Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 3, 2013

Princeton Police Department Oct. 24-29


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Oct. 24

PERSON PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING A FIREARM: During a patrol, Ptlm. J.D. Halsey located a male subject walking East along Lower Bell Street carrying a riffle. The officer then approached the male who allegedly claimed he had picked the gun from a friend's house. The officer learned the male subject was a convicted felon. James Hill, 66, of Princeton, was arrested.

BREAKING AND ENTERING (VEHICLE); PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported a laptop computer was missing from his vehicle parked on Park Avenue.

Oct. 25

PETIT LARCENY: A female subject on McKinley Avenue reported a battery was missing from her vehicle.

Oct. 26

BREAKING AND ENTERING; PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported someone had gained access to Tudor's on Stafford Drive and had taken money from the company's safe.

BREAKING AND ENTERING (TWO COUNTS); PETIT LARCENY: Two subjects living on Highland Avenue reported their vehicles were broken into with items missing from each.

Oct. 27

FRAUD WITH ACCESS DEVICE: A female subject reported her daughter's debit card was stolen and used without their permission.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: A manager of Dairy Queen reported that the company's safe had been broken into and the money inside was tampered with.

BURGLARY: Two subjects reported their residence on Lincoln Street reported their residence had been broken into and items were missing.

Oct. 28

BREAKING AND ENTERING (VEHICLE)(FOUR COUNTS); PETIT LARCENY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (FOUR COUNTS): Four subjects parked at the Princeton Recreation Center reported their vehicles had been broken into with items missing from each.

FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH ACCESS DEVICE: A female subject reported that a male subject had used her debit card to wire money using Western Union. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau.

BREAKING AND ENTERING; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; ARSON FOURTH DEGREE (ATTEMPTED): A female subject reported her residence on Bluefield Avenue had been broken into and requested officers to make sure the property was clear of intruders. Lt. T.A. Gray entered the basement of the residence and located a tire on fire next to a bucket of paint. The officer believed the paint to be used as a way to spread the fire. The report was forwarded to the detective bureau.

Oct. 29

DOMESTIC BATTERY: A female subject reported to Sgt. T.A. Bailey and J.A. Angle that her son had insisted she give him money. When the female told the male subject that she did not have money, he allegedly became violent. Allegedly, the male struck her with a lamp, threatened to drag her to her vehicle, and caused a laceration on her arm. Leslie Perdue, 29, of Princeton, was arrested.

FORGERY AND UTTERING: A female subject reported a male subject had cashed one of her checks at BB&T without her permission.