Suspects sought in Max Patch break-in

Detectives with the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office are looking for two men they believe to be involved with a breaking and entering that occurred in rural Haywood County.

Deputies responded to a call Dec. 12 in regard to breaking and entering in the Max Patch community. Upon arrival, deputies met with the homeowner and found a number of items were missing, including a gold 2008 Ford F- 350, several guns, cash and jewelry.

Detectives are currently working with Buncombe County law enforcement in an attempt to locate Justin Blake Crompton, 21, of Leicester, and Nicholas William Alderman, 26, of Alexander, on charges of felony breaking and entering and larceny of a vehicle.

Detectives believe the suspects could possibly be driving the stolen Ford with North Carolina plate BX4924. If anyone has any information on this incident, contact Haywood County Sheriff’s Office Crimestoppers at 877.922.7463.

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