May 1, 2017
On Wednesday April 26, 2017, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting property damage and larceny from the Montvale Recreation Club, Montvale Elementary School and the old Montvale Elementary School. When the deputy arrived at each location he learned that someone had removed the metal bench seats from the bleachers located at the ball fields at each location.
On Monday May 1, 2017, Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators arrested Jason C. Crook, age 37, of Montvale. He was charged with grand larceny and trespassing on school property after dark.
Bedford County Parks and Recreation Department reports it will cost $15,000.00 to replace the damaged bleachers.