MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department stopped a larceny in progress at Conbraco Industries after 2 a.m. April 6.
Management told police that someone was spotted on surveillance in a secure gated area loading material into a car. Officers saw a man and woman inside the secured area with about $2,000 worth of stolen material, officials said.
Stephen Everett Atkinson, 38, of Indian Trail, was arrested on charges of felony larceny, first-degree trespass enter/remain and simple possession of a schedule III narcotic (pills).
Heather Marie Smith, 37, of Charlotte, was arrested on charges of felony larceny and first-degree trespass enter/remain.
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