Rash of car break-ins hit McDowell Co., deputies need your help

MARION, NC (WSPA) – There have been a rash of car break-ins in McDowell Co. and the sheriff’s office needs your help finding person(s) responsible.

They say the culprit broke into four vehicles on Beaman Rd. in Marion on Oct 20.

The victims say someone got into their vehicles and rummaged through them.

They only thing reported missing were three packs of cigarettes.

The break-ins occurred sometime between 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 and 7:15 a.m. on Oct. 20.

Anyone with information about the crimes or suspects is asked to call Detective Billie Brown at the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office at 652-2237 or McDowell County Crimestoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463).

Now, you can also text your tips to Crimestoppers. Text MCDOWELLTIPS and your information to 274637 (CRIMES). With Crimestoppers, your identity remains anonymous, and you could receive a cash reward.

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