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8 charged, 1 wanted in string of Amherst County catalytic converter thefts

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday they’re looking for one person and have arrested seven others in connection with a string of catalytic converter thefts over the last few months.
James William Gunter, Jr., is wanted on one larceny charge in this investigation.
Deputies have arrested and charged seven others:

  • Edward Preston Stinnett Jr. – 7 larceny charges
  • Herman Tracy Evans – 2 larceny charges
  • William Franklin Carr – 1 larceny charge
  • Heather Lynn Bussey – 1 larceny charge
  • Jonathan Edward Tyree – 9 larceny charges
  • Brandon Wayne Lipscomb – 3 larceny charges
  • Mark Allen Staton – 3 larceny charges

The investigation is ongoing, and deputies ask anyone with information to give them a call.

Marco Harmon

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