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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.

Jan. 16

ARREST: Eugene Gurney Canter, 43, of 3849 Meat Camp Road, Todd, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Canter was issued a $750 secured bond and a March 17 court date.

ARREST: Dillon Nathaniel Carpenter, 20, of 206 Hemlock Hills Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Carpenter was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a Jan. 29 court date.

Jan. 22

ARREST: Cameron Lloyd Cox, 23, of 4725 Elk Creek Road, Deep Gap, was arrested and charged with two counts of obtaining property by false pretense, financial card fraud and financial card forgery. Cox was issued a $197,500 secured bond and a Feb. 26 court date.

ARREST: Matthew Wayne Rayfield, 34, of 206 Bryant Combs Road, Sugar Grove, was arrested and charged with assault on a female. Rayfield was issued a $30,000 secured bond and a March 5 court date.

ARREST: Gary Joseph Cox Jr., 40, of 283 Tyler Lane, Boone, was arrested and charged with shoplifting concealment of goods. Cox was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a Feb. 7 court date.

VANDALISM: Destruction/damage/vandalism of a post and a sign was reported in the 100 block of Abberly Court, Boone.

OFFENSE: An offense by a subject removing his electronic motoring device was reported in the 4000 block of N.C. 105 South, Boone.

Jan. 23

ARREST: Owen Samuel Spry, 58, of 2145 Three Mile Highway, Newland, was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked. Spry was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a Feb. 26 court date.

ARREST: Brad Joseph Marquis, 36, of 264 Woodring Circle, Boone, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor probation violation. Marquis was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Feb. 8 court date.

ARREST: James Kameron Knight, 31, of 799 Hollow Road, Vilas, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor probation violation. Knight was issued a $10,000 secured bond and a March 11 court date.

POSSESSION: Possession of marijuana was reported in the 700 block of Isenhour Road, Zionville.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Driving while license revoked and rear lamp violation were reported in the area of Wilson Drive and Winkler’s Creek Road, Boone.

Jan. 24

ARREST: Nathan Gary Norman, 39, no address listed, was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Norman was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a Feb. 26 court date.

ARREST: Dezi Lamar Solano, 31, of 317 Grand Blvd., was arrested and charged with failure to appear. Solano was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a March 21 court date.

ARREST: Jeffrey Colin Martin, 43, of 336 The Mulberry Cove Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with failure to appear on a driving while license revoked charge. Martin was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a Feb. 26 court date.

ARREST: Krystal Leigh Horner, 43, of 1024 Wheeling Motor Home Park, Unit 2, Hudson, was arrested and charge with failure to appear. Horner was issued a $30,000 secured bond and a March 19 court date.

ABANDONED PROPERTY: Abandoned property was reported in the 400 block of Monarch Lane, Boone.

UNAUTHORIZED USE: Unauthorized use of motor vehicle was reported in the 100 block of Meat Camp Road, Boone.

Jan. 25

ARREST: Amber Michelle Reel, 32, of 17777 U.S. 70, Marion, was arrested and charged with probation violation and resist, delay and obstruct. Reel was issued a $500 secured bond and a Feb. 26 court date.

ARREST: Richard Kory Barton, 27, of 1408 Robbins Drive, Lenoir, was arrested and charged with two counts of kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, resisting a public officer and probation violation. Barton was issued a $75,000 secured bond and a $20,000 secured bond and a Feb. 13 court date.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Breaking or entering a motor vehicle and larceny of a pair of skis, ski boots and ski accessory were reported in the 400 block of Fallview Lane, Boone.

IDENTITY THEFT: Identity theft was reported in the 200 block of Rocky Maple Avenue, Boone.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Possession of a schedule VI controlled substance and possession of marijuana paraphernalia was reported in the 1800 block of N.C. 105 Bypass, Boone.

Jan. 26

ARREST: Nichelle Gabriella Simmons, 20, of 4129 Old Glory Road, Concord, was arrested and charged with failure to appear on a citation. Simmons was isssued a $1,000 secured bond and a Feb. 26 court date.

ARREST: Melanie Dawn Wilson, 32, of 4019 U.S. 421 N., Vilas, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Wilson was released on a written promise and was given a Feb. 26 court date.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Failure to stop after a hit/run with property damage and possession of drug paraphernalia were reported in the 2000 block of N.C. 194 South, Vilas.

POSSESSION: Possession of methamphetamine was reported in the 100 block of Parkway School Drive, Boone.

Jan. 27

FALSE PRETENSE: False pretenses/swindle/confidence game was reported in the 100 block of Howard’s Creek Road, Boone.

OFFENSE: Theft of a snowboard was reported in the 900 block of Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock.

OFFENSE: Theft of two snowboards was reported in the 900 block of Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock.

COMPILED BY KAYLA LASURE

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