Reward Offered for Missing Caldwell Community College Student, Up To $1000

Published Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 2:38 pm


By Jesse Wood

High Country Crime Stoppers has issued a reward up to $1,000 for information leading the whereabouts and safe return of James Martin Roberts, 19.

Roberts, who is a 5-foot-10-inch white male weighing about 145 pounds, was last seen near the ASU Holmes Convocation Center on Thursday, April 21, at about noon. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He is a Caldwell Community College student who enjoys hiking and camping in and around the Blue Ridge Parkway. There was a possible sighting of him near the Trout Lake area.

He was last seen wearing a black, short sleeve, Appalachian State windbreaker, khaki shorts, gray new balance shoes and a white golf visor hat.

A “Help Find Martin Roberts” Facebook page can be found here:

Anyone with information is asked to call the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900 or High Country Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125.

You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES).

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