Boone Man Arrested for Vehicle B&E, Stealing Firearm and Credit Cards

Published Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 12:14 pm


On May 9, 2016, an incident was reported to the Boone Police Department regarding the Breaking and Entering of a vehicle and subsequent larceny of a firearm from within.

On May 10, 2016, Boone Police developed a suspect, Jeffrey Stuart Cashwell, 44, of Boone. Boone Police located Mr. Cashwell and initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle in which Mr. Cashwell was a passenger. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the recovery of the stolen firearm.

Jeffrey Cashwell was placed under arrest and charged with the following crimes.

  • One count of Felony Breaking or Entering a Motor Vehicle
  • One count of Felony Larceny of a Firearm
  • One count of Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
  • Two counts of Felony Financial Card Theft
  • Three counts of Misdemeanor Financial Card Fraud
  • One count of Misdemeanor Larceny

Mr. Cashwell was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate, where he was assigned a court date of June 14, 2016, and placed under a $25,000 secured bond.

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