Swannanoa inmate: ‘I probably have the COVID, but they don’t want to test me because they gave it to me.’
Of 911 calls and requests for assistance to the Asheville Police Department, less than 1% involve a violent crime, an AVL Watchdog analysis of police dispatch data shows. Much of the time, police are summoned to routine calls such as traffic accidents, domestic disputes and loud parties or non-violent crimes like shoplifting, trespassing and prostitution.
A-B Tech hosts a screening of short films about immigrant justice and the Grail shows a documentary about Washington, D.C.’s punk rock scene.
“Either ‘it’s not broke, so don’t fix it’ (the hunting/fishing amendment); ‘it’ll make things worse while not fixing what’s wrong’ (the victims’ rights amendment); or ‘it’s destroying our balanced government’ (amendments 3–6).”