Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

April 29, 2013

Princeton Polie Department — April 18-25, 2013


April 21

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported that a license plate had been stolen from his vehicle parked on West View Avenue.

DOMESTIC BATTERY: Officers responded to a domestic altercation on Mercer Street between two females. Allegedly, the fight began after an argument escalated. Both parties refused to press charges. One of the subjects was a juvenile and subsequently released when the officers learned she lived at another residence. April Johnson, 32, of Princeton, and the juvenile were arrested.

April 22

SHOPLIFTING (SECOND OFFENSE): Ptlm. R.S. Gibson responded to Kroger's on Stafford Drive in reference to a shoplifter. Store management advised that a male subject had taken several meat products from shelves and concealed them to leave without paying. The officer spoke with the male subject who allegedly advised, "I was just being stupid." Henry Stacey, 48, of Princeton, was cited.

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported some of his tools had been stolen from a job site on Stafford Drive.

BURGLARY; GRAND LARCENY: A male subject reported several items had been stolen from a residence on Straley Avenue.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported minor damage to the drive-thru at Arby's on Ingleside Road.

April 23

PUBLIC INTOXICATION: Ptlm. R.S. Gibson responded to the Budget Inn on Thorn Street in reference to two subjects being passed out. The officer arrived and spoke to a male and female subject lying around the motel. Both allegedly advised the officer that they didn't have a place to go. The officer observed the two had several beer cans around them and smelled of alcohol. Patrick Epps, 50, and Loretta Woody, 64, of Princeton, were arrested.

BATTERY: Sgt. T.A. Gray responded to Washington Avenue in reference to an altercation between juveniles. A member of the Princeton Fire Department advised the officers that they had broken up the fight. The case was forwarded to the juvenile authorities.

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