Sheriff’s reports


DOBSON — Two men were arrested June 24 in a Starlight Road parking lot and charged with drug offenses, according to information provided by a Surry County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson and incident reports.

Patrol deputies discovered outstanding warrants on one of the occupants, and a subsequent search of the vehicle and occupants revealed quantities of illegal narcotics, the spokesperson said.

Shaquinton Bell, 21, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule IV controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Jalen Fulton, 19, was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver a schedule VI controlled substance.

Both are scheduled to appear in court on August 10.

• James Wyatt Akers, 25 of Brook Street, Mount Airy, was arrested June 23 and charged with aiding and abetting obtaining property by false pretense and misdemeanor assault on a female. He was confined in the Surry County Detention Center under an $800 bond and scheduled to appear in court on August 22.

• Jeffrey Lance Bartley, 36, of Moonstruck Lane, Mount Airy, was arrested June 23 and served with warrants for breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm and larceny after breaking and/or entering. He was confined in the Surry County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond and scheduled to appear in court in July 13.

• A report was made on June 26 of a breaking and entering of a Siloam Road residence where a suspect kicked in the door and went inside. Rizzi Mario, of Southern Swanton, Ohio, is listed as the victim on the report. Damage to the door was valued at $400.

• Bobby Freddy Goins, of Cook Road, Pilot Mountain, notified the sheriff’s office his residence had been shot at. Reports indicate the victim heard a gunshot while eating dinner and found a single gunshot hole located in porch railings. The incident is under investigation.

• Ashley Sweitzer, of King, reported a breaking and entering of a motor vehicle belonging to Mark Sweitzer, of N.C. 268 Pilot Mountain. According to the June 26 report, the door handle was broken but no items were reported stolen.

• Ronald Wood, of Lowgap, was reportedly the victim of a larceny. According to the June 26 report, a black utility trailer, valued at $1,300, was stolen from his West Pine Street property.

• A set of keys were stolen during a break-in at Dee’s Auto Sales on North Franklin Road, Mount Airy. According to a June 24 report, a 2004 Black Saturn Ion valued at $3,000 was later stolen from the lot. While the vehicle was eventually recovered, the keys are still missing. The case remains under investigation with no suspects at this time, according to a representative from the sheriff’s office.

• A backpack containing toiletries and clothes was found in the ditch at Shelton Church of the Brethren on Quaker Road, Mount Airy, and turned into the sheriff’s office.

• On June 26, Beatrice White, of Sabel Avenue, Mount Airy, reported a wallet containing $30 cash stolen from her purse.

• Penny Sue Avila, of Aranda Lane, Booneville, reported on June 15 a larceny of a toolbox from her work trailer. According to the report, $1,500 of tools were stolen. They include two hand drills, two black and yellow saws, two impact hammers, two grinders and a metal cutter.

• Nancy Wiles Long, of Culler Road, Pinnacle, reported a fraud on June 24 where her information had been used to obtain a credit card.

• Dominique Young, of Quaker Road, Mount Airy, reported on June 24 that she had been the victim of a fraud where her information had been used to obtain a credit card.

• Phillips Arnold Wendell, of A Z Phillips Road, Elkin, reported a larceny of farm equipment on June 24. According to the report, a $1,000 fork for a Bobcat was stolen along with a 30-gallon sprayer valued at $150.

• Deputies are investigating an incident where a suspect or suspects broke into an outbuilding on South Main Street and stole nothing but left behind a wallet, knife and syringe. No identifying information was found.

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