Undercover operation leads to arrest of convicted felon
by Staff Reports
On April 3, Detectives from the Watauga County Sheriff's
Office conducted an undercover operation for the purchase of a firearm by a
Shaun Charles Dehaven, a convicted felon, arranged for a rifle to be sold to an undercover officer.
Dehaven, 30, of 157 Dollar Road, Warrensville, (Ashe County),
was charged with possession of a firearm by felon.
Dehaven was taken to the Watauga County Detention Facility in lieu of a $20,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to appear in District Court on May 14.