- Written by Steve Frank
Boone Police responded to a report of threats at 683 Howard Street last week, the January 15th incident leading to assault and robbery counts . The police investigation found that a drug-related robbery had occurred, leading, that evening, to Justin Kevin Anderson, age 24, and Jason Conley Anderson, age 20, both of Boone, being charged with Misdemeanor Simple Assault and Misdemeanor Communicating Threats. Justin and Jason Anderson were released on $2,000 unsecured bonds pending February 21, 2014, court appearances. Then, on Friday, January 17th, Jerome Michael Carlton, age 21, and Joshua Dan Carlton, age 20, both of Lenoir, were charged with Felony Common Law Robbery, Felony Conspiracy to Commit Common Law Robbery, and Misdemeanor Possession of less than ½ ounce of Marijuana. Each man was placed under a $40,000 secured bond pending a February 21st court appearance.