The Wilkes Sheriff’s Office is investigating damage to a Ronda company’s tractor-trailers and additional recent vehicle thefts.
A representative of Precision Fibers on Factory Street in Ronda reported Dec. 28 that air brake lines on eight of the company’s tractor-trailers were cut near their rear axles.
After the damage to one tractor-trailer was discovered that morning, others were checked and were found to have similar damage. Cost of the damage to the air brake lines was estimated at $8,000.
Timmy Kirk Hamby reported on Dec. 28 that his Chevrolet Silverado pickup was stolen from Bobby Hamby Concrete on N.C. 16 North in Millers Creek, which is his place of employment. The pickup is valued at $8,000. Deputy Jessica Neal’s report indicated that there is a suspect.
Gary Dell Miller of High Rock Road in Boomer reported on Dec. 30 that his 1998 Volvo V90 was stolen from his residence the prior night. The car is valued at $3,500.
Betty Craig of North Wilkesboro reported on Dec. 31 that a power saw she ordered was stolen after it was delivered to the wrong address. The saw is valued at $209.