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Marion Police Department investigators are on the hunt for suspects who hit two grocery stores in the city during a six-county fraudulent check scheme.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are advising local residents to be aware of con artist callers posing as IRS employees.
An eight-year employee of a local veterinary office has been charged with stealing more than $25,000 in cash and checks from the business.
Three people are charged with breaking into a woman’s house and stealing thousands of dollars worth of property, authorities said Tuesday.
In the first-ever prosecution of its kind in North Carolina, a Mitchell County man was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for the murder of an unborn child.
Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office are on the hunt for a man with outstanding warrants in two counties.
A student has been charged with making a bomb threat that resulted in a four-hour lockdown at McDowell High School on Tuesday.
Editor’s note: The following is a feature provided by The McDowell News in conjunction with McDowell County Crimestoppers. On a rotating basis, members of local law enforcement agencies will submit unsolved crimes for publication. Investigators hope citizens can provide the missing pieces that will solve these offenses and/or help apprehend those responsible. The Crimestoppers Crime of the Week will run each Thursday in The McDowell News.
A woman was arrested for stealing her ex-boyfriend’s credit cards and charging thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, authorities said Wednesday.
A Marion man was arrested Monday for possession of meth and pills, authorities said on Tuesday.
Authorities said Monday they arrested a Marion man for allegedly stealing aluminum cans from a business and then scrapping them.
A Marion man who told deputies he had been shot in a drive-by earlier this month is now in jail for allegedly lying to officers about the incident.
Old Fort officers are searching for two suspects who are wanted in unrelated crimes.
Four suspects were taken into custody after allegedly assaulting a Marion man and robbing him of medication and a cell phone.
Investigators need the public’s help finding a fugitive wanted on multiple drug charges and for questioning in theft cases.
Editor's note: The following is a feature provided by The McDowell News in conjunction with McDowell County Crimestoppers. On a rotating basis, members of local law enforcement agencies will submit unsolved crimes for publication. Investigators hope citizens can provide the missing pieces that will solve these offenses and/or help apprehend those responsible. The Crimestoppers Spotlight feature will run each Thursday in The McDowell News.
Two suspects were arrested after they were caught on video stealing items from woman’s storage unit, authorities said Wednesday.
An Old Fort man who robbed two convenience stores in January could spend up to eight years in prison for his crimes.
Authorities said Friday a Marion man has been charged with stealing a four-wheeler from his uncle.
Two individuals allegedly tried to pass off horse vitamins as illegal drugs, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
A registered sex offender is facing charges in McDowell County for inviting teenagers into his home and offering them alcohol, authorities said on Monday.
Detectives with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office say there was no drive-by shooting in Old Fort, as reported by a Marion man last Wednesday.
A shift manager at a local pizza place was arrested and charged with stealing funds from her employer.
Detectives have charged a Marion man with trying to sell drugs to a narcotics officer.
A Marion man said he was wounded Wednesday afternoon in a drive-by shooting near Old Fort.
Authorities said Wednesday a Marion man was arrested after allegedly being caught breaking into a car by the owners.
A local business owner and his nephew were found guilty of food stamp fraud and have been ordered to pay back thousands of dollars to the state.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating a stolen dirt bike.
McDowell authorities said Monday a Marion man was charged with choking and assaulting a female during a dispute.
A Nebo man is behind bars after detectives said he kidnapped and tried to sexually assault a woman.
Authorities say they arrested a Marion man after finding drugs in his car while parked at a church.
A Marion man will spend up to 15 years in prison for a sex crime against a young child.
Officers with the Yancey County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals from McDowell County on multiple charges.
A champion powerlifter and gym owner was arrested on Monday and charged with possession of steroids, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said.
One man was killed and two others injured Friday morning when a man lost control of his vehicle, crossed into a construction zone on Interstate 40 and struck three construction workers, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol.
Authorities are searching for an Old Fort man who they say violated his probation and committed several crimes in the past few weeks.
McDowell County investigators need the public’s help locating a stolen dirt bike like the one pictured.
Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Marion man who allegedly stole items from an acquaintance.
A Marion woman has been charged after authorities discovered she had a drug pipe in jail, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday
Deputies charged a Marion man with stealing thousands of dollars worth of clothing from a home.
Two Old Fort women were arrested and charged with stealing from their employer.
Authorities said Friday a Nebo man was arrested for allegedly stealing items from his father’s residence.
Marion police officers have charged a man with a sexual offense against a young child.
A Marion man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to multiple sex offenses.
A Nebo man was taken into custody after authorities charged him with break-ins and thefts at five homes.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators need the public’s help identifying four people believed to have assaulted a couple of Old Fort residents while fishing on Sunday, Sept. 7.
Two suspects were arrested last week with a stolen handgun and drugs, authorities said.
Officers arrested a couple they say broke into a storage building and stole thousands of dollars worth of property.
An Old Fort woman was arrested for being married to multiple men at the same time and lying about it, authorities said Monday.
McDowell authorities have arrested an Old Fort man on charges of child pornography, deputies said Friday.