Warrant issued against Jordan Anderson for possession of stolen motor vehicle

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The Rowan County (N.C.) Sheriff’s office stated Thursday that it has an outstanding warrant against Camping World Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson for possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

The Rowan County Sheriff’s report stated that Anderson was to have turned himself in on Sept. 20 but has yet to do so.

NASCAR issued a statement Thursday: “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.”

The charge stems from an investigation that began Sept. 7 when the Rowan County Sheriff’s office looked into the larceny of a race truck from 804 Performance Road. The report states that a race truck located at Robert Newling’s shop was to have damage from a race repaired. The report states that Newling sold the truck, even though it did not belong to him, to Anderson.

The report states that investigators were able to determine that Anderson had reason to believe the truck he purchased from Newling was stolen.

The report states that investigators attempted to get the truck back from Anderson but he refused to surrender it. The report states that Anderson was made aware of an outstanding warrant and obtained legal counsel.

Newling was charged and arrested for felony larceny of a motor vehicle. He has a court date Nov. 21.

The incident report from Sept. 7 lists NASCAR driver Mike Harmon as the owner. The truck’s value is listed as $12,500.

Anderson ranks 16th in the Camping World Truck Series points after finishing 20th at Las Vegas. He has 74 career Truck Series starts since his debut in 2014. He competed in 13 Xfinity races from 2015-17.

Request for comments have been made to Anderson and his attorney. Neither have responded to NBC Sports at this time. Anderson is expected to issue a comment.