High Country Crime Stoppers and Boone Police seek the public’s assistance in solving the following crime:

During the daytime hours of November 21, 2020, a gray Homesteader enclosed utility trailer was reported stolen from the parking lot of Lowes Home Improvement, located at 1855 Blowing Rock Rd., in Boone.

Store video surveillance recorded an unknown white male driving a black pick-up truck through the parking lot. The white male suspect parked the truck adjacent to the utility trailer.

The suspect entered Lowes Hardware and then later returned to the parked truck. Video footage showed the suspect then backing up to the utility trailer and then driving away and left the area with it in tow a short time later. It is suspected that the suspect removed the trailer’s locking

The gray utility trailer had repairs to its exterior consisting of large non-painted metal, and a NC registration tag of AD14157.

The Boone Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding the theft of the trailer or of the identity of the suspect in this crime or any other crimes, is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959 / 828-737-0125 or the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900.

You may also submit a Crime Stoppers Tip via our website at https://www.tipsubmit.com/webtips.aspx?AgencyID=1251. All information will be kept

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.