PRINCETON — Mercer Sheriff
DOMESTIC ASSAULT; DOMESTIC BATTERY; ASSAULT; BATTERY: Sgt. G.W. Woods, Dep. A.M. Ballard and Sr. Dep. W.C. Wilborn responded to Ruffner Street near Bluefield in reference to a domestic dispute. A female subject advised the officers that her ex-husband had hit her on three separate occasions and that he had threatened to kill her while they were driving in Green Valley. A friend of the female witnessed the attack.
GRAND LARCENY (AUTO): A male subject reported that his vehicle had been stolen from Littlesburg Road near Bluewell.
REPORTING FALSE EMERGENCY: Dep. J.D. Gills and K.M. Saddler responded to Sandhurst near Bluefield in reference to a disturbance. The officers spoke to a male subject who advised that another male had broken into his home and had gotten a knife. The officers were unable to locate the second male subject and left the scene to assist in another matter. A short time later, the male subject allegedly called emergency dispatch twice once reporting a shots fired incident. After the officers arrived back at the scene, they were unable to locate anyone to confirm the caller's report of shots fired. The officer spoke to the male subject and he allegedly advised that no shots were fired, he just wanted the officers to return. Michael Bailey, 55, of Bluefield, was arrested.
STRIKING UNATTENDED VEHICLE: Dep. K.M. Saddler responded to Low Gap Road in reference to a car striking an unattended vehicle. A female subject reported that she was watching television when she heard a crash outside. The female looked outside and located a white car speeding away. Later, the female went outside and observed damage to her vehicle. The officer observed damage to the vehicle consistent with a strike from another vehicle.
GRAND LARCENY: An employee of CNX reported that the company had several gates stolen from properties around Mercer County.
ASSAULT; TERRORISTIC THREATS VIA INTERNET: A female subject reported that her son, a student at PikeView High School, had another students make threats to him. Allegedly, the dispute centers around the son's girlfriend and the desire of the other male subject to make the girl become his girlfriend. The officer observed a social networking site that contained the alleged threats. The school was alerted to the threats and opted to discipline the student. The case was also forwarded to the juvenile authorities.
MALICIOUS ASSAULT; WANTON ENDANGERMENT: Dep. C.K. Lester and Sr. Dep. W.C. Wilborn responded to Bluefield Regional Medical Center in reference to a female with a gunshot wound in her arm. The officers learned the incident occurred at the Sweet Dreams Night Club on Grassy Branch Road near Bluefield. Lester went to the night club and located three shell casings. Wilborn went to BRMC and spoke with the female subject's boyfriend who advised that he was shooting pool and she was at the bar when a fight began. Allegedly, the fight began when the boyfriend was accused of stepping on someone else's foot. The boyfriend advised that he was sprayed with mace after stepping on someone's foot. When he and his girlfriend left the night club, they were confronted by several individuals including one female. The boyfriend and the female then got into their vehicle attempted to leave the area. The boyfriend heard several shots ring out and the female advised she had been shot. At that point, the boyfriend took her to the hospital. The female later confirmed her boyfriend's account with minor differences. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported her mailbox had been stolen from her home on Bramwell Hill Road.