PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported his vehicle’s tag was stolen in a parking lot at the Midtown Apartments.
FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR DRIVING SUSPENDED: Nikkita Propst, 26, of Princeton, turned herself in on warrants.
FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR DRIVING SUSPENDED AND DEFECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Amanda Weiss, 32, of Matoaka, was arrested on warrants.
PETIT LARCENY: A loss prevention officer at Auto Zone reported unauthorized use of the company’s gas card.
PETIT LARCENY: A male and female reported their vehicle had been damaged on Highland Avenue.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported his vehicle had been damaged on Highland Avenue.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT; PUBLIC INTOXICATION: Officers located a female subject, allegedly intoxicated, making harassing statements outside Dominos on Stafford Drive. Edna Runyon, 43, of Princeton, was arrested.
FRAUDULENT USE OF ACCESS DEVICE: A female subject reported her debit card had been used without her permission. Follow-up from a detective was requested.
OBSTRUCTING: A female subject allegedly refused to follow Ptlm. J.A. Angle’s instructions during a follow-up investigation. Lisa Hubbard, 46, of Princeton, was arrested.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported her vehicle had been damaged on Highland Avenue.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Officers responded to an alarm on Valley Street where they observed signs consistent with breaking and entering on a residence on the street.
SHOPLIFTING: Management at Grants reported two male subjects had stolen a case of beer from their store on East Main Street.
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Ptlm. C.L. Mullins responded to a traffic stop in reference to an intoxicated driver. The driver was allegedly traveling on Thorn Street in the area reserved for parked vehicles. The officer observed the odor of alcohol on the male driver’s person and allegedly observed he had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. The male allegedly admitted to consuming alcohol earlier that night. The male registered a 0.106 blood-alcohol content in preliminary testing. Later testing registered the male subject at 0.104. Jeffrey Johnson, 21, of Bluefield, was arrested.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: A female subject reported her husband had threatened and struck her. Harry Crockett, 61, of Princeton, was arrested.
SHOPLIFTING: Grant’s management reported a female subject had taken items from the store without paying. Officers located the female subject in the back of a truck nearby. Savannah Griffith, 27, of Princeton, was arrested.
BURGLARY: A female subject reported items were missing and others were broken at her residence on Princeton Avenue.
OBTAINING MONEY BY FALSE PRETENSES: A female subject reported two male subjects had intimidated her into paying them for working on her roof that they may have not done.
PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported a knife was stolen from his vehicle on Hale Avenue.
FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR EXPIRED OPERATORS: Jeffrey Johnson, 19, of Princeton, turned himself in on warrants.
FAILURE TO APPEAR FOR STOP SIGN: Kasey Trent, 23, of Athens, turned herself in on warrants.
BURGLARY (DAYTIME); TRANSFERRING STOLEN PROPERTY: A male subject reported items were missing from his residence on Oliver Avenue.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: A female subject reported her brother had grabbed her neck when she requested money back he owed her. Warrants are pending.
DOMESTIC BATTERY; UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT; UNLAWFUL ASSAULT: A female subject reported her boyfriend had beat her after she discovered drug paraphernalia in his possession.
GRAND LARCENY: A male subject reported truck tailgates were stolen from a lot on Brick Street.
PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported her handicap sticker was going to be stolen from her vehicle at Princeton Community Hospital.
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Officials break ground on new waste water facility
Rain didn’t dampen enthusiasm Thursday when ground was broken for a wastewater plant that will double both the treatment capacity and opportunities for economic development in the Claypool Hill and Wardell communities.
Absentee voting lagging
Absentee balloting is off to a slow start in a closely-watched Southwest Virginia Senate race that will determine which political party controls the General Assembly.
Three candidates are vying to succeed former lawmaker Phillip Puckett, who resigned in June. A special election is set for Aug. 19. The candidates are Republican A. Benton “Ben” Chafin Jr. Democrat D.M. “Mike” Hymes and independent Rick A. Mullins.
Civil complaint filed against GM alleging defects caused local woman’s death
The estate of a young Mercer County woman and her unborn child have filed a civil complaint in Mercer County Circuit Court alleging that a defective ignition switch in the woman’s 2005 Chevy Cobalt led to her death as well as the death of her unborn child.
Keisha Dawn Vest, 26, of Princeton, the wife of Jason Vest, and mother of a (then) 3-year-old son, was driving to Mt. Airy, N.C., on May 2, 2006, when the brakes on her vehicle failed. Mrs. Vest was working in Mt. Airy as an MRI technician. Without brakes, Mrs. Vest lost control of her vehicle and entered an intersection into the path of a tractor-trailer. She died as a result of the injuries she received in the wreck.
‘Overwhelming:’ Area fans supporting Saints trip to West Virginia
The community response to the New Orleans Saints’ three-week visit to The Greenbrier for training camp can be described best in one word that Greenbrier owner Jim Justice, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and Saints head coach Sean Payton all used Thursday when discussing the team’s first 24-plus hours in the Mountain State.
“Overwhelming,” they all agreed.
Police continue to search for suspects in local robberies
Three robbery suspects remain at large in Mercer and Tazewell counties.
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- Princeton man sues GM over wife’s crash death
Son gets life for murders
After pleading no contest in Tazewell County Circuit Court to charges of capitol murder-robbery, a Virginia man was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for the murder of his own parents.
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