42-year-old Donald Chad Ferguson of Moravian Falls was arrested Tuesday (June 1) by Taylorsville Police Officers. He’s charged with three felony counts of breaking and entering to a coin or currency machine, four misdemeanor counts of larceny, six misdemeanor counts of damage to a coin or currency machine, and single misdemeanor counts of possession of stolen goods and injury to personal property.
According to the arrest report filed by Taylorsville Police, Ferguson has admitted to breaking into machines in East Taylorsville. Ferguson also faces a total of 37 counts in Wilkes County. Those charges include felony counts of breaking and entering to a coin or currency machine, forgery, attempted uttering, breaking & entering, larceny, and possession of burglary tools, along with misdemeanor counts.
Ferguson was jailed in the Alexander County Detention Center under $240,000 secured bond. He has District Court dates in Alexander County next Monday (June 7) and June 14. District Court appearances are scheduled in Wilkes County for August 4, August 11, and August 18. Ferguson is also scheduled to appear in Wilkes County Superior Court July 19. The investigation is continuing in Alexander County.[Story courtesy of Rick Gilbert, WACB]