Two Yadkinville men charged with firearm theft

Staff Reports

October 16, 2012

On Oct. 10, detectives with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Garrett Matthew Blevins, 20, and Luther Jefferson Blevins Jr., 23, both of Yadkinville on charges of larceny of a firearm and obtaining property by false pretenses.

The sheriff’s office received a report of larceny of firearms from the victim which was a family member of the suspects, according to a sheriff’s office release. After further investigation, detectives discovered that five firearms were taken from the victim’s residence over a period of four months.

Detectives advised that the firearms were recovered from a local pawn shop and returned back to the victim. Each suspect was charged with five counts of larceny of a firearm and five counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Both Garrett Blevins and Luther Blevins Jr. were released on a $10,000 unsecured bond.