Police reports


• A resident of Creed Street reported being the victim of a fraud-related crime Sunday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Shania Tanea Carter told police that an unknown suspect took money from her by false pretense, but other details — including a loss figure — were not given. Carter’s home is listed as the location of the crime.

• Marcus Rutilo Leyva, 19, of 1128 Granite Road, was cited for larceny Friday at Walmart, where he allegedly took merchandise valued at $205, for which restitution is owed. Leyva also was taken into custody on an order for arrest for failing to appear in court, which had been issued in May 2016. He was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $300 secured bond and was scheduled to appear in District Court Monday.

• A driving while impaired charge was filed Friday night against Amanda Golding Barneycastle, 25, of 126 Summit Drive, after police investigated a traffic crash on U.S. 52 near Frederick Street. Barneycastle is free on a written promise to appear in Surry District Court on April 25.

• Colton Ryan Collins, 22, of 311 Ayers Road, Pinnacle, was cited for larceny on March 10, after he allegedly threw a glass beer bottle into the roadway upon approaching a traffic checkpoint in the area of South Main and Pittman streets. Collins’ court date is April 3.

• Sonya Kay Chappell, 42, of 87 Orchard Ridge Road, Cana, Virginia, was served at the police station with warrants on charges of felonious larceny and driving while license revoked on March 8 after she was picked up by city police at New River Valley Regional Jail in Dublin, Virginia, and transported to Mount Airy. Additional details were not listed regarding the offenses for which Chappell was jailed under a $10,000 secured bond to appear in District Court this Thursday.

• Catherine Tiffin Spainhour, 27, of 150 Orchard View Drive, was jailed under a $25,000 secured bond on March 6 after she was encountered at the Citgo station on South Main Street and arrested as a fugitive from justice from Patrick County, Virginia, on an unspecified matter, and an outstanding warrant for arrest on a protective order violation which had been issued on Feb. 27 in Mount Airy. Spainhour is scheduled to appear in District Court Wednesday.

• A main breaker of an electrical circuit, valued at $200, was stolen on March 6 from a residential location in the 300 block of West Pine Street, with the victim of the crime listed as LEO, LLC, of Trade Lane in Dobson.

• A larceny from a motor vehicle was discovered on March 5, which involved 75 prescription pills valued at $43 being taken from the unsecured 2013 Chevrolet Sonic of Taurina Maria Ruiz of Welch Road. The exact location of the theft is unknown.

• A skateboarding incident led to an offense of injury to personal property being issued against Brandon Klyne Shoemaker, 20, of 332 E. Independence Blvd., on March 4. Shoemaker, who was encountered by police at Carlos Jones Blue Ridge Park on North Main Street downtown, allegedly was observed damaging a table there by jumping on it with his skateboard. He is free on a written promise to appear in District Court on April 20. On March 5, Shoemaker was cited for second-degree trespassing at Riverside Park, from which he had been banned in 2012. His court date in that case also is April 20.

• Police were told on March 6 that a hubcap, silver in color and valued at $90, had been stolen in January from a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado pickup owned by Waymond Phillip Dawson Sr. of Green Spring Road in Ararat, Virginia. The property was stolen in the Walmart parking lot after bolts attaching it to the truck were removed.

• A wallet owned by Carlos Edel Carrillo of Indian Trail went missing on March 4 from Golden Corral. The dark-brown bi-fold wallet contained a Wells Fargo Visa debit card, a Social Security card and a driver’s license.

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