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.
Murphy, NC— Sheriff Derrick Palmer announced that December 10th, 2017 arrest of 32-year-old Trenton Ray Fabian of Robbinsville, North Carolina for being in possession of a weapon of mass death and destruction.
On December 10th, 2017, deputies with the Patrol Division of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a report of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. During the investigation, Fabian was found in possession of the vehicle. During a search subsequent of arrest, a short barreled shotgun was found in the possession of Fabian.
Fabian was taken to the Cherokee County Detention Center where the North Carolina Magistrate set a $15,000.00 secure bond. Fabian is currently in custody and awaiting a December 19th, 2017 District Court date.
Sheriff Palmer stated, “Excellent work by the officers involved. They took the initiative to follow through with the investigation which not only returned a vehicle to its rightful owner but helped get an illegal weapon off the street.”
Sheriff Palmer asks if you should have any information concerning this case or any other case to report suspicious activity and suspected violations of the law to please call 828-837-3144 or submit a tip at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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