Police reports


• A Mount Airy woman was charged with assaulting a government official and other violations Monday, according to city police department reports. Myraih Denise Dobson, 31, of 201 Greentown Road, was encountered during a traffic stop in a parking area at B.H. Tharrington Primary School. Dobson subsequently was arrested on the assault charge along with resisting a public officer, a no-left-turn violation and littering not more than 15 pounds.

She allegedly resisted arrest by jerking her arms away and kicking a policeman. Dobson was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in District Court on Nov. 16.

• Also Monday, a green and yellow Magna XP 3000 21-speed bicycle valued at $30 was stolen from the residence of Jennifer Irene Hiatt on Hadley Street after a lock securing the bike was cut.

• Bobby Roy Jones Sr., 57, of 141 Odyssey Way, was arrested on charges of carrying a concealed weapon (a handgun), two counts of communicating threats and second-degree trespassing on Oct. 1 in the parking area of the Thruway shopping center, after he was encountered during a disturbance investigation. Police records indicate that Jones also was served with four outstanding warrants. He was jailed in lieu of a $500 secured bond, with an Oct. 27 court date set.

• Police were told on Oct. 1 that a counterfeit bill, the denomination of which was not specified, had been passed at Rite Aid on East Lebanon Street by an unknown individual the day before.

• Jacquez Malecka Green, 17, of 206 William Penn St., was encountered during the investigation of a theft call on Oct. 1 and jailed on a larceny violation under a $500 secured bond. Details of the alleged crime were not listed. Green is scheduled to be in Surry District Court on Nov. 23.

• A break-in of a recreational vehicle was discovered on Sept. 30 at the residence of John Howard McNair on West Virginia Street, which involved $300 in damage being caused to a door of the Coleman RV during the forcible entry and the theft of a 32-inch flat-screen television set valued at $200 from the vehicle.

• Personnel of the Lowe’s hardware store reported on Sept. 29 that an unknown suspect had stolen a DeWalt drill kit valued at about $200 from the store four days earlier.

• Isabella Nichole Newman, 18, of 2031 Woodland Drive, was served with criminal summonses for charges of assault with a deadly weapon, simple assault and communicating threats after police encountered her as a suspicious person in the vicinity of Worth and Factory streets on Sept. 28. The charges had been brought on Sept. 20-21, with Julie Lynn Grant of Lynnwood Drive as the complainant. Newman is scheduled to be in Surry District Court Friday.

• Javon Willis Vernon, 20, of 372 Gravely St., was charged with resisting a public officer on Sept. 28 after police encountered him during a suspicious-person call at Eddie’s Coin Laundry on North Andy Griffith Parkway. Vernon allegedly identified himself by the fictitious name of Jason Willis Phillips, leading to the resisting charge, and also was served with criminal summonses on offenses of injury to personal property and communicating threats which had been filed on Sept. 10. Vernon was released under a $2,500 unsecured bond to be in District Court on Oct. 28.

• Amber Nichole McMillian, 20, of 659 Simmons Grove Church Road, Pilot Mountain, was cited for larceny at Sheetz on Sept. 28 after she allegedly was seen concealing merchandise by a store employee. Upon buying cigarettes and exiting the business, McMillian was confronted and admitted taking two Red Bulls, a candy bar and a chocolate chip cookie, arrest records state. She was slated for a Nov. 5 court appearance and has been banned from Sheetz.

• Joshua Aaron Wingfield, 27, of 159 Suburban Lane, was arrested on a second-degree trespassing violation on Sept. 28 after he was encountered by police during a disturbance at Northern Hospital of Surry County. Wingfield was jailed under a $500 secured bond and is to appear in Surry District Court on Oct. 29.

• Police were told on Sept. 27 that a known suspect had returned unpurchased merchandise to Walmart in order to receive cash. Neither the merchandise nor the monetary loss was specified.

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