Report: Benson Woman Stole Money From Disabled Man

A Benson woman was arrested Monday by deputies with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.  Charley Alene Stephenson, 23, of the 800 block of Stephenson Road in Benson was charged with one count of felony larceny.

On October 12th, a 53 year-old disabled Angier man, an acquaintance of the suspect, reported that she had visited with him at his home in western Johnston County.  Stephenson allegedly took $1,429 in cash from a bank envelope while he was in another room.  The victim discovered the theft immediately after Stephenson had left his residence.

Stephenson was held on a $5,000 secured bond.  The stolen money has not been recovered.