Employee Accused Of Stealing Money From Business

An employee at a Johnston County fast food restaurant is facing charges after reportedly stealing money from the business.  The theft occurred on September 15th at the KFC / Taco Bell at 12340 Highway 210, Benson near the I-40 interchange.

On September 16th, a manager discovered $1,655 in cash was missing from the safe. Afterwards, Johnston County deputies were called in to investigate.

Officers reviewed video surveillance footage from inside the KFC / Taco Bell that reportedly showed an employee take the money from the safe. The employee was identified as Latoyia Michelle Wright, 32, of Coats.

Wright was arrested on October 5th and charged with felonious larceny by an employee. She was held in the Johnston County Jail under a $25,000 bond.