Police briefs


First Posted: 5/24/2009

n The theft of a vehicle and personal property occurred Saturday at a local residence, according to the Mount Airy Police Department. A 1996 Ford Ranger was taken from the home of Vickie Denise Shelton on Pine Terrace Road along with jewelry items valued at $950. Included were a gold watch with diamond studs, gold bands, diamond earrings, a diamond necklace and a gold ankle bracelet. A 34-year-old white male is a suspect in the case, with the investigation continuing at last report.
Damage estimated at $1,800 has been reported to a vehicle owned by an employee of Sagebrush Steakhouse. The incident occurred sometime last week at the business, involving a 2001 Ford Focus owned by Dawn Terrell of Mount Airy. The body of the car was scratched with an unknown object. The case remains open for further investigation.
Two black-leather purses were reported stolen Saturday from an unlocked 2007 Dodge Dakota while it was in the Mayberry Mall parking lot. The victims of the crime are Lisette Rodriguez of Aims Avenue and Arnela Rodriguez of New Jersey. No value was listed for the stolen property, which also included a learners permit. The case remains open for further investigation.
A break-in and larceny involving a motor vehicle owned by Frances Vaughn of Siloam Road occurred Thursday in the parking lot of J.J. Jones Intermediate School on Riverside Drive. The stereo was stolen from the 2001 GMC Jimmy and one of its tires also was slashed, with the total property loss and damage put at $525. The case remains open for further investigation.
A larceny was reported Saturday in which jewelry valued at $4,165, owned by Carol Anderson Bundy of Elkin, was taken from a 2004 Subaru Forester. The incident was reported at Patterson Collins Chevrolet on U.S. 601, but could have occurred in another jurisdiction, according to police. The stolen property includes clear stone earrings said to be worth $3,000, rings and a necklass.
Items that had been left unattended in the parking lot of the P.A.R.T. bus stop on Carter Street were reported stolen Friday from Patrick Stanley Horan of Atkins Lane. A backpack, watch, black dress shoes, black-leather wallet, silver chain with a charm and miscellaneous clothing were taken. The case remains open for further investigation.

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