Richlands Man Arrested And Charged For Reportedly Stealing Car

A Richlands man faces felony charges for stealing a car.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office arrested 45 year old Mark Thomas Monday evening after they say he stole a woman's 1994 Oldsmobile earlier this month.

Authorities say Thomas was trying to extort the woman, using her car as monetary leverage.

Thomas told authorities he called a wrecking company to get the vehicle.

He faces felony charges of larceny and extortion and was put in jail on a $45,000 dollar bond.


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