IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A convicted felon was given a $175,000 bond for multiple crimes in a firearm theft case.
Deputies say 26-year-old Charles David Settle was arrested May 29 following accusations that he stole guns from a locked safe inside someone's home. As a result of the investigation, Settle was charged with felony safecracking, felony larceny of a firearm, felony larceny, felony obtaining property by false pretenses and felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Investigators say they recovered multiple firearms, chainsaws, a trailer hitch and a JVC speaker box.
On May 31, detectives obtained additional warrants against Settle. In total, Settle was given a $175,000 secured bond for the offenses.
Settle has a criminal history including arson, assault on a female, drug possession, breaking and entering and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.