Crime Stoppers And Sheriff’s Office Seek Help With NCDOT Station Break In, Power Tools Stolen

Last Updated on May 5, 2016 4:52 pm

High Country Crime Stoppers and the Watauga County Sheriff's Office seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

On April 11, 2016, the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) station located at 1989 US HWY 194 North was broken into and several power tools were stolen.  On a later date, April 30, 2016, the same building was broken into and more power tools were stolen.  All power tools were engraved with “DOT”  and a number on each tool.

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 Watauga County Sheriff’s Office at 828-264-3761.  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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