Officers join Boone Police Department
by Staff Reports
Brian Christopher Woods, 30, a Caldwell County native, joined the department Oct. 15, 2012. Woods was previously a police officer in New Hanover County and also serves in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve. Woods lives in Ashe County with his wife, Rebecca, and son, Josiah.
On Jan. 7, 28-year-old James Allen Lyall and 22-year-old Dasnine Ranon "Petey" Hausley also joined the department.
Lyall is an Ashe County native who previously worked in the fiber optics industry and served as a police officer in Ashe County. Lyall resides in Ashe County with his wife, Canzoda, and daughter, Abigail.
Hausley is a McDowell County native who graduated from Appalachian State University in spring 2012 with a degree in criminal justice. He currently lives in Watauga County.
"I am very pleased to have these three men join the ranks of the Boone Police Department," Chief Dana Crawford said. "Each has shown a strong desire to serve the Boone community as a police officer."