Police reports


• A Virginia man has turned himself in to authorities in Mount Airy on a charge of larceny of a motor vehicle, according to city police department reports. Ross Edward Payne, 28, of 935 Wisler Drive, Cana, appeared Monday at the magistrate’s office on State Street in connection with the case filed through the Surry County Sheriff’s Office on June 23. Payne was released under a $2,500 unsecured bond to appear in District Court on Aug. 30, with no details of the alleged theft listed.

• Deborah Dollyhigh Atkins, 57, of 375 Dover Church Road, was arrested on a felony embezzlement charge on July 7 at Speedway on Rockford Street. Atkins was released on a written promise to appear in Surry District Court on Oct. 10. Details of the alleged violation were not given.

• Offenses of concealment of items, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance (including oxycodone) and possession of drug paraphernalia were filed Tuesday against Kimberly Shawn Bruner, 38, of 1222-B Newsome St., after police responded to a suspicious-person call at Burke’s Outlet on Rockford Street. Bruner allegedly had concealed three sets of earrings in a purse. She was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $1,500 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in District Court on Sept. 22.

• Tonie Lee Edwards, 35, of 148 Badgett Road, Dobson, is facing violations of larceny, two counts of possession of stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia as the result of a Monday incident at Four Brothers Food Store on Holly Springs Church Road. Edwards allegedly took items with a total value of $64 and has been banned from the premises in addition to facing a Sept. 27 District Court appearance.

• Jonathan Michael Negley, 21, of 188 Kitty Hawk Lane, was cited for larceny Monday at Food Lion on West Lebanon Street after he allegedly was seen stealing beer. Then early Wednesday, a second-degree trespassing violation was filed against Negley in connection with his presence at the home of Debbie Medlin on Carolina Court. He is free on a written promise to appear in District Court on Sept. 22 on that offense and is to be in court on Aug. 17 on the larceny matter.

• Property valued at $2,400, owned by the Steve Tate and Sons plumbing business on Brunswick Lane, was discovered missing from a work site on South Main Street at London Lane on July 1. Included were hydrant and other components.

• Mary Kathryn Collins, 37, of 163 Glen Terrace, was jailed on July 1 after she was encountered at a local convenience store and found to be wanted on an outstanding order for arrest for failing to appear in court, and also was served with a criminal summons on a school attendance law violation. Both had been issued in June through the Surry Sheriff’s Office, with Collins held in the county jail under a $300 secured bond and slated for a July 27 District Court appearance.

• Brian Jared Grayson Moorefield, 21, of 100 Foxbrook Court, was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, a felony, and possession of stolen property on June 30, which stemmed from Moorefield allegedly being captured on video while passing a stolen check to be cashed at an unidentified location. He was released under a $10,000 unsecured bond to appear in Surry District Court on Aug. 17.

• The Mount Airy ABC Store on Starlite Road was the scene of a larceny on June 29, when vodka was stolen by an unknown party.

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