PRINCETON — Mercer Sheriff
CARRY CONCEALED WEAPON; PUBLIC INTOXICATION: While at Mercer Mall, Lt. J. Parks was approached by a male subject who reported another male at the mall offered to sell him cocaine and prescription medication. The male was also reported to be intoxicated with a strong smell of alcohol on his person. The officer located the other male subject in question and observed a partially concealed holster on the male's person. The officer then ordered the male to turn around so the officer could conduct a safety patdown. Allegedly, the male asked if he was being arrested. The officer located four weapons including three knives on the male's person. The male allegedly reported not knowing that carrying the weapons was illegal. Allegedly he reported having the knives to skin a deer in the event he hit one. Dallas Wimmer, 21, of Bluefield, was arrested.
BURNED VEHICLE: A male subject reported his car had been set of fire.
BATTERY: A female subject working at Little General in Kegley reported a possibly intoxicated male subject had become belligerent over the store's prices and had struck her in the face with a pen.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: A female subject reported her husband had struck her and choked her during a disagreement over financial matters. The female reported to Dep. K.M. Saddler that she did not want to file domestic violence charges but wanted a protection order. The officer transported her to the court to obtain one.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported his residence on Lorton Lick Road was broken into and several items inside were destroyed.
DOMESTIC BATTERY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject living on Rocky Branch Road near Kegley reported her boyfriend had gotten drunk inside of their residence. Allegedly, the male subject broke her computer, television and a chair. Allegedly, the male subject chased the female with a piece of the chair threatening to kill her. The male subject died before further action could be taken on the case.
RAILROAD TRESPASS: Dep. C.K Lester and W.C. Wilborn responded to the Kegley area in reference to a male subject being struck by a train. Officers located the train engine and the engineer who reported a male subject was sitting on the railroad tracks with his head in his hands and they could not get the train stopped in time to avoid the male subject. The male subject allegedly did not make an attempt to avoid the train.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: Dep. W.E. Rose responded to Goodwin's Chapel Road near Oakvale in reference to a physical domestic incident. The officer spoke to a female subject who reported her boyfriend had kicked her in her knee during a disagreement. The officer later located the male subject and arrested Brandon Perkins, 24, of Princeton, was arrested.
PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported the tag was stolen from his vehicle.
PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported several items were taken from her residence on Athens Road by another female subject.