McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are on the hunt for a stolen motorcycle and a person of interest in the case.
On Tuesday, Aug. 14, Glenn Gardner reported that someone stole a black 2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle with N.C. tag 6E3204 from his residence at 5904 U.S. 70 West in Old Fort. The theft occurred sometime between 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12 and 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 14.
At the time the bike was stolen, 45-year-old Crystal Anne Searle Silvernale was living there. She is wanted for questioning in the case.
Anyone with information concerning the crime or whereabouts of the motorcycle or Silvernale is asked to call Detective Billie Brown at 652-2237 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). You can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text MCDOWELLTIPS and your information to 274637 (CRIMES). With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous, and you could receive a cash reward.