Investigators search for storage unit thief

Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office need information on the suspect that broke into a storage building and stole at least 30 remote-control helicopters and other items.

Angela Forney, of Marion, reported on Tuesday, July 16 that someone broke into her storage facility at Nebo Space Center, on Old Highway 10 East, and removed 30-40 model flying helicopters and two TVs.

The crimes occurred sometime between noon on Wednesday, July 10 and 1 p.m. on July 16.

Anyone with information concerning the crime or suspects is asked to call Detective Patrick Guion at 652-2237 or text TIP MCDOWELLSO and your information to 888777.

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