• Felony violations were filed Tuesday against two Forrest Drive residents stemming from a pair of break-ins of a storage building near their home and the theft of property owned by Mount Airy Refrigeration, according to city police department reports. Jason Adam Irwin, 36, and James William Barry, 26, both of 1354 Forrest Drive, are charged with two counts each of felonious breaking and entering, felony larceny and felonious possession of stolen goods.
Police records indicate that Mount Airy Refrigeration, based on Glass Road, was victimized in late June, with a quantity of evaporator coils and condensers listed as missing from the storage building located on Forrest Drive next door to where Irwin and Barry live. No value was given for the loss. The two men have been released on written promises to appear in Surry District Court on Aug. 25.
• A larceny was discovered Wednesday at Walmart, involving the theft of a Bosch drill set by an unknown suspect who placed the property in a shopping cart and pushed it out of the store without paying. The drill set is valued at $189.
• Joe Lee Lovallen, 55, of Winston-Salem, was cited for larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia Tuesday after he allegedly was observed stealing five packs of steaks valued at $61 by employees at Walmart. The incident was accompanied by a consent search of the man’s belongings by a police officer, which allegedly turned up a glass smoking device containing Chore Boy, a type of scouring pad associated with the use of crack-cocaine. Lovallen is scheduled to be in Surry District Court on Sept. 15 and has been banned from the Walmart property.
• Jonathon Albert Allen Lockhart, 24, of 110 Sheila Lane, is facing violations of inhaling toxic vapors and possession of drug paraphernalia which were filed on Tuesday. Lockhart allegedly was observed smoking incense at Riverside Park using a homemade pipe. He was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $2,500 secured bond and slated for an Oct. 21 court appearance.