Two out-of-county arrests came in Avery on August 18th, Avery Sheriffs officers arrested Jason A. Hall, 32 of 164 Faith Lane, Ararat, NC on a warrant from the Surry County Sheriffs Office for Aggravated Assault Inflicting Injury. While there were no details of the incident, Hall was held in the Avery County Jail on a $100,000.00 secured bond.
The same day, Avery officers arrested Harold B. Russell, 39 of Roan Mountain, TN for Breaking or Entering Motor Vehicle after he was found in the vicinity of two reported incidents. Russell was held in the Avery County Jail on a $40,000.00 secured bond. The release said this is the second time in less than three months Russell has been arrested for breaking into cars in the Montezuma community.