Sheriff B. Phil Howell announces the arrest of two adults in connection with a carjacking that occurred in the McDonald’s parking lot in the early morning hours of April 23rd, 2020.
At 6:14 A.M. Sgt. John Muldowney of the West Jefferson Police Department responded to the area where he found a male victim who had been carjacked by two men.
Ashe County Sheriff Deputies located and arrested the two individuals at approximately 8:35 A.M. in the Railroad Grade Road area. Additional charges to more crimes are pending at this time and may be released as the investigation continues.
We will be updating our communities as the investigation unfolds, but if you or anyone has seen anything suspicious this morning that may be related, please contact our dispatch center at (336) 846-5633