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CRIME STOPPERS REPORTS
 

CRIME STOPPERS PAYS REWARDS FOR INFORMATION WHICH LEADS TO ARRESTS; RECOVERY OF STOLEN PROPERTY; SEIZURE OF DRUGS AND THE LOCATION OF WANTED PERSONS. 

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO REVEAL YOUR IDENTITY AND YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CASH REWARD OF UP TO $1,000. 

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL HIGH COUNTRY CRIME STOPPERS AT 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 OR YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.

 
High County Crime Stoppers and local law enforcement agencies request the public’s help in identifying the person(s) responsible for the following crimes:
 

Release Date: August 1, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 4:19 AM an unknown white male entered New River Building Supply by breaking a window and entering a warehouse door. The unknown white male removed various items from the store to include flashlights, drills, a saw and food items. Watauga County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in identifying this individual.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website here or text a tip to CRIMES (274637), keyword “NCTIP”.  All information will be kept confidential.

     

Release Date: July 22, 2014

 

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On Friday, July 11, 2014, an unknown white male entered New River Building Supply and removed various unknown tool items from the store. The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in identifying this individual.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website here, or text a tip to CRIMES (274637), keyword “NCTIP”.  All information will be kept confidential.

 

Release Date: July 16, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On July 10, 2014, Boone Police received a report that a large amount of scrap metal was stolen from a demolition site at 545 Highway 105 Extension, Boone, NC.  This site is located adjacent to Papa John’s Pizza.  The crime occurred sometime between the hours of 4:45 am on July 9, 2014 and 7:45 am on July 10, 2014.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at here. All information will be kept confidential.


Release Date: July 8, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On Thursday July 3, at approximately 11:30 p.m., two vehicles in a King Street parking lot were intentionally damaged.  One vehicle was kicked or struck with a blunt object and another’s windshield was kicked out.  Witnesses who observed the incident described the suspect as a white male walking with another white male and a white female.  Boone Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the two males and one female captured on nearby surveillance video.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website here. All information will be kept confidential.

 

Release Date; July 8, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

The Watauga County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in identifying the individual who forced their way into Mack Brown Chevrolet.  The incident took place on June 30, 2014, at approximately 3:00 AM.  The suspect gained entry by climbing a fence located at the rear of the building.  The video footage shows the suspect dressed in a t-shirt, jeans and a brace on their left arm.   The suspect stole an older model truck along with car rims.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website here.  All information will be kept confidential.

 

Release Date: May 28, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

Between the hours of 8:00 pm on May 24 and 7:00 pm on May 25, multiple parking meters were forcibly entered and extensively damaged on Queen Street in Boone.  An undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the meters.

Parking meters were reportedly damaged on Queen Street on April 22 as well.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.


Release Date: May 13, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and ASU Police Department seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

ASU Police are seeking information about an alleged assault on a female that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, May 10, 2014 at approximately 1:30 am on Hill Street near the John Thomas building.  A female non-student reported she was assaulted by an unknown white male by being struck in the back of head causing her to fall face first onto the pavement.  The victim suffered several injuries due to the fall and was transported by Watauga Medics to the Watauga Medical Center ER.

The alleged suspect is described as being a white male with blond crew cut type hair.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the ASU Police Department at 828-262-2150.  All information will be kept confidential. You may also report crimes anonymously at http://www.police.appstate.edu/crime-tip-submission-form

Release Date: May 12, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On the early morning of Monday, April 28, a white 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera with black wheels and hubcaps was stolen from Summer Drive in Boone, NC.  On Monday, May 5, the vehicle was recovered in the parking lot behind the Hunger and Heath Coalition, located at 141 Health Center Drive, with the catalytic converter missing.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

 

Release Date: May 12, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

Sometime between 9 PM on Thursday May 3, and Friday morning May 4, someone intentionally caused damage to a grey 2007 Saab 4-door sedan parked in a driveway in the 200 block of Grand Blvd.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.


