Benton police uncover theft ring run out of motel

An arrest of a burglary suspect leads Benton police to five others who they believe were running a theft ring out of a Benton motel. Officers say 33-year-old Jason Hamilton was arrested for a burglary on River Heights Drive. That arrest led officers to five others who they say were also involved in running the theft ring out of the America's Best Inn in Benton. Police recovered four stolen vehicles, a large amount of stolen property, as well as evidence related to identity theft and forgery.