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Suspicious Death Investigation

On Friday November 23, 2012 at approximately 1145 hrs. deputies from the Buncombe County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a dead body at Carrion Lane in the Candler community. The caller reported that they were cleaning up their property and discovered a white male lying near the edge of their property line. Sheriff’s [...]

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Homicide Investigation in Asheville

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the homicide of Thomas Curtis Reese. Reese is a white male 29 years of age. Reese was originally from Florida and was visiting the Asheville area recently. Sheriffs investigators have talked with witnesses who saw Reese and companions in the west Asheville and Candler area prior to his [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is once again upon us. Sheriff Loftis would like to provide these basic safety tips so that your trick-or-treating experience is a not only a great adventure and safe night for you and your children. You or a responsible adult should always accompany children ages 12 and under when trick-or-treating. – Ensure costumes fit [...]

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Henderson Man Arrested for Assault in Stabbing Incident

At approximately 7:26PM on 10-18-2012 the Henderson County 911 Center received an emergency call reporting a stabbing at Westall Street in the East Flat Rock community of Henderson County. Units from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue and Henderson County EMS responded to the scene and found Keith Carpenter age 48 [...]

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Two Accomplices in Henderson County Baseball Coach Murder Sentenced

Two men pled guilty for their roles in the 2009 shooting death of Henderson County baseball coach Oscar “Poochie” Corn. Terry Lee Landrum and Mykel Waters, both 20, pled guilty to first and second-degree burglary and robbery with a deadly weapon. They will serve 13-and-a-half to 18 years in prison each. According to theHendersonville Times-News, Landrum [...]

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Double Homicide in Buncombe County

On Sunday August 7 at 0600 hrs the Buncombe EOC received a 911 call from 1 Border Street in Black Mountain NC. The call was in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon the arrival of responding officers it was discovered that three people had been stabbed. Two people had been fatally wounded and a third [...]

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JULY 4TH GIVEAWAY! ARE YOU OUR BIGGEST FAN?

Hey, everyone! We here at the staff appreciate everything you guys do for us. We seriously have the best fans out there, and we want to show you how much we care by giving you the best part of the 4th of July weekend! This Grill Master 4-Burner Stainless Steel Gas Grill has a stainless [...]

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House Ignites During Attempted Copper Theft

HENDERSONVILLE,NC – Two men were injured Saturday morning after they cut a gas line in an empty Henderson County home. Greg Cochran, Chief Deputy of the Henderson Country Sherriff’s Office, said that Ralph Shane Pace and Nicholas Matthew Surrett, both from Hendersonville, were underneath a home at 656 Stoney Mountain Road, attempting to steal copper [...]

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Henderson County: Arrest Made in Armed Robberies

At approximately 10:30 pm on Sunday, June 5, 2011 the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Belen Robles, Jr. 23, in connection with a series of armed robberies that took place beginning in the afternoon hours of June 5. The first robbery was reported at approximately 5:01 pm by a female victim who stated she [...]

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Clandestine Meth Lab Arrests in Henderson County

In the evening hours of Tuesday, May 23, 2001 Detectives with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Division went to Spartanburg Highway/Half Dotson Loop in response to a citizen complaint of persons at that residence engaging in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine.   During the course of investigating the complaint, detectives discovered a clandestine [...]

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