SPPD investigating rash of car break-ins

SPRUCE PINE – Officers with the Spruce Pine Police Department are investigating a string of vehicle break-ins and one vehicle that was stolen the night of Friday, Aug. 2, into the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 3.

Spruce Pine Police Det. Kasey Cook said around 20 people in the English Woods neighborhood and along Greenwood Road reported their vehicles had been broken into, and one car was stolen from the driveway of a home.

“We have no suspects at this time,” Cook said. “We are investigating about 20 cases from Ingles, through English Woods and up Greenwood road to BRP.”

Cook said it is believed the break-ins were by multiple people working together, and officers are looking into leads and still taking reports. Anyone with information should call the Spruce Pine Police at 828-765-2233 or Mitchell County Communications at 828-688-9479. 

The MItchell News

Mailing Address: PO Box 339 
Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
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