By | June 22, 2022

Detective Michael Vaughn with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged 29-year-old Brandon Lee Ost of Marion with Felonious Injury to Property to Obtain Non-Ferrous Metal. Magistrate Chad Johnson set his bond at $20,000 secured.

In April of 2022, an Old Fort man reported someone had stolen copper from an industrial heat pump on his property. An investigation determined Ost was the culprit.