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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 […]

On Thursday, May 17, at approximately 11:39 PM, Boone Police responded to a report of an armed robbery in the parking lot of 2575 Highway 105.  The victim reported that a black male and a white female had accosted him with a knife and taken his wallet.  The victim was acquainted with the suspects. The […]

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, at approximately 7:51 PM, a Boone Police officer encountered a vehicle stationary in the intersection of US Highway 421 (King Street) and the Highway 105 Extension.  The officer found the driver to be intoxicated and ordered him to exit the vehicle.  Initially the driver did not comply with the officer’s […]

Two Boone Police Department 911 Communications employees are among 28 graduates of the first Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Manager Certification Program. Communications Supervisor Kevin Hardy and Senior Telecommunicator Bridget Kliene, along with 26 other graduates, received their completion certificates at Richmond Community College on Friday, January 26, 2018. Richmond Community College worked with the […]

On November 21st, 2017, Watauga County Department of Social Services notified the Boone Police Department about a possible case of child sex abuse.  Boone Police Detectives initiated an investigation.  As a result of the investigation, Elizabeth Ann Sanders, 22 years-of-age, of Boone, was arrested and charged with 1 count of Statutory Sex Offense with a […]

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Boone Police will be at Publix Super Market at Three Creeks on two Saturdays, January 13 and January 20, 2018, from 10:00 am to noon with local Special Olympics athletes. This event is an annual partnership with Publix and law enforcement to raise awareness and funding for Special Olympics. Community members can easily make a […]