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Police briefs

By Tom Joyce

August 5, 2014

• Jullian Mercedes Penn, 19, of 303 Johnson St., was cited for larceny and possession of stolen goods Saturday after an incident at Walmart, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Penn allegedly concealed miscellaneous men’s and women’s clothing valued at $55 and left the store. She is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Oct. 29.


• Two other Mount Airy women are facing violations as a result of a larceny investigation at Walmart Friday. Leilani Hope Jeffcoat and Kayla Marie Beverly, both 25 and of 210 Abner Lane, are each accused of shoplifting, with Jeffcoat additionally charged with resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer and injury to personal property.


Police also discovered an outstanding order for arrest against Jeffcoat, who was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $5,300 secured bond. Beverly is free on a written promise to appear in District Court on Aug. 19, the same date as Jeffcoat.


• Jewelry valued at $3,200 was discovered missing Friday from the residence of Charlotte Marlene Stafford on Valleydale Drive. Stolen were a gold Avalon ring with 14-karat clear stones, a 14-karat wedding band with clear stones and sapphire earrings.


• Damage to personal property put at $1,100 was reported Friday to a 2007 Mazda 6 owned by Santana Maria Orozo, which occurred while the vehicle was at Orozo’s home on Cherry Street. All four tires were slashed, the windshield was broken and the quarter panel was dented.


• An Apple iPod value at $300 was discovered missing Friday as a result of a break-in at the residence of James Frederick Hallesy on Galloway Street. Police records indicate that additional items also were taken, which were not listed.


• A case of financial transaction card fraud occurred Thursday, when an unknown party used the debit card of James Edward Dockins of Fowler Road to make a fraudulent purchase online. No monetary figure was listed for the loss.


• A second-degree trespassing offense was issued Thursday against Javon Willis Vernon, 19, of 172 New St., who allegedly was causing a disturbance at Riverside Park by using profanity and engaging in a confrontation with another individual. Vernon was discovered to have been banned from all city property in May due to an alcohol violation, police records show. He is scheduled to be in District Court on Aug. 20.


• Christopher Scott Hurt, 19, of 115 Square St., is facing a second-degree trespassing offense that was filed last Wednesday when he was encountered with a group of people at Riverside Park, after having been banned from all city property in November 2011. Hurt’s court date is Aug. 20.


• The theft of miscellaneous merchandise by an unknown party occurred on July 29 at Walmart, but no other details, including the value of the property, were listed.


• Three cast-iron pots valued at $50 were discovered missing on July 29 from the front yard of victim Steve Dale Marshall on West Elm Street.