Police reports


• A traffic crash led to a Mount Airy woman being charged with driving while impaired Tuesday, according to city police department reports. Mary Kathryn Collins, 36, of 163 Glen Terrace, who submitted to a blood draw at Northern Hospital of Surry County after the incident involving a 2002 Dodge Caravan she was operating, also was cited for driving while license revoked. Other details were not listed regarding the traffic crash, with Collins scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Jan. 11.

• Walmart was the scene of a crime Wednesday which involved the obtaining of property by false pretense. It occurred when an unknown suspect removed items off a shelf and returned the stolen merchandise at the front of the store in order to receive a gift card valued at $53.

• Police were told Saturday that a case of financial card fraud had occurred in which a debit card of Rex Edward Smith of Rockford Street was used to obtain property or money. No loss figure was listed.

• Placido Bido Hernandez, who lives in the 900 block of North Main Street, reported last Friday that property valued at nearly $2,000 had been stolen from a storage building at his residence, including a washing machine, space heater, a gray Craftsman lawn mower, a weedeater and a dolly. The crime is believed to have occurred in August.

• Jordan Terry Easter, 24, of 159 Old Childress Ave., is facing violations of second-degree trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia stemming from a Nov. 25 incident at Northern Hospital of Surry, from which he previously had been banned, resulting in the trespassing offense. Easter is to be in Surry District Court on Jan. 28.

• A break-in and larceny were discovered on Nov. 24 at the Orchard Street apartment of Alfred Henry Dehors Jr., which involved the loss of property valued at more than $200, including a Makita 7-inch circular saw, a DeWalt power drill, a pancake air compressor, two drills and bits, a Bosch hammer, a hammer drill, soup and shampoo. The crime also involved damage to a window screen.

• Police were told on Nov. 22 that a larceny had occurred at the home of Diana Lynn Gwyn on Greenhill Road earlier in the month. It involved the theft of two dresses valued at $80 by an unknown suspect.

• Kambree Kristyne Bennett, 26, of 182 Buena Vista Drive, Pilot Mountain, was jailed on Nov. 21 after being spotted by loss-prevention personnel at Walmart, from which she had been banned on Sept. 4. In addition to a violation of second-degree trespassing being filed against Bennett as a result, police discovered outstanding warrants for her for non-support of a child and failure to appear in court, issued on Oct. 7. Bennett is scheduled to be in Surry District Court on Jan. 13.

• James Henry Lineback III, 24, of 871 Bryant Road, was arrested on multiple offenses after officers responded to a welfare-check call at Walmart on Nov. 21, including larceny, possession of toxic vapors, inhaling toxic vapors, second-degree trespassing and an order for arrest for failing to appear in court in Stokes County which had been issued on Nov. 5. Lineback was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $6,000 secured bond and slated for a Jan. 25 appearance in District Court.

• Stephanie Upchurch Gravely, 44, of Winston-Salem, is facing a series of charges stemming from police answering a suspicious-vehicle call on Nov. 20 on Sunset Drive at Newsome Street, including inhaling toxic vapors, possession of toxic vapors, driving while impaired from alcohol and/or drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. Gravely is scheduled to be in court next Tuesday.

• A larceny was discovered on Nov. 20 at the home of Lena Alberta Pavlisak on Snowhill Drive, where 65 dosage units of a prescription medication were said to have been taken.

• A case of obtaining property by false pretense occurred on Nov. 18 at Mayberry Take Out on Moore Avenue, where an unknown suspect attempted to use a fraudulent credit card to make a purchase.

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