By Tom Joyce
• Zachary LaShaughn Cross, 23, of 139 Boaz Lane, was arrested Saturday on a felony charge of breaking and entering a motor vehicle and a misdemeanor, injury to property/obtaining non-ferrous metal, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Cross was located at a car wash on Hamburg Street and taken into custody on warrants for those violations issued the same day by the Surry County Sheriff’s Office. No details were listed regarding the charges, for which Cross was jailed under $5,000 secured bond and is to appear in Surry District Court on Sept. 5.
• A $2,000 motor and other items were discovered missing Thursday afternoon from a boat parked at Homeway Furniture on North Andy Griffith Parkway. In addition to the Johnson motor, an Interstate battery and a black light were taken from the 1983 Rhyan Craft boat owned by Travis Charles Key, a Cole Street resident employed by Homeway Furniture, putting the total loss at $2,210.
• A larceny was discovered Thursday at the home of Linda M. Gatchel on Grace Street, where sterling silver and turquoise earrings and 25 dosage units of prescription medication were stolen by an unknown party. No value was listed for the items taken.
• Catherine Tiffin Spainhour, 22, of 180 Fairfax Drive, was arrested Thursday after officers responded to a suspicious-person call on South Main Street near Arlington Street. Police discovered an outstanding warrant for arrest for Spainhour for failure to appear in court, said to be related to a non-support matter, which was issued in late July, and she also was charged with resisting a public officer for allegedly providing a fictitious name and date of birth. Spainhour was held in the Surry County Jail under a $350 cash bond and is scheduled to be in District Court on Oct. 24.
• The license plate, number BCH7106, was taken Thursday from a 1996 Saturn SL2 owned by Jammie Lee Gray while it was at Gray’s home on Grove Lane.
• A larceny of a motor vehicle, a Stoughton trailer valued at $7,500, occurred Wednesday at Utility Trailer Sales on Starlite Road. A known suspect is said to have rented the trailer under fraudulent means, and did not return the property.
• An unknown suspect cashed a forged check for $190 Wednesday at BB&T on North Main Street. It had been written on the account of Hayward Hawks of Cana, Va., with the bank also listed as a victim.
• Titania Tomia Stewart, 23, of 239 Golf Course Road, Pilot Mountain, was cited for larceny Wednesday at Walmart after allegedly taken merchandise, including cosmetic products, valued at $71. Stewart’s Surry District Court date is Sept. 17.
• A larceny occurred Wednesday at Walmart, involving a Stanley mechanic’s tool set valued at $70, which was taken by an unknown suspect who subsequently fled on foot and left the merchandise behind.
• Police were told Wednesday that a wallet owned by James Cooper Adams of Lakemont Trail had been stolen at the Mount Airy Public Library. The black-leather bi-fold wallet contained $60 in cash, Visa credit and debit cards and a driver’s license.
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