Buncombe County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested four local youths in connection with car break-ins in the Swannanoa area. The Sheriff’s Office initiated a concentrated investigation after numerous car break-ins occurred in Swannanoa within a 48-hour period. The perpetrators targeted vehicles that were unlocked during nighttime hours.
Sheriff’s Office investigators are working to return stolen property to the victims of these crimes. If you’re missing property as a result of a vehicle break-in, please call the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office at 250-4436.
The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate whether these youths may have been involved in other break-ins in the area. If you have information that might be helpful to the investigation, please call Crime Stoppers at 255-5050.
And don’t forget to lock your vehicle and remove valuables from you car.