Police reports


• Cigarettes have been reported stolen from a city business as the result of a break-in, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The crime was discovered Thursday at Super Mercado Esmeralda, located in the 700 block of Worth Street. A door to the business was pried open to gain entry, enabling the larceny of unspecified quantities of Marlboro, L&M and Newport cigarettes. No monetary value was listed for the loss.

• Haymore Memorial Baptist Church on Rockford Street is the victim of a theft discovered Wednesday, which involved radios being taken from two unsecured vans at the church, valued at $200 altogether. The property was identified as factory General Motors and Ford AM/FM and CD-player units.

• Victoria Renea Wright, 30, of 779 Woltz Atkins Road, was cited for larceny Wednesday after being detained by store loss-prevention personnel at Walmart, which involved merchandise valued at $170. Wright is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Dec. 7 and has been banned from all Walmart locations.

• Destany Nicole Childress, 28, of 127 Clayburn Lane, was cited on a shoplifting charge at Belk in Mayberry Mall on Oct. 13, after allegedly taking $328 worth of Lee jeans, which were recovered. Childress is to be in District Court on Oct. 31.

• Randall Wayne Atkins, 27, of 135 W. Lebanon St., No. 1, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on Oct. 11, with Kayla Elizabeth Plumley of Winston-Salem as the complainant. Atkins is facing a Nov. 18 appearance in District Court.

• Two bicycles were stolen by a pair of unknown suspects on Oct. 11 at Walmart, identified as a 29-inch QUR bike and a 24-inch mountain bike, valued altogether at $218.

• Damage to city property was discovered on Oct. 11 at the Carlos Jones Blue Ridge Park gazebo at the corner of North Main and West Oak streets, which involved small locks being removed from four power outlets, which were then broken. The outlet covers received $80 in damage.

• Emily Nicole Blevins, 32, of 561 Towe Road, Pilot Mountain, was served on Oct. 11 with a warrant on a charge of injury to personal property, which had been issued on Sept. 12 with Alexandria Hawks of Peace Haven Circle as the complainant. Blevins is free on a written promise to appear in Surry District Court on Dec. 2.

• Property damage was discovered on Oct. 10 at Something Different on Main, a downtown business, which involved graffiti being painted on a wooden window panel. The damage was put at $50.

• Melissa Louise Williams, 48, of 240 Starlite Road, No. 118, was arrested on a second-degree trespassing violation at that location on Oct. 8 after she refused to leave when told to do so, police records state. Williams was held in the Surry County Jail under a $2,500 secured bond and is to be in District Court on Nov. 16.

• Brenda Faye Bowman, 55, of 312 Olivia Ave., was on a hit and run charge on Oct. 8 after an investigation of an incident for which no other details were given. Bowman’s court date is Nov. 10.

• A second-degree trespassing charge was filed against Michael Ray Norman, 46, of 167 Sherman Trail, on Oct. 8 in the parking area of McDonald’s on North Renfro Street, due to Norman having been banned from the restaurant by its management in July 2012. He is free on a written promise to appear in District Court on Nov. 16, but was ordered to be held in the county jail under sober.

• U.S. Cellular on Edgewood Drive was the scene of a theft on Oct. 7, when an undisclosed sum of money was said to have been taken from the wallet of Mark Anthony Hooker of Old U.S. 52-South by an unknown white male.

• A fallen officer flag and flagpole wall mount were found to have been stolen from the front porch at the residence of Todd Harris in the 400 block of West Pine Street on Oct. 7. The loss totaled $100.

• A break-in was discovered at the Preston Sims & Darden accounting office on Moore Avenue on Oct. 7, with a secured door damaged to gain entry. Half-and-half milk was the only property reported missing, with the accounting firm, employee Pat Lewis Hooker and downtown businessman Gene Rees listed as the victims of the crime.

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