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• Shoes valued at $425 were stolen Tuesday from Main Oak Emporium on City Hall Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports, including three pairs of Birkenstocks, mocha, brown and habana in color, and one pair of black Ugg shoes. The property was taken from the business by an unknown suspect.

• Majestan Tu Shunn Truitt, 19, who is listed as having no address, was arrested Tuesday on a breaking and entering charge after being encountered at a residence on Carroll Street near Starlite Road. Details regarding the alleged break-in were not listed. Truitt was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond, with an Aug. 28 appearance scheduled in District Court.

• A larceny violation was filed Monday against Barbara Edmonds Simmons, 70, of 201 Circle View Road, stemming from an incident at Mayberry Consignments on North Main Street involving a pocketbook, two blazers, a Ralph Lauren denim jacket, a skirt and shoes, valued altogether at $138. Some of the property was recovered and returned to the owner, with Simmons slated for a Sept. 30 District Court appearance.

• A Lincoln Pro MIG welder, black in color and valued at $1,000, was stolen Sunday from the home of David Brian Meadows on Bank Street.

• Video games and other property valued at nearly $200 were discovered missing Sunday after someone entered the unsecured apartment of Christopher Gerard Sprague in the 900 block of North Main Street. Included were five Xbox games, a Dale Earnhardt license plate and two DVDs.

• Jerry Dennis Hunter, 39, of Blu-Vue Welcome Lodge on Fancy Gap Road, was arrested on a noise ordinance violation Sunday after police had received three complaints of Hunter allegedly beating on walls there and disturbing neighbors. Hunter was jailed under a $500 secured bond and is to be in District Court on Sept. 4.

• A Chevrolet engine and a Sears engine hoist, valued altogether at $400 and owned by Randy Lee Gwyn Jr. of Andrew Lane, were discovered missing on Aug. 7 from a parking lot at 239 Snowhill Drive, the address for Mars Rod Shoppe.

• Crystal Nicole Barker, 33, of 2033 Round Peak Church Road, Lowgap, was cited for inhaling toxic vapors and possession of a toxic vapors substance (air duster) on Aug. 6 after a suspicious-vehicle investigation on Franklin Street near Willow Street. Barker is scheduled to be in District Court on Aug. 25.

• James Cecil Lawrence, 37, of 327 Cherry St., No. 17, is facing an offense of injury to personal property stemming from an Aug. 5 domestic dispute in the police department parking lot, where Lawrence admitted to kicking and damaging the car of Tracy Lynn Gwyn, 33, of 223 Marshall St., in retaliation for her backing into his vehicle. Gwyn was charged with driving while impaired as a result of the disturbance. Lawrence was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $2,500 secured bond and Gwyn was released on a written promise to appear in District Court on Aug. 28. Lawrence’s court date is Sept. 3.

• Police were told on Aug. 4 that a break-in had occurred at the apartment of Margaret Anne Key on Carolina Court, which netted property valued at $300, including a gold necklace with a flower charm and a number of bath towels and wash cloths.

• Toby Carlton Thompson, 44, of 838 White Dirt Road, Dobson, was cited for providing fictitious information to a law enforcement officer on Aug. 4 after allegedly supplying his brother’s name and date of birth during a traffic stop on West Pine Street.

During the same traffic stop, violations of driving while license revoked, displaying fictitious registration and possession of drug paraphernalia (a methamphetamine pipe) were issued against James Bradley Hanks, 44, of 1529 River Road, Dobson. Both men are to be in court on Aug. 27.

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