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Recently the Boone Police Department received a new Polaris Electric Utility side-by-side vehicle.  This purchase was made possible by a donation from an anonymous community member.  This new utility vehicle will be used to patrol the Greenway Trail and provide support during special events throughout the Town of Boone.  The benefits are already being realized. […]

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On November 27th, 2018, Farmers Rental and Power Equipment was the victim of a break-in and then on November 28th, 2018, High Country 4×4 was the victim of a break-in and thefts from numerous vehicles.  As a result of investigations into both incidents the following persons have been charged with the listed offenses. Brandon Alan […]

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The Boone Police Department has announced an upcoming series of coffee with a cop style informational meetings.  The overall intention of this series is to help get to know our community better and help our community get to know us better as well. The specific intention of this series is to get information about our […]

On Friday, December 21st at approximately 9:00 a.m. Boone Police 911 Telecommunications Center received a call from an unknown man making claims of bombs and violence occurring at an address near the Watauga County Courthouse.  Boone Police and various public service agencies responded to 815 West King Street.  The business was found to be unoccupied […]

On November 27th, 2018, the Boone Police Department received a report of fraudulent activity at a local business, High Country Community Health, 108 Doctors Drive, Boone, NC 28607.  The report was forwarded to the Boone Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and an investigation began. On December 14th, 2018, Emily Yvonne Whisnant, 43 years-of-age, of Newland, […]

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Boone Police, along with many area law enforcement and public service agencies, responded to multiple bomb threats Thursday afternoon.  The following locations were responded to: 870 State Farm Road, Blue Ridge Medical Offices 2282 NC Highway 105, Ross Automotive 155 Furman Road, Executive Arts Building All threats were received by the victims via e-mail.  None […]

The Boone Police Department is announcing its 6th Annual Holiday Food and Funds Drive. This charity drive will begin Monday, November 26, 2018 and will continue until Friday, January 7, 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 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 […]