A Marion man was arrested and charged after allegedly taking an acquaintance’s car without permission, according to reports.

Detective Paul Alkire of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Matthew Cordaro English, 29, of 114 Hitt Park Drive in Marion, with larceny of a motor vehicle.

Tera Brown, of Hitt Park Drive, reported on Friday, April 6 that English, an acquaintance of hers, took her car without asking and never brought it back.

The 2005 Nissan Altima, valued at $5,000, was subsequently recovered.

English’s bond was set at $10,000.

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