Search for propane tank thief ends in arrest of Rocky Point woman

Search for propane tank thief ends in arrest of Rocky Point woman

PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Tips from the public led authorities to arrest Ginger Michelle Fussell of Rocky Point for stealing a propane tank from someone’s grill in a backyard.

Four days ago, the Pender County Sheriff’s Office shared a video that captured a woman taking a gas tank from a grill outside a home in the Avendale subdivision in November.

Fussell is charged with one count of misdemeanor larceny and one count of misdemeanor possession of stolen property, according to an announcement on the Pender County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

UPDATE: After receiving numerous tips, deputies with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ginger Michelle Fussell...

Posted by Pender County Sheriff on Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The woman was released on a $1,000 unsecured bond.

“The Pender County Sheriff’s Office greatly appreciates the response it received from the public and the information which led to an arrest in this case,” the post reads.

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