Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

October 15, 2012

Princeton Police Department — Oct. 5-7, 2012


Oct. 5

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, MARIJUANA; POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, OXYCODONE; POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, XANAX: During a traffic stop for detective equipment, Sgt. E.T. Pugh learned the male subject was driving on a suspended driver's license. During a search of the vehicle, the officer located what was believed to be marijuana, four tablets believed to be Xanax, and one tablet believed to be oxycodone. Johnney Burchfield, 41, of Tennessee, was arrested.

BREAKING AND ENTERING TO A VEHICLE: A female reported her car had been broken into and items including jewelry and a printer were missing.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female reported damage to her basement window on Christie Street.

Oct. 6

DOMESTIC BATTERY: A female reported that her boyfriend had entered her home following an argument by going through a broken window. The male allegedly attacked the female by pulling her hair, pushing her down, and kicking her stomach. The female also advised she was four months pregnant.  Officers observed red marks on the female's arms. The officers located the male subject on Fellers Street. Thomas Cox, 31, of Princeton, was arrested.

JOY RIDING: A female reported her car had been missing since the previous night.

GRAND LARCENY; BURGLARY: A male subject reported someone had broken into his outbuilding in Sentz Alley and stolen several tools.

Oct. 7

OBSTRUCTING: Sgt. E.T. Pugh, Ptlm. D.R. Murray and Ptlm. D.A. Weatherly stopped a vehicle for failure to signal a right turn. The female driver and passenger reported they did not have any information and were only 15. A male passenger was cooperative and able to provide the information requested. The other male passenger did not provide identification. The officer located the male's identification and he allegedly became belligerent. Barrett Brady, 21, of Princeton, was arrested.

AGGRAVATED ROBBERY: Ptlm. J.S. Bish learned from the female clerk that a male subject had entered the Sunoco on Mercer Street, stuck a gun to her side and demanded all of the money. The male also smashed the store phone and took the female's phone. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau.

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