Suspect In 1972 Murder Of Bonnie Neighbors Returned To Johnston County

SMITHFIELD - A Florida man arrested last month for the 1972 cold case murder of Bonnie Wheeler Neighbors of Benson was extradited from Florida today (Friday)...

Suspect In Custody Following Standoff At Benson Motel

  BENSON - A Cumberland County man is in custody following a 3-1/2 hour standoff with law enforcement officers in southern Johnston County. Around Noon today...

Drone Used To Recover $50,000 In Stolen Property

A Johnston County Sheriff's Office drone was used to locate $50,000 in stolen property in a wooded area near Benson. Detectives received a tip that...

Gun, Marijuana Seized From Benson Area Home

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office and NC Probation & Parole reportedly seized a Uzzi handgun and 63 grams of marijuana during the search of...

Texas Fugitive Arrested At License Checkpoint

A 31 year-old man living in Benson, wanted on a fugitive warrant from Texas, was arrested by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office SAFE Team...

Woman On Probation Arrested Following Search Of Her Residence

A Benson woman on probation was arrested during a search of her Tarheel Road home this week. Probation officers reportedly searched the home of 22...

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Held In Benson

It was a packed house inside the Benson Baptist Church Fellowship Hall this morning (Thursday) for the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast — a Benson tradition...

Interim Benson Town Manager Named

The Benson Board of Commissioners has chosen an interim Town Manager. Frederick D. Nelson, Jr. will take over as Town Manager beginning May 23....

Arrest Made In 1972 Cold Case Murder Of Bonnie Neighbors

More than 46 years after the death of Bonnie Wheeler Neighbors of Benson, the Johnston County Sheriff's Office announced this afternoon (Tuesday) an arrest...

SBI Agents Arrest Benson Man

An anonymous tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has resulted in the arrest of a Benson man. The NC SBI tells...