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

    February 13, 2019. 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, January 28 – February 3

    February 6, 2019. 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, January 21 – January 27

    January 30, 2019. 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, January 14 – January 20

    January 23, 2019. 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, January 5 – January 13

    January 16, 2019. 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 Make Arrests in Two Breaking and Entering Incidents from November


    January 11, 2019. On November 27, 2018, Farmers Rental and Power Equipment was the victim of a break-in and then on November 28, 2018, High Country 4×4 was the victim of a break-in and thefts from numerous vehicles. As a result of investigations into both incidents three individuals were arrested on charges including felonious breaking and entering, injury to real property, injury to personal property and misdemeanor larceny. Brandon Alan Johnston, 27, of Lenoir, Jonathan Wesley Mays, 35, of Boomer and Ashley Danielle Mays, 34, of Boomer were charged following the investigation. / Read more…



  • Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Foot Chase, Stolen Vehicles and Arrest in Ashe County


    January 10, 2019. Ashe County Sheriff B. Phil Howell reports the arrest of a Winston-Salem man and the recovery of five stolen vehicles after receiving a sport of a suspicious vehicle. On January 4, the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle in Warrensville. Upon arrival, Sgt. Chris Green discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen from Winston-Salem. Sgt. Green began questioning the suspect, Junior Jack Cobbler. When questioned about the stolen vehicle, Cobbler ran from the responding deputies. After a brief foot chase, Sgt. Green, Deputies Aaron Scott and Nick Johnson apprehended Cobbler. Drug paraphernalia and additional stolen items were located inside the stolen vehicle. Cobbler, 48, of Winston-Salem was placed in the Ashe County Detention Center under a $14,000 secured bond. He was charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle, two counts of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods, resisting a public officer and possession of drug paraphernalia.  / Read more…



  • Boone PD Searching for Suspect Who Stole Over $3,000 of Nicorette Gum


    January 10, 2019. High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On January 8, a white male stole over $3,000.00 worth of Nicorette Gum from Walmart. The suspect is seen leaving in a dark colored pick-up truck. 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. 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, December 25 – January 6

    January 9, 2019. 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, December 16 – December 26

    December 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, December 10 – December 16

    December 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, December 3 – December 10

    December 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, November 19 – December 3

    December 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



  • Boone PD Searching for Male Suspect who Inappropriately Touched a Female at Speedway Gas Station


    November 30, 2018. High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime: On Wednesday, November 21, a woman was filling her car tires with air at the Speedway gas station at 1256 Blowing Rock Road in Boone. While tending to her tires, an unknown man approached her from behind and touched her buttocks. When the woman confronted the suspect, a Hispanic male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and jeans, he left in his vehicle, a black Subaru station wagon. Images of the suspect and vehicle were captured on surveillance. 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, November 12 – November 19

    November 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 Nathan Ham



  • 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



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