SHOPLIFTING, CONTRIBUTING TO DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR: Alisha M. Kilts, 20, of Virginia Beach, Va., was arrested at the Women’s Belk in Mercer Mall for allegedly shoplifting $164 in underwear. She was with a juvenile at the time.
PETIT LARCENY, BREAKING AND ENTERING AUTO: A pioneer CD player was stolen from a 1985 Buick LaSabre. There are no suspects. Dep. S.A. Sommers investigated.
WORTHLESS CHECK: Roscoe Brown, 52, of Bluefield, was arrested for allegedly writing 17 worthless checks, in amounts from $5 to $75.
BREAKING AND ENTERING AUTO, PETIT LARCENY, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A witness told police he saw three suspects in his truck, which was parked at his residence. He chased down two of them, and said he got the names of all three. There was damage to the truck totaling $600, and equipment valued at $500 was stolen.
WORTHLESS CHECKS: Kamala Joann Bane, 31, of Bluefield, was arrested after allegedly writing checks to Queen’s Pizza for $46.77, Veterinary Associates for $130.35, All Creatures for $320.05 and to the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department for $335.05.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: The rear driver’s-side quarter panel of a pickup truck was damaged after witnesses said someone was trying to get the alarm to go off. The damage totaled $250.
DOMESTIC BATTERY: harles Robert Hall, 49, of Bluefield, was arrested after a he reportedly tackled a victim, pushing him into a kitchen door and breaking the glass with the victim’s arm. Both men were allegedly intoxicated at the time.
DUI: Chad M. Lowe, 26, of Cedar Bluff, Va., was arrested after Dep. S.A. Sommers noticed him traveling at a high rate of speed on U.S. 460. Lowe’s blood-alcohol later tested over the .08
PRINCETON POLICE DEPARTMENT
FAILURE TO APPEAR, DRIVING SUSPENDED, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: During routine patrol, Ptlm. T.A. Gray and Sgt. K.T. Compton observed Kenneth Varney, 19, of Princeton, traveling with two other men and knew he was wanted for failure to appear. The officers asked Varney to step out of the vehicle, at which time, Compton reported seeing a $5 bill and half of a Dilaudid pill inside. At that time, Varney was also charged with possession of a controlled substance. During the same incident, officers discovered another passenger, David Small, 26, of Princeton, was wanted on capias warrants, and he was apprehended. The driver of the vehicle, Scott Blankenship, 45, of Princeton was arrested for driving on a suspended license.
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