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

Dustin Allen Miller, 32, of 4389 Rominger Road in Banner Elk, was charged on June 4 with felony probation violation.

Felicia Ann Bivins, 38, of 362 Bob Taylor Road in Newland, was charged on June 5 with driving while impaired.

Tony Edward Buchanan Jr., 30, of 145 Franklintown Road in Spruce Pine, was charged on June 5 with littering 15-to-500 pounds.

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