A Marion man faces theft charges after allegedly stealing and pawning his father’s property while he was out of town, authorities said Thursday.
Marion Police Department is investigating an identity theft that occurred on Feb. 10, where the suspect was caught on surveillance video.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for two men who smashed their way into a convenience store over the weekend and made off with dozens of cartons of cigarettes.
A grand jury indicted a Burke County man in March on assault and kidnapping charges after leading McDowell deputies on a high speed pursuit in December.
In addition to arresting suspects and confiscating drugs in the multi-agency raid in three counties this week, authorities seized up to $500,000 in cash.
Authorities said Wednesday they charged a Marion woman with embezzling thousands of dollars from Bear Creek Marina & Restaurant after a two- year investigation.
What began as an investigation into a Nebo man’s drug activity has led local, regional, state and federal authorities to dozens of suspects in a massive narcotics conspiracy that spans from McDowell County to California.
The Dobson Knob fire, last estimated at 85 percent contained over Easter weekend, remains at 1,760 acres and is 96 percent contained, according to Monday’s report.
The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office will hold a rabies clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, May 13, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the gravel lot beside Animal Hospital of Marion, on U.S. 70 West.
McDowell citizens and members of local and state agencies met at Woodlawn Baptist Church on Thursday to discuss the Dobson Knob Fire, now estimated at 1,467 acres and 40 percent contained.
The Dobson Knob Fire, last reported at 550 acres by Wednesday morning, is now estimated at 1,405 acres and is 15 percent contained, according to later reports that evening.