At our inception 20 years ago, we chose to be different. Unlike other news organizations, we made the decision to provide in-depth, regional reporting free to anyone who wanted access to it. We don’t plan to change that model. Support from our readers will help us maintain and strengthen the editorial independence that is crucial to our mission to help make Western North Carolina a better place to call home. If you are able, please support The Smoky Mountain News.

The Smoky Mountain News is a wholly private corporation. Reader contributions support the journalistic mission of SMN to remain independent. Your support of SMN does not constitute a charitable donation. If you have a question about contributing to SMN, please contact us.

WCU police need help identifying suspects

CULLOWHEE – The Western Carolina University Police Department is asking for assistance in an ongoing investigation into recent property damage around the soccer field and track at the Catamount Athletic Complex on campus.

Police are trying to identify two people seen in photographs taken by surveillance cameras on the evening the damage occurred to determine if those individuals have information that could assist in the investigation, said Steve D. Lillard, assistant chief of police.

If anyone knows either of the persons shown, contact Detective Brittany Thompson of the WCU Police Department at 828.227.7301.

 

MFDC7335

MFDC7332

MFDC7342

Go to top