Police reports


• Tractor Supply Co. on Rockford Street was the scene of a theft Thursday night, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. It involved an unknown female suspect taking a pair of brown Wolverine leather boots valued at $110.

• A series of violations was issued early Friday against Austin Scott Foster, 23, of 1057 Lakeshore Lane, after a traffic stop of a 1993 Jeep Cherokee on North Renfro Street, including charges of displaying a fictitious registration plate, expired inspection, expired registration, simple possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Foster is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on June 7.

• A known individual stole shampoo and eyeliner from Dollar General on North Andy Griffith Parkway on April 30, but no violations were listed as filed in the immediate aftermath of the incident.

• An AR-15 rifle and a Hewlett-Packard laptop computer — valued altogether at $1,250 — were stolen on the evening of April 28 from an unsecured 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan owned by Laken Elizabeth Booker while the vehicle was at her home on Brooklyn Avenue.

• James Michael McCreary, 26, of 113 Jessica Lane, was arrested on charges of resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer and disorderly conduct on April 27 at Northern Hospital of Surry County. McCreary is said to have cursed medical personnel and fought with hospital security officers, with the resisting violation resulting from his alleged attempt to break a window of the patrol vehicle using his head and refusing to be placed in the vehicle.

McCreary was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $500 secured bond and slated for a June 14 District Court appearance.

• Zachary Wade Johnson, 29, of 145 Splendor Lane, was jailed under a $25,300 secured bond as a fugitive from justice on April 27, involving an unspecified matter from Carroll County, Virginia, along with a local order for arrest on a charge of failing to appear in court issued on Feb. 28.

• Police were told on April 26 that $1,000 in property damage had occurred at Leon’s Burger Express on North Main Street, which involved harm to housing around an exhaust fan.

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