On Tuesday 10/5/21 a naked man was seen walking down Charlotte Hwy toward Reynolds High School. Fairview resident Scott Lawton said, “We watched that guy walk from River Ridge, (shopping center), and down that grassy area to the interstate.” Shea Lawton said, “He was yelling at people that we not there. He had to have been on drugs.”
MAN MASTURBATES ON SIDEWALK
Yesterday, Thursday 10/7/21, a man was seen masturbating in public on the sidewalk beside Mr K’s Record Store at the River Ridge Shopping Center. The source, that wants to remain anonymous, said, “The man had a suitcase and was doing his thing against the wall.” Source said, “It was disgusting.”
These deranged people seem to be coming from the Ramada Inn behind the River Ridge Shopping Center that is now a homeless shelter. Director of Homeward Bound, Eleanor Ashton said, “The Ramada Inn is run by the City of Asheville, not Homeward Bound.” Homeward Bound is a homeless non profit that just purchased the Days Inn on Tunnel Rd to be a homeless shelter. Ashton said, “Sunrise Community for Recovery and Wellness is running, (for the City of Asheville), the services there, (at the Ramada Inn).
MAJOR DRUG BUST
On 10/6/21, US Marshall’s and the BC Sheriff’s Office raided a room at the Ramada Inn. Officers were in full tactical gear and used a door busting device to enter the room. Three people were arrested for maintaining a place to sell illegal drugs and drug trafficking.