Police reports


• A secured vehicle was discovered stolen in Mount Airy Sunday morning, according to city police department reports. The 2000 Jeep Cherokee, valued at $11,000 and owned by Shelby Jean Willard of Dan River Road in Claudville, Virginia, was taken from a parking area at 1514 S. Main St. Along with the vehicle, bearing Virginia license tag number VGX5352, the theft included a Dell laptop computer valued at $299, a jacket worth $50 and an undisclosed sum of money.

• Power equipment and tools valued at $540 were stolen Saturday in a break-in of a secured building at Desena Commercial Services on North Andy Griffith Parkway. Included were a Bosch hammer drill, Porter-Cable grinder, Ridgid Drill, Kobalt socket set and miscellaneous tools.

• Terri Ann Morris, 40, of 604 Greenhill Road, Cana, Virginia, was arrested Friday after an incident at Dollar General on South Andy Griffith Parkway. Morris allegedly was observed stealing items with a total value of $39, leading to a larceny violation against the woman, who also was wanted for failing to appear in court in Surry County last year. She was held in the Surry County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in District Court on June 6.

• James Dean Sawyers, 35, of 191 Belton Road, was arrested on April 26 on outstanding warrants for charges of resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer (filed on March 29) and an order for arrest for failing to appear in court (April 4). During an investigation leading to his arrest, Sawyers allegedly tried to pull away from Officer K.S. Crane, resulting in an additional resisting charge. He was jailed under a $6,000 secured bond and slated for a June 6 appearance in Surry District Court.

• A property damage incident occurred on April 24 at the Grove Lane home of Barbara Gwyn Lavesque, where an unknown suspect threw an object and broke a window. The damage was put at $200.

• Police were told on April 24 that a larceny from a motor vehicle had occurred at the residence of Adriana Berenice Martinez-Ibarra on Marshall Street, where the radio, valued at $100, was stolen from her unsecured 1999 Ford Mustang.

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