Sheriff's Office searches for debit card thief

Surveillance footage of the man believed to have stolen a debit card and made purchases in Marion.


Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office need the public’s help identifying this man, believed to have used a stolen debit card.

Mindy Parsons, of Morganton, reported on Saturday, Oct. 28 that someone stole her debit card while she was at work at Baxter Healthcare the day before.

Later that Friday, the card was used to makes purchases totaling $72.38 at Love’s truck stop.

This man, believed to be the person who passed the card, was caught on surveillance video at Love’s.

Anyone with information concerning the crime or the identity of the man is asked to call Detective Billie Brown at 652-2237 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). Now, you can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text MCDOWELLTIPS and your information to 274637 (CRIMES). With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous, and you could receive a cash reward.

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