Multi-State Theft Ring – 3 Candler NC Men, Brothers

Buncombe Country Sheriff Investigators have charged three Candler men in connection with a multi state theft ring from Lowes Home Improvement Stores in North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia and Delaware.

Investigators say Jeffery Adorante, John Adorante and Edward Adorante would steal utility trailer and riding mowers from outside the stores and sell them a short time later. Investigators were able to recover 10 riding mowers and 2 utility trailers with a value of $36,486.00

CHARGES:

Jeffrey Kenneth Adorante 54 years of age
27 Standhill Drive, Candler, NC
10 counts of Obtaining Property by False Pretense
2 counts of Possession Stolen Goods
1 count of Felony Larceny
Arrested on 06/17/2009 and release on a $10,000 secured bond

Edward Michael Adorante, 53 years of age
23 Standhill Drive, Candler, NC
Charged with 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Goods
Possession of Stolen Goods
Also wanted for Possession of Cocaine and Resisting a Public Officer

WARRANTS ARE STILL OUTSTANDING, PLEASE CALL CRIMESTOPPERS AT (828) 255-5050 IF YOU KNOW EDWARD ADORANTE’S WHEREABOUTS

John Americo Adorante, 49 years of age
23 Standhill Drive, Candler, NC
10 counts of Obtaining Property by False Pretense
2 counts of Possession of Stolen Goods

WARRANTS ARE STILL OUTSTANDING, PLEASE CALL CRIMESTOPPERS AT (828) 255-5050 IF YOU KNOW JOHN ADORANTE’S WHEREABOUTS




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