McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating a stolen pickup truck and the man believed to have stolen it.

The royal blue 1999 Dodge Ram truck was taken from a parking lot at 8021 U.S. 221 North in Marion sometime between 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 and 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22.

The vehicle, valued at $8,500 and owned by Sonja Hoilman, of Newland, has an extended cab, “Sport V10” on the sides, running boards, gun metal exhaust tips, mismatched tires and North Carolina tag DBY-3293.

This man was caught on video surveillance camera at the store where the truck was parked.

Anyone with information concerning the theft, suspect or whereabouts of the truck is asked to call Detective Billie Brown at 652-2237 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). Now, you can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text MCDOWELLTIPS and your information to 274637 (CRIMES). With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous, and you could receive a cash reward.

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