Mayfield indicted on counts of felony larceny UPDATE
Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield surrendered himself to a magistrate in Caldwell County Thursday afternoon. Mayfield turned himself in to a state magistrate in Lenoir, reports WBTV's Steve Ohnesorge.
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Mayfield said he is innocent of the four charges of felony larceny he was indicted on.
He was released on a $100,000 unsecured bond.
Mayfield is alleged to have stolen thousands of dollar worth of equipment from racing shops and other businesses across the area. Several firearms were also found at his home that were stolen.
Two weeks ago, Mayfield went before a magistrate in Catawba County following an indictment on three charges of possession of stolen goods and one count of obtaining property by false pretenses.
In that case he was released on a $25,000 bond.
According to Catawba County, the alleged incidents occurred between November 1 and 16 of 2011, according to the indictments.
Mayfield is alleged to have stolen several thousand dollars worth of property belonging to Red Bull Racing, Fitz Holdings and DEA Ventures. The indictments also allege that Mayfield sold a stolen metal surface plate to Smith Setzer and Sons, Inc. for $1,200.
Mayfield's home was searched in November where investigators seized thousands of dollars in stolen merchandise.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, detectives found 40 firearms, 1 1/2 grams of meth and a number of items that had been stolen from Lee Boy Inc. and Larry Grant, Inc., a trucking company in Lincolnton.02/28/12 Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was indicted Monday on four counts of felony larceny. The new charges come less than a week after Mayfield was charged in Catawba County with possession of stolen property.
The new indictments allege Mayfield was involved in stealing four trailers from a trucking company in Hudson. According to the indictments, there were several pieces of furniture in one of those trailers.
Investigators say Mayfield and another man were spotted in the parking lot of the trucking company the night of the theft. Mayfield said last week he was not involved with any stolen property. wsoctv.com