• A 73-year-old woman was served Tuesday with criminal summonses for charges including breaking and entering, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Barbara Edmonds Simmons of 201 Circle View Road additionally is accused of second-degree trespassing and two counts of communicating threats, with additional details regarding the alleged offenses not given. Simmons is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on July 6.
• Also Monday, Jennifer Holyfield Hiett, 33, of 201 Boaz Lane, was jailed under a $1,600 secured bond at a Starlite Road location where she was encountered by police and found to be the subject of an outstanding warrant charging her with shoplifting/concealment of goods issued on April 5 by Surry County authorities and two orders for arrest for failing to appear in court filed on April 17.
• Shaquinton Theron Bell, 22, of 294 Lynnwood Drive, was arrested and held under a $10,000 secured bond after a traffic stop on Cherry Street near Renfro Street on May 14 revealed he was wanted on an order for arrest for failing to appear in court which had been filed on July 17 of last year. A probable-cause search during the arrest also turned up a handgun, resulting in a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon being filed against Bell. He is scheduled to be in District Court on June 12.
• Two men were jailed under large bonds on felony drug and other violations after a traffic stop on West Pine Street on May 11. Demarko Antonio Moore, 27, of 1119 Blevins Store Road, and Antonio Thomas Carter, 33, of Critz, Virginia, were each charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Carter additionally was charged with maintaining a drug vehicle and being a fugitive from justice from Patrick County, Virginia, on an unspecified matter, and Moore with possession of a counterfeit controlled substance with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver. He also was served with an order for arrest for non-support which had been filed on Sept. 20. Clark was held in the Surry County Jail under a $75,000 secured bond and Moore a $41,000 secured bond, with both to appear in District Court on June 28.