Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

June 28, 2014

Princeton Police blotter June 19-25


June 19

OPEN CONTAINER: An officer observed a male subject with an open container of beer at the town square. Roger Butcher, of Princeton, was issued a citation.

BREACH OF PEACE: Officers observed a female subject allegedly stumbling and appearing to be intoxicated on Thorn Street. Brittany Lawrence, of Princeton, was arrested.

June 20

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported that someone had broken a glass window on his building.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported her rose bush and palm tree were taken from her residence and a front door handle was broken.

June 21

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, PUBLIC INTOXICATION, OBSTRUCTING: Officers responded to a report of someone possibly breaking into a church. Officers located a male subject with bloody hands who allegedly stated he may have thrown a rock at the church because he was mad at someone. Officers also observed the subject to be intoxicated. The subject was arrested and transported to the Princeton Police Department. When personnel attempted to treat the subject for his wounds he refused treatment and officers handcuffed the subject and transported him to the hospital. The subject continued to refuse and allegedly took an aggressive stance toward an officer. William Howard, of Princeton, was arrested.


June 19

BATTERY: A female subject reported that another female subject had injured her with a door while trying to enter her residence. The other female subject was located and allegedly acted belligerently toward officers. Melissa Johnson, of Princeton, was arrested.

SHOPLIFTING: A store clerk at Willowbrook Outfitters reported a male subject took a pair of boots from the store without paying for them.

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported someone stole the tailgate from his truck at the Kroger in Bluewell.

June 20

DAYTIME BURGLARY: Two female subjects reported their home had been ransacked. A neighbor reported seeing a male subject walking away from the residence. The male subject was located and arrested. He allegedly admitted to entering the residence because the person living there owed him money. Timothy May, of Bluefield, was arrested.

June 23

MALICIOUS WOUNDING: Deputy C.K. Lester learned a male subject had been stabbed near the Dollar General in Lashmeet. The case has been forwarded to the detective bureau for follow up.

OBSTRUCTING, DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A male subject allegedly began acting belligerently when officers requested he go inside and calm down at a residence on Mapledale Lane. Brian Marshall, of Bluefield, was arrested.

VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER: A female subject reported a male subject had violated a protective order she had against him.

PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported that a male subject took $42 from her wallet.

June 24

CAPIAS-WELFARE FRAUD: Rosa Cline, of Princeton, was arrested on a warrant.

DRIVING REVOKED FOR DUI: During an accident investigation officers learned that a female driving a vehicle had a revoked driver’s license. Sarah French, of New Hall, was arrested.

June 25

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported a lawn mower, gas burning stove and small electric refrigerator missing from his property.

BURGLARY: A male subject reported items were missing from Meadow Lane Loop in Bluefield.

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