Tuesday, October 15, 2019






Bail Bonds Agent Arrested By Undercover Officers

A licensed bail bonds agent is facing serious charges after her arrest on 16 felony warrants. The Johnston County Sheriff's Office said they took Lataronette...

Teacher Apologizes After Challenging Student Christian Group’s Bible Verse

A teacher at West Johnston High is under investigation for comments he allegedly made after a Christian student group posted a Bible verse inside...

Report: Benson Man Caught With Narcotics, Counterfeit Money

A Benson man was arrested on five criminal charges after being found at a home outside of Four Oaks.  Deputies received a report of...

Benson Man Facing Child Sex Offense Charges In Three Jurisdictions

Followed victim from residence to residence, police say  A Benson man, wanted in three jurisdictions after he was accused of molesting a child as they...

Mule Days Are Here Again

Annual event returns for 70th year If it’s the fourth weekend of September, it can mean only one thing — it’s time for Mule Days...

Charges Dropped Against All 4 Suspects In Cole Thomas Case

Prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against all four suspects charged in the Cole Thomas case. Thomas disappeared in Benson on Nov. 25, 2016.  The 22 year-old...

Benson Police Searching For Shooting Suspect

Benson Police are searching for a 17 year-old suspect considered to be armed and dangerous who is wanted in connection for a shooting at...

Scam Costs Victim $4,000

A 71 year-old Johnston County woman lost $4,000 in a scam last month. The incident was reported to law enforcement last week but they...

Gunfire Injures 3 In Benson

Benson Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured three people. Police responded to a report of multiple shots being fired in...

Benson PD Names New COPS Officer

Erin Sinclair excited about new role For the last two years, Erin Sinclair has donned the uniform of the Benson Police Department and protected residents...