Statesville man accused of stealing, breaking and entering

Credit: Iredell County Sheriff's Office

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A Statesville man accused of stealing numerous items including firearms and a chainsaw was arrested Friday.

Rodney Allen Grant II, 20, was taken into custody and is accused of breaking and entering and then stealing, among other items, two firearms, a chainsaw and a leaf blower according to Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell. The incident was initially reported on November 26, 2018.

According to the sheriff's office the victim stated numerous items missing and following an investigation, Grant was quickly idientified as a suspect. 

Grant was a former employee of the victim and has a criminal history including felony assault and posession of narcotics. He is currently on active supervised probation. He has separate charges on a additional and unrelated case in Davie County.

He was taken into custody without incident and was taken to the Iredell County Detention Center.

Grant is currently released on $50,000 bond.