Benton Police Department said in a statement.
At 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, authorities received a report of a rape, and detectives investigated and confirmed it had occurred, police said. Olvera was arrested the next day and booked into the Saline County jail.
The Benton Police Department added that Olvera and the unidentified victim were acquaintances before the purported rape occurred and that the investigation is ongoing.