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Three Charged in Ashe Church Burning PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 03 March 2014 16:46

Ashe Sheriff James Williams reports that the Ashe County Sheriff's Office has arrested 3 individuals for the Arson of North Beaver Baptist Church.  The arson occurred in the early hours of July 29, 2012 and resulted in a total loss of the establishment. While only a few items were discovered to be missing from the church, the total estimated loss of North Beaver Baptist was $800,000.

 

Damion Okoyia Blevins, 21, from Todd, has been charged with Setting Fire to Burn & Aid the Burning of a House of Worship (Class E Felony), Breaking and/or Entering a Place of Worship with intent to Commit a Felony/Larceny (Class G Felony) and Larceny after Breaking or Entering (Class H Felony). Blevins’ bond was posted at $500,000.  He was currently incarcerated for Discharging a Weapon into a Residence as well as several additional charges.  
Anthony Dustin Graybeal, 24, from West Jefferson, has been charged with Setting Fire to Burn & Aid the Burning of a House of Worship (Class E Felony), Breaking and/or Entering a Place of Worship with intent to Commit a Felony/Larceny (Class G Felony) and Larceny after Breaking or Entering (Class H Felony).  
The Sheriff said the third suspect was under 16 years old at the time of the crime was charged as a juvenile and that their information on him cannot be released, but the sheriff said the investigation is on-going and additional individuals may be arrested at a later date.

  
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