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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.

Nov. 7

BREAKING/ENTERING: Breaking and entering other structures and theft of various tools were reported in the 100 block of Phillips Branch Road, Vilas.

Nov. 12

ARREST: Benson Miles Webb, 43, of 2394 Allendale Circle, Lenoir, was arrested and charged with altering/dismantling a stolen motor vehicle and possession of burglary tools. Webb was issued a $30,000 secured bond and a Dec. 17 court date.

Nov. 13

ARREST: John Daniel Brown, 60, of 302 West King St., Boone, was arrested and charged with injury to personal property. Brown was issued a Dec. 17 court date. No bond amount was listed.

ARREST: Jeremy Blake Hodges, 36, of 2946 Beaver Dam Road, Vilas, was arrested and charged with domestic violence protection order violation and failure to pay child support. Hodges was not issued a bond on the violation charge and was issued a $25,000 for the failure to pay child support charge. Hodges was given a Dec. 12 court date.

ARREST: Rodney Byron Greer, 25, of 539 Crocker Road, Unit A, Blowing Rock, was arrested and charged with defrauding a drug alcohol screen. Greer was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Dec. 17 court date.

ARREST: Forrest Shane Barker, 26, of 220 Shupes Mill Road, Mountain City, Tenn., was arrested on an order for arrest on a simple assault charge. Barker was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a Dec. 13 court date.

ARREST: Matthew Gareth Snow, 33, of 2060 Sampson Road, Lenoir, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Snow was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Jan. 13 court date.

Nov. 14

ARREST: Courtney Cutillo, 42, of 420 Barlow Road, Creston, was arrested and charged with communicating threats. Cutillo was released on a written promise and was given a Dec. 19 court date.

ARREST: Dustin Evan Pennington, 35, of 124 Cole St., Boone, was arrested and charged with failure to appear on driving while license revoked and no insurance charges. Pennington was issued a $500 secured bond and a Jan. 16 court date.

ARREST: Katlyn Brinkley Turner, 23, of 215 Wallace Circle, Boone, was arrested and charged with failure to appear on possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia charges. Turner was issued a $10,000 secured bond and a Jan. 13 court date.

ARREST: Bradley S. Parker, 43, of 481 Sampson Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with 10 counts of worthless checks. Parker was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Dec. 4 court date.

ARREST: Sidney Devin Isaacs, 30, of 136 Tater Hill Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with defrauding a drug/alcohol test. Isaacs was issued a Dec. 17 court date.

LARCENY: Larceny of a Toyota Prius was reported in the 200 block of Pinnacle Woods Drive, Boone.

OFFENSE: Altering a check was reported in the 600 block of Timberlane Drive, Boone.

Nov. 15

ARREST: Otto Rodriguez Lopez-Paplo, 21, of 213 Herron St., Morganton, was arrested and charged with failure to appear on a speeding charge. Lopez-Paplo was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Dec. 4 court date.

ARREST: Derek Travis Lunsford, 38, of 6797 Cobbs Place, Connelly Springs, was arrested and charged with failure to appear on an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Lunsford was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a Dec. 16 court date.

Nov. 16

ARREST: Justin David Smith, 25, of 2063 Silverstone Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Smith was issued a $3,000 secured bond and a Dec. 17 court date.

ARREST: Wade Dalton Lister, 24, of 2700 Big Laurel Road, Creston, was arrested and charged with assault on a female, communicating threats and assault by pointing a gun. Lister was issued a Dec. 19 court date. No bond amount was listed.

ARREST: William Henry Cumbo, 22, of 295 Slater Road, Lewisville, was arrested and charged with DUI. Cumbo was released on a written promise and was given a Dec. 17 court date.

Nov. 17

ARREST: Hannah Nicole Miller, 25, of 1392 Laurel Fork Road, Vilas, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Miller was issued a $2,500 secured bond and a Jan. 16 court date.

ARREST: Lucas Flitner Bell, 29, of 197 Ward Mountain Road, Elk Park, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Bell was issued a $2,000 secured bond and a Dec. 17 court date.

DEATH: An unattended death was reported in the 300 block of Ski Acres Drive, Blowing Rock.

Nov. 18

ARREST: Hanna Ruth Planer, 23, of 33 Mountain Drive, Asheville, was arrested and charged with DWI. Planer was issued a Dec. 17 court date. No bond amount was listed.

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

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