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Dec. 28 Swannanoa Valley crimes and arrests
The Black Mountain Police Department and the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department reported these incidents and arrests Dec. 21-28.
Possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting, delaying or obstructing an officer were reported at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Ninth Street.
Three counts of drug violations, including possessing or concealing equipment or paraphernalia were reported on the first block of Peridot Point.
Injury to real property was reported on the 800 block of Cherokee Avenue.
Financial card fraud was reported on the 100 block of Flat Creek Road.
Fraud was reported on the 300 block of Portmanvilla Road.
Misdemeanor breaking or entering was reported on the 200 block of North Fork Road.
A felony drug offense was reported on Interstate 40 eastbound..
Misdemeanor breaking or entering was reported on the 100 block of Clarks Crossing Way.
Daryl Thomas Johnson, 18, of Asheville, was arrested on two charges of communicating threats.
David Scott Blankenship, 42, of Black Mountain, was arrested and charged with assault on a female.
Sarah Marie Dougherty, 24, of Swannanoa, was arrested on charges of possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting public officers.
Nathan Samuel Melin, 32, of Black Mountain, was arrested on charges of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.