Police reports


• A black lambswool sweater valued at $900 and $70 worth of automobile fuel owned by Elizabeth Smith McPhail were stolen Tuesday from an unsecured 2005 GMC Yukon at McPhail’s home on Wrenn Avenue, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports.

• Randy Tyrone Davis Jr., 28, of 214 Southridge Place, was jailed under a $20,000 secured bond Tuesday on charges of a possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver, a felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was encountered by police on East Lebanon Street during a larceny investigation.

Davis was a passenger in a 2000 Honda Accord, from which the odor of marijuana allegedly was detected. A probable-cause search turned up 30 grams of marijuana and scales, according to police records, with Davis scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on April 3.

• Also Tuesday, Courtney Renae Benge of Skyview Lane told police that money, the sum of which was not disclosed, had been stolen in recent days from her purse at her workplace, Badcock Home Furnishings on West Pine Street.

• Heather Dawn Ward, 26, of 829 Merita St., was jailed under a $20,000 secured bond on Feb. 7, when she turned herself in at the police station to be served with warrants for felony forgery-related charges that had been issued by multiple law enforcement agencies in January.

Included were two counts of attempting to obtain a controlled substance by forgery, filed by city police on Jan. 30, and two counts of felony conspiracy and one of uttering a forged instrument issued by Surry County authorities on Jan. 25 and Jan. 13, respectively. Ward is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Feb. 22.

• Taylor Deann King, 26, of 120 Booker St., was charged with possession of cocaine, a felony, and misdemeanor violations of possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license revoked on Feb. 6 after she was encountered by police during a traffic stop in the Creekside Cinemas parking lot. King was held in the Surry County Jail under a $2,500 secured bond and slated for an April 18 appearance in District Court.

• Randall Lynn Wall Sr., 54, of 188 Bill Drive, was cited for second-degree trespassing on Feb. 6 after he allegedly caused a disturbance at Bojangles’ and refused to leave. An investigation revealed that Wall had been banned from those premises in July 2014. He is scheduled to be in District Court on March 22.

• Cassandra Anita Westberry, 53, of 341 Franklin St., No. 101, was cited for second-degree trespassing on Feb. 6 after being encountered at a Hadley Street location from which she had been banned in November 2013. Westberry’s court date is March 1.

• Walmart was the scene of a larceny on Feb. 4, when a known suspect concealed 15 containers of GTX 10W40 motor oil and miscellaneous women’s clothing, property valued at $285 altogether. The merchandise was listed as recovered. The suspect also previously had been banned from Walmart, constituting a further offense of second-degree trespassing. Police records indicate that the incident was undergoing further investigation at last report.

• Melissa Marie Hall, 40, of 1738 Surry Ave., No. 106, was charged on Feb. 4 with felonious possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, along with misdemeanor violations of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hall was arrested at a Dutch Lane location after police responded to a drug-activity call. She was released under a $2,500 secured bond and slated for a March 1 appearance in Surry District Court.

• Police were told on the morning of Feb. 4 that assorted change, with no total listed, had been stolen overnight from an unsecured 2002 Chevrolet Blazer owned by Gregory Inge Everhart while the vehicle was at his home on Apostle Drive.

• Property valued at $11,450 were discovered missing on Feb. 3 from a retail establishment in the 400 block of North South Street, with the crime victims identified as Sammy Shaw Construction of Cana, Virginia, and Bray’s Properties, located in the 1200 block of North South Street. Listed as stolen were a commercial air-conditioning unit; various plumbing fittings; five rolls of Romex 6-gauge, 12-gauge and 14-gauge electrical wire; various building materials; carpeting; carpet tools; various paint supplies; and Paslode nails. Damage put at $200 also occurred to a door and frame during the theft, which was enabled by doors being pried open.

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