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

Kathy Stewart, 54, of 218 Sparks Road in Bakersville, was charged with simple assault by Deputy Z.S. Huskins. Stewart is being held in jail on a $5,000 secured bond, and is scheduled to appear in court on June 26, 2019.

Tiffany Nicole Riddle, 24, of 911 Altapass Highway in Spruce Pine, was charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest by Deputy N.B. Bowman. Riddle is being held in jail on a $30,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court on July 12, 2019.

Citations issued:

Christina Gouge, of 74 Chapel Street in Spruce Pine, was cited for no operator’s license by Lt. J.D. Holmes.

Paul Jackson, of 317 Pressnell Hollow Road in Burnsville, was cited for no operator’s license by Detective A.D. Beam.

Richard Hugh Butler, of 269 Bobwhite Drive in Burnsville, was cited for no operator’s license by Deputy N.B. Bowman.

Katlyn Stewart, of 541 Altapass Church of God Road in Spruce Pine, was cited for fictitious tag by Deputy N.B. Bowman.

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