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Burnsville, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Burnsville is a town located in Yancey County where it also serves as the county seat. According to the 2016 census, approximately 1,656 people live in this area. The mayor is Theresa Coletta.

Town Hall:
2 Town Square, Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 682-2420
Fax: (828) 682-7757

Burnsville Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:
Cell Phone: (828) 682-2420

In 2014, the crime index of Burnsville was 197.8 which was much lower compared to the US average (281.6). During this year, there were no reported murders, rapes, robberies, and arson cases. However, there were 11 reported burglaries, 1 reported assault, 52 reported thefts, and 3 reported auto thefts. As of March 2019, 35 registered sex offenders residing in Burnsville. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 49 to 1.

Burnsville, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of Burnsville had 42 reported incidents in 2016. The total crime rate of the town was 2,545 crimes for every 100,000 people. The North Carolina average was higher at 2,909 crimes for every 100,000 people. The US average was also higher at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 people. Theft was the most frequently reported crime that year.

The Burnsville Police Department is comprised of 8 sworn police officers including Chief of Police Brian Buchanan. These officers are responsible for protecting the life and property of the citizens and visitors of the town. They perform patrols in all areas within town limits, enforce traffic regulations, and conduct investigations on all reported incidents.

Burnsville Police Department:
2 Town Square, Burnsville, North Carolina 28714
Phone: (828) 682-2420
Fax: (828) 682-7757

Burnsville Police Dept

Additional Information:
Address 1: 210 Town Sq
City: Burnsville
State: North Carolina
County: Yancey County
Phone #: 828-682-4683
Fax #: 828-682-7757
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 1500
Number of Officers: 6

The Yancey County Detention Center houses the pretrial inmates of the Burnsville Police Department. The facility is headed by Chief Jailer Nina King. All inmates are allowed visitation. The visiting times and days are Saturdays for female inmates from 1 to 2 pm and Sundays for male inmates from 1 to 3 pm.

Open Records Request in Burnsville, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is the official custodian records in Burnsville. Any requests to inspect or obtain copies of public records from the town are handled by this office. If you wish to learn more about public record requests, you can get in touch with the Town Clerk Jeanne Martin via email at

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