Daniel Bradley Ingle

APD requests assistance to locate Daniel Bradley Ingle

Press release from the Asheville Police Department: The Asheville Police Department is requesting assistance to locate a missing juvenile, Daniel Bradley Ingle. Ingle was last known to be wearing a black t shirt, black shorts, and black shoes with turquoise designs and shoe strings on them. Ingle’s last reported contact with anyone was on Aug. […]

Diocese of Charlotte launches info sessions on response to clerical abuse

Press release from the Diocese of Charlotte: The Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte today launched a series of information sessions for news media to learn more about its ongoing response to sexual abuse issues from the past and how protections put in place 17 years ago are working today. The diocese also shared details about […]

Asheville Police Department issues arrest warrant for Brian Keith Leonhart

Press release from Asheville Police Department: UPDATE: An arrest warrant has been issued for 40-year-old Brian Keith Leonhart, charging him with Armed Robbery and Firearm by felon in connection with this afternoon’s robbery of First Citizens Bank on Tunnel Road. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, and a white hat. He […]

Mills River to hold document shred and drug take back event August 16

Press release from TRIAD Henderson County: TRIAD Henderson County announces a free community Document Shred and Drug Take Back event. TRIAD Henderson & the Local Government Federal Credit Union will have a shred truck for Henderson County residents on site to provide free document shredding (past tax records, bank records, medical documents, etc.).  The event […]

Karen Abbott

Malaprop’s and Little Jumbo host speakeasy-style event with Karen Abbott and Denise Kiernan on Aug. 27

Press release from Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café: Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café presents New York Times-bestselling author Karen Abbott and her new book, “The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America,” in a special Speakeasy Event at Little Jumbo cocktail bar, 241 Broadway St., Asheville, NC. […]

Asheville Police request assistance locating wanted person

Press release from the Asheville Police Department:  The Asheville Police Department (APD) is requesting assistance locating Raheem Shiekh Ridgeway. Ridgeway is currently wanted for an outstanding charge of possession of a schedule I controlled substance. He is also being sought by federal authorities for a supervised release violation. Anyone encountering Ridgeway should use caution and […]

Tree damage at Alexander River Park

Buncombe County seeks info on Alexander River Park tree vandals

Press release from Buncombe County: At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, Buncombe County Recreation Services received an alert from a park user that trees along the river trail at Alexander River Park had been vandalized. Several mature tulip poplar trees had their bark removed near their bases, likely using a mechanical saw. The […]

Asheville Police Department tips lead to four arrests

Community tips lead to investigation and arrest of four people. Following an investigation into activities at 296 Short Michigan Avenue, Apartment 2E, the Asheville Police Department (APD) Tuesday arrested three adults and one juvenile. Travis Jordan was served six felony warrants for Breaking and Entering x3, Larceny after Breaking and Entering x2, and Possession of […]

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ICE detainer mandate on docket for July 16 Commission meeting

The four Democratic board members — Chair Brownie Newman, Vice Chair Jasmine Beach-Ferrara and Commissioners Amanda Edwards and Al Whitesides — have all signed letters asking state officials to withhold their support from the proposal. In February, Democratic Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller announced that his office would no longer honor ICE detainers.