Posted on Monday April 06, 2020
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
Public Information Officer
April 6, 2020
On Monday, April 6, 2020, at approximately 2:09 a.m., Matthews officers responded to Conbraco Industries located at 701 Matthews Mint Hill Rd. regarding a larceny in progress. It was reported from Conbraco management that someone was seen on the surveillance system in a secure gated area of the business loading material into a car. Upon officers arrival, they observed a male and female with their vehicle inside of the secured area with the hatch open containing approximately $2,000.00 worth of stolen material.
The man and woman were both arrested and charged with the below crimes:
Mr. Stephen Everett Atkinson (DOB - 05/20/1981) of Indian Trail.
First Degree Trespass Enter/Remain;
Simple Possession of a Schedule III Narcotic (Pills).
Ms. Heather Marie Smith (DOB - 06/05/1982) of Charlotte.
First Degree Trespass Enter/Remain.
Three outstanding arrest warrants for:
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia;
Possession of Methamphetamine.
Please use this as a reminder that even if your surveillance system is monitored by a third party, you can always benefit by having alerts set to your mobile device(s) to make you aware of any suspicious activity at your home or business.