Author: Shane Robbins

On November 5, 2018, a female had her purse taken when she attempted to obtain a ride from an acquaintance.  The incident occurred in the parking lot of 208 Faculty Street.  As a result of an investigation, Boone Police Detectives arrested Lester Trevon McMillan, III, 20 years-of-age, North Crest Drive, Charlotte, NC, and charged him […]

On October 17, 2018, Boone Police received information about suspicious activity at a local convenience store.  This information came from an identity theft victim in another part of the state.  This victim gave information about their bank account being fraudulently used at a convenience store in Boone. Boone Police Department immediately began an investigation. During […]

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On October 7, 2018, at approximately 4:42 PM, Boone Police, Fire, and Watauga Medics responded to a report of a stabbing in the vicinity of 1620 Blowing Rock Road – Publix Super Market.  The victim was identified as Haley Justin Mills, age 25, of Boone.  Mr. Mills was transported for medical treatment to Johnson City […]

On Sunday, August 5, 2018, at approximately 3:00PM, a deceased male was found in the section of the Southfork of the New River that runs alongside of Brookshire Park. The Boone Police Department immediately began an investigation into the incident. The victim was identified as Tylor Nathaniel Cook, age 25, of Boone. Detectives conducted many […]

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On Monday night, August 20, Boone Police apprehended two suspects of a nationwide credit card fraud operation, with international implications.  This investigation began after receiving information from a local bank that bank officials had observed suspicious activity at one of their ATM machines in Boone. The suspects in this case were fraudulently obtaining thousands of […]

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Update: August 6, 2018 On August 5, 2018 at approximately 3:00 pm, a deceased male was discovered face down in the Southfork of the New River near Brookshire Park. The male has been identified as Tylor Nathaniel Cook, age 25, of Boone, North Carolina. There were no signs of foul play.  The determination of the cause […]

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On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, the Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and State Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation of a Boone man for the Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography.  The Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are members of the North Carolina Internet […]

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On June 26, Charles Wayne Bolick, 55 years-of-age, Brook Hollow Road, Boone, NC, was charged with Felonious Possession of Counterfeit Currency and Felonious Attempting to Obtain Property by False Pretense.  Mr. Bolick was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate where a $10,000 secured bond was set pending a July 31, 2018, appearance in Watauga District […]

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On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, the Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and State Bureau of Investigation conducted an investigation of a Boone man for the Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography.  The Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are members of the North Carolina Internet […]

Release Date: May 30, 2018 On Behalf of Boone Fire Department Boone, NC – On May 30, 2018, just after 5:00 PM, Boone Fire responded to a report of a landslide into a single-family dwelling resulting in catastrophic destruction of the structure from a gas leak.  The structure was located on Pine Ridge Drive in […]

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