High Country Crime Stoppers and ASU Police Department seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:
On Thursday night, October 22, 2015, at approximately 9 PM, a Watauga Medics ambulance was taken from Kid Brewer Stadium on the campus of Appalachian State University. The ambulance was observed traveling south on NC 105 near Poplar Grove Road south. A short time later, officers located the ambulance abandoned at The Cottages of Boone.
A $1000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime.
Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the ASU Police Department at 828-262-2150. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information will be kept confidential.
All information will be kept confidential.
High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.
UPDATE Friday 9am – Boone Police confirm an ambulance was stolen, and the investigation is being handled by ASU Police. The medic unit was found on Fallsview Lane which is located in The Cottages of Boone housing development.
UPDATE 11:30PM – a Charlotte TV station is reporting the ambulance was found on Fairview Lane. No official confirmation from Boone Police to WataugaRoads.com as of that report.
UPDATE 10:00pm – According to both Boone Police and ASU Police dispatch they have not received any reports of an ambulance stolen.
9:44pm – According to text and social media reports into WataugaRoads.com, an ambulance was stolen from the ASU football game on Thursday night. WataugaRoads.com is working on the details, and will update information as it becomes available.
9:49pm – According to reports there was a fire at Trivette Hall on the ASU campus. The fire is under control per a source on the scene. More details coming.