Benton man accused of raping underage girl

BENTON (KATV) - A Benton man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping an underage girl.

Police were first told of the alleged incident Tuesday evening. After investigating, they arrested 25-year-old Michael Olvera Wednesday on a charge of rape. Olvera knew the alleged victim before the incident.

The investigation is still underway and more charges could be filed.

Anyone with information about these allegations is encouraged to contact theBenton Police Department at (501) 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. You can also send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body ofthe text or go to to leave a tip.