The following information is courtesy of Avery County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Jeremy Lyn Charles, 43, of Pinnacle Inn Resorts in Beech Mountain, was charged on June 3 with driving while impaired.

Catherine Michelle Salinas, 24, of 19 North Ann Street in Asheville, was charged on June 3 with assault and battery.

Keith Alan McLaughlin, 43, of 154 Sunset Circle in Elk Park, was charged on June 4 with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.

Hoke Benfield Jr., 62, of 199 Hoke Benfield Lane in Newland, was charged on June 5 with felony probation violation.

Eric Ogden Buchanan, 49, of 342 Powdermill Creek Rd. in Newland, was charged on June 5 with assault on a female.

Caleb Barteas Brinyark, 29, of 223 Yancey St. in Marion, was charged on June 6 with extradition/fugitive other state.

Jamie Robert Buchanan, 30, of 179 Gragg Hollow Lane in Newland, was charged on June 6 with second degree trespass and communicating threats, and was charged on June 7 with felony probation violation.

Kisha Nicole Cook, 33, of 729 Toe River Road in Newland, was charged on June 6 with felony conspiracy.

Charity Wiseman Lyons, 35, of 5375 Pea Ridge Road in Morganton, was charged on June 6 with failure to appear for possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamine, failure to appear for maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for controlled substance, and failure to appear for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Claudia Lee Scott, 65, of 198 Elk Street in Newland, was charged on June 6 with driving while license revoked, driving left of center, driving while impaired and reckless driving to endanger.

Leslie Bunnell Burkhalter, 41, of 4545 Hickory Nut Road in Newland, was charged on June 7 with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Gary Lee Edwards, 30, of 86 Garvel Mountain Road in Burnsville, was charged on June 7 with driving while license revoked and plate not display.

Dominique Angelo Anderson, 26, of 3000 Adams Blvd. Apt. 8 in Greensboro, was charged on June 9 with order for arrest for failure to appear for failure to wear seat belt driver, and order for arrest for failure to appear for driving while license revoked not impaired rev.

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