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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.

Oct. 4

ARREST: Paul Eugene Strickland, 52, of 2242 Quail Ridge Court, Lenoir, was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor probation violation. Strickland was issued a Nov. 5 court date and a $5,000 secured bond.

ARREST: James Buck Ford, 31, of 477 Ford Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with violating a court order. Ford was issued a Nov. 12 court date and a $15,000 secured bond.

ARREST: Stacy Lee Walkoviak, 38, of 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with failing to appear on a charge of a misdemeanor probation violation. Walkoviak was issued a Nov. 5 court date and a $35,000 secured bond.

PROPERTY DAMAGE: Destruction/damage/vandalism of a utility truck was reported in the 100 block of Shulls Mill Road in Boone.

Oct. 5

ARREST: Benjamin Edwin Helms, 38, no address listed, was arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and failing to appear on a charge of failing to pay child support. Helms was issued an Oct. 11 court date and a $4,300 bond.

ARREST: George Nicholas Foster, 32, of 515 Junaluska Road, Boone, was arrested and charged with violating a court order and failing to pay child support. Foster was issued a Nov. 30 court date and a $25,000 secured bond.

ASSAULT: Simple assault was reported in the 100 block of East Cove Lane in Boone.

Oct. 7

LARCENY: Larceny of a computer was reported in the 100 block of Swamp Box Road in Boone.

Oct. 8

ARREST: Thomas Arthur Slettvet II, 31, of 109 Woods Way Lane, Morganton, was arrested and charged with failing to pay monies. Slettvet was issued an Oct. 28 court date and a $388 bond.

Oct. 9

ARREST: Connor Anderson Isaacs, 19, of 146 Anderson Avenue, Vilas, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Isaacs was issued a Dec. 14 court date. No bond amount was listed.

ARREST: Randall Scott Reece, 54, of 160 Old Burg Road, Zionville, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Reece was issued a Dec. 14 court date and a $10,000 secured bond.

ARREST: Nathan Trivette, 39, of 120 Dean Lane, Newland, was arrested on an order for arrest on charges of no operator’s license and reckless driving and charged with simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Trivette was issued a Nov. 30 court date and a $2,000 secured bond.

DEATH: An unattended death was reported in the 1000 block of Cobbs Creek Road in Boone.

Oct. 10

ARREST: Colt Thomas Stone, 23, of 205 VFW Drive, Boone, was arrested and charged with failing to pay child support. Stone was issued a $524 secured bond. No court date was listed.

ARREST: Rose Marie Roark, 33, of 3031 Antioch Road, Mountain City, Tenn., was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, failing to pay child support, two counts of failing to appear and no liability insurance. Roark was issued a Nov. 30 court date and a $15,400 secured bond.

ARREST: Jacob Grange Shook, 37, of 476 Hardaman Circle, Boone, was arrested on an order for arrest on a charge of driving while license revoked and charged with driving while license revoked. Shook was issued a Nov. 1 court date and a $2,000 secured bond.

Oct. 11

ARREST: Dreama Knight Philyaw, 43, of 149 Kilmer Drive, Forest City, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Philyaw was issued a Nov. 30 court date and a $7,500 secured bond.

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