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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday October 4th, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Drexel Man Charged with Gun Crime

Deputy Robert Watson with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 47-year-old Bobby Ray Workman with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. A Magistrate issued Workman a $100,000 secured bond.

On September 14th, Deputy Watson stopped Workman’s vehicle on NC 221N for multiple traffic violations. Workman was arrested for outstanding warrants out of Burke County. A search of his vehicle turned up a 9mm handgun. Workman is a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm.

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

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