Editor’s Note: Morganton News Herald contributed to this story
Residents arrived at their Old Fort home Sunday morning, June 25 to discover thieves loading their property into a truck, authorities said Monday. Following a struggle, three suspects were arrested following a two-day chase.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for the suspect that stole more than $3,000 worth of tools from a job site.
A Nebo man was charged and arrested after he was found with nearly nine ounces of pot and cash during a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday.
Three mid-level drug dealers wanted since a massive conspiracy roundup last Thursday, June 15 are now in custody with five still on the loose.
A Marion man accused of having inappropriate contact with a 10-year-old girl in January was given nearly three years in prison during McDowell County Superior Court.
A Marion woman charged last June with breaking into the home of the Old Fort police chief was sentenced to at least eight months in prison.
Before school released for summer, Eastfield students were treated to a cupcake party by child abuse advocates and police officers.
The double-elimination softball tournament on Saturday, June 3 to benefit retired McDowell County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Brent Rumfelt, who has cancer, raised $2,317.91. Ten teams competed, and the Anthony Laws team came out victorious at the end of the event. Organizers would like to thank al…
Investigators from various agencies continued their bust of a massive three-county drug conspiracy on Thursday, June 15, as they began rounding up 10 additional suspects believed to be mid-level drug dealers.
A pair of alleged racially-driven incidents on a McDowell school bus in January resulted in a conviction for a McDowell High student in District Court on Wednesday.
Authorities from four different law enforcement agencies, including the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, are looking for a woman with multiple warrants.
A McDowell High teen faces assault and ethnic intimidation charges after two alleged incidents with another student on a school bus, according to reports.
A Marion felon convicted in 2015 was arrested again and charged after a warrant service turned up a handgun in his pants pocket, authorities said Monday.