The Asheville Police Blotter report is generated to provide the Asheville community and surrounding areas with arrests and crime related activities as they happen in order to keep the citizens of Asheville informed. The Asheville Police Blotter Report will also detail actions of the Asheville Police Department in regard to their efforts of investigating, disseminating information and other means of reducing criminal activity for the citizens of Asheville.
Man Arrested in Unaka Ave. Burglary (Arrested on Jan. 21, 2009) – Asheville Police Blotter
As a result of a continuing investigation, the Asheville Police Department arrested a man in the January 14th Burglary that took place on Unaka Avenue
The following individual was charged:
Matthew Rion Gray: 2 counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, First-Degree Burglary, and Larceny of a Motor Vehicle. His bond was set at $100,000.Due to the involvement of other suspects, the investigation is ongoing.
Asheville Brother/Sister Team Arrested in Charlotte (Arrested on January 20, 2009) – Asheville Police Blotter
After an attempted bank robbery in Charlotte, a brother/sister team from Asheville was arrested by the Mecklenburg Sherriff’s Office. In the attempted bank robbery, the sister reportedly walked into the Charlotte Metro Credit Union on January 20, located on Independence Boulevard, demanding money from a teller after telling her she had a bomb. The brother was the alleged driver of the getaway vehicle. The failed robbery attempt did not land them with any extra cash, just a ride back to the police station in a Charlotte/Mecklenburg cruiser. Both Logan’s are wanted in connection with robberies in Asheville.
The following individuals were charged in Charlotte:
Crystal Chevon Logan of Asheville: Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Government Officer. Ms. Logan’s bond was set at $350,000.
Alfred Logan, Jr. of Asheville: Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Mr. Logan’s bond was set at $300,000.
Both Crystal Logan and Alfred Logan, Jr., have outstanding warrants in Buncombe County. Asheville Police Department is currently coordinating with Mecklenburg Sherriff’s Office for the service of these warrants.