Benson Couple Accused Of Stealing Tires

A Benson couple has been arrested on felony charges after being linked to the alleged theft of 34 automobile tires from a Johnston County business.

On Tuesday, May 11th around 9:45pm, the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a concerned citizen saying they saw someone tossing tires over the fence at Firestone at 5845 NC Highway 42 West, Garner in the Cleveland community.

The suspects left in a truck before officers arrived but the witness was able to give valuable information to law enforcement.

On June 4th, Cesar Inez Delatorre, 40, of Memory Lane, Benson was arrested. On June 7th, Jessica Elizabeth Allen, 35, of Memory Lane, Benson was arrested. Both suspects were charged with felony larceny and felony conspiracy. They were given $20,000 bonds.