Sheriff Darren Campbell stated between Monday the 10th day of October and Tuesday the 11th day of October three Victims reported Breaking and Entering to vehicles at the Exit 42 Storage facility in Troutman. One of the vehicles was an RV, an enclosed trailer and a boat that was parked inside the locked parking area. The suspect had entered the locked gate and broke into the units that were on the property stealing tools from the enclosed trailer. The boat had two batteries stolen. Detectives worked with employees of Exit 42 Storage to obtain video footage and try to make identifications on the suspect and the suspect vehicle. Detectives Adam Blackburn and Patrick Irwin were able to identify Joshua Raymond Varney of Mooresville as the suspect that committed these crimes. After Varney was arrested he was questioned about the break in’s and led Detectives to recover more than $75,000.00 in stolen property. All property was recovered and has been returned to the owner except for the two boat batteries.
Varney was charged with three counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, one count of felony larceny, one count of misdemeanor larceny, one count of attempt larceny, and one count of first degree trespassing. Varney was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center where he is being held under a $20,000.00 Secured bond and has a pending court date in Statesville District Court. Varney was currently out on bond on a $3,000.00 dollar bond for a previous car breaking and entering and larceny that was charged by Mooresville Police Department.