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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Friday June 17th, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Nebo Man Arrested for Drug Possession After Motorcycle Chase

Deputy Robert Watson with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 33-year-old Levi Eddie McHone of Nebo with Felony Fleeing to Elude Arrest, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession with the Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana and Maintaining a Vehicle to Keep a Controlled Substance.  Magistrate Jarred Hollifield set his bond at $31,000 secured.

On June 12th Deputy Watson attempted to stop a motorcycle driving by McHone on Sugar Hill Road for having a fictitious tag.  The Motorcycle failed to stop a led Deputies on a pursuit throughout the southern portion of McDowell County.  McHone eventually stopped and was taken into custody.  A Search turned up marijuana and methamphetamine. The motorcycle was seized under North Carolina’s “Run and You’re Done” statute.

McDowell County Sheriff's Office
593 Spaulding Rd
Marion, NC 28752

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