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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday April 2nd, 2024 :: 03:59 p.m. EDT


Couple Charged Following Construction Site Theft

Detective Grant Robinson with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged both 42-year-old Jerry Alvin Jones and 36-year-old Barbara Crystal Surrett with felonious Breaking or Entering and felonious Larceny after Breaking or Entering. Jones was issued a $20,000 secured bond. Surrett was issued a $1,000 unsecured bond.

On March 20th, deputies met with an employee of a local construction company who reported that items had been stolen from an active construction site. Video footage of the surrounding area, obtained by Sheriff’s Office detectives, and additional evidence led to the charges and subsequent arrest of Jones on March 26th and Surrett on March 27th.

Anyone with further information concerning this theft or others in the area, please contact Detective Grant Robinson with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office at 652-2237. You can also submit your tip anonymously by downloading our McDowell County Sheriff’s Office App on your mobile device for FREE in the Apple or Google Play Store and selecting “Submit a Tip”!

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

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