Local News

Benson Residents Want Cruising Stopped

Posted August 18, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A group of angry citizens say the long-time tradition of young people cruising Benson's downtown streets has become a major problem. They want it stopped.

Many citizens claim the practice is bringing more crime into the city, and nearly 100 of them protested at a town meeting last week.

Those citizens plan to address the town commissioners again in September