On November 5, 2018, a female had her purse taken when she attempted to obtain a ride from an acquaintance. The incident occurred in the parking lot of 208 Faculty Street. As a result of an investigation, Boone Police Detectives arrested Lester Trevon McMillan, III, 20 years-of-age, North Crest Drive, Charlotte, NC, and charged him with Felonious Common Law Robbery. Mr. McMillan was taken before a Watauga County Magistrate where a $20,000 secured bond was set pending a December 14, 2018, appearance in Watauga District Court. The victim and suspect were acquaintances.