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August 27, 2012

Mercer County Sheriff's Department — Aug. 16-23, 20`1

MERCER SHERIFF

Aug. 16

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported damage to his vehicle that had been parked at Walmart near Princeton.

RECEIVING/TRANSFERRING STOLEN PROPERTY; BREAKING AND ENTERING; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; PETIT LARCENY: Dep. K.M. Saddler learned that several items were missing from the Montcalm Waste and Water Treatment plant. The officer was advised that the gate had been forced open and cut. The officer later located one of the items at a local pawn shop and returned it to the owner. Warrants are pending.

Aug. 17

PETIT LARCENY: A female subject on Low Gap Road, near Princeton, reported that a cast iron bathtub she kept in her yard was missing.

DOMESTIC BATTERY; CAPIAS: A female subject reported to Dep. J.D. Ellison that she was the victim of domestic battery. The female reported that her live-in boyfriend had struck her in the back of the head and stole her purse. The female alleged the argument was over her wanting to get a pill and the boyfriend not wanting her to. The boyfriend also allegedly advised the female that there were warrants out for her arrest. The female reportedly requested the officer check. The officer did and indeed learned the female was wanted. The officer spoke with the boyfriend, and he advised that the pill part of the story was true but denied striking the female. Several neighbors confirmed the boyfriend's story. The female refused medical treatment and to press charges against the female. Amy Floria, 26, was arrested.

GRAND LARCENY: Dep. K.M. Saddler was informed that seven motors were missing from T&N Electric in Bluefield. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau for investigation.

FORGERY; UTTERING; CONSPIRING TO COMMIT A FELONY: An elderly female victim reported that her grandson had stolen a check from her home and together with a friend, forged her signature and cashed the check.

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