Police reports


• A Pinnacle man was jailed Friday on an assault and battery charge after turning himself in at the magistrate’s office in Mount Airy, according to city police department reports. The offense had been filed in Forsyth County the day before against David Wayne Willard Jr., 38, of 112 Roby Fulk Road, with Lonnie Dean Lee of Kernersville as the complainant. Willard was confined in the Surry County Jail under a $2,500 secured bond and slated for an Oct. 19 court appearance in Forsyth County.

• Nicole Marot Rodriguez, 33, of 1744 Jessup Road, Westfield, turned herself in Monday at the police department on outstanding warrants for arrest on charges of felonious possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of a Schedule III controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Those violations had been issued on July 8 by a member of the N.C. Highway Patrol. Rodriguez was jailed under a $5,000 secured bond and is scheduled to be in Surry District Court on Oct. 17.

• The theft of property from a motor vehicle was discovered Thursday at the residence of Collie Branch on Foxcroft Drive, where a .22-caliber pistol with homemade walnut grips, a GPS unit with a case and charger, a camera and a black leather glove were taken from an unsecured 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. No total loss figure was listed.

• Michael Allen Bonin, 26, who is homeless, was jailed last Wednesday under a $20,000 secured bond on a series of charges after he allegedly was found in possession of a stolen scooter on Franklin Street near North Main Street. In addition to larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of stolen goods, Bonin is accused of one other felony, possession of methamphetamine, and misdemeanor offenses of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. His District Court appearance is set for Nov. 8.

• Money and merchandise were netted in a break-in of Zip Food Store on Carter Street which was discovered last Wednesday. Stolen were an Emerson DVR unit and two other DVRs, valued altogether at $1,150; an undisclosed sum of currency and coins; cigarettes worth $100; 10 packs of Top rolling papers, $30; Grizzly snuff, $24; a tobacco pipe, $16; and a brass belt buckle, $13. Damage also occurred to a rear door during the break-in which was put at $75.

• Lora Parker Gardner, 55, of 4045 Deer Run Road, Elkin, was arrested at the city magistrate’s office last Wednesday on a charge of misuse of the 911 system which had been filed the day before through the Elkin Police Department. No details were listed regarding the alleged offense, for which Gardner was held in the county jail under a $1,000 secured bond. She is to appear in Surry District Court on Oct. 27.

• Kristie Michelle Krantz, 41, of 241 Rockford St., was arrested on a second-degree trespassing violation last Wednesday at a Newsome Street location after she was encountered by police during a suspicious-person call. Krantz was held in the Surry County Jail under a $500 secured bond, with her District Court date Oct. 24.

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