Benson Woman Facing Methamphetamine Possession Charge

A 43 year-old Benson woman was arrested Friday afternoon after Johnston County deputies were called to her home for a domestic disturbance involving her boyfriend.

Authorities said they were dispatched to a dispute at a home on Lazy Branch Drive.

Linda Carpenter Lopez allegedly assaulted her boyfriend during an argument over money and drugs.

Officers reportedly found a small amount of methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia in her possession.

Lopes was charged with simple assault, felony possession of meth, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.  She was held under a $20,000 secured bond.