Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

August 27, 2012

Princeton Police Department — Aug. 16-22, 2012


Aug. 16

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Officers D.B. Morey and D.R. Murray learned that the door to an apartment was damaged on Stafford Drive.

BATTERY: A male subject reported that another male had injured him near Wendy's in Princeton to Officer D.R. Murray. Warrants are pending.

SHOPLIFTING; SIMPLE POSSESSION: Officer J.S. Bish was working loss prevention at Grant's on West Main Street and observed a female subject allegedly attempt to steal a package of glue without paying. During a subsequent conversation, the female allegedly advised that she had a narcotic pill in her pocket. Mary Kanode, 40, of Princeton was cited.

Aug. 17

PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported her purse was missing from a vehicle at ResCare.

UTTERING: A female subject advised that checks that she didn't write were being cashed by a male subject at Sunoco on Mercer Street. The male subject in question gave a statement allegedly confirming the uttering.

BURGLARY: A male subject advised Officer J.D. Halsey that workout equipment was missing from  his residence.

Aug. 18

PETIT LARCENY: Officer T.A. Bailey learned a catalytic converter was missing from a car on Harrison Street.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; UNDERAGE CONSUMPTION: Sgt. T.A. Gray observed a can of beer coming from a vehicle near Princeton Middle School. The officer initiated a traffic stop and observed a smell of alcohol coming from the driver of the vehicle. The driver did not complete the one field sobriety test he attempted and registered a 0.129. The officer also determined that a 19 year old had been drinking. The female registered a 0.040.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Officer J.S. Bish responded to Bell Avenue and learned from a female that her son was intoxicated and refusing to leave the residence. The officers escorted him to a friend's house and advised him to stay the night. The officers received another call and learned the son had returned. Again, they advised him to go to the friends and not return. The son allegedly returned and attempted to kick in the door of the residence. Cosby Phillips, 37, of Princeton was arrested.

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