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Andrews woman arrested for stealing and pawning gun

The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.  All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Tina Renee Dills

Tina Renee Dills

Murphy, NC— Cherokee County Sheriff Keith Lovin announced that on June 18th, 2014 Tina Renee Dills, a 28 year old Andrews, North Carolina woman was arrested on warrants taken by investigators of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

On June 08th, 2014 the larceny of a firearm and other items were made to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. During the investigation of the stolen items, information was made known to investigators that Dills had sold the firearm to an individual in Andrews, North Carolina. Investigators were able to locate the missing firearm and return it to the owner.

On June 18th, 2014 Dills was arrested by the Andrews Police Department on the warrants taken by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigator. Dills was incarcerated in the Cherokee County Detention Center for Larceny of a Firearm and Obtaining Property by False Pretenses. Dills was released on June 19th, 2014 after posting a $10,000.00 secure bond.

Sheriff Keith Lovin continues to encourage the public to report crime at crime.tips@cherokeecounty-nc.gov, leave an anonymous tip at 828-837-1344 or call 911.

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