Suspect Runs Out Of Gas On Stolen Car

BENSON – A 21 year-old woman was arrested on felony charges after Johnston County deputies said they found her sitting on top of a car on the shoulder of Interstate 40.  A patrol deputy was traveling on I-40 near Benson around 4:10am Wednesday when he spotted a female sitting on a Toyota Corolla.  The vehicle had ran out of gas.

Deputies determined the Toyota had been reported stolen in Cumberland County.

Tyler Ivy Walton, 21, of Church Road, Clinton was charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle.  Walton was confined in the Johnston County Jail on a $20,000 secured bond.  The stolen vehicle was returned to its owner.