Police Briefs


First Posted: 12/17/2009

– Michael James Key, 37, of 226 Cedar Ridge Place, was charged Tuesday with indecent exposure and a felony offense of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Key allegedly was found in possession of two rifles during his arrest. He was released under a $5,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Jan. 6.
– A case of forgery and uttering was reported Tuesday at BB&T on North Main Street, where someone attempted to pass a forged check for $500, which was among checks reported stolen last Friday to the Surry County Sheriffs Office. The victim is Roger Allen Davis of Ashley Lane. The case remains open for further investigation.
– A used truck was reported stolen Monday from Patterson Toyota on North Andy Griffith Parkway, which later was recovered although property was removed from the vehicle. Someone pried open the window of the truck valued at $4,000, moved it to another location and abandoned the vehicle. However, its four Eagle aluminum wheels and B.F. Goodrich mud tires were missing as well as the battery, with the stolen property valued altogether at $1,350. Also, $500 in damage occurred to the trucks dashboard, window and wiring underneath the steering wheel. The case remains open for further investigation.
– It was reported Monday that someone had passed a counterfeit $20 bill at Kentucky Fried Chicken on Rockford Street while obtaining food items at the drive-through window. The case remains open for further investigation.

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