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story.lead_photo.caption David Brenkus ( Saline County sheriff's office )

A man in Benton was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly gave a police officer who asked for his identification a bag of methamphetamine instead, authorities said.

An officer responded to a call about a man slumped over in the driver’s seat of a truck outside the Sport Clips, 20320 I-30 Frontage Road, Tuesday morning, according to a Benton police report. After waking the man and discovering two stolen credit cards, police requested his identification, the report states.

Instead of giving police his identification, though, authorities said the man, later identified as 38-year-old David Brenkus, handed officers a black zippered case that reportedly contained a glass pipe and roughly two grams of methamphetamine.

After Brenkus was taken into custody, officers said they found a revolver that was reported stolen earlier in the day, along with other drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Police took Brenkus to the Saline County jail, where he faces charges that include five counts of theft of property, three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of controlled substances and one count of possession of firearm by certain persons.

Brenkus remained in the jail Wednesday evening, according to an online jail roster.


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  • RBBrittain
    July 17, 2019 at 5:33 p.m.

    Another stupid criminal from Arkansas...

  • 0boxerssuddenlinknet
    July 17, 2019 at 5:36 p.m.

    this is your brain on drugs.

    July 17, 2019 at 7:46 p.m.

    UofABarefoot looks pretty good here.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 17, 2019 at 8:35 p.m.

    yet you still look like a child molesting child drugging pos

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 17, 2019 at 8:35 p.m.

    how did that happen?

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 18, 2019 at 12:38 p.m.

    i bet you knife flayed his sex organs for organ harvesting/research and force fed him meth not too long ago.
    but lets not talk about that.
    in fact lets fascisticly let that fact of government slavery slide under the water,

  • RBolt
    July 18, 2019 at 1:59 p.m.

    When I was a Security Police Desk Sergeant at LRAFB, a young airman walked up to the window, took a drag off his cigarette, and mumbled, "Is this the joint?" The nearest dispatcher, who was busy before shift change, kept typing and replied, "Yes, sir, it is," because the few prisoners were under our routine oversight. The startled airman stuck the lit joint through the window, and said, "Damn, dude. What do I got to do to get arrested around here?" It turned out he needed only to enunciate.

  • UoABarefootPhdFICYMCA
    July 18, 2019 at 11:04 p.m.

    Racism never looks good you four.
    Racism never looks good.

  • RTT
    July 19, 2019 at 4:27 p.m.

    Benton Boy Brenkus Breaks Birdbrain Meter, Metes out Meth to Mounty