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Burke County Man Charged In Connection To Theft Of UTVs
Jessie James Shull
Courtesy of Burke County Sheriff's Office

Burke County Man Charged In Connection To Theft Of UTVs

32-year-old Jessie James Shull of East Burke Boulevard in Connelly Springs was arrested by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony larceny.

According to information released Wednesday (December 8), on October 26, 2021, a Burke County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer reported that an unknown subject(s) broke into a building at the East Burke High School football complex and stole two John Deere Gator Utility Task Vehicles (UTVs).

Following an investigation by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, Jessie James Shull was arrested last Tuesday, November 30, and charged with felony larceny. The first John Deere UTV was recovered in the Vale community in Lincoln County on November 18 and the second John Deere UTV was recovered in Claremont this past Monday (December 6).

The investigation is continuing. The findings will be turned over to the District Attorney’s Office to determine if any additional charges may be filed. Shull received a $25,000 secured bond. He is not listed as an inmate in Burke County. A District Court date is scheduled for January 31 on the larceny charge.