BOONE — High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving an alleged larceny from Publix.
According to Boone Police, one male and one female have entered Publix Super Market and left with merchandise without paying on three different occasions during the last week and a half. The male allegedly selected items from the shelves and exited the business with over-the-counter medication. The medication included: Prilosec, Nexium and Goody’s Powder.
The male suspect has black hair and was wearing a yellow shirt, grey and orange jacket, black pants and white shoes. Police stated that the woman was not seen taking any merchandise; however, she accompanied the male. The female is white with dark brown hair and was wearing a black Nike jacket and black pants.
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. Submit a Crime Stoppers tip at www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential.
High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information that leads to arrests, recovery of stolen property, seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.
High Country Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit organization operated by a volunteer community board of directors serving Avery and Watauga counties. High Country Crime Stoppers encourages the reporting of information or leads which can assist law enforcement with solving crimes. Its goal is to help in the fight against crime, but it is not part of the local police departments or sheriff’s offices. Each county has a law enforcement coordinator who participates as an advisor to the board but is a non-voting member. The citizen’s board is responsible for operations of the program, fund raising, public relations and approval of rewards.