Crime Stoppers Seeks Help With Theft Of Wallet From Local Car Wash

Last Updated on August 20, 2018 9:27 am

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

On Friday, August 17, 2018, at approximately 3:00 PM, a wallet was left in a wash bay at Ride with Pride Car Wash, 163 Pride Drive, Boone.  Shortly after the wallet was left, an older white male driving a Toyota Highlander pulled into the bay and retrieved the wallet.  Video of the unknown male is below. 

Anyone with information on this incident or any other incident 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.

High Country Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operated by a volunteer community board of directors serving Avery and Watauga Counties. High Country Crime Stoppers encourages the reporting of information or leads which can assist law enforcement with solving crimes. Its goal is to help in the fight against crime, but it is not part of the local police departments or sheriff's offices. Each County has a law enforcement coordinator who participates as an advisor to the board but is a non-voting member. The citizen's board is responsible for operations of the program, fund raising, public relations, and approval of rewards.

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