Crime Reports

Published Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10:12 pm
  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, November 5 – November 12

    November 14, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, October 28 – November 4

    November 7, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Police Are Searching For Armed Suspect Who Stole an SUV at Gunpoint

    November 6, 2018 High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On November 5 at approximately 6:19 PM, a black male wearing a black hoodie, dark pants, and a bandana with a white pattern over his face, accosted a female at gunpoint in the parking area of 369 Madison Avenue. The suspect demanded the victim’s vehicle keys. The suspect left in her silver 2002 Nissan Xterra with North Carolina registration plate BHX-4369. The vehicle has an App State sticker across the top of the rear windows. The rear window also has a monogram sticker, a sigma alpha omega sticker, a red adventure sticker, and a contra dance sticker. Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential.  / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, October 22 – October 28

    October 31, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • High Country Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help


    October 31, 2018. High Country Crime Stoppers and Watauga Sheriff’s Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On October 22, 2018, at approximately 5:44 PM, a white male is seen in surveillance photos damaging signs at the Watauga County Public Library – 140 Queen Street. Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga Sheriff’s Office at 828-264-3761. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, October 15 – October 21

    October 24, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, October 8 – October 14

    October 18, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, October 1 – October 7

    October 10, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Sugar Grove Man Arrested Following Stabbing Incident Near Publix on Sunday Afternoon


    October 9, 2018. On October 7, at approximately 4:42 PM, Boone Police, Fire, and Watauga Medics responded to a report of a stabbing in the vicinity of Publix Super Market at 1620 Blowing Rock Road. The victim was identified as Harley Justin Mills, 25, of Boone. Mr. Mills was transported for medical treatment to Johnson City Medical Center. The current post-surgery status of Mr. Mills is that he is in stable condition. The suspect in this case was identified as Jeffrey Lee Warren, 41, of Sugar Grove. Mr. Warren was arrested and taken before a Watauga County Magistrate who issued a $200,000.00 secured bond for his release. Mr. Warren is currently in the custody of the Watauga County Detention Center. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, September 24 – September 30

    October 3, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Man Armed With a Bowie Knife Arrested on CCC&TI Campus


    September 26, 2018. On Wednesday September 26, Watauga County 911 Emergency Communications Center received a call at 10:13 a.m. from Caldwell Community College; located at 372 Community College Drive, Boone, in reference to a person with a weapon on campus. Officers from Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and Boone Police Department responded to Caldwell Community College. The college was immediately placed on lock down for students, instructors, and staff. Officers were able to locate the suspected person on a wooded trail below Caldwell Community College. The suspect was apprehended and detained without incident. A search of the suspect revealed a fixed blade Bowie knife and an arbor saw. As a result of this apprehension, William Christopher Hardy, 21, a resident of 1999 Poplar Grove Road, Boone was charged with Carrying a Weapon on Educational Property. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, September 17 – September 24

    September 26, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, September 8 – September 17

    September 19, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, September 3 – September 10

    September 12, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, August 26 – September 3

    September 5, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Issues Warrant for Man Poaching Ginseng

    September 4, 2018 A call to the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office about a trespasser turned into an investigation about possible ginseng poaching in Todd. According a press release from the sheriff’s office, a call reported a man trespassing on private property in the Todd community on Tuesday, August 7. After calling law enforcement, the landowner confronted the trespasser who has been poaching ginseng on the owner’s property. The suspect then fled on foot prior to the officer’s arrival after throwing down the ginseng roots that he had dug out. The suspect then abandoned his vehicle nearby which was later seized by Watauga County Deputies. Following an investigation by Detective Matt Rollins of the Criminal Investigation Unit, a felony warrant for the attempted larceny of ginseng was issued for Mathew Scott Miller. By Nathan Ham / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, August 20 – August 27

    August 29, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, August 13 – August 20

    August 22, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Police Expose Statewide Credit Card Fraud Operation


    August 22, 2018 On Monday night, August 20, Boone Police apprehended two suspects of a nationwide credit card fraud operation, with international implications. This investigation began after receiving information from a local bank that bank officials had observed suspicious activity at one of their ATM machines in Boone. Norris Felton McLoyd, 48, and Yeneyder Del Socorro Norris, 42, of 1927 Fuller Mill Road North, Thomasville, North Carolina, were each initially charged with three felony counts of Financial Transaction Card Forgery. They are both lodged in the Watauga County Jail under $10,000 secured bond. More charges are pending.  / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, August 4 – August 12

