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McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for two men who smashed their way into a convenience store over the weekend and made off with dozens of cartons of cigarettes.

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A Marion man was found dead after reportedly drowning in a creek off American Thread Road, authorities said Wednesday.

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What began as an investigation into a Nebo man’s drug activity has led local, regional, state and federal authorities to dozens of suspects in a massive narcotics conspiracy that spans from McDowell County to California.

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A federal child porn investigation that spanned many months came to an end Tuesday when Detective Paul Alkire of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Homeland Security agents arrested Carl Jay Whitson, 65, of 2159 Goose Creek Road in Marion, at his residence.

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A Nebo couple arrested last year for stealing from and pawning their family’s items were each given at least seven months in prison, according to reports.