Police briefs

By Tom Joyce

October 10, 2013

• Debit cards and other property were stolen from a vehicle in Mount Airy Monday, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred at the Jeffries Street residence of Barbara Rawley Fulton, whose locked 2001 Ford Taurus was entered to enable the theft of a pocketbook and wallet, a black carry-all bag, Carter Bank & Trust financial cards, a Social Security card, keys and other property owned by Angela King Fulton of Cana, Va.

• A break-in was reported on Oct. 3 at the home of Donnie Lee Danley on Dutch Lane, where a black JVC 32-inch flat-screen television set was taken after a door was pried open.

• Pennie Manley Green, 41, of 218 Eleanor Ave., was arrested on Oct. 2 on charges of larceny and possession of stolen goods. Details regarding the alleged offenses were not listed. Green is free on a $1,000 unsecured bond and is to be in Surry District Court on Nov. 13.

• A larceny occurred on Oct. 1 at the residence of Marisol Del Leon on Orchard Street, where property with a total value of nearly $2,300 was taken from a porch, including a silver MacBook laptop computer, pink women’s bicycle, bookbag, green and black bicycle trailer and notebooks.

• Additional charges have come to light against a Charlotte man who allegedly attempted to cash forged checks at Food Lion on Oct. 1 using false identification. Jemari DePriest Smith, 20, is accused of possession of a fraudulent ID; resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer; and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, in addition to charges of conspiracy to obtain property by false pretense, forgery of an instrument and uttering a forged instrument. After being arrested at the store, Smith was held in the Surry County Jail under a $10,250 secured bond, with a Nov. 7 court date set. It previously was reported that multiple charges had been filed against Smith in connection with a similar incident the same day at Food Lion on South Andy Griffith Parkway.

• Catherine Tiffen Spainhour, 23, and Anthony Seaton Meeks, 37, both of 529 Rockford St., were served with warrants for second-degree trespassing on Sept. 30, with Mary Lynn Rose of Coolidge Avenue as the complainant. Spainhour and Meeks are free on written promises to appear in Surry District Court on Oct. 25.

• A Mount Airy man has been charged with five violations, including felonious assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, stemming from a Sept. 28 incident at the Westwood Drive residence of victims Jimmy Gregory Pike and Amy Andrea Pike which caused combined damages of $5,500 to a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser and a wooden porch.

Adrian Tyler West, 18, who also lives at the Westwood Drive address where the alleged crimes occurred, is said to have allegedly taken the car belonging to his mother, Amy Pike, to assault a victim and cause damage to property. In addition to the assault violation, West is charged with injury to real property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, injury to personal property and driving while license revoked. He was held in the Surry County Jail under a $10,000 secured bond and is facing an Oct. 31 appearance in District Court.