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Nov. 15

ARREST: John Leeon Whittington, 55, of North Depot Street, Boone, was arrested on a warrant service on a non-Boone Police warrant. Whittington was issued a Jan. 27 court date and a $1,000 secured bond.

LARCENY: Larceny of glasses, an AAA card, an AARP card, a North Carolina driver’s license, three insurance cards, $40, a checkbook, a cosmetics case, a purse, a wallet, credit cards, keys and a cell phone was reported in the 200 block of Watauga Village Drive.

FRAUD: Credit card/ATM fraud was reported in the 2000 block of Blowing Rock Road.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Simple assault and communicating threats were reported in the 1000 block of Blowing Rock Road.

BLACKMAIL: Blackmail was reported in the 200 block of North Hampton Road.

Nov. 16

ARREST: Thomas Joseph Staufer, 52, of Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with larceny. Staufer was issued a Dec. 17 court date and a $750 secured bond.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Two incidents of destruction/damage/vandalism of property were reported in the 900 block of Meadowview Drive.

Nov. 17

ASSAULT: Aggravated assault was reported in the 2000 block of N.C. 105.

Nov. 18

ARREST: Alan Rene Hoffsten, 46, of Edgefield Court, Leland, was arrested on a warrant service for two non-Boone Police warrants and charged with destruction/damage/vandalism of property. Hoffsten was issued a Dec. 14 court date and a $1,500 secured bond.

ARREST: Samantha Bryant, 30, of Dotson Lane, Mountain City, Tenn., was arrested on a warrant service for a non-Boone Police warrant and charged with resisting a public officer. Bryant was issued a Dec. 14 court date and a $1,500 secured bond.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Four Incidents of burglary/breaking and entering and larceny of batteries, a laser, an impact driver, tools, a router and a wrench were reported in the 600 block of West King Street.

LARCENY: Larceny of a bicycle was reported in the 200 block of Shadowline Drive.

THEFT: Theft of was reported in the 1000 block of Blowing Rock Road.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Destruction/damage/vandalism of property was reported in the 600 block of Greenway Road.

Nov. 19

ARREST: Michael Shad Eller, 31, of West King Street, Boone, was arrested and charged with interfering with emergency communications. Eller was issued a Dec. 14 court date and a $2,500 secured bond.

INTIMIDATION: Intimidation was reported in the 800 block of West King Street.

LARCENY: Larceny of a bicycle was reported in the 300 block of Faculty Street.

Nov. 20

ARREST: Jario Coroba Garcia, 19, of The Glade Road. Boone, was arrested and charged with two liquor law violations. Garcia was issued a Jan. 27 court date and a $500 secured bond.

FALSE PRETENSES: Obtaining property by false pretenses was reported in the 200 block of Watauga Village Drive.

Nov. 21

ARREST: Chad Stephen Weddle, 48, of North Buffalo Meadows Road, Boone, was arrested on a warrant service for two non-Boone Police warrants and charged with resist, delay and obstructing. Weddle was issued a Dec. 17 court date and a $1,500 secured bond.

Nov. 22

ASSAULT: Aggravated assault was reported in the 700 block of Forest Hill Drive.

THEFT: Theft of a North Carolina license plate was reported in the 1000 block of U.S. 421 South.

FALSE PRETENSES: False pretenses/swindle/confidence game was reported in the 200 block of Shadowline Drive.

Nov. 24

ARREST: Christopher Lee Varela Strickland, 33, of Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with trespassing of real property, a drug equipment violation and two drug/narcotics violations. Strickland was issued a Dec. 17 court date and a $1,500 secured bond.

Nov. 26

INCIDENT: A suspicious incident was reported in the 800 block of Blowing Rock Road.

DEATH: A death was reported in the 100 block of Robin Lane.

Nov. 27

ARREST: Lannie Lamar Hoppers, 50, no address listed, was arrested and charged with trespassing of real property and carrying a concealed weapon. Hoppers was issued a Jan. 27 court date and a $1,000 secured bond.

ARREST: Joseph Primo Nardi, 63, of U.S. 321, Sugar Grove, was arrested and charged with harassing a police K9, communicating threats, disorderly conduct and driving under the influence. Nardi was issued a Jan. 27 court date and a $2,000 secured bond.

ARREST: Rebecca Delaine Walsh, 24, of High Knolls Lane, Deep Gap, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possession of methamphetamine and possession of cocaine. Walsh was issued a Jan. 27 court date and a $5,000 secured bond.

ASSAULT: Aggravated assault was reported in the 300 block of West King Street.

Nov. 28

LARCENY: Larceny of a laptop was reported in the 200 block of Watauga Village Drive.

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