Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

September 1, 2013

Princeton Police, Mercer Sheriff blotters Aug. 22-29



BATTERY: A female subject reported her mother had struck her in the face three times. Warrants are pending.

BREACH OF PEACE (TWO COUNTS): Ptlm. B.E. Grimm responded to Subway in reference to two subjects panhandling outside of Subway on Courthouse Road. The officer located the two males in a nearby parking lot. The officer observed both to have the odor of alcohol on their persons. Edna Runyon, 42, of Princeton, and David Cecil, 43, were arrested.

SHOPLIFTING: Ptlm. E.D, Leftwich and Sgt. J.D. Halsey responded to Grants at the Athens Crossroads. The store manager reported a female had taken batteries without paying. Upon investigation, the officers located other items the female allegedly was attempting to steal. Loretta Hall, 46, of Princeton, was cited.

Aug. 25

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; DRIVING REVOKED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (SECOND OFFENSE): While on patrol, Ptlm. J.E. Malm observed a vehicle with a defective brake light. The officer initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle complied along Stafford Drive. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed the odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The driver allegedly admitted to consuming beers and to having a revoked license. Allegedly, the male driver failed three field sobriety tests. The male registered a 0.204 blood-alcohol content. The driver was arrested. Later he registered a 0.161 blood-alcohol content. Joshua Walker, 32, of Beeson, was arrested.

BATTERY: A female subject reported another female grabbed her face and struck her. Warrants are pending.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: Capt. K.T. Compton located and arrested Angela Jones, 44, of Princeton, on warrants from Virginia.

FAILURE TO APPEAR: Brandon Daniely, 23, was located and arrested.

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