The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance. According to Sheriff Chris Bowman there has a been a number of vehicle larcenies over the course of the last several months mostly west of Highway 127 in the Ellendale and Bethlehem communities.
The Sheriff said that more than a half dozen complaints were received today about items being stolen overnight from vehicles. The items include guns, purses, wallets, cash, and anything else of value. It appears the thief of thieves are active at night and are concentrating on unlocked vehicles.
Make Certain your property including vehicles are locked, especially at night. Don’t leave items of value in a vehicle is the advice of the Sheriff. If you have information that would assist in this investigation, call the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office at 828-632-1111 or phone CRIMESTOPPERS of Alexander County at 828-632-8555.