Release Date: April 25, 2014

 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

Sometime between the hours of 5:30 pm on April 1, 2014, and 5:30 pm on April 2, 2014, a wallet was reportedly stolen from a parked vehicle at 177 Tulip Tree Lane in Boone.  A fraudulent transaction was then attempted in Greensboro using the victim’s credit card.

Please see the attached photos of the suspect and his vehicle.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.


Release Date: April 8, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office requests your help identifying the whereabouts of a black 1993 Nissan Sentra, two-door that was parked on the side of U.S. Highway 421 South in front of Mountain Home and Hearth.  The vehicle was parked due to inclement weather on Thursday, March 27, 2014, and when the owner returned to pick the vehicle up on Saturday, March 29, 2014, it was not there.  The vehicle has a North Carolina License plate of CEW-8339.  The vehicle also has a Martin guitar sticker and an Espresso News sticker in the back window.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  All information will be kept confidential.


Release Date: April 7, 2014

 

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On April 1, 2014, A larceny occurred at 450 East King Street, Saks Grill.  Two white females entered the business and placed an order for food from the grill.  While they were waiting for their food, both of the females began looking at the sunglasses.  One of the females took a pair of sunglasses and placed them in her pocket.  A short time later, she took another pair of sunglasses.  After receiving their food, both of the females left the store and failed to pay for the sunglasses.  The suspect female is wearing a gray sweat jacket, green tee shirt, silver gym shorts, and flip-flops. 

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.


Release Date: March 4, 2014

University Crime Alert

 

High Country Crime Stoppers and ASU Police Department needs your assistance in solving and preventing larcenies on campus.

Since the beginning of the spring semester, the ASU Police Department has received four reports of larcenies of cash and App Cards from the Mt. Mitchell Fitness Center locker rooms.  One common factor in these reports is that the items were left unsecure. 

When using the workout facilities on campus, please remember to secure your valuables either in your vehicle or if you use a locker in the locker room, secure it with a lock. When attending class or other functions do not leave your valuables unattended. A crime cannot occur if the opportunity does not present itself. 

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the ASU Police Department at 828-262-2150.  You may also report crimes anonymously at http://police.appstate.edu/crime-t ip-submission-form.  All information will be kept confidential.
Crime Tips:

v    Remember to use a lock when using workout facility lockers.  
v    Secure all valuables at all times.
v    Do not leave valuables unattended. 
v    Report any and all suspicious activity to law enforcement.


Release Date: March 4, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

The Watauga County Sheriff's Office is seeking help in identifying the individual who forced their way into the Foscoe Pharmacy.  The incident took place on February 14, 2014 at approximately 1:00 AM.  The suspect gained entry by forcing the back door to Foscoe Pharmacy open.  There was only one item that was taken from the pharmacy.  The video footage shows the suspect dressed in a dark hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  All information will be kept confidential.

 

Release Date: March 3, 2014
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and ASU Police Department seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On Sunday March 2, 2014 at approximately 4:05 am, ASU Police received a report of a Breaking, Entering & Larceny to a dormitory room that occurred at Appalachian Panhellenic Hall. A preliminary investigation by officers revealed that unknown suspect(s) pried open an exterior window to gain entry to the room and once inside took numerous items of property. ASU Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the ASU Police Department at 828-262-2150.  All information will be kept confidential.  You may also report crimes anonymously at http://police.appstate.edu/crime-tip-submission-form.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

Tips for Keeping SAFE:

  • Keep doors and windows locked even when you are at home.
  • Keep window shades or drapes drawn after dark.
If you see someone that’s acting suspicious, contact police and ask them to investigate.

Release Date: February 28, 2014
 

The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office is seeking your help in identifying this individual who entered into a local business in the early morning hours of Monday, February 24. The suspect took various electronic items from inside the business. A blue1999 Honda CRV was taken from the parking lot of the business and has displayed a North Carolina License Plate of, AKF-5168.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office at 828-264-3761.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

 

Release Date: February 5, 2014
 

Sometime between the dates of January 31, 2014 and February 3, 2014, a breaking and entering occurred to an enclosed trailer at the old Library Restaurant location on Blowing Rock Road in Boone.  Various tools and other construction equipment were stolen. 

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.


