Watauga County Sheriff's Office logo

Watauga County Sheriff’s Office logo

The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Aug. 5

ARREST: Phyllis Bracket Ward, 77, of 1825 Bethel Road, Sugar Grove, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Ward was released on a written promise and was given an Aug. 27 court date.

ARREST: Devan Lee Magner, 27, of 324 Meadowhill Drive, Apt. 58, Boone, was arrested and charged with failure to pay monies. Magner was issued a $387 secured bond and a Sept. 26 court date.

ARREST: Mark David Ference, 45, of 553 Springs East Road, Lincolnton, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Ference was issued a $15,000 secured bond and a Sept. 10 court date.

ARREST: Madison Stumpfol, 18, of 1408 Flat Top Road, Blowing Rock, was arrested and charged with two counts of simple assault. Stumpfol was released on a written promise and was given a Sept. 20 court date.

FRAUD: Fraud was reported in the 1100 block of Archie Carroll Road, Boone.

Aug. 6

LARCENY: Larceny of a .44 special firearm was reported in the 6000 block of U.S. 321 North, Sugar Grove.

Aug. 7

ARREST: Eddie Paul Stansberry, 54, of 100 Clark Castle Lane, Lot 10, Boone, was arrested and charged with trespassing of real property. Stansberry was issued a $500 secured bond and an Aug. 3 court date.

ARREST: David Seth Lockmann, 19, of 9727 Kene Saw Court, Santee, Calif., was arrested and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. Lockmann was issued a $2,500 secured bond and a Sept. 13 court date.

LARCENY: Larceny of 25 logs and whole trees was reported in the 2000 block of Chestnut Grove Road, Boone.

OFFENSE: An offense was reported in the 300 block of Algonquin Drive, Boone.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Damage to a deck post was reported in the 1100 block of Church Road, Boone.

Aug. 8

ARREST: Jordan Lee Hughes, 31, of 268 Faculty St., Boone, was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked, possession of a schedule II controlled substance and carrying a concealed weapon. Hughes was issued a $5,000 secured bond and an Aug. 30 court date.

ARREST: China Marie Leimbach, 25, of 455 Willowdale Church Road, Vilas, was arrested and charged with an out-of-county felony probation violation. Leimbach was issued a $20,000 secured bond and a Sept. 3 court date.

ARREST: Avery Allen Simmons, 39, of 277 Copna Green Road, Deep Gap, was arrested on an order for arrest on a failure to appear charge. Simmons was issued a $2,500 secured bond and a Sept. 20 court date.

VANDALISM: Destruction/damage/vandalism of a window of a Subaru Legacy was reported in the 100 block of Paul Greer Road, Boone.

DEATH: An unattended death was reported in the 100 block of Bear Pen Ridge Park Road, Blowing Rock.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Assault on a female and habitual misdemeanor assault were reported in the 100 block of Reas Street, Boone.

Aug. 9

ARREST: Melody Nicole Casas Rezza, 22, of 8 Cooper Lane, Wanchese, was arrested and charged with DUI. Rezza was released on a written promise and was given a Sept. 20 court date.

ARREST: Daniel Patrick Triplett, 47, of 124 Reas St., Deep Gap, was arrested and charged with assault on a female and habitual misdemeanor assault. Triplett was issued a $25,000 secured bond and an Aug. 30 court date.

LARCENY: Larceny of two iPhones was reported in the 7500 block of N.C. 194 South, Banner Elk.

Aug. 10

ARREST: Roger Wayne Shaw, 51, of 209 Shaw St., Randleman, was arrested and charged with a felony offense. Shaw was issued a $15,000 secured bond and a Sept. 10 court date.

ARREST: Elizabeth Marie Williams, 27, of 207 Don Hayes Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Williams was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Sept. 20 court date.

VANDALISM: Destruction/damage/vandalism of a structure was reported in the 600 block of Chestnut Grove Road, Boone.

LARCENY: Larceny of a Florida registration plate was reported in the 500 block of Fallview Lane, Boone.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Breaking and entering a building and destruction/damage/vandalism of a door and door frame were reported in the 900 block of New River Hills, Boone.

THEFT: Theft of a Subaru Impreza was reported in the 200 block of Pinnacle Woods Drive, Boone.

POSSESSION: Possession of a stolen Chevrolet Silverado was reported in the 200 block of Old Mountain Road, Banner Elk.

Aug. 11

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Breaking and entering a building and felony larceny of women’s underwear were reported in the 100 block of Margot Road, Boone.

ASSAULT: Assault with a deadly weapon by running over a person’s feet was reported in the 300 block of Bluebird Lane, Boone.

CALLS: The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office reported one call for service.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.