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

Published Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm

The following information is provided by local law enforcement agencies.

All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Compiled by Nathan Ham

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The following was provided by the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office.

  • March 15
  • INCIDENT: Larceny was reported at Appalachian Ski Mtn., 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock. A snowboard was reported stolen.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 68, of 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was charged with failure to appear. Secured bond: $5,000. Court date: May 21.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 36, of 278 Hoot Owl Ridge Road, Mountain City, was charged with possession of marijuana up to one-half ounce, felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of a Schedule I controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Secured bond: $5,500. Court date: April 30.
  • ARREST: A female suspect, 29, of 463 Edwards Road, West Jefferson, was charged with failure to appear. Secured bond: $1,500. Court date: April 30.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 32, of 5150 Hurricane Hill, Granite Falls, was charged with driving with a revoked license and driving left of center. Secured bond: $750. Court date: April 30.
  • March 16
  • INCIDENT: Larceny of mail was reported at 229 Pebble Lane, Todd.
  • ARREST: A female suspect, 31, of 674 Joe Farthing Road, Sugar Grove, was charged with resisting a public officer and communicating threats. Secured bond: $500. Court date: April 30.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 49, of 2596 Hardin Road, Boone, was charged with driving under the influence. He was released on a written promise to appear. Court date: May 25.
  • March 17
  • ARREST: A female suspect, 46, of 190 Betty’s Circle, Deep Gap, was brought in on two orders for arrest. Secured bond: $15,000. Court date: May 17.
  • March 18
  • INCIDENT: Larceny was reported at Tractor Supply, 2221 Old Highway 421, Boone. Three wallets, eight hats and four shirts were reported stolen.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 36, of 278 Hoot Owl Ridge Road, Mountain City, was charged with three counts of failure to appear. Secured bond: $5,000. Court date: April 8.
  • March 21
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 35, of 1755 Orchard Road, Deep Gap, was charged with violating a domestic violence protection order. He was held without bond. Court date: April 30.
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The following was provided by the Boone Police Department.
 
  • March 15
  • INCIDENT: Simple assault was reported at 990 Blowing Rock Road, Boone.
  • INCIDENT: Obtaining property by false pretense was reported at Greene’s Motel, 1377 Blowing Rock Road, Boone. A debit card was reported stolen.
  • March 16
  • ARREST: A female suspect, 25, of 144 Winter Drive, Boone, was charged with driving under the influence. She was released on a written promise to appear. Court date: April 30.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 31, of 9993 Highway 194 North, Lansing, was charged with drug/narcotic violations, drug equipment violations, resisting arrest and having an outstanding warrant. Secured bond: $34,500. Court date: April 30.
  • March 17
  • INCIDENT: Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of property was reported at Watauga County Rec Center, 231 Complex Drive, Boone.
  • INCIDENT: Theft of motor vehicle parts and accessories was reported at Boone United Methodist Church, 471 New Market Boulevard, Boone. A catalytic converter was reported stolen.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 31, of 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was charged with driving with a revoked license, drug/narcotic violations and a rear light violation. Secured bond: $5,000. Court date: April 30.
  • March 18
  • INCIDENT: Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at Hospitality House, 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone. A floor jack and a socket/ratchet set were reported stolen.
  • INCIDENT: Obtaining property by false pretense was reported at Super 8, 2419 Highway 105, Boone. Money was reported stolen.
  • INCIDENT: Larceny was reported at Sunshine Coin Laundry, 1230 State Farm Road, Boone. A purse, wallet and money were reported stolen.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 37, of 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was charged with weapon law violations. Secured bond: $1,000. Court date: April 30.
  • March 19
  • ARREST: A female suspect, 48, of 4465 Highway 194, Boone, was brought in on an outstanding warrant. Secured bond: $500. Court date: April 14.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 50, of 206 Hemlock Hill Road, Boone, was charged with drug/narcotic violations and had an outstanding warrant. Secured bond: $6,000. Court date: April 30.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 45, of 124 McNabb Lane, Boone, was brought in on an outstanding warrant. Unsecured bond: $1,000. Court date: May 12.
  • March 20
  • INCIDENT: Larceny was reported at Publix, 1620 Blowing Rock Road, Boone. A lizard skin imprint wallet, debit cards, credit cards, driver’s license, social security card and check book were reported stolen.
  • ARREST: A male suspect, 43, of 1509 N. Ridge Road, Roaring River, was charge with driving with a revoked license, drug/narcotic violations and a designated lane violation. Secured bond: $2,000. Court date: April 30.
  • March 21
  • INCIDENT: Obtaining property by false pretense was reported at Walmart, 200 Watauga Village Drive, Boone. Cash adding up to $920 was reported stolen.
  • INCIDENT: Simple assault was reported at Fairfield Apartments, 523 Blowing Rock Road, Apt. 24, Boone.
  • ARREST: A female suspect, 19, of 523 Blowing Rock Road, Apt. 24, Boone, was charged with simple assault. She was released without bond. Court date: April 30.
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