Blood trail leads McDowell Co. deputy to suspect


Bonnie Crowder Cable

MCDOWELL Co., NC (WSPA) – McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said a Nebo woman was arrested on several charges after a deputy traced a blood trail from the crime scene to the suspect’s home.

Deputies said in a news release that Bonnie Crowder Cable, 68, of Nebo is charged with property damage, attempted larceny, breaking and entering a motor vehicle and attempted breaking and entering of an outbuilding.

Deputies responded to Cable’s home twice on July 23.

Cable was intoxicated when officers arrived the first time and she was found bleeding on the second call.

Deputies went to a neighbor’s home, where they reported significant damage to three vehicles that had been keyed, tires slashed and windows broken. Deputies say the suspect attempted to steal license plates and damaged an outbuilding that included the lock, camera system, motion lights and an outdoor thermostat.

According to the release, deputies traced a blood trail from the scene to Cable’s home next door.

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