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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Press Release (4-11-19): Benson Bank Robbery Suspect in Johnston County Jail

BENSON ROBBERY SUSPECT IN JOHNSTON COUNTY JAIL

 4-11-19

Ronnie Hiram Wessinger Jr. was picked up at the Greenville County, South Carolina Detention Center earlier today (4-11-19) at approximately 1:15pm.

He was transported by Benson Police officers to the Johnston County Jail in Smithfield.

Mr. Wessinger, 46, of 123 Rita Street in Gaffney, South Carolina, appeared before a magistrate at approximately 5:45pm and received a $1,000,000 secured bond for one count of Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, two counts of Second Degree Kidnapping, and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

His first appearance in court is scheduled for April 12, 2019
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