Aug. 5, 2013. An investigation by Boone Police and the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of a local man on numerous felony charges. The charges stem from crimes committed in Boone and Forest City, NC.
On July 17, 2013, Boone Police discovered that a convicted felon, Timothy James Patrick McQueen, 19 years-of-age, of North Street in Boone, had sold a firearm to one of our local pawnshops. Boone Police interviewed Mr. McQueen and the investigation revealed that a firearm, coins, and gold jewelry were stolen from a family member in Forest City and then sold to a pawnshop in Boone.
On July 25, 2013, Boone Police arrested Mr. McQueen charging him with one count of Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, one count of Felony Possession of a Stolen Firearm and one count of Felony Obtaining Property by False Pretense. Boone Police also served warrants from Rutherford County on Mr. McQueen charging him with one count of Felony Breaking and Entering, one count of Felony Safecracking, one count of Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering, one count of Felony Larceny of a Firearm and one count of Felony Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.
Mr. McQueen was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate and assigned court dates of September 8, 2013, for the Rutherford County charges and September 17, 2013, for the Boone Charges. He was placed under a secured bond of $45,000.