Iredell deputies looking for Cleveland man in theft of dirt bikes, four wheelers

Iredell deputies looking for Cleveland man in theft of dirt bikes, four wheelers
(Iredell Sheriff's Office)

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Joshua Rick Bass, 32, of Oswalt Amity Road in Cleveland.

Joshua Rick Bass currently has active warrants for arrest for Felony Possession of Counterfeit Instrument, Felony Larceny of a Firearm, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Bass also is wanted for questioning in connection to several stolen four wheelers, and dirt bikes in eastern Iredell County.

Several witnesses have come forward stating they have seen Josh riding on a green four wheeler in the area of Oswalt Amity Road, and Triplett Road along with several other areas in Troutman and eastern Iredell County. It is also possible he may be staying just inside Rowan County.

Joshua Rick Bass has an extensive criminal history including charges of: Felony Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault by Pointing a Gun, Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Breaking and Entering, Felony Obtain Property by False Pretense, Possession of Heroin, Larceny after Breaking and Entering, Misdemeanor Communicating Threats, and Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct.

If anyone has information of Joshua Rick Bass’ whereabouts please contact the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office at 704-878-3100 or contact the Iredell County Crime Stoppers at 704-662-1340 for a potential cash reward on information leading to his apprehension.

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