Boone Police File Charges in local Embezzlement case

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Boone Police File Charges in local Embezzlement case


On November 27th, 2018, the Boone Police Department received a report of fraudulent activity at a local business, High Country Community Health, 108 Doctors Drive, Boone, NC 28607.  The report was forwarded to the Boone Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and an investigation began.


On December 14th, 2018, Emily Yvonne Whisnant, 43 years-of-age, of Newland, NC was arrested and charged with the following crimes.


  • Six counts of Felony Embezzlement


The arrestee in this case was:

Emily Yvonne Whisnant
Blevins Creek Rd, Newland, NC
W/F, 43 years-of-age

Whisnant was taken before an Avery County Magistrate, where her court date was set for January 18th, 2019, and her conditions of release were set as a $20,000 secured bond.