Crime Stoppers and Boone Police Seeking Information In Winkler’s Creek Road Home Fire

Last Updated on August 27, 2019 3:10 pm

High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On August 22, 2019, at 1:02 am, the Boone Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 527 Winkler’s Creek Road, a single family, unoccupied dwelling. The structure received extensive damage to the main floor and second floor areas. Dollar loss estimates are in excess of $180,000 for the structure and its contents. Fire Investigators with the Boone Fire Department determined cause of the fire was incendiary in nature, and is currently being investigated jointly by the Boone Police Department and the Boone Fire Department. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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 Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900. You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at or Text “NCTIP plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES). 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.

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