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

Charles Roger Tucker, Jr., 37, of 135 Ginnie St. in Elk Park, was charged on Jan. 4 with felony probation violation.

Norman Wayne Carpenter, 56, of 119 Bald View Mountain Lane in Newland, was charged on Jan. 5 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brian Jeffery Auten, 37, of 41 Elderberry Loop in Newland, was charged on Jan. 6 with driving while impaired.

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