Release Date: December 31, 2013
 

On December 30, 2013, two white females entered into Sagesport, in the Boone Mall, and proceeded to steal a black Columbia jacket and a black North Face jacket, totaling approximately $240.00.  One female suspect has blonde hair and was dressed in a gray shirt.  The second female suspect has brown hair and is dressed in a dark colored shirt.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

 
 

Release Date: December 31, 2013
 

On December 28, 2013 at approximately 6 p.m. a female victim left her wallet at the garden center cash register in Walmart.  A white female, who was the next person in the checkout line, picked up the wallet and placed it into a shopping bag prior to leaving the store.  The female suspect has long black hair and was wearing a dark jacket, dark pants and a light colored scarf.  The female suspect was also accompanied by a white male who was wearing a camouflage ball cap, a camouflage jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

 
 

Release Date: December 6, 2013
 

Sometime just before Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013, two trailers were taken from Blue Ridge Auto Sales at 1958 Old US Hwy 421 South, Boone, NC 28607.  Taken was a white 2014 Homesteader 712PT enclosed tandem axel trailer and black 2014 Homesteader 610LB dump trailer.  The enclosed trailer has side and rear doors, chrome wheels, and an “A-frame” style hitch.       

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

 
 

Release Date: December 6, 2013
 

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 a woman’s wallet was reportedly stolen and one of her credit cards was used to make fraudulent financial transactions. Please see the attached photos of the suspect. The Boone Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this man.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

 

Release Date: November 21, 2013

 

On Monday, November 18, at approximately 3:00 am, two people stole over the counter medications from the CVS store on Blowing Rock Road.  The suspects are seen on surveillance video as a white female with dark hair wearing jeans and a grey hoodie and carrying a zebra striped purse and a white male wearing jeans, a tan long sleeved shirt, and a camouflage ball cap.  The couple left in a silver 2011 or newer Hyundai Accent with notable damage to the passenger side front bumper.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

 

Release Date: November 7, 2013
 

On Sunday, October 13, 2013, at 12:40 AM, two male suspects vandalized the Temple of the High Country located at 1043 West King Street.  The two males can be seen entering the property from the King Street side of the building.  They then wrap a chain used to section off the parking area around some vent pipes on the back side of the building.  While on the property, the two suspects also pulled wiring out of electrical boxes on the back of the building, resulting in damage to the building's sewage system. 

The suspects are two white males who appear to be in their late teens or early twenties.  They are approximately 5’08” to 5’10” tall and are both clean-shaven.  The males were wearing dark-colored sweatshirts, one of which may have lettering on it. 

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

   

Release Date: November 6, 2013
 

Sometime between the hours of 5:30 PM on October 30, 2013 and 6:00 AM on October 31, 2013, three pieces of heavy construction equipment were damaged on Temple Drive, near the location of the old Watauga High School.  A Volvo dump truck, Caterpillar bulldozer and Peterbilt dump truck comprised the damaged construction equipment.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.


Release Date: October 31, 2013
 

Doc’s Gem Mine, located at 129 Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock, NC, was broken into on Sunday, October 27, 2013, around 11:10 PM. 

The following items, valued at approximately $1500, were taken:

3          New life size skeletons ($100 each)
1          Large air inflatable pumpkin and ghost lawn decoration
1          Lighted oversize skull decoration.
1          Animated caged skeleton
4          Halloween figures on guide poles
2          Lawn mower gas cans
1          Professional grade DJ Bubble Blower
            Costume decorations for skeletons
            Tools from shop tool box (Socket sets, wrenches and screwdrivers)
            Radar detector
            I-pod

The suspects were driving dark colored Toyota 4 Runner. 

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

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Release Date: October 31, 2013
 

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

Sometime between 10:00 PM, October 28, 2013 and 9:00 AM October 29, 2013, a trailer was taken from Blue Ridge Auto Sales at 1958 Old US Hwy 421 South, Boone, NC 28607.  Taken was a black 2014 Homesteader enclosed tandem axel trailer.  It has side and rear doors, chrome wheels, and an “A-frame” style hitch.       

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff's Office at 828-264-3761.  All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.

   

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