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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 20th, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. EDT


Marion Man Charged with Gun Crime

Detective Grant Robinson with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office Community Impact Team charged 34-year-old Michael Bennett Bryant with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. A Magistrate issued Bryant a $5,000 secured bond.

On September 29th, Detectives from the Community Impact Team were investigating a stolen vehicle at a Mud Cut Road address when Bryant arrived and caused a disturbance. A search of the vehicle he was driving turned up a handgun. Bryant is a convicted felon and prohibited by NC law from possessing a firearm.

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

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