Archive for March, 2015

Poplar: NC197 Shut Down

Due to the brush fire near the Tennessee line, Highway NC197 will be shut down from the old school house to the state line until further notice. 

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Spruce Pine: Trespasser

Report of a trespasser on Feldspar Street. City law enforcement response requested. 

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Poplar: Brush Fire

Report of a brush fire on Highway NC197 at the 14000 block, almost at the top of the Unaka. Fire department and forest response requested.     

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Bakersville: Unconscious Person on Dawn Court

Report of an unconscious person on Dawn Court. Fire department and medical emergency reponse requested. Reported as a 34 year old female, has been in and out of consciousness, is not alert, but breathing okay.

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Grassy Creek: Fall at Mitchell House

Report of a person falling at Mitchell House. Fire department and medical emergency response requested.  Reported as 75 year old female who has fallen and hit her head. She is conscious. She is on blood thinner, no external bleeding but internal bleeding is visible. 

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Fork Mountain: Headaches on Bad Creek Road

Report of a person having headaches on Bad Creek Road. Fire department and medical emergency response requested. Reported as 85 year old female, not acting normally, feels like a light has gone off in her head, no history of strokes. 

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Little Switzerland: Breathing problems on Pine Tree Road

Report of a person with breathing problems on Pine Tree Road. Fire department and medical emergency response requested. Reported as a 69 year old female with severe respiratory distress.

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Spruce Pine: Disturbance on Amethyst Street

Report of a disturbance on Amethyst Street. City law enforcement response requested and on scene at this time. 

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Weather Forecast for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 11 mph.

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Buladean: Attempted Suicide and Overdose

Report of a person attempting suicide and overdosing on Beans Creek Road. County law enforcement, fire department, and medical response requested.  Reported as a female in her 40’s who has taken multiple pills and has several lacerations.  Law enforcement advising she has several large lacerations on her arms and legs, and that she has had a significant amount of blood loss. 

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Bradshaw: Unconscious Person on Flat Branch Road

Report of an unconscious person on Flat Branch Road. Fire department and medical emergency response requested.

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Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report For The Period of March 22 through March 29, 2015

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  TAMMY ELKINS, age 36, of 7 Wagon Master 3, Lot 38, spruce Pine, N.C. Arrested for failing to pay child support by Deputy D.S. Buchanan. Being held in jail on an $828.00 cash bond. She is schedule to appear in court on April 21, 2015.MEGAN BRITTANY MILLER, age 27, of 21 Rabbit Hop Road, Spruce Pine, N.C. Arrested for failing to appear seat belt violation and failing to comply with restrictions by Lt. J.A. Biddix. Released on a written promise to appear on court. She is schedule to appear […]

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Bakersville: Unconscious

Report of an unconscious person on Dawn Court. Fire department and medical emergency response requested.  Reported as a 34 year old female, has passed completely out but is now semi-conscious. She is wearing a cardiac monitor. 

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Spruce Pine: Motor Vehicle Accident On US19E

Report of a motor vehicle accident on US19E at the intersection of West Mountain Drive. Fire department and medical response requested.    

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Weather Forecast for Monday, March 30, 2015

Today Showers likely, mainly before noon. Patchy fog between 8am and 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.  Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

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