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White has served PD six years

Officer Dan White has 13 years of law enforcement experience. Photo submitted
Officer Dan White has 13 years of law enforcement experience. Photo submitted
Published: 9:01 AM, 06/13/2013

Author: By Capt. Aaron Miller
Source: The Blowing Rocket

The Brief Sheet: From the Blowing Rock Police Department

I was asked recently if I would continue to highlight our officers in the Brief Sheet so that our citizens could get to know our officers and staff and put names with faces.
So, this week I selected Officer Dan White.

Dan is a veteran law enforcement officer with nearly 13 years of service. He has worked for the Blowing Rock Police Department for six years. Dan came to Blowing Rock with experiences from Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Avery County Sheriff’s Office, Elk Park Police and Beech Mountain Police.

He has lived in the High Country for 30 years, is married and has two adult sons and two stepdaughters and one stepson. During his off time, Dan servers as a pastor, a calling that he has enjoyed for 28 years.

Dan currently serves as patrol officer II and field training officer at the police department.

In other news

One arrest was made last week. Adam Thomas Johnson, 27, of Wilkesboro was arrested on June 9.  Johnson was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of marijuana. Johnson was arrested during a routine traffic stop by Officer Troy Reynolds on Valley Boulevard. Johnson was release on a written promise to appear.

Other notable calls for service last week include an attempted breaking and entering on Ransom Street. No entry was made into the residence and nothing was reported missing.

Eleven citations were written last week. The charges include speeding, driving while license revoked, expired registration, failure to stop at stop sign and light, no insurance and improper equipment.

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