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Watauga County Sheriff’s Office: Humane Society Employee Charged with Felony Larceny by An Employee


Jan. 22, 2013. On Dec. 24, 2012, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office received a report of possible missing funds from the Watauga Humane Society located at 312 Paws Way, Boone. Watauga Humane Society reported that US Currency and checks were taken from the agency.

Sheriff Len Hagaman reported that the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit conducted an investigation into the incident. As a result of the investigation the following individual was charged and arrested.

• Christine Clarke, W/F, DOB: 09-24-1968, a resident of 143 Fawn Drive, Boone, was charged with five counts of felony Larceny by an Employee. Christine Clarke was arrested on Jan. 17, 2013 and given a $20,000.00 unsecured bond and is scheduled to appear in count on Feb. 26, 2013.