Final Suspect Accused In Multi-County Mail Theft Investigation Arrested
Deputies say Destiny Bentley has been arrested in connection to a multi-county mail theft investigation. Bentley is one of three suspects charged in connection to the crimes.
Bentley was arrested during a traffic stop on Icard School Road in Connelly Springs, according to officials.
She is charged with Felony Larceny Chose in Action, Felony Forgery of Instrument, Felony Uttering Forged Instrument and Misdemeanor Possession of Stolen Goods/Property.
Update (November 5, 2019):
Authorities say Sarah Worth was arrested on Monday in Connelly Springs.
Deputies reportedly served warrants for Felony Larceny of Property, Receiving or Possessing Stolen Goods, Felony Obtaining Property by False Pretense, Misdemeanor Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle and two additional warrants from Caldwell County for Failure to Appear and Felony Probation Violation.
Destiny Bentley is still wanted by Burke County deputies on several charges.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Bentley is asked to call 828-438-5500 or Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333.
Update (November 4, 2019):
The Burke County Sheriff’s Office says Beige Brown was arrested in Valdese around 10pm Sunday on multiple outstanding warrants.
During her pat down, authorities say they located a clear glass smoking pipe. She was additionally charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
The BCSO says Sarah Worth and Destiny Bentley are still wanted on multiple charges.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Worth and/or Bentley is asked to call 828-438-5500 or Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333.
Original Story (October 31, 2019):
BURKE COUNTY, NC — The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three suspects accused of stealing mail in multiple counties across North Carolina.
Arrest warrants have been issued for Sarah Worth, 27, of Hickory, Beige Brown, 31, of Morganton, and Destiny Bentley, 23, of Granite Falls.
According to deputies, numerous mail thefts have been reported across Burke, Catawba, Caldwell, and McDowell counties. Those crimes have reportedly impacted roughly 60 victims throughout those areas.
Officials say some of the mail has been recovered and returned to the United States Postal Service for reprocessing and delivery.
The BCSO asks anyone with information on the whereabouts of Worth, Brown and/or Bentley to please call 828-438-5500 or Crimestoppers at 828-437-3333.
The suspects are currently facing the following charges:
- Sarah Worth: Felony Larceny of Chose in Action and Felony Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
- Beige Brown: 3 counts Felony Larceny of Chose in Action and 2 counts of Attempted Obtaining Property by False Pretenses
- Destiny Bentley: Felony Larceny of Chose in Action, Felony Forgery of Instrument, and Felony Uttering Forged Instrument
Deputies say additional charges are expected.