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McDowell County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday April 3rd, 2024 :: 04:00 p.m. EDT


Marion Man Faces Vehicle Theft Charges

Deputy Robert Watson with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 48-year-old Joseph Ryan Kelley with felonious Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and a Fictitious License Plate. Kelley was issued a $7,500 secured bond.

On March 30th, deputies were patrolling the area of US 226 south and initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for traffic violations. Upon checking the VIN number, the vehicle was determined to be stolen. The vehicle has been returned to the owner.

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

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