Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People
Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

Welcome to the Haywood County Sheriff's Office

Office of the People

Message from the Sheriff

“ I am honored to serve the people of Haywood County with leadership, integrity, and strength. I want every citizen to rest well knowing that we will defend your God given rights protected by our Constitution with everything we have. My door will always be open to you, the people of Haywood County; the Sheriff’s office is your office, and I am privileged to have your trust to serve in it. May God bless you, Haywood County, the State of North Carolina and may God bless the United States of America.”

Sheriff Bill Wilke

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is an office of the people.

Our Mission

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will use every resource at our disposal to protect our God given rights as intended by our federal and state constitutions; to suppress crime and bring perpetrators before a court of law affording all due process; to maintain a safe, efficient, and effective detention center; to work with and promote the efficiency of our court system; to promote the well-being of our county in every way possible; to provide the most effective and professional services possible; and to carry with us and display the integrity and transparency of our actions as we serve.

Our Vision

The men and women of the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office seek excellence in Leadership for the communities we serve, Integrity in the actions we take whether in public or private, and Strength in making decisions that support our mission.

About Us

The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week regardless of holidays or adverse weather conditions. We seek to diligently maintain the highest level of integrity, honor, and professionalism during any and all situations.

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Haywood County Sheriff's Office - North Carolina

Haywood County Sheriff's Office - North Carolina

The Haywood County Sheriff's Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week regardless of holiday

BUSTED‼️Over the past four weeks, Deputies with the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office have made several arrests involving the trafficking and possession of Heroin, Fentanyl & Methamphetamine. The following individuals have been charged. Our office will continue to suppress crime and bring perpetrators before a court of law affording all due process. Sheriff Wilke has this reminder to those that think they can bring these crimes into our communities – “If you bring, sell or deliver drugs into Haywood County - we will find you, we will charge you and ensure that you spend as much time behind bars as possible.” In our system of Justice, persons charged with crimes are presumed to be innocent unless and until they are found guilty in a court of law.#notinHaywood Erica Hermelinda LocustTwo Counts of Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule II Cassandra Danielle HoodTwo Counts of Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule IIFelony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule IIIFelony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule VIFelony Possession Schedule II Leonard Thomas NorrisTwo Counts of Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule II Felony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule IIIFelony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule VIFelony Possession Schedule II Joseph Jack BoydFelony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule II Christopher Courtney CobbFelony Traffick in Methamphetamine Holly Serena PalmerFelony Possession with Intent to Manufacture, Sell, Deliver Schedule II Amanda Leigh MullinsFelony Traffick in MethamphetamineTwo Counts of Felony Conspire Traffick MethamphetamineFelony Maintain Vehicle/Dwelling/Place for Controlled Substance Roy Dean DouvilleFelony Traffick in MethamphetamineTwo Counts of Felony Conspire Traffick Methamphetamine Michael Shawn BrownFelony Possession MethamphetamineTwo Counts of Felony Trafficking Opium or Heroin ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Retirement to Gene Williamson from all of us at the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office! Gene served our county as Sergeant over Court Security for 8 years and served for 28 years in the NC Highway Patrol! Best wishes and we will all miss you! ... See MoreSee Less
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PRESS RELEASEJanuary 30, 2023, Waynesville, North Carolina – A Haywood County Grand Jury returned indictments on Noah Journey McKinnley Bolden, 26 of Canton, NC, for First Degree Murder and on Jeanie Bolden, 57 of Canton, NC, for Accessory After The Fact to First Degree Murder. Those indictments have been served and both are being held in the Haywood County Detention Center. Noah Bolden is being held on NO bond and Jeanie Bolden is being held on a $1,050,000.00 bond. In our system of Justice, persons charged with crimes are presumed to be innocent unless and until they are found guilty in a court of law. This heartless crime has impacted our community and we appreciate the patience of our citizens. We understand our community has had questions surrounding this case. Preparing a case of this magnitude takes time and diligence to ensure that details are accurate and nothing is missed. We owe this type of investigation to the victim, her family, and to our community. Our office is committed to doing everything in our power to see that justice is served for Julia Holland. Thank you for continuing to understand that details surrounding open investigations are limited to preserve the integrity of each case. Our office remains committed to being transparent. ### A message from your Sheriff. “Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family of Julia Holland. The Haywood County Sheriff’s Office will continue to use every resource at our disposal to protect our community.” Sheriff William “Bill” Wilke ... See MoreSee Less
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UPDATE - The intersection is now open and cleared of personnel. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation while driving through the area. We cannot comment on the follow up investigation details at this time. Haywood County Sheriffs Office is conducting a follow up investigation at the intersection of US 215 and Filter Plant Road. Please use caution when driving through this area. ... See MoreSee Less
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UPDATE - Mr. Berry has been located, is being treated for exposure related injuries, and is being transported to an area hospital.Haywood County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting with this search. We will share details as they are made available. ... See MoreSee Less
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