Police reports


• A theft of checks, and the forgery and cashing of one, occurred Friday in Mount Airy, according to city police department reports. Three checks owned by Wanda Lee Roberts were stolen from her residence on Park Drive by a known suspect. The check that was cashed the same day at State Employees Credit Union was for $150. The financial institution is listed as the victim in that incident. No charges had been filed at last report.

• Alisha Denise Chaney, 19, of 1264 McCraw Road in Lambsburg, Virginia, was charged Thursday with obtaining property by false pretense, a felony, with no details listed regarding the alleged crime. Chaney is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Nov. 23.

• Daniel James Phillips, 33, of 118 Wilson St., No. 4, was jailed Sunday on orders for arrest for non-support and failing to appear in court which had been issued on Oct. 15 and Sept. 18, respectively, and also a charge of resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer. It resulted from Phillips allegedly providing the false name of Scottie Phillips after police encountered him during a suspicious-person investigation on U.S. 52-North near Laurel Lane. He was held under a $2,000 secured bond, pending a court appearance on Monday of this week.

• Property valued at more than $100, including a hand truck and a 50-count box of trash bags, was stolen Friday from God’s Helping Hands, a charitable organization located in the 800 block of West Pine Street.

• Candace Lanae Wall, 37, of 405 Beacon Lane, was served with a warrant for larceny on Oct. 11, with no details listed about the alleged crime. Wall’s District Court date is Dec. 21.

• A Ruger .22-caliber pistol and black nylon holster, valued altogether at $365, were stolen on Oct. 10 from the trunk of an unsecured 2004 Volvo owned by Jerry Arthur Byrd, an Elm Street resident. The theft occurred while the vehicle was at unidentified business location at 1390 Carter St.

• Irene Shelton Lewis, 65, of 3031 McCraw Lane, was cited for larceny on Oct. 8 after allegedly taking unspecified merchandise at Walmart, and also was jailed on an outstanding order for arrest for failing to appear in court which had been filed in August 2013. Lewis was held under a $1,000 secured bond and is to be in Surry District Court on Nov. 10.

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