• Musical instruments and accessories valued at nearly $5,000 altogether were stolen during the weekend at Veterans Memorial Park on West Lebanon Street, site of the Mount Airy fiddlers convention, city police reports state.
Two different incidents were involved, one in which a Clare fiddle valued at $2,000 and a black backpack case were removed from the front seat of an unlocked vehicle, with two bows and fiddle strings also stolen. The victim of that crime is Robert Martindale Pilch of Pearisburg, Virginia, with the loss totaling $2,900.
In the other case, a Johanna fiddle said to be worth $1,200 and its black rectangle case with a green lid were taken from an unlocked 2004 Pontiac Vibe along with a bow and a license. Sonya Ann Badigian of Roseland, Virginia, is listed as the victim of that crime representing a $2,000 loss. Both incidents were reported Saturday afternoon.
• Pamela Lynn Dunning, 57, of 157 Pop N Mom Lane, Dobson, was charged with larceny and possession of stolen goods as the result of an incident Saturday at Golden Corral, where Dunning allegedly was found to have stolen another woman’s wallet from her purse. Dunning was released on a $1,000 secured bond to appear in Surry District Court on July 19.
• A license plate, number ZVA5586, was stolen last Wednesday from the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu of Kevin Lewis Stevens of Norman Road while the vehicle was in the parking area of the Lowe’s hardware store on South Andy Griffith Parkway.
• Jackie O’Dean Kipp, 37, of 1610 Twin Oaks Road, Elkin, was arrested on outstanding warrants for various charges after a foot pursuit on May 25, culminating with Kipp’s apprehension in the 2000 block of North Main Street. She then was jailed under a $51,000 secured bond.
Five orders for arrest for failing to appear in court had been filed against Kipp on March 23 and she also is facing charges of resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer; three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, including one filed at the time of her arrest; felonious breaking and entering; felonious larceny after breaking and entering; possession of cocaine, and maintaining a vehicle/dwelling place for a controlled substance, which are both felonies; being a habitual felon; and simple possession of marijuana. Kipp is scheduled to be in court on June 29 and July 5.
• A break-in involving the theft of miscellaneous items was discovered on May 25 at the home of Christopher Todd Akers in the 1000 block of North Main Street, with Heather Todd Brown of the same address also listed as a victim. A Samsung flat-screen television set was taken along with a Mossberg shotgun and miscellaneous jewelry. No loss figure was listed.
• Walmart was the scene of a larceny on May 25, when a Dremel tool valued at $83 was taken by a known individual who had been banned from the store.
• A crime involving the larceny of power was discovered on May 24 at the Plantation Place Lane residence of Linda Wright. It involved a known individual stealing electricity through the use of an extension cord.