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.
ARREST: Leonardo Luma Marquez, 24, of 139 Martin Lane, Boone, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Marquez was issued a $1,000 secured bond and an Aug. 26 court date.
ARREST: Misty N. Arnold, 31, of 1526 Hopewell Church Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with driving with a license revoked. Arnold was issued a $1,500 bond and an Aug. 5 court date.
ARREST: Cody Michael Schumann, 29, of 343 Hayes Wellborn Road, Boone, was arrested and charged on a warrant for arrest for possession of a schedule I substance and drug paraphernalia charges. Schumann was issued a $3,500 secured bond and an Aug. 26 court date.
ARREST: Joseph Kosterman, 31, of 1253 Brookshire Road, Boone, was arrested on an order for arrest. Kosterman was issued a $4,000 secured bond and an Aug. 26 court date.
IDENTITY THEFT: Identity theft was reported in the 100 block of Linville Creek Road, Vilas.
THEFT: Larceny was reported in the 1500 block of Browns Chapel Road, Boone.
ARREST: Landry Browning Moye, 20, of 5449 Harbor Drive, Manns Harbor, was arrested and charged with DWI. Moye was released on a written promise to appear in court on Aug. 26.
UNATTENDED DEATH: An unattended death was reported in the 190 block of Betty’s Circle, Boone.
ARREST: Alex Howard Marshall, 32, of Blackberry Road, Lenoir, was arrested and charged with felony possession of firearm by a felon, felony possession of a stolen firearm and felony altering/stealing/destruction of criminal evidence. Marshall was issued a $40,000 secured bond and a July 26 court date.
LARCENY: Larceny of motor fuel was reported in the 4400 block of U.S. 421 North, Vilas.
ARREST: Matthew Paul Starnes, 34, of 3408 1st Ave. Circle Northwest, Hickory, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon and injury to personal property. Starnes was issued no bond and given a July 22 court date in Caldwell County.
THEFT: Larceny of ginseng was reported in the 9200 block of U.S. 421 North, Zionville.
ARREST: Tyler Frankling Townsend, 23, of 497 Slabtown Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with felony larceny. Townsend was issued a $7,500 secured bond and a July 26 court date.
THEFT: Theft of a welding machine from a building was reported in the 3400 block of N.C. 105 South, Boone.
THEFT: Theft of a flashlight from a motor vehicle was reported in the 140 block of Deer Street, Boone.
ARREST: James Russell Kanupp, 30, of 256 Bluebird Lane, Boone, was arrested on an order for arrest for an offense. Kanupp was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a July 25 court date.
MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Breaking and entering a building was reported in the 11100 block of N.C. 105 South, Banner Elk.
ARREST: Ricky Lee Oakes, 36, of 328 Charlie Hicks Road, Banner Elk, was arrested and charged with assault on a female. Oakes was issued no bond and an Aug. 30 court date.
ARREST: Paul Joseph Ellis, 23, of 4526 Valley Farm Drive, Denton, was arrested and charged with failure to appear for a probation violation. Ellis was issued a $5,000 secured bond and an Aug. 9 court date.
FAILURE TO WORK: Failure to work after being paid was reported in the 300 block of Horse Show Ride Road West, Deep Gap.
BURGLARY: Breaking and entering and burglary were reported in the 4200 block of Rominger Road, Banner Elk.
COUNTERFEIT MONEY: Passing a counterfeit bill was reported in the 100 block of Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock.
ARREST: Jennifer Tester Miller, 40, of 1090 Otis Wilson Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with a violation of a court order. Miller was issued a $500 secured bond and an Aug. 30 court date.
ARREST: James Edward Holden II, 54, of 8173 Old U.S. 421 Boone, was arrested and charged with probation violation. Holden was issued a $5,000 secured bond and an Aug. 9 court date.
FLEEING TO ELUDE: Fleeing to elude was reported in the 13400 block of U.S. 421 North, Zionville.
THEFT: Larceny was reported in the 12100 block of U.S. 421, North, Zionville.