29-year-old Bradford Kyle Bowlin of the Davidson County town of Linwood was arrested last Thursday (May 12) by Iredell County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of breaking & entering, larceny after breaking & entering, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and probation violation.
On May 2, 2022, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Peridot Drive in western Iredell County in reference to a breaking and entering report where several firearms were said to have been taken from an outbuilding. Deputies quickly determined the suspect had entered the outbuilding without using force. They also learned the spare keys for the building were missing.
A detective interviewed the victims along with witnesses in the area. Detective Adams spoke with homeowners who were having a residence remodeled. During the remodel, several workers who had access to the building had learned there were firearms stored in it. One of the workers, Bradford Kyle Bowlin is on probation and he was also wearing a court-ordered ankle monitor.
Ankle monitor location information led the detective to the suspect. The data indicated Bowlin had stolen the firearms and then went to another location where he sold the guns. Two of the guns were recovered and were to be returned to the victim.
Bowlin was arrested last Thursday and placed in the Iredell County Detention Center under $40,000 total secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (May 17). A District Court date is set for May 31.