- Written by Steve Frank
The Avery County Sheriffs Office responded to a local retail business about a person inside the storea woman therehaving difficulty walking or even standing up inside the storeunnamed in that reportand ended up charging a woman there. It was December 30th that officers responded to the store and located 36 year old Chasity Whittington. After making contact with Ms. Whittington, Officers found seven prescription pills and items of drug paraphernalia in her possession, pills for which Ms. Whittington was unable to produce prescriptions, according to the release. Officers arrested Chasity Whittington on drug possession counts and she was placed in the Avery County Jail under a $3,000.00 bond.