Police reports


• A case of financial card fraud was reported to the Mount Airy Police Department Monday. It involves an unknown suspect using the Lowe’s hardware credit card of victim Patsy Creasy Atkins of Laurel Lane to make purchases at the store, police records show. No loss figure was listed.

• It was reported Wednesday that a North Carolina independent dealer’s tag owned by Mike’s Motors on North South Street had either been lost or stolen on June 22.

• Police were told Monday that three auto batteries valued at nearly $300 and owned by Bray’s Recapping were stolen from an International truck at the business on North South Street.

• In another battery-related incident reported Monday, a small window was broken on a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup owned by Jimmy Nelson Ashburn Jr. of Wedgewood Drive, which enabled entry to the vehicle and the unlocking of the hood. A battery valued at $90 was then stolen, while an attempt to remove the wheels was unsuccessful. Damage to the extended-cab glass was put at $200. The crime occurred while the vehicle was at 907 W. Pine St., the address for LSL Auto Sales.

• Lumber valued at $130 was reported missing on July 17 from a construction site on West Virginia Street. K&G Concrete of Charlotte is listed as the victim.

• Smokin’ Tobacco Pipes and More, a business on West Lebanon Street, was the scene of a theft discovered on July 15, which involved a known individual taking Scooby Strawberry Splash potpourri valued at $56.

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