• Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, March 25 – March 31

    April 3, 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



  • Two Durham Men Arrested on Multiple Gun and Drug Charges


    April 3, 2019 The Boone Police Department arrested two men on Monday after they allegedly threw out narcotics and a stolen firearm inside the Quality Inn and fled the scene on foot.  According to details provided by Sergeant Geoff Hayes of the Boone PD, officers were dispatched at 3:33pm to the 1200 block of NC Highway 105 in reference to a silver Chevrolet Malibu being operated in a careless and reckless manner. Officers located the vehicle traveling east on East King St. The vehicle turned right on Eastridge Drive at a high rate of speed and continued into the parking lot of the Quality Inn. Based upon further investigation, it was discovered that the two occupants of the vehicle entered the Quality Inn and discarded narcotics and a stolen firearm. The two suspects then fled the scene on foot and officers recovered the stolen firearm and narcotics. / Read more…



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

    March 27, 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, March 9 – March 17

    March 25, 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



  • High Country Crime Stoppers Seek Public’s Help


    March 22, 2019 The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Timothy John “TJ” Trivette. Mr. Trivette is a 36 year old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 6’0” tall and weighs approximately 185lbs. Mr. Trivette was last seen by his family on Wednesday March 13th 2019 and was wearing black or dark colored pants, a dark colored shirt, and had a beard. Mr. Trivette’s vehicle was located unoccupied near the Guy Ford bridge. If you have spoken with, or seen Mr. Trivette since March 13th 2019, please contact the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at (828)-264-3761. / Read more…



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

    March 15, 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, February 25 – March 4

    March 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



  • Boone Man Charged with Nine Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor


    February 28, 2019 On February 21, 2019, the Boone Police Department and Watauga County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a potential incident involving the sexual exploitation of minors. Detectives with both agencies began an investigation into the matter and pursuant to the investigation; a 22-year-old male by the name of Frank Darrell Cromwell was arrested. Frank Cromwell, of Boone, NC, was arrested on February 26 and charged five counts of Felony First Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and four counts of Felony Second Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Mr. Cromwell was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate, where he was assigned a court date of March 22 and placed under a $100,000 secured bond. / Read more…



  • Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, February 18 – February 24

    February 27, 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, February 11 – February 17

    February 20, 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, 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



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