NASCAR Driver Vanishes After Police Issue Arrest Warrant

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The local sheriff’s office is searching for this NASCAR driver after he was made aware of a warrant for his arrest and did not turn himself in as he said he would.

Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies have issued an arrest warrant for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Jordan Anderson, seeking him after a bizarre story of a stolen race vehicle unfolded in the local media.

According to WBTV, Anderson was supposed to turn himself into the Sheriff’s office on September 20th, 2018. His attorney had stated that he would be turning himself in, but he has yet to do so. Information pertaining to his whereabouts is not available.

A report from The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, as explained by WBTV, explains that the NASCAR racer is wanted for holding possession of a stolen race vehicle.

Deputies started their investigation into the theft of the vehicle from Robert Newling’s shop in Rowan County. They allege that Newling sold the truck to Anderson – but it did not legally belong to Newling at the time of the sale.

Investigators then contacted Anderson in an attempt to retrieve the racing vehicle from him, but he refused to turn it over.

The report continues to allege that Anderson was aware that Newling did not own the racing vehicle when he purchased it from him.

Newling was arrested for larceny of a motor vehicle, but Anderson who was supposed to turn himself into the Sheriff’s office – has yet to make an appearance.

The 27-year-old NASCAR driver has had one Top Ten finish in his career and is the owner of Jordan Anderson Racing – for which he fields a car in the Camping World Truck Series.

NASCAR issued a statement to WBTV regarding Anderson’s legal plight and remained very brief, saying that they have been in contact with authorities.

“We are aware of a law enforcement matter involving a NASCAR member, and continue to gather facts. We will remain in contact with the authorities as their process continues.”

In the days since he was supposed to turn himself in, Anderson’s own Twitter feed has been publishing tweets – some which appear to have come from him personally.

No further developments or progress announcements have been made in the case.