Benton Man Arrested For Drugs During Traffic Stop

(BENTON, IL) — A traffic stop by Benton Police Tuesday led to the arrest of a Benton man on a drug charge. Police say following their investigation, 41-year-old Michael Moulton was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after being stopped at the intersection of South Main and Spani Street. Moulton also had an active Franklin County warrant for theft and criminal damage to property. He was taken to the Franklin County Jail for further processing.