Month: November 2017

An Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Investigation, involving an individual seeking and receiving Child Exploitation Material, led the Boone Police Department and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to a private residence off of Quail Ridge Lane in Boone; the residence of Timothy Scott Hardin. Agencies involved in the investigation were the Boone Police Department, […]

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On November 11, 2017, at approximately 10:39 PM, Boone Police Officer Walker Smith stopped a vehicle on Hardin Street for a traffic violation.  As a result of the stop Ronico Ray Sanders, 47 years-of-age, of Reynolds Road, Statesville, NC, was arrested and charged with: Felonious Possession with Intent to Sell and Deliver Marijuana; Felonious Trafficking […]

On November 17, 2017, at approximately 11:22 AM, a Boone Police Investigator and a North Carolina SBI Special Agent were following up at a private residence about an Internet Crimes Against Children, ICAC, case, when the person being interviewed started to make statements indicative of an intent to harm himself.  The investigators determined it was […]

On October 13, 2017, Watauga County Department of Social Services notified the Boone Police Department about a possible case of child abuse.  Boone Police Detectives initiated an investigation.  As a result of the investigation, Elizabeth Ann Sanders, 22 years-of-age, of Meadow Hill Drive, Boone, was arrested and charged with 1 count of Misdemeanor Child Abuse.  […]

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On November 16, 2017, at approximately 3:00 PM, Boone Police received a complaint of threats of violence being made by a student at Watauga High School.  Boone Police and Watauga County School System personnel immediately launched an investigation.  The multi-agency investigative team worked through the night to ascertain the facts about this incident.  Boone Police […]

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On November 16, 2017, at approximately 3:00 PM, Boone Police received a complaint of threats of violence being made by a student at Watauga High School.  Boone Police and Watauga County School System personnel have launched an investigation and are vigorously pursuing the facts.  In order to ensure the safe and normal operations of school, […]

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The Boone Police Department is announcing its 5th Annual Holiday Food and Funds Drive. This charity drive will begin Monday, November 20, 2017 and will continue until Friday, January 5, 2018. The food and funds collected will go to benefit the Hunger & Health Coalition (HHC) here in Boone. For the past 35 years, the […]

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On November 6, 2017, the Boone Police Department received a call of an unattended death at 106 Meadowview Drive, Apartment 101, Boone, NC.   Mr. Alan Dewayne Stepp, age 58, was found deceased in his residence.  The cause of death has been determined to be medically related.