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New charges have been pressed against a Marion man whose case was dropped in November by prosecutors.
Marion detectives are on the hunt for two suspects involved in separate crimes.
Authorities said Wednesday they have charged an Old Fort man with a sex crime against an 8-year-old child.
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A Swannanoa man is behind bars after police said he robbed one of his friends and a home.
A Marion man who was on the run from authorities is back behind bars.
Authorities said Thursday they have charged a Marion man with breaking into his uncle’s property twice.
Three teenagers have been charged with stealing several newspaper boxes across McDowell County.
Two Morganton men have been charged with breaking into two homes and stealing thousands of dollars worth of property, authorities said Tuesday.
Marion detectives are investigating the death of a 4-month old baby found unresponsive early Monday morning.
Authorities said Monday a Marion man is accused of stealing construction equipment from a property on Satellite Hill Drive.
Two suspects were charged with breaking into a business and stealing a load of cash and checks, according to Marion authorities.
Authorities arrested a man after neighbors say they spotted him breaking into a vehicle.
A mother and father have been indicted by a grand jury on felony child abuse charges after investigators discovered high levels of meth in their children.
Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office hope someone can recognize this man and this woman caught on camera at Samir’s on Burma Road East in Nebo.
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 will run each week in The McDowell News.
Two McDowell residents have been charged in connection with helping two escaped inmates who were captured last weekend in Nebo.
A registered sex offender was indicted by the grand jury for allegedly inviting teenagers into his home and offering them alcohol.
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 week in The McDowell News.
Authorities said Wednesday a Spruce Pine man is charged with stealing a handgun out of car.
A Marion woman whose child tested positive for meth was sentenced in Superior Court during the November session.
After a week-long manhunt for two escaped prisoners from Richmond County, both men were taken into custody over the weekend in McDowell County.
Two brothers from Old Fort have been charged with allegedly stealing a dead woman’s car, police said on Friday.
An indictment from the grand jury was handed down this month accusing a Marion man of having sexual relations with a teenager.
The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement are looking for two inmates – one of them from McDowell County -- who escaped late Sunday night from Morrison Correctional minimum unit in Richmond County. The inmates are believed to have gone over the fence at approximately 10 p.m.
Charges were dropped in the case of a Marion man accused of raping a 7-year-old family member.
Two more people have been charged in connection with the Aug. 16 shooting death of 39-year-old James Lionel Ferguson, of Old Highway 10 East in Marion.
A cash reward is available to anyone who can help Marion police officers solve a residential break-in on School Street.
McDowell County detectives need help pinpointing the person who broke into a Nebo home twice in a little more than a year.
Authorities have charged a Nebo man with having sexual relations with a 12-year-old girl.
A man from Old Fort was arrested Monday morning after stealing from K-Mart and fleeing to a Hardee’s bathroom, according to police records.
Authorities said Monday a pest control employee doing work at a local convenience store was arrested for stealing money.
A registered sex offender failed to report his new address to authorities, deputies said Monday.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office detectives need the public’s help identifying the suspects responsible for two suspicious fires that destroyed buildings on the same property.
A Marion man is charged with allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl he met online, authorities said Friday.
Five students have been charged with allegedly making a bomb threat in October, one day after a separate bomb threat was made.
A local first responder was arrested on charges of stealing medication and a gun from a woman who had suffered a medical emergency, authorities said Thursday.
Detectives with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office are looking for help in solving a break-in and $1,559 theft.
A Marion man is accused of stealing a check from another man’s storage unit and told authorities he needed the money to pay his bills, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
A registered sex offender failed to tell authorities he had a new address, according to deputies.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators need the public’s help locating a man who robbed a store at gunpoint on Thursday, Oct. 30.
A Marion man has been charged with stealing from his family members authorities said Friday.
Two people were caught stealing from a storage unit, authorities said Friday.
The N.C. Department of Corrections is seeking public input on a convicted killer serving a life sentence for a 1986 murder in McDowell County.
Authorities said Thursday a traffic stop yielded a small amount of drugs and a felony charge against a suspect.
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.