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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.

March 16

THEFT: Identity theft was reported in the 2000 block of Russ Cornett Road, Boone.

LARCENY: Larceny of a package was reported in the 400 block of Skys Way, Vilas.

March 17

VANDALISM: Destruction/damage/vandalism of a structure was reported in the 300 block of Laurel Creek Road, Sugar Grove.

DRUNKENNESS: An intoxicated person refusing to leave was reported in the 300 block of N.C. 105 Bypass, Boone.

DRUNKENNESS: A person was found intoxicated on the roadside in the 100 block of Cole Drive, Vilas.

March 18

ARREST: Angela Renee Byrd, 47, of 780 Slabtown Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with failure to pay child support. Byrd was issued a $420 bond and an April 20 court date.

ARREST: Jeremy Clay Trivette, 46, of 833 Camp Joy Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked. Trivette was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a June 4 court date.

FRAUD: Fraudulent misrepresentation was reported in the 100 block of Corby Court, Boone.

LARCENY: Larceny of a Smith and Wesson handgun was reported in the 200 block of Smith Street, Vilas.

March 19

ARREST: Codie Allen Richardson, 26, of 1509 Claybank Road, West Jefferson, was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked. Richardson was issued a $1,000 secured bond and a June 1 court date.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Burglary/breaking and entering and larceny of $9,500 worth of firearms were reported in the 1000 block of Joe Shoemaker Road, Vilas.

THEFT: Identity theft was reported in the 100 block of Pine Tunnel Drive, Sugar Grove.

March 21

ARREST: Rebekah Elaine Cothren, 48, of 8993 N.C. 194 N., Todd, was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice, possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant on a charge of possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver methamphetamine. Cothren was issued a $35,000 secured bond and a May 1 court date.

SUICIDAL SUBJECT: A suicidal subject was reported in the 700 block of Church Hollow Road, Boone.

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