MINDEN TOWNSHIP -- The Benton County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help identifying a suspect allegedly throwing objects at vehicles in Minden Township.

Deputies were called to the 5000 block of Golden Spike Road at around 1:45 Saturday morning after a caller reported her vehicle had been struck by an egg while driving. The caller told authorities the egg dented her vehicle and removed some paint.

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As a deputy was searching the area, he noted his squad car was hit by an object he believed came from the road ditch.

The deputy says he saw a male suspect wearing dark clothing running from the area.

Authorities were unable to find the suspect but did find eggshells, eggs, golf balls, taconite pellets and a wrist rocket near the area where the suspect fled.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Benton County Sheriff's Office (320) 968-7201 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 800-255-1301.


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