• A Mount Airy woman was arrested Saturday on four felony violations, including the theft of a vehicle and $12,315 worth of mountain-climbing equipment and other property last month, according to city police department reports. Melissa Marie Hall, 41, of 1738 Surry Ave., had been charged on Sept. 16 with larceny of a motor vehicle, stemming from a Sept. 4 incident involving a 2001 Hyundai Accent owned by Christopher Jacob Lehmann of Germanton and valued at $2,500.
In addition to the car, other items owned by Lehmann were stolen, including a climbing bag, belt, lanyards, rigging straps, pulleys, a block, helmets, ropes, hooks, a Canon GPS camera and a Hewlett-Packard 5540 printer, leading to an additional offense of possession of stolen goods. Hall also is facing a larceny of a firearm offense issued in the city on Aug. 4, and another for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, filed by Surry County authorities Saturday. She further was the subject of a Sept. 16 outstanding order for arrest for failing to appear in court. Hall was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $4,000 secured bond and slated for a Dec. 4 District Court appearance.
• Damage estimated at $500 occurred Friday to a 2013 Nissan Rogue owned by Amber Jewell Johnson of Old Westfield Road, Pilot Mountain. An unknown individual is said to have walked up to the vehicle in a parking area at Burke’s Outlet on Rockford Street and keyed the hood.
• Adrian Shawn Haynes, 47, listed as a homeless Mount Airy resident, was taken into custody on charges of breaking and entering and injury to personal property after police encountered him during a trespassing call late on the evening of Sept. 21. The injury to property offense had been filed in the city on Sept. 11, but no other details were listed for it or the break-in charge. The Sept. 21 encounter led to two counts of second-degree trespassing charges against Haynes, who was jailed under a $600 secured bond and is to be in Surry District Court on Oct. 16.
• Charges of larceny and possession of stolen goods were filed on Sept. 20 against Barry Lee Pilson Jr., 21, of 2026 Dyson Place, after an investigation that also led to Anthony Xavier Bowser, 26, of 126 Rawley Ave., and Britney Michelle Hazelwood, 17, of 365 Austin Drive, being charged with aiding and abetting larceny. All three people are scheduled to appear in District Court on Oct. 16.
• Jesi Rae Jones, 24, of 402 Dan Bryant Road, Pilot Mountain, was arrested on Sept. 20 on outstanding warrants for violations of larceny and possession of stolen property filed in Mount Airy on Aug. 17 and a May 10 outstanding order for arrest for failing to appear in court after police investigated a civil dispute at Food Lion on South Andy Griffith Parkway and discovered the warrants. No information was listed regarding the larceny and possession of stolen property matters. Jones was held in the Surry County Jail under a $500 secured bond, with Oct. 17 her court date.
• Charges of resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer was issued against Adrianne LaWanda Phillips, 37, of 320 Eleanor Ave., on Sept. 19 after she allegedly provided a false name and date of birth when police asked for that information at the Super C (Marathon) convenience store on East Pine Street. Phillips was cited for the violation after supplying her real name and is to be in District Court on Oct. 23.
• Ollie’s Bargain Outlet on North Renfro Street was the scene of a theft on Sept. 18, when a Rug Doctor carpet cleaner, blue in color and valued at $321, was taken by an unknown suspect.
• Daniel Ray George, 32, of 108 Blalock Court, Pilot Mountain, was jailed under a $5,500 secured bond on Sept. 16 on Hadley Street at Marshall Street after he was encountered as a suspicious person by police. George was the subject of an outstanding order for arrest for failing to appear in court in Forsyth County, which had been filed on Aug. 24, and fled on foot, leading to a charge of resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer. He is scheduled to be in court Thursday.