Benton County Dollar Generals Robbed; Suspects Caught

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BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Two men who robbed Dollar General stores in Bentonville and Rogers were arrested.

Bentonville police said that at 8:36 a.m. two males entered the Dollar General store on S. Walton Blvd. and robbed the clerk with a gun on Sunday (June 11). They left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

At 9:17 a.m., police found and arrested both suspects at the Flagstone Creek Apartments on Brooklyn Avenue in Bentonville, according to a police statement.

One suspect is a juvenile from Bentonville and the second suspect has been identified as Zachary Lucero, 26, of Bentonville.

The suspects were in possession of a semi-automatic handgun — reportedly stolen out of Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma.

A third female suspect has been detained and questioned.

This case is still an active investigation.

On Saturday (June 10) morning, the Dollar General on South 8th Street in Rogers was robbed.

Lucero and the juvenile entered the store and demanded money, then took off in a white SUV, according to police.

Lucero is facing charges of aggravated robbery, theft of property and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to Keith Foster, Rogers Police Department public information officer. Charges are still pending for the juvenile.