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Felony drug arrest following single vehicle accident
Felony drug arrest following single vehicle accident

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A single vehicle accident led to an illegal narcotics arrest Sunday night. 

Around 7 p.m. March 22, officers received a call stating that there was a single vehicle accident near the intersection of Lillian and Sevier Streets. Witnesses stated that they saw a Jeep swerving on Sevier Street. The driver Kevin Langley, 30,  then hit an embankment causing his vehicle to flip. According to witnesses, Langley then exited his vehicle and ran towards Tyndall Park. 

Langley was detained and taken into custody shortly after. While Benton police were investigating the accident, they discovered 4.9 grams of a crystalized substance believed to be Methamphetamine costing around $500. Police also confiscated commonly used items used in a sale and deliver of illegal narcotics, such a as a digital scale, within the vehicle. 

Langley is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Driving on Suspended Driver's License, No Proof of Liability Insurance, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

This investigation is still on-going, and anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to call the Benton Police Department at (501) 778-1171.