On January 4, 2013, Watauga County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Mountaineer Towing and Recovery located at 5781 Highway 421, Vilas, NC that they had a repossession order for a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer that had been crushed at High Country Recycling.
The Watauga County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit conducted an investigation into the incident. As a result of the investigation the following individual was charged and arrested.
• Tiffany Amanda Auton,35 , a resident of 1386 Sampson Road, Boone NC was charged with one count of Obtaining Property by False Pretense. Auton was arrested on January 15, 2013 and given a $3000.00 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court on February 26, 2013.