On Might 11, the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Workplace obtained a name on US Hwy 2, Hamptonville, in reference to a drive by capturing. Following an investigation authorities decided the capturing was an remoted home incident that occurred at a residence off of Longtown Highway and there was no rapid risk to the realm.
Deputies obtained warrants for assault with lethal weapon inflicting severe damage and possession of firearm by felon on Ben Thomas Hodge, age 30, of Boonville. Hodge is entered in NCIC, Nationwide Crime Data Heart with Extradition. Anybody with data of whereabouts of Hodge is requested to name the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Workplace at 336-849-7811.
Each Starmount Center College and Starmount Excessive College entered right into a lockdown on the recommendation of regulation enforcement throughout the incident.
Yadkin Faculties Superintendent Todd Martin stated the lockdown lasted roughly quarter-hour and the faculties resumed regular operations.
“Conditions like this are regarding and I wish to guarantee everybody that we at all times put pupil security on the forefront of all we do and that’s what was completed right now,” Martin stated.