• A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday and jailed under a $23,000 secured bond on eight different violations, including a felony charge of larceny of a motor vehicle, according to city police department reports. Trey Austin Marshall, 25, of Allred Mill Road, was located late Monday night at Food Lion on West Lebanon Street and found to have been entered in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database due to being wanted on multiple warrants.
In addition to the auto-larceny charge, issued by the Surry County Sheriff’s Office Sunday, Marshall is accused of misdemeanor violations filed by county authorities, including breaking and entering and larceny, also issued Sunday; second-degree trespassing (Oct. 11); and injury to personal property (Oct. 7). An order for arrest for a probation violation also had been filed against Marshall by the clerk of court on Oct. 6. He was charged by city police at the time of his arrest with resisting, obstructing or delaying a city officer and carrying a concealed weapon (identified as a blunt object). Marshall is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Nov. 9.
• A local business was victimized by a false-pretense crime Sunday, which involved an unknown suspect presenting a check as payment at Petsense on South Andy Griffith Parkway, knowing it was fraudulent. A fake/counterfeit Wells Fargo Bank check was involved, with no loss figure listed.
• A pickup owned by Seina Bullard Johnson, a resident of Naturewood Lane, was stolen on Oct. 4 from an unidentified retail location at 1380 Carter St. The 1996 Ford Ranger, gold in color and bearing plate number CLP4410, is valued at $1,000. Other distinguished features include a dent in the bed on the passenger side and a Rebel flag sticker.
• A motorcycle was discovered stolen on Oct. 3 from the Galloway Street residence of owner William Tyler Thomas Childress. The 1988 Honda, bearing tag number 6M4458, is described as red in color with tall handlebars and no mirrors.
• Kobe Gaye Slate, 17, of 468 Old Rail Road, turned himself in at the police station on Oct. 3 on warrants for charges of cyberstalking and assault, which has been issued on Sept. 30 with Timothy Lynn Tilley of Banks Valley Lane as the complainant. Slate was released on a written promise to appear in Surry District Court on Nov. 3.