Two juveniles arrested in connection with two Benton home burglaries

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Two 17-year-old male juveniles were taken to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center Saturday

after they allegedly committed two home burglaries that day.

According to Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones, deputies were called out to a home burglary on the 4 Mile Lane in rural Benton at 8:45 a.m. Their investigation found that at .45 caliber handgun, ammunition had been taken and criminal damage was done to the property.

While deputies were investigating that burglary, another home burglary was reported in the same general area.

The investigation led to the arrest of the juveniles and the recovery of the handgun, ammunition and other items from the two burglaries and thefts.