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Concern for Customer Leads to Arrest

Concern for a distraught customer that appeared under the influence at Harmony Ridge Market on Highway 20 led to a search by Sheriff’s officers Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff Keith Royal says a call came in from an employee around 3:30 PM.
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However, a short time later a second call came in reporting a similar individual was in the Bowman Rd area off Highway 20.
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Benthin,-MarshallThe sheriff says that officer searched Benthin and discovered he was also in possession of controlled substances as well as being under the influence.
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Marshall Benthin was taken into custody for possession of greater than one once of marijuana, possession of concentrated cannabis, possession of paraphernalia, and suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance.

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