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

Allen Wayne Bennett, 36, of 40 Daisey Lane in Newland, was charged on Feb. 4 with assault on a female (48-hour hold), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Angel Brooke Carpenter, 33, of 4497 Old Toe River Road in Newland, was charged on Feb. 4 with child support.

Frederick Matthew Grindstaff, 36, of 4497 Old Toe River Road in Newland, was charged on Feb. 4 with child support.

Timothy Gregory Lemly, Jr., 33, of 450 Big Flats Church Road in Fleetwood, was charged on Feb. 4 with failure to appear for selling methamphetamine.

Skyler Lee Carver, 25, of 139 Mill St. in Crossnore, was charged on Feb. 5 with driving while impaired, open container after consuming alcohol, fictitious/altered title/registration card/tag, misdemeanor possession of marijuana paraphernalia, operating a vehicle with no insurance, driving/allowing a motor vehicle to be driven with no registration and driving while license revoked not impaired rev.

Richard Earl Hollifield, 56, of 215 Barney Road in Newland, was charged on Feb. 5 with simple possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, and simple possession of a Schedule III controlled substance.

Jerry Lee Bailey, 43, of 2121 Blevins Creek Road in Elk Park, was charged on Feb. 6 with shoplifting/concealment of goods and misdemeanor larceny.

Amy Nichole Cooper, 34, of 111 Country Town Lane in Spruce Pine, was charged on Feb. 6 with failure to appear for child support.

Bobbie Jean Ledford, 39, of 2121 Blevens Creek Road in Newland, was charged on Feb. 6 with shoplifting/concealment of goods and misdemeanor larceny.

Fabian Pagan, 33, of 1816 Stroud Park Ct. in Charlotte, was charged on Feb. 6 with possession of a controlled substance on prison/jail premises.

Jarrod Eldridge Banner, 40, of 190 Seminole St. in Newland, was charged on Feb. 8 with three counts of communicating threats, simple assault and second degree trespass.

Jordan Thomas Coffey, 32, of 3403 Mountain Dale Rd. in Vilas, was charged on Feb. 8 with driving while license revoked not impaired rev, operating a vehicle with no insurance and expired registration card/tag.

Morgan Edward Huffman, 31, of 529 Jerry’s Creel Road in Newland, was charged on Feb. 8 with speeding, improper passing and reckless driving to endanger.

Bill Wiley Burleson, 48, of 502 Whitaker Branch Rd. in Newland, was charged on Feb. 9 with assault on a female.

Susan Carpenter Mayberry, 40, of 502 Whitaker Branch Rd. in Newland, was charged on Feb. 9 with simple assault.

Wesley Allen Jones, 45, of 144 Franklin Village Road in Spruce Pine, was charged on Feb. 10 with failure to appear for expired registration card/tag and failure to appear for expired/no registration.

Ricky Andrew Skipper, 47, of 802 Long Branch Road, Lot 6 in Rutherfordton, was charged on Feb. 10 with possession of stolen firearm, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver marijuana, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for a controlled substance, two counts of possession of firearm by felon, aggravated possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a concealed gun and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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