NC – Benson police searching for missing teen girl | CBS17

BENSON, N.C. (WNCN) — Benson police are looking for a teen girl who was last seen Saturday afternoon when she told her family, “I’ll be back.”

Mekaylah Stewart, 18, left her home around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 19. She hasn’t been seen since then, police said.

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NC – Authorities searching Benson again for missing man ::

BENSON, N.C. — Eleven months after Cole Thomas disappeared in Benson, authorities were searching areas in town again Wednesday for his body.

Two friends said Thomas was driving home to Florida for Thanksgiving dinner from a job in Minnesota last year when he pulled off Interstate 95 in Benson, hopped out of the car near North Elm and East Morgan streets and vanished.

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NC – Three arrested in connection with disappearance of missing man Cole Thomas |

SMITHFIELD, North Carolina (WTVD) — Three people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Cole Thomas, 22, who was reported as a missing person in November 2016.

Last week, investigators from the Benson Police Department and the NC State Bureau of Investigation presented their findings to date on the Thomas investigation to a Johnston County Grand Jury, and multiple indictments were subsequently handed down.

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NC – New Search For Missing Man Set For Saturday – The Daily Record

Efforts to find a missing Florida man who vanished from Benson is set to take place Saturday morning.

There will be a planned search for Christopher Cole Thomas, the Live Oak, Fla., man who went missing in the early morning hours of Nov. 25, 2016, after reportedly driving his vehicle off a nearby interstate highway then abandoning it near the downtown area.

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NC – Governor’s Office Offers Reward in Johnston Co. Missing Person Case | Time Warner Cable News

JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. – The governor’s office is getting involved in a Johnston County missing person’s case.

It is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person or persons responsible for Christopher Thomas’ disappearance.

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NC – Group conducts search in Benson for missing man | WNCN

BENSON, N.C. (WNCN) — People gathered in Benson Saturday morning to continue the search for Cole Thomas, who has been missing for nearly three months.

Thomas, 22, disappeared around Thanksgiving.

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NC – Benson police narrow search for man missing since November ::

While Cole Thomas remains missing, police in Benson, where he was last seen in November, said they have been able to eliminate some areas from consideration, while they add new places to their search list.

Thomas, 22, is from Florida, but he disappeared during a stop in Johnston County.

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