Police reports


• A Mount Airy man is facing driving while impaired and other offenses as a result of a vehicle crash Tuesday, according to city police department reports. Michael Anthony Murray, 41, of 131 Foxcroft Drive, was encountered by officers on U.S. 52 at Merita Street, with a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, and admitted to drinking, police records state. In addition to DWI, violations of careless and reckless driving and having an open container of alcohol were issued against Murray, who is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Sept. 27.

• Kenneth Junior Pulliam, 45, of Walnut Cove, was cited for larceny at Walmart Wednesday, when he also was served with an outstanding criminal summons for a charge of assault on a female which had been issued in May 2015 with another Walnut Cove resident as the complainant. Pulliam is to be in Stokes District Court on July 28.

• Christopher Andrew Martin, 34, of 156 Lakeview Drive, was charged Tuesday with possession of methamphetamine, a felony, and two misdemeanors, simple possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, after being encountered during a suspicious-vehicle investigation at Circle K on Rockford Street. Martin was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $2,500 secured bond and slated for a Sept. 27 appearance in District Court.

• Keaven Blake Horton, 20, of 3315 Haystack Road, turned himself in at the Mount Airy magistrate’s office Tuesday on two charges of unlawful burning which had been filed in Johnston County on July 1, with no other details given. Horton was released under a $1,000 unsecured bond to appear in District Court on July 20.

• Natterio Ledurr Goodwin, 26, of 321 E. Wilson St., was arrested on June 29 on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (a handgun), resisting a public officer, simple possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Goodwin was jailed under a $10,000 secured bond, with an Aug. 15 court date set in the case.

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