VIDEO: Heated Exchange Between Sheriff and Cop

Benton County Sheriff Keith Ferguson exchanged tense words Saturday with a Bentonville police officer who pulled him over to ask about an improper license plate.

At 11:06 a.m. Saturday, a Bentonville police cruiser with two uniformed officers pulled over a newer black Chevrolet Silverado driven by Ferguson at 406 S. Walton Blvd., reports 5NEWS.

In video captured by the officer's dash-mounted camera, one officer can be heard telling Ferguson the tags showed up during a check as having no registration information. The sheriff tells the officer he is driving a county vehicle and adds he doesn't have the insurance or registration information on him. The officer can be heard telling Ferguson to calm down.

Read the full 5NEWS story.

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