A McDowell resident's fossils are missing.
A Marion resident reported on Thursday, Oct. 7 that several items were stolen from their residence on Sugar Cove Road in Marion, according to a news release from The McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
A large orthoceras fossil, a large purple amethyst geode fossil, both weighing approximately 40 pounds each, a zebra print handbag and a sterling silver, beaded belt were reported stolen.
Anyone with information concerning the crime, suspects or whereabouts of the property is asked to call Detective Burlin Ballew at 652-2237 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). You can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text TIP MCDOWELLSO and your information to 888777. With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous.