37-year-old Ian Howell Mauck of Conover was arrested Wednesday (July 10) by Alexander County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with nine counts apiece of felony breaking & entering to a motor vehicle and larceny after breaking & entering to a motor vehicle. He's also charged with four counts of felony probation violation from Catawba County.
On Wednesday at approximately 3:00 p.m., Mauck was arrested by Alexander County Sheriff’s Office detectives, along with Hickory Police Department and Catawba County DPS officers on Catawba Blvd in Hickory. He was arrested in connection to the break-ins to nine vehicles in the Bethlehem Community of Alexander County. The break-ins occurred Sunday night (July 7) into the early morning hours of Monday (July 8).
The majority of the vehicles that were broken into were left unlocked at the time of the larceny, with items visible inside that were stolen. There are also pending charges on Mauck in multiple jurisdictions. The investigation is still continuing with more charges forthcoming. Mauck was transported to the Alexander County Detention Center.
He is being held under a $220,000 secured bond. A first appearance is scheduled for next Monday (July 15) in Alexander County District Court.