Sheriff reports


By Terri Flagg - [email protected]



DOBSON — A suspect was identified and charged Thursday in a Rockford Elementary School break-in that occurred over the weekend, according to a Surry County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson.

A Surry County Schools employee had reported on May 30 that someone had entered the school through a basement level classroom door.

The incident “involves other locations as well,” said Det. J.D. Briles.

No additional information was immediately available on what other locations may have been involved, nor on damage that may have been done at the school. The sheriff’s office also did not release the suspect’s name.

In other sheriff’s office reports:

• Danny Richard Akers, of N.C. 268, Pilot Mountain, reported a larceny and damage to personal property to the Surry County Sheriff’s Office. According to the May 27 report, a gallon of gasoline was stolen and a garden hose valued at $25 was damaged.

• On May 30, William Roy King, of Devotion Road, Thurmond, reported the larceny of a Polaris Sportsman valued at $3,600, on May 30. According to the report, the four-wheeler was taken from an open garage.

• Mikel Warren Akins, of Westfield Road, reported on May 29 that a suspect stole a crowbar from his yard and used it to break into an outbuilding. Nothing other than the crowbar was reported stolen, but two doors to the outbuilding were damaged to the tune of $200.

• Sherri Lyons, White Pines Country Club Road, Mount Airy, reported a breaking and entering and larceny on May 29. Stolen items included a gold diamond ring valued at $15,000, $3,000 cash, prescription medication, a gold nugget watch, $250, a gold flat diamond ring, $200, and $300 of damage was caused to the back door.

• Richard Scott Bethune, of Cook School Road, Pilot Mountain, reported on May 29 a breaking and entering of his motor vehicle on May 29. Items removed included a pink camera, valued at 120, a tablet, valued at $100, and National Guard uniforms valued at $800. Other miscellaneous personal items, valued at $140, were also reported stolen.

• On May 29, Brad Lee Stewart, of Duluth Lane, Pilot Mountain, reported a breaking and entering. The door frame was damaged, which was valued at $50, and no items were listed as stolen.

• Timothy Lester Benton, of Border Lane, Pinnacle, reported his tires cut with the damage valued at $425.

• Matthew Kellup Payne, of Ridge Road, Tobaccoville, reported a larceny from property on Paisley Drive in Mount Airy on May 28. The report lists as stolen two black 4D batteries, valued at $500, a $200 red kayak, and an air compressor valued at $300.

• A breaking and entering was reported on May 27 by Randy Williams of Holly Springs Road, Mount Airy. The report stated that lawn care equipment and tools were stolen, with a total value of about $2,000.

• Randy Johnson, of Creed Road, Mount Airy, reported on May 27 a suspect trying to pry a door open damaged the same, valued at $200.

• Anthony Eugene Chilton, of East Pine Street Mount Airy, reported on May 27 a breaking and entering and larceny. According to the report, an air compressor and hose, with a total value of $450, were stolen.

• Jeffrey Dale Hawks, of Airview Drive, reported a scam on May 27 where he repeatedly received emails claiming he had insufficient funds in his bank account.

• Charles Easter, of Old Childres Avenue, reported on May 27 a $50 chainsaw removed from his property.

By Terri Flagg

[email protected]

Reach Terri Flagg at 415-4734.

Reach Terri Flagg at 415-4734.

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