Sheriff’s briefs

Staff Report

The Surry County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents and arrests.

• Several dogs, all pit bulls, have been reported missing over the past few weeks. On July 2, Brooke Gravatt Peak, of Chapman Lane in Mount Airy, reported that her 4-month-old boxer/pit bull mix had been removed from a chained area. On July 5, Melissa Dawn Whitt, of Atkins Lane in Mount Airy, reported that two brown pit bulls were lost or stolen. On July 10, Shannon Renee Hamm reported her $200 pit bull puppy stolen. On July 11, Cynthia Jeanette Sprinkle reported that her female pit bull, valued at $300, had been stolen.

• Amanda Leanne Napier-Tate reported her dark blue SUV was stolen while parked at her home on Badgett Avenue in Mount Airy. The vehicle’s value was listed at $5,000. The theft was reported to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).

• A silver 9mm handgun and two 9mm Beretta magazines were reported stolen by Mark David Heiner, on Camp Creek Lane, State Road. The total value of the missing property was listed at $850. The theft was reported to NCIC.

• Judy Marie Coe, of Cedar Point Drive in Mount Airy, reported that her Ford Mustang was scratched and dented while parked at home, causing $3,000 of damage.

• A television and PlayStation 3 game console were reported stolen from the home of Courtney Lee Blackburn on Dreamtime Lane in Mount Airy. According to the July 4 report, the victim’s back door had been pried open.

• Brenda Kay Sawyers reported that someone broke a window and entered her home on Southridge Drive in Mount Airy. No property was listed missing on the July 12 report.

• A lock was broken and the latch on a roll-up door damaged at the home of Frankie Edward Hill on Division Street in Mount Airy. No property was reported missing, but the latch was valued at $30.

• Ronnie Payges Newman reported several items stolen from inside his home on Old Highway 601 in Mount Airy, including a set of hand-made butcher’s knives, valued at $200. Also missing were hand towels, assorted screwdrivers, an alternator and a break line for a truck, with a total value of $345.

• Christopher Mark Poole, of Marble Trace Lane, Lowgap, reported someone threw a rock through his trailer window and screen, causing $400 worth of damage.

• Someone shot at the home of Rodney Kevin Caudle with a BB gun, causing $400 damage to the tin siding. The residence is on Coliseum Lane in Mount Airy.

• Marty Reeves Howard, of Oak Hill Drive, Mount Airy, reported a break-in at his home that resulted in a damaged window and a stolen VCR. The total value of the window and VCR were listed at $150.

• Iris Louise Wall reported on July 10 that someone broke into her home on Ararat Road in Ararat and stole a light fixture and a broken toilet, damaging a door in the process. The total value was listed at $350.

• Sheila Marie-Ann Duncan reported that her wallet was stolen from her home on Hemlock Street in Lowgap. Among the missing items listed were a Virginia driver’s license, a social-security card, a debit card and a food stamp card. The cash value of the items totaled $35.

• A shelter and scout hut at the Flat Rock Ruritan Club were vandalized with spray paint, according to a July 5 report. The damage totaled $215.

• Rhonda Gale Stentz, of Amos Lane in Mount Airy, reported someone broke into her home, moved around objects and left with $7 of gasoline, according to a July 5 report.

Staff Report

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