Crime Stoppers Seeks Help With Stolen iPhone Crime

Last Updated on March 16, 2017 7:27 pm

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

On February 24, 2017, at approximately 9:45 AM, a male entered Big Lots, 267 New Market Centre, and posed as the owner of an iPhone 6 that had been turned into lost and found.  The male retrieved the phone and left.  Later the real owner attempted to retrieve the phone.  Still pictures of the suspect are attached.

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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