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Nebo man sentenced to nearly 19 years for drug trafficking

MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A Nebo man is sentenced to at least 18.75 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges in McDowell County. Marvin Donald Branch II was given a consolidated active sentence of 225-282 months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of trafficking in methamphetamine.
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Deputies: Drug distributor in NC sentenced to prison

MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) - A drug distributor in McDowell County has been sentenced to prison, according to deputies. The McDowell County Sheriff's Office said Marvin Donald Branch II pled guilty to two counts of trafficking in meth and was sentenced to 225 to 282 months in the North Carolina Department of Adult Corrections.
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McDowell Sheriff's Office: Help find this missing teenager.

The McDowell County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing, runaway juvenile: Abagail Lynn Cantrell. Abagail is a 15-year-old white female with blue eyes and red/auburn hair in a dreadlock style. She is approximately 5'8" tall and 160 pounds. Abagail was last seen on Sunday, Oct....
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Two people killed in separate wrecks in McDowell over weekend

Two people died in separate wrecks over the weekend in McDowell County. The first incident occurred at 4:03 p.m. on Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle crashed near the intersection of Lake James Road and Hankins Road. EMS paramedics arrived on the scene and pronounced one patient dead. That patient was...
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UPDATE: McDowell authorities locate wanted man

Update: Monday, 2:23 p.m.: The McDowell County Sheriff's Office said Cody Vance has been located. Authorities are looking for help in locating a wanted man. Cody Vance, 35, of Marion, whose last known address was on Jacktown Road, is wanted for felony larceny, possession of stolen goods and felony probation violation.
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McDowell County authorities confirm, wanted Marion man taken into custody

MARION, N.C. (WLOS) — UPDATE:. The McDowell County Sheriff's Office confirms, Cody Vance, has been apprehended. The McDowell County Sheriff's Office says Cody Vance, 35, of Marion, is wanted for felony larceny, possession of stolen goods and felony probation violation. Officials say Vance is also wanted for questioning in connection...
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Deputies seek man wanted for theft in McDowell Co.

MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – Deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man wanted for larceny, possession of stolen goods, and violating parole. According to a release from the sheriff’s office, 35-year-old Cody Vance, of Marion, is also wanted for questioning in connection with numerous thefts...
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Deputies: Investigation underway after break-in at Sugar Cove Rd. home

MARION, NC (FOX Carolina)- The McDowell County Sheriff's Office said they're investigating a recent break-in at a home along Sugar Cove Road in Marion. Deputies said the suspect(s) took the following items during the incident:. A large Orthoceras Fossil. A large purple Amethyst Geode Fossil. A zebra print handbag. A...
MARION, NC
McDowell News

Have you seen these fossils stolen from a McDowell County home?

A McDowell resident's fossils are missing. A Marion resident reported on Thursday, Oct. 7 that several items were stolen from their residence on Sugar Cove Road in Marion, according to a news release from The McDowell County Sheriff's Office. A large orthoceras fossil, a large purple amethyst geode fossil, both...
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Narcotics Task Force arrests one man during search of Marion home

A Marion man faces drug charges after a task force searched his home, authorities said. On Friday morning, officers, armed with a search warrant, raided a house at 57 West Seagle St. in Marion. Investigators with the Narcotics Task Force (comprised of McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, Marion Police Department, North...
MARION, NC
McDowell News

McDowell authorities charge two after an investigation into drug activity.

Two people were charged after an investigation into local drug activity, authorities said on Friday. The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office arrested Winston William “Bo” Webster Sr., 65, of Marion for trafficking in methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell and deliver methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a dwelling to keep a controlled substance.
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Deputies: 2 arrested following search warrant into illegal drug activity

MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) - Two suspects are in custody after multiple agencies completed a search warrant in Marion, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said Marion police and agents with the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation assisted with executing a search warrant on Eldewiess Drive on Sept. 29. This came after an ongoing investigation into illegal drug activity at this address.
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McDowell News

Vandalism reported at Glenwood ballpark. 'I think we need to draw a line,' director says

McDowell County Parks and Recreation reported more vandalism to their parks totaling thousands of dollars in damage. On Monday, Parks and Rec Director Chad Marsh posted on the department’s Facebook page, the Glenwood ballpark was vandalized by someone doing “donuts” in the fields. The vandal or vandals also pulled the flagpole foundation out of the ground and broke some fencing. Marsh filed a report with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, but he said this is just one of many incidents that have occurred since he took over the department.
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McDowell investigators search for stolen truck. A reward is offered.

McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for the suspects who stole a White 2004 GMC Sierra flatbed truck from Ray Roland’s Junk Yard. Roland, of Marion, reported between the late night hours of Monday, Sept. 27, and Tuesday, Sept. 28, that someone removed the 2004 GMC Sierra flatbed truck from his junk yard.
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