• An investigation of a larceny at Walmart Sunday led to a Hendersonville man being jailed under a $15,000 secured bond on felony drug and other violations, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports.
Aaron Dwain Phillips, 21, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a felony, as well as allegedly stealing unspecified merchandise from Walmart valued at $40; possession of drug paraphernalia; carrying a concealed weapon; and second-degree trespassing, which typically relates to someone being at a location from which he or she has been banned.
Phillips is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on March 9.
• Damage to city property and private property, involving graffiti, occurred Sunday on the section of the Ararat River Greenway near Carter Street. It involved total damage of $260 to a granite mile marker, a Cooke Rental port-a-john, a yield sign, a barricade and the greenway trail itself.
• Brandon Lee Bauguess, 38, of 1673 Prison Camp Road, Dobson, was arrested on Feb. 4 on a warrant for a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, filed on March 3 of last year by Surry County authorities, and an order for arrest for failure to appear in court which was issued last May 24 in Stokes County.
Bauguess was confined in the Surry County Jail under an $8,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in District Court on March 15.
• Violations of larceny and possession of stolen goods were filed on Feb. 3 against Alyssa Marie Flanagan, 16, of 1380 Pratt Road, Ararat, and Carly Ann Reece Spann, 17, of King, after they allegedly took unspecified “women’s products” at Walmart, which were recovered.
Flanagan also was served with an outstanding criminal summons for injury to personal property which had been issued in the city on Dec. 22, with details regarding that case not given. Both teens are to be in Surry District Court on March 22.
• Damage put at $1,000 was caused on Feb. 1 to a 2008 Audi Quattro owned by Bnje Scott Gwyn of Worth Street. The crime occurred while the vehicle was at Mount Airy High School, where an unknown object was used to scratch the driver’s side.
• A crime involving the theft of four Interstate and other batteries from construction equipment and a bus at Millennium Charter Academy on Old Springs Road was discovered on Jan. 31. The batteries, valued altogether at $1,000, are listed as recovered, with no explanation given in police records. The incident also included estimated damage of $200 to a battery connection cable.
The victims of the crime are Bryant’s Contracting, LLC, of Haystack Road, Dobson, and Millennium Charter Academy.