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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday June 22nd, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Marion Man Charged with Theft

Detective Michael Vaughn with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 29-year-old Brandon Lee Ost of Marion with Felonious Injury to Property to Obtain Non-Ferrous Metal.  Magistrate Chad Johnson set his bond at $20,000 secured.

In April of 2022, an Old Fort man reported someone had stolen copper from an industrial heat pump on his property.  An investigation determined Ost was the culprit.

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

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