Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 3, 2013

Princeton Police Department — Feb. 21-26, 2013


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

— PRINCETON POLICE DEPARTMENT



Feb. 21

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE: Sgt. T.A. Gray and Lt. K.T. Compton located two male subjects walking on Mercer Street. The officers knew one of the males to be wanted on a warrant from Pulaski County, Va. Kevin Gardner, 29, of Princeton, was arrested for that charge. The officer conducted a safety patdown on the other male subject and located four bags of a substance believed to be crack cocaine and two pills believed to be K-4 Dilaudid pills. Keyon Durham, 24, of Princeton, was arrested for two counts of possession with intent to distribute.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT; RESISTING ARREST: Ptlm. B.E. Grimm responded to a residence at Shopview Lane in reference to an unwanted person. A female subject advised that another female was drunk and refusing to leave the first female's elderly parents residence. Upon trying to remove the female from the residence, she allegedly attempted to pull her hands away from the officer and began to yell obscenities in public. The female also allegedly refused to place her hands behind her back. Belinda Caldwell, 39, of Princeton, was arrested.

Feb. 22

BATTERY: A male subject reported that he had been struck in the face several times by his niece's ex-boyfriend  while she was in H&R Block on Stafford Drive. Warrants are pending.

Feb. 23

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported that someone had tried to cut a circle out of glass at Link's Service Center.

Feb. 24

ASSAULT: A female subject reported that an elderly neighbor's daughter had become aggressive when she tried to bring groceries to the elderly neighbor. The daughter allegedly threatened to harm the female if she entered the home.

Feb. 25

DRIVING REVOKED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE; FLEEING ON FOOT: While patrolling on High Street, Lt. K.T. Compton observed a male subject driving a vehicle stop the vehicle and lay down in the seat to avoid being seen by the officer. The officer identified the male subject. The male allegedly stated "you ain't arresting me" and fled the scene. Warrants are pending.

Feb. 26

GRAND LARCENY: A male subject reported all of the money from his account at BB&T was taken. He believed the account was emptied following his email being hacked. The information was forwarded to BB&T Fraud Center.

BREAKING AND ENTERING; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: Officers learned copper piping was missing from a law firm on East Main Street. A male subject believed to be responsible for the thefts denied involvement but reported stealing the business' cordless phone.