Larceny by Employee
On Thursday, March 29, 2018 a call in reference to larceny in West Jefferson was reported to the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office. The owners of a local business reported, one of their employees had stolen several items from their business, including a pole saw, chain, saw, and a tool box. The employee was identified as Steven Milton McDonald of Florida.
A warrant was issued for Mr. McDonald for Larceny by Employee on March 29, 2018.
On April 4, 2018, Mr. McDonald was arrested, while attempting to hideout, at a residence in Crumpler. He was issued a secured bond in the amount of $10,000 and a first appearance court date of April 5, 2018.
On April 5, 2018, the stolen property was recovered, at an address in Lansing. The stolen property was returned to the owners.