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UPDATE: Bassett man arrested for Figsboro General Store burglary

Updated: Nov 6, 2018


FIGSBORO – On August 5, the Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary that occurred at Figsboro General Store located at 3899 Figsboro Road. The suspect had driven a vehicle into the store to gain entry, causing a significant amount of damage to the building. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the cash register.

The individual responsible for the burglary was last seen traveling in the direction of Franklin County. On August 5, a 2002 Ford Explorer believed to be operated by the suspect was recovered in Franklin County.

Through the course of the investigation, Carl Anthony Harding, 47, of 687 Country Ridge Road in Bassett was developed as a suspect. Tuesday, investigators from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office arrested Harding in Fieldale.

Carl Anthony Harding was charged with one count of breaking and entering (felony), two counts of destruction of property (felony) and one count of larceny (misdemeanor). He is currently held in the Henry County Jail without bond.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 276-632-7463. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.


FIGSBORO – The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a burglary that occurred at Figsboro General Store located at 3899 Figsboro Road in Martinsville, Virginia on August 5, 2018 at 2:58 AM. The suspect drove a vehicle into the store to gain entry, causing a significant amount of damage to the building. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the cash register.

The individual responsible for the burglary was last seen traveling in the direction of Franklin County, Virginia. On August 5, 2018, a 2002 Ford Explorer believed to be operated by the suspect was recovered in Franklin County, Virginia.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the individual involved in this incident. Anyone having information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this individual is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 276-632-7463. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2500.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.


ORIGINAL:

FIGSBORO – According to Figsboro General Store managers and employees, a man backed a white SUV into the store to break in. The man then drove the SUV about 9 feet into the store and smashed a cash register to obtain an undisclosed amount of cash. The break-in occurred around 3 AM Sunday morning. Henry County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware and is investigating

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