Archive for April 20th, 2015

Fork Mountain: Choking on Baxter Lane

Report of a person choking on Baxter Lane. Fire department and medical emergency response requested.  Reported as 1 yr. child in respiratory distress. 

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Bradshaw: Brush Fire on Pigeon Roost Road

Report of a brush fire on Pigeon Roost Road. Fire department response requested.  Reported as a woods fire in a Christmas tree patch with flames approximately 20 to 30 foot in the air. 

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Ledger: Report of domestic dispute on Hamburg Road

Report of a domestic dispute on Hamburg Road. Law enforcement response requested and on scene at this time. Reported as a heated argument at this time between the two. 

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Bakersville: Fire Alarm Activation at Bakersville Clinic

Report of a fire alarm activation at Bakersville Clinic on N. Mitchell Avenue. Fire department and RIT Team response requested.  Turns out, people were working upstairs and sanding, which apparently set the alarm off. 

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Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report for the period of April 12 through April 19, 2015

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.   JOSEPH GENTRY MILLS, age 25, of 18 Opossum Drive, Marion, N.C. Arrested for failing to appear in Burke County on possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia by Lt. J.D. English. Released on a $20,000.00 unsecured bond. He is schedule to appear in Burke County Court on May 18, 2015.ANNA MARIE HOILMAN, age 46, of Hidden Creek Way, Bakersville, N.C. Arrested for simple assault and communicating threats by Deputy W.R. Hobson. Released on a written promise to appear in court. She is schedule to appear in court on April 22, […]

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Weather Forecast for Monday, April 20, 2015

Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.  Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall […]

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