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CRIME ALERT: Boone Police Department Met With Citizen in Reference to Larceny of Political Sign

The banner/sign was approximately 40′ x 8′ and was fixed to the side of a trailer which was located at 2875 NC Hwy 105.

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On Monday, 10/12/2020, Officers with the Boone Police Department met with a citizen in reference to a larceny of a political sign. The victim stated that a Donald Trump banner/sign, which was located at 2875 NC Hwy 105, was stolen. The banner/sign was approximately 40′ x 8′ and was fixed to the side of a trailer. The banner/sign was stolen sometime between 5:00 pm on Sunday 10/11 and 9:00 am on Monday 10/12. The victim is offering a $1,000 reward in addition to any rewards paid by Crime Stoppers.

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.

High Country Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operated by a volunteer community board of directors serving Avery and Watauga Counties. High Country Crime Stoppers encourages the reporting of information or leads which can assist law enforcement with solving crimes. Its goal is to help in the fight against crime, but it is not part of the local police departments or sheriff’s offices. Each County has a law enforcement coordinator who participates as an advisor to the board but is a non-voting member. The citizen’s board is responsible for operations of the program, fund raising, public relations, and approval of rewards.