• A narcotics investigation on West Pine Street Tuesday led to two people being charged with felonies, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The investigation occurred in the vicinity of Beasley Street, and resulted in Daniel Landon McCormick, 28, of 120 Rock Lane, Drive, Dobson, being charged with possession of a stolen vehicle (identified as a 2017 Nissan Altima), possession of stolen goods and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Another person there, Barbara Ann Jernigan, 36, of 9808 U.S. 601, Dobson, was arrested as a fugitive from justice, which typically relates to charges filed out of state, and on an order for arrest for failing to appear in court. Jernigan was held in the Surry County Jail under a $5,500 secured bond, while McCormick was released under a $5,000 unsecured bond. Both are scheduled to appear in District Court on June 12.
• Caitlin Brooke Hollar, 19, of 9082 N.C. 89-West, Westfield, was jailed Monday on a charge of possession of methamphetamine, a felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hollar was arrested at a Broad Street location after a suspicious-vehicle call, with police records stating that a folded dollar bill containing meth was found where Hollar was sitting. Two glass smoking pipes and other paraphernalia items also allegedly were located in her purse. Hollar was confined in the county jail under a $1,000 secured bond and slated for a July 17 appearance in Surry District Court.
• Police were told on April 29 that a break-in had occurred at 415 N. Main St., the address for The Blue Rabbit Art Gallery & Studio. No property was listed as missing, but the forced entry resulted in total damage of $400 to a wooden door, wood paneling wall and basement door casing.
• A Coach wallet owned by Brooke Nicole Livengood was discovered stolen on April 29 from her unsecured 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. The crime, which occurred at Livengood’s residence on Henri Street, included the loss of two store credit cards, a State Employees Credit Union checkbook, a driver’s license and a Social Security card.
• Emily Rose Fosner, 26, of 193 Cameron Lane, is facing offenses of larceny and possession of stolen goods stemming from an April 28 incident at Walmart, where she allegedly stole clothing, makeup and a coloring book, valued altogether at $98. While searching Fosner’s bookbag for store merchandise, a straw containing white residue allegedly was located, leading to a further violation of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Additional investigation revealed that Fosner was wanted on an outstanding order for arrest for failing to appear in court in Forsyth County, which had been issued on March 9. She was held in the Surry County Jail under a $1,500 secured bond, with her court date June 7.
• Violations of larceny and possession of stolen goods were filed against Justin Akeem Furnace, 26, of 1200 Edgewood Place, on April 28 at Walmart, where he was detained by store loss-prevention personnel after allegedly concealing various food items valued at $26, for which restitution is owed. Furnace is scheduled to be in Surry District Court on June 21.
• A counterfeit check was passed at Walmart on April 28 by an unknown suspect. No loss figure was given for the incident in which the account holder, the State Employees Credit Union, and Amy Emerson McCree of Cary are listed as victims.
• A break-in occurred on April 28 at the unsecured residence of Lisa Ann Clingenpeel on Forrest Drive, which involved the theft of an undisclosed sum of money and a lottery ticket.
• Javon Willis Vernon, 22, of 372 Gravely St., was charged with injury to personal property on April 28, with other details not given. Vernon is free on a written promise to appear in District Court on June 27.
• Police were told on April 26 that an unspecified sum of money had been stolen from a 2005 Hyundai Tucson owned by Claude Edward Miles. The crime occurred at Miles’ home on Durham Street.
• Natural Light beer was stolen by an unknown suspect at Circle K on Rockford Street on April 25.