Police reports


• A truck and trailer valued at $14,850 were discovered missing Monday from a local business, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The crime occurred at C.R. Golding Inc. on Golding Way, where the 2002 Delta flatbed trailer and 2004 Ford F-250 truck, yellow in color and bearing tag number YD1851, were stolen sometime between Saturday and Monday mornings.

• Police learned Sunday of a false-pretense case that involved someone using an altered/forged check to buy a red 1998 Ford Mustang GT from victim Michael Gerald Kightlinger, a Gilmer Street resident. The crime is said to have occurred on Nov. 14 at Olympia Family Restaurant on Linville Road, where Kightlinger is employed.

• Two BB&T debit cards owned by Bonnie Sue Stevens were reported stolen Sunday from her residence on Welch Road by a known individual.

• Brian Nathan Childress, 30, of 2499 S. Main St., was jailed under a $50,000 secured bond on Nov. 15, when he turned himself in on a long list of felony charges which had been issued on Oct. 19, including eight counts of breaking and entering of a coin-operated machine, two counts of larceny and one count each of breaking and entering, conspiring to commit a break-in/larceny and possession of stolen goods. Childress also is accused of seven counts of misdemeanor larceny and is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Dec. 7.

• An assault was reported on Nov. 14 in which Pedro Juan Torres-Garcia, a Spring Street resident, received a stab wound to the back of his left arm with a pair of scissors during an altercation with another individual.

• A hit and run violation was issued on Nov. 12 against Katrina Yontz Boyles of King, who allegedly left the scene of an accident at 327 Cherry St. Boyles was identified by a witness and located at her home a short time later by a Stokes County deputy. She was released on a written promise to appear in Surry District Court on Jan. 24.

• Gregory Keith Greene, a resident of Apollo Drive, reported that he was the victim of an assault on Nov. 11, which is said to have involved Greene being struck in the face and body by an individual in a roadway near his home. Police records state that the suspect was arrested a short time later, but no information was available regarding that person.

• Jones Family Resource Center on Jones School Road was the scene of a break-in and larceny on Nov. 4, when a two-by-four was used to enter a building, causing damage of $275 including a broken door frame and door glass and damage to an alarm system keypad and a flag. Once inside, a Sony digital voice recorder valued at $100 was stolen, with the victim of the crime listed as Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Inc., which operates programs at the center.

• Jacob Paul Church, 34, of 2309 Westfield Road, was arrested on Nov. 4, when police stopped the Kia Sedona van he was driving on U.S. 52 at Bluemont Road in relation to a registration violation and an investigation of an unspecified larceny for which Church allegedly was found to have been involved. While in custody, additional warrants were served on Church. One crime he is charged with is the theft of Under Armour clothing valued at $550 from the Belk department store on Oct. 31. Church was jailed under a $2,500 secured bond and slated for a Jan. 17 appearance in Surry District Court.

• A break-in and larceny occurred at the home of James Odell Jackson Jr. in the 2000 block of Riverside Drive on Nov. 3, when a locked screen door was opened to gain entry and enable the theft of property worth $259 from the basement, including a cordless drill, circular saw, gray saber saw and gray canvas bag, all Porter-brand products.

• Six Under Armour zip-up jackets of various colors, valued altogether at $840, were stolen from Belk on Nov. 3 by an unknown suspect who took the jackets from shelves and walked out of the business.

• Hazel Tate Mills, 70, of 1370 Pipers Gap Road, was cited on charges of larceny and shoplifting at Walmart on Nov. 3, involving clothing and dog treats valued at $47. Police records state that partial restitution was owed in the case.

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