• A credit card skimmer has been detected at a local business, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The skimmer, a small electronic device that can be attached or inserted into fuel dispensers and ATMs to secretly record card information of customers, was used earlier this month at the Four Brothers convenience store on Holly Springs Road.
The incident involving the skimmer, which records indicate was employed at that location over a two-day period, was reported to police last Friday. There was no reference to any victims or losses.
• Dakota Shane Edwards, 21, of 891 Carroll St., was jailed under a $15,500 secured bond Saturday as a fugitive from justice from Carroll County, Virginia, where he was wanted on an unspecified matter. Police records also indicate that a warrant for a simple assault charge had been filed the same day against Edwards, who is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on May 24.
• Two long-sleeve garments valued at $130 were discovered stolen Saturday from the Fish Hippie Distribution Center (Waterside Brands) on West Lebanon Street.
• A breaking and entering and larceny involving a motor vehicle occurred Sunday in the parking lot of Great Clips on South Andy Griffith Parkway, with a debit card and the title to a 1998 Ford Ranger pickup stolen. The victims of the crime are Michael Corey Arnett of Jackson Road in Westfield and Christopher Michael Williamson of Lakeview Drive, State Road.
• Jimmy Jason Donathan, 43, of 125 Ark Trail, was arrested on an intoxicated and disruptive charge Saturday after he was encountered by officers during a civil disturbance call at a Durham Street location. While being evaluated by the Surry County EMS, Donathan allegedly began cursing at the public. He was held in the Surry County Jail and later released on a written promise to appear in court on May 21.
• A duffel bag valued at $125, beige in color and bearing a Fish Hippie logo, was stolen Saturday by an unknown suspect at Old North State Winery on North Main Street.
• Charges of concealment of merchandise were filed Friday against Randall Terrell Hiatt, 51, of 695 Allred Mill Road, and Jamey Darren Wall, 51, of 442 Siloam Road, at Lowes Foods, involving unspecified merchandise. The case is set for the May 2 session of Surry District Court.
• Samantha Nicole Hayden, 25, of 158 Hooks Drive, was arrested Friday on outstanding warrants, including one issued on April 6 for failing to appear in court, and two others filed in May 2012 for charges of cyberstalking and second-degree trespassing, with no other details given. Hayden was jailed under a $300 secured bond and is to be in District Court on May 1.
• Isaac Caprice Allen, 51, of 603 Greenhill Road, was taken into custody on April 11 at a Granite Road location on a warrant for failing to appear in court in Yadkin County which had been issued on March 13. A routine search during Allen’s arrest allegedly turned up a plastic bag of marijuana, a rolling paper with marijuana and another rolling paper on his person, leading to charges of possession of that drug along with possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Allen, who further was charged with trespassing on April 11, was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $550 bond and slated for a May 8 District Court appearance.