Police Briefs


First Posted: 4/22/2009

– Allen Dayton Worrell, 47, of 632 Sunset Drive, was charged with two weapons-related offenses this week, one a felony, in connection with a January incident in which Worrell is accused of shooting another city man, Bobby Wayne Sizemore, 38, of 338 Durham St., in the side.
At that time, Mount Airy police seized an assault rifle and two handguns from Worrells home, where the shooting occurred. He was arrested at the residence late Monday on warrants for charges of possession of a weapon of mass destruction, a felony, and a misdemeanor offense of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Worrell was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $10,000 secured bond. He is facing a court appearance in Dobson today, and also is scheduled to be in court Tuesday on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, inflicting serious injury, stemming from the shooting of Sizemore.
– Damage totaling $2,800 was discovered Tuesday to a 2008 Ford Mustang in the lot at Scenic Ford-Lincoln-Mercury on Rockford Street. Someone used a sharp instrument to scratch both sides and the rear bumper of the car. The case remains open for further investigation.
– Lisa Marie Berrier, 32, of 202 Misty Court in King, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of assault on a government employee. The offense relates to an incident last month at the Surry SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) office on Jeffries Street in which a parent was reported to have physically attacked a social worker. Berrier allegedly shoved and punched Brandy Christine Wilkins, an employee of the Surry County Department of Social Services who lives in Yadkinville. Berrier was freed Tuesday under a $1,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on May 6.
– It was reported Tuesday that a temporary 30-day registration plate was possibly stolen from Hulls Sales Co. on West Pine Street within the previous month. The case remains open for further investigation.
– Jimmy Cole Pike, 20, of 112 Westwood Drive, was arrested late Monday on an outstanding warrant on a charge of injury to personal property which had been filed on April 13. Pike was taken into custody after police stopped him on Linville Road for allegedly speeding and driving left of center. He was confined in the Surry County Jail in lieu of a $1,000 secured bond and is to be in court on May 5.

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