Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Police Blotter

April 29, 2013

Mercer County Sheriff's Department — April 18-April 24, 2013


April 21

DOMESTIC BATTERY; DOMESTIC ASSAULT; BRANDISHING: A female subject requested to make a complaint about her husband to Dep. C.K. Lester. Allegedly, her husband and previously threatened to take her daughter and leave the country with her. After the male subject fell asleep on the couch, the female attempted to take the daughter into her bed. Allegedly, the husband awakened, discovering the female with her daughter. Allegedly, the husband began striking the female and returned to the bedroom to get his gun. Allegedly, the female saw the man carrying the gun before leaving the home.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject on Mapledale Lane near Princeton reported that one of his vehicle's tires had been cut.

April 22

BURGLARY (NIGHTTIME); PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported that several items were missing from his residence on Postal Place. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau for further investigation.

April 23

BURGLARY; PETIT LARCENY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported several items had been stolen from her residence on Youngs Row near Princeton while she spent the winter in Florida.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported that a male subject had put a dent into her car. Warrants pending.

April 24

BURGLARY; CONSPIRACY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; OBSTRUCTION: Dep. A.M. Ballard responded in reference to burglary that had just occurred. While in route, the officer located a vehicle matching the description of one that had left the scene of the burglary. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle but let the driver and two passengers go after they claimed not have been to the scene of the burglary. Dep. Ballard along with Dep.W.C. Wilborn and Dep. C.K. Lester then responded to Boxcar Place in reference to the burglary. Two subjects reported that the driver of the vehicle the officer had stopped previous had kicked the door of their mobile home in and broken a window of their vehicle. The officers then located the vehicle again at Breeze Hill Mobile Home Park. Allegedly, the male subject refused to step off the porch to speak to the officer. The officers then removed and arrested him. The two passengers, one male and one female, were also arrested. Jackie Justice, 19, of Princeton, Antonio McLane, 28, of Bramwell, and Contessa Graham, 18, of Princeton, were arrested. Allegedly, while in route, Justice made threats against the male subject whose residence he had damaged and told the female not to speak to the police.

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