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An Old Fort man will spend the next five years in a federal prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday
A former DOT worker was charged with allegedly stealing equipment from his employer, the sheriff’s office said Friday.
Two teenage girls are charged with sending explicit photos to a minor in connection with another explicit photo case reported last week.
A mother and he two children are being charged for their involvement and knowledge of sex acts being performed on other kids and themselves, authorities said Thursday.
Two hikers were found unharmed after they went missing for several hours on Sunday, according to authorities.
McDowell deputies said Tuesday they arrested a man with a variety of drugs.
Deputies said Friday a Marion man was charged with making up a story about someone pointing a gun at him while at a local elementary school.
Detectives are looking for a Marion woman who allegedly stole her cousin’s EBT card and spent hundreds of dollars.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies have determined that a story about a gunman on the grounds of West Marion Elementary School Wednesday evening isn’t true.
Police are asking the public if they have any information about a Wednesday night break-in and theft at a local cell phone store.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies continue to have a presence in the West Marion community after an unknown male reportedly pulled a gun on a parent following an altercation at West Marion Elementary Wednesday evening.
Three Marion men face stolen property charges.
More than a dozen cars in the East Marion community that had items taken from them over the weekend all had one thing in common -- none of them were locked.
A Marion teenager has been charged with multiple felonies for sending explicit photos of himself to minor females, according to the police.
A home health nurse in Marion is facing multiple charges after her employer discovered she had stolen thousands of dollars from a 90-year-old woman, according to authorities.
McDowell authorities have charged a murder suspect with starting a fight in jail with an alleged witness to the crime.
Two suspects were nabbed in Marion after breaking into two cars last Tuesday and stealing items, police said.
Marion police are on the lookout for a suspect and his truck after a report of an attempted break-in at a local pharmacy.
An Old Fort man faces several charges after a traffic stop, authorities said Monday
McDowell authorities have released information about a phone scam in McDowell County. Callers are stating they are calling on behalf of Glenwood Fire Dept, which is false.
A Morganton man is being charged with the theft of a chain saw in Marion after getting caught committing the same crime in Taylorsville, authorities said Friday.
Old Fort preschool students returned to their classrooms on Wednesday, after vandalism during Mother’s Day weekend closed the building down for two days.
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 feature will run each week in The McDowell News.
A convicted felon is charged with possession of a firearm during a traffic stop, authorities said on Wednesday.
Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s office are looking for women who they believe may know more about an altercation which ended with two men being hospitalized for stab wounds.
A Marion man received three consecutive prison sentences after being found guilty of child pornography charges in McDowell County Superior Court.
A Nebo man was arrested after authorities said he stole a $10,000 skid steer and sold it.
McDowell detectives are asking the public for helping in identifying a man they think stole $300 worth of antique trains from a local business.
McDowell detectives arrested a Marion man for violating his restraining order and possessing drugs.
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Marion police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted for breaking into a local business in February.
A Marion woman will spend the next two years behind bars after high levels of meth were discovered in her children.
A former bookkeeper of a local vet’s office was ordered to pay thousands in restitution after being found guilty of embezzling from the business.
Narcotics officers have arrested a Marion man for allegedly dealing drugs near an elementary school.
A wanted Marion man was armed when authorities arrested him at a license checkpoint in February.
Four McDowell men are in jail after allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl they met on social media.
McDowell detectives said Wednesday a shooting on Sunday in Nebo landed a father in jail and his son in the hospital.
Marion police say a man arrested on outstanding warrants was driving a stolen car and in possession of drugs.
A Gastonia woman was arrested for attempting to smuggle in drugs while visiting her son in a Marion prison, authorities said.
A convicted felon was taken into custody by McDowell detectives after it was discovered he was in possession of a firearm.
LENOIR — The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man who they suspected of dealing methamphetamine, according to a Tuesday news release.
A man wanted for allegedly stealing his grandparents’ truck is now behind bars.
Another embezzlement charge has been filed against a former Marion business owner accused of stealing money from property rentals.
The grandmother of a 12-year-old molestation victim says she is not pleased with the outcome of Tuesday’s verdict in court against the young girl’s abuser.
A Marion man was taken into custody after he allegedly molested an 8-year-old girl, authorities said Friday.
Investigators need the public’s help locating a man who allegedly stole a truck from his grandparents.
Police have now released surveillance photos of the suspect wanted in an attempted robbery at a convenience store on Wednesday.
Parents of a 6-year-old boy are behind bars on charges of child abuse, deputies said on Thursday.
An Old Fort woman has been charged with hiding a suspect who was wanted by authorities for almost a year.