Category: Police News Releases

Death Investigation On July 20, 2017, the Boone Police Communications received a call of an unresponsive person at The Hampton Inn, 1252 Hwy 421. Boone Police Officer, Fire and Watauga Medics responded.  Ms. Marian Babcock, age 62, of Bergenfield, NJ, was found deceased in her room. The cause of death has been determined to be […]

Convicted Murderer Arrested on Child Pornography Charges On Wednesday August 23rd, 2017, the Boone Police Department, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and State Bureau of Investigation concluded 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 […]

On August 22, 2017, the Boone Police Department received a call of an unattended death at 314 Meadowview Drive, Boone, NC.   Mrs. Margaret Swift, 82 years-of-age, was found deceased in her residence.  The cause of death has been determined to be medically related.

Additional Arrests Made in Stabbing Incident On Wednesday, May 4, 2017, at approximately 2:28 AM, Boone police responded to 219 Crossing Way for a fight in the parking lot involving several persons. Shortly after arriving on-scene, officers were notified by Watauga Medical Center that a subject had been brought to the emergency department suffering from […]

Arson Suspect Arrested On Thursday, June 1, 2017, at approximately 11:25 PM, an unknown white male was recorded on video attempting to set fire to the Daniel Boon Inn, 130 Hardin Street. Today, Boone Police Investigators arrested Peter Spencer Horn, 31 years-of-age, of Grand Boulevard, in Boone. Mr. Horn was charged with Felonious Burning Other […]

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at approximately 9:37 PM, Boone Police responded to a reported home invasion at 195 Green Street. Once on-scene, officers found a man suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound. As a result of the investigation into this incident, Austin Tyler Cotton, 21 years-of-age, of Sanford, NC, was charged with Misdemeanor Breaking […]

Arrest Made in Stabbing Incident On Wednesday, May 4, 2017, at approximately 2:28 AM, Boone police responded to 219 Crossing Way for a fight in the parking lot involving several persons. Shortly after arriving on-scene, officers were notified by Watauga Medical Center that a subject had been brought to the emergency department suffering from a […]

On Wednesday, May 4, 2017, at approximately 2:28 AM, Boone police responded to 219 Crossing Way for a fight in the parking lot involving several persons. Shortly after arriving on-scene, officers were notified by Watauga Medical Center that a subject had been brought to the emergency department suffering from a stab wound. The victim, Teh’Ron […]

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at approximately 9:37 PM, Boone Police responded to a reported home invasion at 195 Green Street. Once on-scene, officers found a man suffering a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The male resident reported shooting the suspect after he forced entry into the apartment. The suspect was transported to Watauga Medical Center […]

A North Wilkesboro woman has been arrested on multiple felony charges, accused of stealing money from her Boone area attorney employer. Krista Ruann Lambert, age 42 of North Wilkesboro, has been charged with four felony counts of embezzlement and two counts of felony financial transaction card fraud. Lambert, in her former position of office manager […]

Leaf pick-up begins October 15th and runs through December 14th. Place leaves curbside and free of all other debris. It is NOT necessary to call to schedule a pick-up. Contact Town of Boone Facilities Maintenance at 828.268.6230 for current route information.