Benton Serial Burglar Caught

BENTON, AR — Authorities have arrested a man they believe may be responsible for numerous burglaries in Saline County.

47-year-old Lonnie Hileman of Benton, was located by patrol officers and detectives at a residence on Military Road.

Benton police say Hileman is believed to be responsible for sixteen residential and commercial burglaries, along with other related property crimes.

Hileman was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Saline County Detention Facility for processing.

He is charged with 14 counts of Residential Burglary, 2 counts of Commercial Burglary, 8 counts of Unlawful Transfer of Stolen Property, Criminal Mischief, Theft of Property, and Theft of Scrap Metal.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS.

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