Police briefs

First Posted: 7/27/2009

n A man who fled on foot after police investigated alleged drug use in a local residential section has been charged with numerous violations and jailed under a $344,000 bond, according to the Mount Airy Police Department.
Jeffrey Lee Douglas Carter Jr., 22, of 638 Worth St., is accused of three felonies in connection with the Friday incident.
City officers, who went to the Worth Street area about 5:30 p.m., said Carter ran away on foot during the investigation, which turned up several small bags of marijuana at his residence. He was apprehended and charged with maintaining a drug dwelling; possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a Schedule VI controlled substance; and manufacturing a Schedule VI controlled substance, all of which are felonies.
Carter also is accused of misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, a probation violation and with being a fugitive from justice. Police say that outstanding orders for arrest additionally were pending against Carter from January 2007 in connection with his alleged failure to appear in court on offenses including a probation violation linked to cocaine possession, assault on a female and larceny. He also was served with two warrants issued in January 2007 for charges of financial card theft, a felony, and misdemeanor financial card fraud.
The accused is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Aug. 10, 17 and 24.
Brandon Jerome Hurt, 21, of 446 Greentown Road, was served Sunday with a warrant on a larceny violation that had been filed on July 10. Hurt was observed walking in the Marshall Street area by police, with a warrant check revealing the outstanding charge. He is free on a $500 unsecured bond and scheduled to be in court on Aug. 10.
Betty Brooks Hamm told police Friday of a suspected case of obtaining money by false pretense. A man allegedly received $2,700 to perform repairs to Hamms home and failed to do so in keeping with a contract, and also did not return the victims money, based on police records. No arrest had been made at last report.
Juan Carlos Moncaleano, 20, of Winston-Salem, was cited for larceny Friday after allegedly stealing cough and cold medicine from Lowes Foods. Moncaleano is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Sept. 10.
Property valued at about $1,700 was discovered missing from a construction site Thursday. Screw guns and heat guns were taken from the work site on EMS Drive where a Holiday Inn Express is being built, and an office trailer also was broken into, with a door glass damaged. The victim of the crime, which remains open for further investigation, is Green Planet Roofing of Mount Airy.

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