Watauga County Probation and Parole are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following absconders:

Kenneth Staufer - DOB 08/23/1970

Christopher Ervin- DOB 07/31/1978

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office at 828-264-3761.

You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip online at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251 or Text "NCTIP plus your tip" to 274637 (CRIMES).

All information will be kept confidential.

High Country Crime Stoppers pays rewards for information, which leads to arrests; recovery of stolen property; seizure of drugs and the location of wanted persons.