Police Briefs


First Posted: 2/25/2009

– The larceny of a landscape water pump valued at $575 was reported Tuesday at the home of Macon Sammons on Foxcroft Drive, according to the Mount Airy Police Department. It is not known when the property was stolen. The case remains open for further investigation.
– A case of forgery and uttering also was reported Tuesday. A known suspect is said to have forged and passed a check for $65 at BB&T on Rockford Street. The check was signed in the name of the victim, Shannon Melynda Black of Pinnacle, and made out to the suspect, a 33-year-old white male. No charges have been filed in the case that is still under investigation.
– Another forgery and uttering incident was reported Tuesday at Food Lion on West Lebanon Street, where a 71-year-old white female attempted to buy goods using a counterfeit $20 bill. The case remains open for further investigation.
– An employee of the Super C Store on East Pine Street told police Tuesday that a 50-year-old white male concealed a bottle of wine in his coat in the business about 6 p.m. The property was recovered, and the case is listed as inactive.
– Shanon Wilson, an employee of Lonestar Steak House on Woodland Drive, reported Monday that her wallet had been stolen from her purse at the restaurant the day before. It contained a drivers license and Social Security card, among other items. The case remains open pending further investigation.

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