Police reports


• A break-in at a city residence sometime during the day Tuesday netted the theft of a $700 chainsaw and damage to a door, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The incident occurred at the home of Terry Nathan Danley in the 2000 block of Wards Gap Road, which was forcibly entered, causing $100 in damage and enabling the theft of the white and orange Stihl chainsaw.

• Mahala Lynn Campbell, 45, of 908 N. South St., was arrested Tuesday on outstanding warrants for charges of assault on a handicapped person and two counts of larceny, cases that police records indicate originated in Elkin. Campbell was released on a written promise to appear in Surry District Court on Feb. 19.

• A larceny charge was issued Tuesday against Earl Ray Gentry, 43, of 294 Early Gentry Lane, Dobson, after he allegedly removed various cleaning products and trash bags from Walmart with a total value of $17. Gentry also had been banned from the store in January 2012, resulting in a second-degree trespassing offense also being filed Tuesday. He is scheduled to appear in District Court on Feb. 17.

• Ryan Blake Bowles, 20, of Princeton, West Virginia, was cited Saturday for larceny and possession of stolen property at Walmart, involving items valued at $224 including headphones, batteries, a hard drive, a charger and a powerbank. Bowles’ court date is Feb. 17.

• Police were told last Friday that property valued at nearly $3,250 had been taken in a break-in of a vehicle at Mount Airy Toyota on North Andy Griffith Parkway. The passenger and trunk areas of the 2007 Toyota Camry, owned by Joshua Michael Corder of Simpson Mill Road, were entered and resulted in the loss of a Toyota climate-control unit, a Pioneer car stereo, a JBL subwoofer and 400-watt and 800-watt JBL power amplifiers.

• Family Dollar on West Pine Street was the scene of a theft Monday, when an unknown suspect concealed a variety of merchandise valued at more than $30 and left without paying. Included were clothing items such as jogging pants and Footies socks, candy and soft drinks. All the property was listed as recovered, with no explanation given.

• Shauna Michelle McKenzie, 26, of 451 Welch Road, was served Sunday with criminal summonses on violations of larceny and possession of stolen goods/property, which had been issued on Dec. 31 with Shaun Harley Palmer of Clayburn Lane as the complainant. McKenzie’s District Court date is Feb. 5.

• Lois Slone York, 61, of 274 Glen Haven Way, Dobson, was arrested last Friday on felony charges of obtaining property by false pretense and shoplifting/concealment of merchandise at the Belk department store, where York allegedly concealed unspecified items which she returned for a gift card. York was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond and slated for a Feb. 9 court appearance.

• Two women are each facing larceny and possession of stolen property offenses filed last Friday at Walmart. Kaylene Elizabeth Jessup, 25, of 1264 E. Pine St., is accused of taking two pieces of clothing valued at $24, while Myranda Golding Noonkester, 34, of 146 Locklear St., No. 1, allegedly took clothing items worth $29. They were confronted in the parking lot by store personnel and the merchandise was retrieved. Both women are scheduled to be in Surry District Court on Feb. 17.

• Food Lion on West Lebanon Street was the scene of a theft last Friday, when Natural Light beer was taken. The next day, two 12-packs of Coors beer valued at $24 were stolen from the Mount Airy Oil Co. convenience store in the same shopping center.

• A larceny occurred on Jan. 14 at the Shikora restaurant on Rockford Street, where a Michael Kors wallet owned by Bretley Cheyenne Krajewski, an Old Lowgap Road resident, was stolen after being left unattended. It contained a State Employees Credit Union debit card; an SECU credit card; Victoria’s Secret, Kohl’s and Macy’s charge cards; a Florida driver’s license; insurance cards; and a list of Social Security numbers.

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