Police reports

• A thief or thieves with an apparent appreciation for music stole a trombone during a break-in discovered Sunday at a site on West Lebanon Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The instrument and a case, valued at $60, were taken from an unidentified business location at 749 W. Lebanon St., after the lock hasp was pried off a set of double doors. James Eugene Slate of Brentwood Avenue is listed as the victim of the crime.

• Two pairs of leather boots with a total value of $240 were stolen on Oct. 26 from Tractor Supply on Rockford Street. An unknown suspect took the G.E. Schmidt and Georgia boots and fled the scene.

• Two cousins, Shahayla Elisha Alridge, 25, and Marcella Lovee Alridge, 25, both of 334 Hadley St., were each cited for larceny and possession of stolen goods on Oct. 25, when they were detained by employees at Walmart after allegedly stealing clothing. The merchandise total listed for Marcella Alridge is $121 and that for Shahayla Alridge, $92. The property was returned to the store and the women are scheduled to be in Surry District Court on Dec. 16.

• A larceny from a motor vehicle occurred on Oct. 25 at Granite City Cabs on South Main Street, where an unknown female suspect entered a 2000 Buick LeSabre and removed a Savage jacket valued at $40. The crime victim is Donald Ray Harris of the taxi business.

• Luke Marcus McMillian, 32, of 158 Old Toast Road, was arrested on violations of resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer and driving while license revoked on Oct. 26 after a suspicious-vehicle investigation by police in the parking lot of the Speedway convenience store on West Pine Street. McMillian allegedly refused to comply with verbal commands and was removed from his 2004 Volkswagen Passat and taken into custody. He also was cited for displaying fictitious registration and operating a vehicle with no insurance. McMillian was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond and slated for a Dec. 17 appearance in District Court.

• Police were told on Oct. 25 that about 35 dosage units of two types of pain medication had been stolen by an unknown suspect from the living room of East Haymore Street resident Jo Ann Casey.

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