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Dec. 29

ARREST: Zachary Michael Cole, 25, of Hodges Gap Road, Boone, was arrested on an order for arrest and charged with failing to appear. Cole was issued a Jan. 25 court date and a $300 secured bond.

Jan. 4

ARREST: William Andrew Mayhew, 29, of Tanglewood Drive, was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor probation violation out of county. Mayhew was issued a Feb. 1 court date and a $5,000 secured bond.

ARREST: Mikee Deon Mcleod, 39, of Red Maple Lane, Boone, was arrested and charged with a felony probation violation. Mcleod was issued a Feb. 7 court date and a $20,000 secured bond.

ARREST: Robin Leigh Watts, 31, of Jerry Poovey Lane, Lincolnton, was arrested and charged with a felony probation violation out of county, simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance and driving while license revoked. Watts was issued a Feb. 7 court date and a $20,000 secured bond.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Property damage was reported in the 100 block of Battle Cove in Boone.

Jan. 5

ARREST: Michael Chad Hagie, 49, of Elk River Road, Elk Park, was arrested on a warrant for arrest. Hagie was issued a Feb. 16 court date. No bond amount was listed.

DEATH: A death was reported in the 500 block of Mountain Farm Road in Boone.

Jan. 6

DEATH: An unattended death was reported in the 400 block of Russell Beach Road in Vilas.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Damage to a door/door frame was reported in the 800 block of Fallview Lane in Boone.

LARCENY: Larceny of tools was reported in the 2000 block of Old U.S. 421 South in Boone.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Property damage was reported in the 2000 block of U.S. 421 North in Boone.

Jan. 7

ARREST: Earl Coy Barnes, 33, no address listed, was arrested on a warrant for arrest on a charge of interfering with an electronic monitoring device, and an order for arrest on charges of failing to appear on a charge of driving while license revoked, failing to appear on a charge of expired registration card/tag and a felony probation violation. Barnes was issued a Jan. 18 court date and a $21,000 secured bond.

MULTIPLE OFFENSES: Breaking or entering and larceny of a nail gun, pin nailer and stapler were reported in the 100 block of Clyde Townsend Road in Boone.

Jan. 9

ARREST: Timothy Howard Baird, 32, of Locust Gap Road, Vilas, was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor. Baird was issued a Jan. 28 court date and a $2,500 secured bond.

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