Breaking & Entering String Comes To An End

Jerry Wayne Roland
June 30, 2022
Wednesday, July 6th
July 1, 2022

Breaking & Entering String Comes To An End

Breaking & Entering String Comes To An End
WEST JEFFERSON, N.C. – Sheriff B. Phill Howell announces the arrest of 5 Ashe
County individuals after Sheriff Deputies conducted investigations. Gary Sluder, Julie
Wright, Marvin Simcox, Kathrine Salsbery, and Chad Campbell were all connected and
charged.

On June 9th in West Jefferson, a large amount of tools and household goods that had
previously been reported stolen were located. Sheriff’s Deputies conducted
investigations at three different addresses where they were able to secure the property
quickly. Four suspects, Sluder, Wright, Simcox, and Salsbery, were arrested and
charged with possessing stolen items. Found property was valued in excess of $7,500.
“90% of the stolen items were recovered within 24 hours of the crime and returned to
the victims. Sgt. James McNeill’s crew did an amazing job locating all the found
property and working as a team with our Detectives. We are blessed to have the men
and women that want to serve our county in this capacity.” ~Sheriff Howell
During the process of this investigation, information was received which helped to
solve an unrelated Felony Larceny in the Grassy Creek community.

This incident had been reported on June 1st. Chad
Campbell was charged and arrested with Felony Larceny.

Chad Edward Campbell, of Grassy Creek, NC. Campbell’s charges include;
Two counts of Felony Breaking and Entering
Two counts of Felony Larceny After Breaking and Entering
Two counts of Felony Larceny

 


Gary Lee Sluder, of West Jefferson, NC. Sluder’s charges include;
Felony Possession of Stolen Goods
Two counts of Felony Breaking and Entering
Two counts of Felony Larceny After Breaking and Entering
Felony Larceny of a Firearm
Felony Possession of Firearm By Felon

 

 

 

 

 


Kathrine Victoria Salsbery, of West Jefferson, NC. Salsbery’s
charges include;
Felony Possession of Stolen Goods
Two counts of Felony Breaking and Entering
Two counts of Felony Larceny After Breaking and Entering

 

 

 

 

 


Marvin Ray Simcox, of West Jefferson, NC. Simcox’s charges include;
Felony Possession of Stolen Goods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Julie Deanna Wright, of West Jefferson, NC. Wrights’s charges include;
Felony Possession of Stolen Goods