Boyfriend, Girlfriend Arrested

A 22 year-old man and his 20 year-old girlfriend are facing felony charges after the boy’s father reportedly contacted law enforcement officers Tuesday night saying he had been the victim of a crime.

According to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, the father said he discovered his bank account had been accessed and $1,185 in money had been taken without his permission.  His son, Jonathan Taylor Winter of Applewhite Road, Wendell was identified as the suspect who reportedly took the money. During a search of his son’s room, drug paraphernalia was allegedly found.

His girlfriend, Tiffini Meshell Taylor of Black Forest Drive, Clayton was also present. During a search of her purse a small amount of suspected methamphetamine was allegedly found.

Winter was charged with financial card fraud, identity theft, obtaining property by false pretenses and parole violation.  Bail was set at $100,000.

Taylor was charged with methamphetamine possession and confined in the Johnston County Jail under a $5,000 bond.