    August 15, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, July 29 – August 5

    August 8, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, July 23 – July 30

    August 1, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Man Leads Police on Chase Through Valle Crucis Monday Afternoon


    July 31, 2018. On July 29, 2018, at approximately 3:52 PM, Boone Police attempted to stop a vehicle that was driving in a reckless manner through an accident scene on NC Highway 105. The vehicle fled out the NC 105 Bypass leading officers on a chase over backroads through Valle Crucis ending on Watauga River Road where the vehicle pulled over. Norman Charles Simmons, White, Male, 55, of Laurel Fork Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with the following offenses: Felony Fleeing to Elude Arrest, Driving While Impaired, Driving with a Revoked Driver’s License, Exceeding the Posted Speed Limit, Careless and Reckless Driving, Stop Sign Violation and Operating a Motor Vehicle with an Open Container of Alcohol. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, July 16 – July 23

    July 25, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, July 9 – July 16

    July 18, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Police Department: Hagaman Facing Two Additional Felony Charges


    July 16, 2018. Two more additional felony charges have been added in the case against Michael Justin Hagaman, 39, of Howards Creek Road in Boone. On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and State Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation of a Boone man for the Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography. The Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are members of the North Carolina Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, which is continually engaged in proactive and reactive investigations and prosecutions of persons involved in child abuse and exploitation of children involving the internet. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, July 2 – July 9

    July 11, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, June 25 – July 2

    July 6, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Police Charge Man with Attempting to Use a Counterfeit $100 Bill


    June 27, 2018. On June 26, Charles Wayne Bolick, 55, Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was charged with Felonious Possession of Counterfeit Currency and Felonious Attempting to Obtain Property by False Pretense. Mr. Bolick was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate where a $10,000 secured bond was set pending a July 31, 2018, appearance in Watauga District Court. These charges resulted from Mr. Bolick attempting to pass a counterfeit bill at Benchmark Provisions in downtown Boone.     This coincides with the Boone Police Department seeing a recent influx of counterfeit $100 bills. The bills that have been located have Chinese writing on front and back. They also have lines across one of the corners of the bill, both front and back. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, June 18 – June 25

    June 27, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, June 11 – June 18

    June 20, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, June 4 – June 11

    June 13, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Boone Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges


    June 11, 2018. On Wednesday, June 6, the Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and State Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation of a Boone man for the Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography. The Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are members of the North Carolina Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, which is continually engaged in proactive and reactive investigations and prosecutions of persons involved in child abuse and exploitation of children involving the internet. As a result of this investigation, Michael Justin Hagaman, 39 years-of-age, of Howards Creek Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with 10 counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.  / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, May 28 – June 4

    June 6, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, May 21 – May 28

    May 30, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, May 14 – May 21

    May 23, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, May 7 – May 14

    May 16, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • High Country Crime Stoppers Crime Alert

    http://www.hcpress.com/?p=39556
    May 10, 2018. High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crimes: On Thursday, March 29, 2018, at approximately 10 a.m., an unknown male entered Macado’s of Boone, 539 West King Street. This male then took an employee’s wallet and exited the business. On Saturday, April 14, 2018, sometime around 3:30 p.m., an unknown male suspect entered Mast General Store, 630 West King Street, and concealed several items of merchandise, before leaving the premises. High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, April 30 – May 7

    May 9, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, April 23 – May 1

    May 2, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone, April 16 – April 22

    April 25, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Nathan Ham



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, March 26- April 3

    April 4, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, March 19-25

    March 28, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, March 12-19

    March 21, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Feb. 26- March 11

    March 14, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Feb. 19- 26

    Feb. 28, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Feb. 11- Feb. 20

    Feb. 21, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Feb. 5- 12

    Feb. 14, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Jan. 28 – Feb. 5

    Feb. 7, 2018 Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Jan. 22- 29

    Jan. 31, 2018. Looking to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more…
    Compiled by Kate Herman



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