Police reports


• A “Slim Jim” door-opening device is said to have been used to gain entry to a secured vehicle and steal property Monday in Mount Airy, according to city police department reports. The crime occurred at Forrest Oaks Shopping Center, where a 2003 Ford Windstar van was targeted. A pink wallet was listed as stolen along with $155 in cash, a Visa debit card, a Social Security card, a driver’s license and an insurance card. The victim of the theft is Lisa Ann Moncus of Siloam Road, an employee of Burkes Outlet, a business in the shopping center.

• Brannock and Hiatt Furniture on North Main Street was the scene of a theft discovered Monday, which involved gasoline being siphoned from a 1998 GMC Sierra pickup owned by the business while it was in a parking lot.

• Jennifer Nichole Sawyers, 37, of 1208 Newsome St., is facing violations of larceny and possession of stolen goods resulting from an incident Monday at Walmart. She allegedly took items from the store valued at $66, including a knife, bathroom accessories and lip balm. Sawyers is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on July 6.

• The Belk store in Mayberry Mall was the scene of a theft Friday, when a Kitchen Aid mixer valued at $359, black in color, was stolen by an unknown suspect.

• Bridgette Nicole Bounds, 41, of 1040 McIntosh Lane, Pinnacle, was served Friday with a warrant on two counts of financial card theft which had been issued on Nov. 25 of last year by a detective with the Surry County Sheriff’s Office. Bounds was released on a written promise to appear in District Court today.

• A larceny offense was filed against Ashley Rae Davis, 24, of 1070 Lowry View Drive, Pinnacle, during the early morning hours last Thursday after she allegedly stole three live fish from Walmart, valued at $19. Restitution is owed in the case, according to police records. Charles Dakota Woods, 23, of the same address, is facing a larceny violation for allegedly concealing several unspecified items valued at $23, for which restitution also is owed. Davis and Woods are to be in District Court on June 7 and have been banned from Walmart by the night-shift manager there.

• Property valued at $3,350 was reported missing on May 11 from a Spencer’s Properties, LLC construction site on Willow Street by Gene Rees, a local businessman who has been involved in a project there. The Spencer’s property, taken from inside the building, included a compressor unit, brown in color; JLG scissor lift control wiring; a pallet of 50 metal sheets; and an 80-foot stainless-steel gutter.

• Alisha Dawn Whitt, 30, of 104 Watson Lane, Dobson, was charged last Thursday with trespassing on a railroad right of way and profanity/public drunkenness after being located on tracks behind Hall Propane, where she was “cursing very loudly,” police records state. Whitt was released under a $1,000 unsecured bond and is to be in District Court on June 15.

• Thomas Harvey Snow, 66, who is listed as having no address, was charged last Thursday with second-degree trespassing after he returned to a residence on Hamburg Street after being banned from that location. Police records show that Snow was to be held in the Surry County Jail until sober, with a June 27 court date set in the case.

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