Suspect wanted for stealing at least 30 model flying helicopters from NC storage unit

Suspect wanted for stealing at least 30 model flying helicopters from NC storage unit
A suspect is wanted for stealing at least 30 model flying helicopters from a storage unit in McDowell County, North Carolina.

MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A suspect is wanted for stealing at least 30 model flying helicopters from a storage unit in McDowell County, North Carolina.

According to investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, officials need information on the suspect that broke into a storage building and stole at least 30 remote-control helicopters and other items.

A woman reported on Tuesday, July 16 that someone broke into her storage facility at Nebo Space Center on Old Highway 10 East, and removed 30-40 model flying helicopters and two televisions.

The crimes happened some time between noon on Wednesday, July 10 and 1 p.m. on July 16.

Anyone with information concerning the crime or suspects is asked to call detectives at 828-652-2237 or text TIP MCDOWELLSO and your information to 888777.

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