Police briefs


First Posted: 11/27/2009

n Two more cases in a recent series of incidents involving wallet thefts from shoppers was reported this week at Food Lion on West Lebanon Street. Juanita Puckett of Ridgeview Drive told police that an unknown individual took a wallet from her purse while she was at the store Tuesday afternoon. In addition to a small sum of cash, it contained a Social Security card, debit card, drivers license and insurance card.
In a similar case reported Tuesday night, the wallet of Elizabeth Ayers Cashatt of Spring Street was stolen while she was at the Bottom Dollar grocery store on West Pine Street. It contained five credit cards and three Social Security cards.
Both cases remain open for further investigation.
Items were reported stolen Tuesday afternoon from an unlocked 1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager owned by Christina Lynn Barnes while it was parked at her residence on South Main Street. Taken were $600 in cash; debit, credit and bank cards; and personal checks. The case remains open for further investigation.
Tremaine Antwaun Brown, 25, of 131 Randy Lane, was taken into custody late Tuesday during a license check on Grace Street at Wrenn Avenue. Brown was served with an outstanding warrant on an order for arrest for allegedly failing to pay fines, which was issued on Oct. 22. He was released under a $220 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court Monday.
William Darren Coleman, an East Haymore Street resident, told police Monday that checkbooks had been stolen from his bedroom sometime between Nov. 15 and last Saturday. The case remains open for further investigation.

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