Surry County Sheriff’s Office reports


By Terri Flagg - [email protected]



DOBSON — Dustin Shane Watson, 24, of Randy Lane, Mount Airy, was arrested July 20 and charged with one count of felony fugitive from justice. Watson had been wanted in Carroll County, Virginia, for failure to appear in court on a possession of a schedule I/II controlled substance charge.

Originally confined in the Surry County Detention Center under a $5,000 bond, he was admitted to the pretrial release program and released after posting a $2,500 secured bond.

Conditions of pretrial release included appearing at all court dates, maintaining gainful employment and not consuming alcohol or any illegal substances.

He is scheduled to appear in Surry County Court for the fugitive charge on September 9.

• An incident involving packages delivered to the wrong address remains open. The victim, Robert Dickson, of Andra Lane, Mount Airy, had been expecting a pair of red and black Nike Jordan shoes and a Chicago Bulls hat to arrive. According to the July 23 report, the items were valued at $345. The post office advised that the packages had been delivered and investigation revealed the package had been delivered to the wrong address. The person who received the package claimed to have taken that package back to the post office, reports indicate.

• On July 24, Penny Wall, of Mount Airy, reported a larceny of several items from her Abner Lane residence. The stolen items included a black tablet, a black digital camera with a pink case, a $600 white gold diamond ring, a sterling silver diamond cross necklace and a quantity of thyroid medication.

• Nicole Cline, of Blackberry Mountain Way, Pinnacle, returned from vacation and found minor damage inside her home that included a broken toilet handle. Investigators determined that someone had entered the residence. Damage to a door, a window lock and the toilet handle totaled $500, according to the July 24 report.

• Several items belonging to April Anderson and Judith Carter, of Rockford Road, Dobson, were stolen from a motor vehicle parked at their home. The July 24 report lists a car stereo, $200, an air mattress, $160, a white George Foreman grill, $60, and a $130 GPS as stolen.

• Joseph Jenkins, of Union Cross Road, Dobson, reported the window of his Volkswagon Jetta smashed on July 23. The damage to the window was valued at $300.

• Several tools were reported stolen from Peeples Farm on Abe Mayes Road, Thurmond. The farm is owned by Zack Peeples, of State Road. The July 23 report lists stolen a 20-volt impact driver, drill, two batteries and charger with a total value of $400.

By Terri Flagg

[email protected]

Reach Terri Flagg at 415-4734.

Reach Terri Flagg at 415-4734.

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