BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office arrested two people at their home Saturday morning in connection to a stolen commercial truck and trailer.
According to the sheriff's office, 52-year-old James Clifford Long and 37-year-old Cassandra Lawing Long, both of Shallotte, were charged in connection to taking a 2000 Peterbilt truck with an attached 2001 Mac trailer from Universal Transloaders September 15.
Officials said one of the wheels was locked when the vehicle was stolen so a black tire mark was made on the highway starting on Malmo Loop Road and traveling to St. James AME Zion Church at the intersection of Hwy 87 and Hwy 17.
Detectives found the truck September 20 at the SC Welcome Center in Little River.
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