Police reports


• A Lowgap woman is facing violations of larceny and possession of stolen goods after allegedly stealing assorted children’s clothing valued at $204 from Walmart, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Molly Rotchell Riffe, 26, of 870 Imogene Church Road, who was banned from the store after the incident last Friday, is scheduled to be in Surry District Court on June 22.

• A break-in was discovered Saturday at a residence on Leonard Road owned by Meng Yang of Conover. The crime involved forcing open a door by unknown means, causing $200 in damage to a lock. Nothing was listed as missing.

• A Kindle tablet with a blue cover, valued at $100, was stolen from the unsecured vehicle of Ronald Watts of Chriswell Lane on April 28 while the 1997 Ford Explorer was parked at Cracker Barrel, where Watts is employed.

• A second-degree trespassing offense was filed against Johnny Thomas Wooten, 53, of 426 Roberts Road, on April 26 after Wooten allegedly returned multiple times to a location from which he had been banned. Wooten is free on a written promise to appear in District Court, but was ordered to be held in jail until sober.

• Catherine Tiffen Spainhour, 26, of 508 Merritt St., was served with an outstanding warrant for a property damage charge on April 27 after she was encountered at her residence during an overdose investigation. The charge had been filed on April 19 with Gloria Fleming of Cana, Virginia, as the complainant, with no other details listed. Spainhour was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $1,500 secured bond, with May 20 her District Court date.

• Stacey Nicole Mitchell, 33, of 1412 Oscar Frye Road, Pinnacle, was charged with larceny on April 26 after allegedly not scanning items valued at $58 in a self-checkout station at Walmart and attempting to leave the store without paying. Mitchell is to be in court on June 8.

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