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Originally published: 2013-01-22 17:20:31
Last modified: 2013-01-22 17:20:31

Avery County Arrest Report 1.24.13

The following information is provided courtesy of Avery County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Richard Edward Belk, 57, of 42 Hemlock Hill, Apartment B, Banner Elk, arrested Jan. 14 for driving while impaired.
Jeffery Adam Birchfield, 23 of 114 Blackberry Lane, Roan Mountain, Tenn., arrested Jan. 14 for exceeding pseudoephedrine limits. 
Branson Q. Brown, 26, of 35 Sam Brewer Road, Newland, arrested Jan. 14 for communicating threats.
Wesley Brian Cooke, 30, of 1700 Whispering Hills South Drive, Kingsport, Tenn., arrested Jan. 14 for misdemeanor larceny, shoplifting/concealment of goods. 
Noah Allen Hicks, 19, of 208 Dollan Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, Tenn. arrested Jan. 14 for simple possession of schedule II controlled substance, simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance.
Jonathan Pinter, 23, of 5650 Linville Falls Highway, Crossnore, arrested Jan. 14 for communicating threats, injury to personal property.
Corey Matthew South, 18, of Eskona Street, Newland, arrested Jan. 14 for consuming alcohol by age 19/20, shoplifting/concealment of goods.
Cody Jonathan McKinney, 23, of 108 Greenway Lane, Newland, arrested Jan. 15 for operating vehicle with no insurance, canceled/revoked/suspended certification or tag.
Timothy Lee Collins, 50, of 6857 Linville Falls Highway, Newland, arrested Jan. 17 for assault with a deadly weapon.
Cristina Ariel Paulsen, 29, of 1323 Sorsythia Circle, Charlotte, arrested Jan. 17 for simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance.
William Billy Allen, 21, of 193 Cranberry Creek Lane, Zionville, arrested Jan. 19 for breaking and/or entering, larceny after breaking/entering, possession of burglary tools, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana up to .5 ounces.
Daniel Muniz Gil, 32, of 120 Dobick Drive, Banner Elk, arrested Jan. 19 for driving while license revoked.
Aaron Lee McGinnis, 30, of 4604 George’s Gap Road, Vilas, arrested Jan. 19 for breaking and/or entering, larceny after breaking/entering, possession of burglary tools.
Alan Barrett Simmons, 42, of 159 Bird Street, Newland, arrested Jan. 19 for two counts of assault on a female.
Erine Irene Street, 22, of Ralph Wilson Road, Highway 421, arrested Jan. 19 for breaking/entering, larceny after breaking/entering, possession of burglary tools.
David Wayne Banner, 50, of 111 Big Stone Lane, Newland, arrested Jan. 20 for misdemeanor larceny, injury to personal property. 
Tonya Loretta Biggerstaff, 35, of 4556 Denton Chapel Road, Lot 2, Morganton, arrested Jan. 20 for assault with a deadly weapon causing serious injury.
Shannon Lee Hughes Furr, 34, of 2309 Highway 70 West, Morganton, arrested Jan. 20 for littering 15 to 500 pounds, possession of open container. 
Rebecca Tranthem Lester, 54, of 477 Maltba Road, Newland, arrested Jan. 20 for failure to appear on release order.
Britney Scot Olsen, 29, of 255 Pleasant Hill Road, Marion, arrested Jan. 20 for misdemeanor larceny, four counts of obtaining property by false pretense, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jamie Nicole Rausch, 28, of 25 Raush Hill Drive, arrested Jan. 20 for possession of methamphetamine, maintaining vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance, felony probation violation.
Jaimie Denise Riddle, 24, of 5978 Vein Mountain Road, Nebo, arrested Jan. 20 for two counts of misdemeanor probation violation, two counts of driving while license revoked, no inspection, fictitious/altered title/registration card/tag, operating vehicle with no insurance.
James Boy Rupard, 54, of 3 Old Horse Bottom Road, Banner Elk, arrested Jan. 20 for driving while impaired. 
Mitchell Arrest Report 1.14.13 to 1.20.13The following information is provided courtesy of Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Johnny E. Cox, no age given, of 1 Wagon Master No. 7, Spruce Pine, arrested for failure to pay child support.
Heather Nicole Wheeler, 34, of 36 David Park Drive, Burnsville, arrested for possession of methamphetamine, simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kendra Callahan, 25, of 82 Marble Mine Road, Bakersville, arrested for second-degree trespass.
Cecil Odell McKinney, 56, of 14 Katie Lane, Spruce Pine, arrested for misdemeanor stalking.
Nealy Ray Silvers Jr., 41, of 3028 US 19E, Burnsville, arrested for possession of methamphetamine, felony simple possession of methadone, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining a vehicle for transporting controlled substance, resisting arrest.
Larry Scott Biddix, 35, of 2093 White Oak Road, Bakersville, arrested for possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule II controlled substance, possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule III controlled substance, possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule IV controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, simple possession of schedule VI controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.