Suspect accused of B&E at local business

Jason Simko Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff's Office
Jason Simko
Picture courtesy of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office


On 6/15/2014 Deputy M.D. Sigmon was patrol businesses on Hwy 21 just north of Statesville when he noticed a Jeep Grand Cherokee behind Fort Dobbs Hardware.

Deputy Sigmon through his investigation identified Jason Michael Simko 35, of Brevard St. taking items from a storage building belonging to Fort Dobbs Hardware.

After further investigation Deputy Sigmon charged Simko with felony breaking and entering, Felony larceny after breaking and entering and possession of burglary tools.

Simko was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he was placed on a $6,500.00 secured bond. The stolen items were returned to the business.

Major Darren Campbell stated: This is another example of patrol deputies being proactive in their communities they work, solving crimes and keeping our communities safe.

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