Author: Shane Robbins

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.

Release Date:  October 30, 2017 On October 26, 2017, the Boone Police Department arrested Dylan Jeffery Konopka, age 25, of 348 Dove Circle, Boone, NC, for two counts of felony Motor Vehicle Breaking and Entering and four counts of misdemeanor Possession of Stolen Property. This arrest happened after the Boone Police Department received reports of […]

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Today at approximately 3:30 PM, Boone Police along with Watauga County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reported gunshots in the vicinity of Watauga High School.  During this incident the school was placed on lockdown.  After a search if the area it was determined that there was a military funeral with salute taking place at Mount Lawn […]

Boone Police teamed up with the Watauga County High School, Western Youth Network and Watauga Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative to conduct compliance checks on establishments in Boone that sell electronic cigarettes and vapor liquid. The purpose of compliance checks is to ensure that businesses are not selling vapor products derived from tobacco to persons under […]