Authorities said Monday they arrested and charged a Nebo man with allegedly trying to sell his friend’s power tools online and stealing his mother’s car.
Detective Billie Brown of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Levi Eddie McHone, 28, of 260 Cooper Drive in Nebo, with six counts of obtaining property by false pretense and one count each of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.
Detective Paul Alkire of the Sheriff’s Office also charged McHone with larceny of a motor vehicle.
Tristian Huffman, of Oak Hill Road in Nebo, reported on Dec. 14 that someone had taken $8,220 worth of power and hand tools from a storage building and posted them for sale on the website Let Go.
Brown said an investigation led to McHone, who was living on Huffman’s property at the time of the theft.
On Jan. 2, Teresa Hollifield, of Cooper Drive in Nebo, reported that McHone, her son, had taken her 2010 Honda Accord without her permission.
The vehicle, valued at $12,000, was recovered.
McHone received a $15,000 bond.