Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

January 30, 2013

Princeton Police Department — Jan. 17-22, 2013


Jan. 17

FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH ACCESS DEVICE: A female subject reported that she had received a phone call from an unknown caller and had given pin numbers to phone calls to the caller.

OBSTRUCTING: Ptlm. R.S. Gibson and Sgt. D.B Whited responded to Knob Street in reference to a domestic complaint. A male subject advised he was involved in an argument with the wife. The officers approached the residence and observed as the female stared at them through the window of the residence. The officers eventually gained access to the residence. The female allegedly continued staring at the officers. Tonya Stacy, 44, of Princeton, was arrested.

Jan. 18

BURGLARY: A female subject reported items were missing from her residence on Ruth Street.

BURGLARY: A female subject reported items were missing from her deceased mother's home on Bluefield Avenue.

DOMESTIC ASSAULT: Officers including Sgt. T.A. Gray responded to Robin Street in reference to a domestic dispute in progress. The officers learned the victim had gotten into a vehicle to get away from the suspect. The officers observed the vehicle in question had its window broken out. The victim advised the suspect had attempted to strike him several times with a tea kettle. The officers noted both parties appeared to be intoxicated. Rachel Roberts, 32, of Princeton, was arrested.

Jan. 19

SHOPLIFTING: Loss prevention officers at Grant's Supermarkets advised that a subject had taken a can of biscuits and left the store.

DRIVING REVOKED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; WORTHLESS CHECKS (FIVE COUNTS): During a traffic stop, officers located and arrested Robert Catron, 22, of Athens, was arrested on the above charges.

SHOPLIFTING: Loss prevention officers at Grant's Supermarket reported having a shoplifter in custody. Billy Wyrick, 35, of Princeton, was cited.

Jan. 20

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Ptlm. E.D. Leftwich observed a broken window at Mercer Glass located on South Second Street.

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported several tools were missing from a chest on his front porch at his home on Princeton Avenue.

Jan. 21

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: Officers located and arrested Janie Cox, 22, of Princeton, on a warrant.

SHOPLIFTING: Management at Grant's Supermarket reported that a female employee had changed the price tags on four items to reflect a lower price and paid for them at the end of her shift. Ptlm. R.S. Gibson observed the female's behavior on security footage.

WORTHLESS CHECK: An employee at Aaron's Rentals reported receiving a worthless check for an overdue account.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported a window was broken at Pet Zone Grooming on South Second Street. The officer noted the window appeared to be broken by a pellet gun.

Jan. 22

BURGLARY: A male subject reported that he observed another male leaving his home with his daughter's necklace. Ptlm. J.L. Faris proceeded to locate and arrest Kevin Cook, 29, of Kegley.

SHOPLIFTING: Officers transported three juveniles back to Princeton Senior High School after they were detained by Kroger's loss prevention officers.

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