Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 21, 2013

Princeton Police Department — Jan. 10-16 2013


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

— Princeton Police Department



Jan. 10

AGGRAVATED DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, FIRST OFFENSE: While on patrol in the area of the Thorn Street bridge, officer B.E. Grimm observed a vehicle pull out in front of another that was travelling eastbound. The officer conducted a traffic. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed the odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The driver allegedly advised that he did not have driver's license and that he had been drinking. The  male also allegedly repeated, "I am not drunk, I'm an alcoholic and I'm used to it." Nicky Gilley, 25, of Princeton, was arrested.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: During a search of a vehicle on Mercer Street, officers located over $1,000 in cash and a small amount of pills on a male subject.

SHOPLIFTING: While working loss prevention at Grant's at the Athens Crossroads, officer J.D. Halsey observed a male subject take an item from the shelf and attempt leave without paying. David Wyatt, 18, of Princeton, was cited.

Jan. 11

TRESPASSING: Grant's loss prevention advised locating a female subject that was previous banned from the store inside the store. Warrants are pending.

BATTERY: A male student at Princeton Middle School and his mother reported another juvenile had attacked him in the hallways of the school.

BATTERY; PETIT LARCENY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported her laptop was missing from her home on Kee Street.

Jan. 12

BURGLARY: A male subject reported money and a credit card was missing from his residence on Highland Avenue.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Sgt. T.A. Gray and officer E.D. Leftwich responded to Princeton Community Hospital in reference to a male subject creating a disturbance. Upon arrival, security officers advised a male subject had caused a disturbance in the waiting room. The officers asked the male to leave the grounds but he allegedly refused. The male also allegedly had the odor of alcohol on his person. Steven Uhler, 36, of Princeton, was arrested.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING; ROBBERY: Officers responded to Princeton Community Hospital in reference to a female being thrown from a vehicle. The female advised that she was thrown from her allegedly drunk's boyfriend's car after she tried to grab her money from his pocket.

SHOPLIFTING: Loss prevention officers at Kroger's advised that a female had attempted to leave the store without paying for magazines. Rebecca Ayers, 30, of Princeton, was cited.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Sgt. T.A. Gray responded to Princeton Community Hospital in reference to a male subject creating a disturbance. During the first incident, the officer located the subject and noted that he had asked the man to leave the area that same night.  Security at the hospital advised the male was soliciting money in the parking lot. The officer noted the male allegedly had the odor of alcohol on his person. Upon arrival, the officer observed the male arguing with the security officers. David Cecil, 42, was arrested.

Jan. 13

SHOPLIFTING: Kroger store management advised a female subject had filled a cart with merchandise and attempted to leave without paying. Upon questioning by officer D. Aitken, the female allegedly advised she had attempted to steal the items. Michelle Albano, 43, of Princeton, was cited.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: A male subject advised batteries were missing from Fredeking-Stafford Construction on Industrial Street.

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject advised a knife and cell phone holder were missing from his vehicle on Reynolds Avenue.

Jan. 14

BURGLARY; ROBBERY: A male subject reported that he had awakened to the sound of a female telling him to give her all of his money. The male further advised the female had struck him several times with a board. Warrants are pending.

GRAND LARCENY: A male subject advised several items were missing from his vehicle.

ENTER WITHOUT BREAKING: A female subject reported money was missing from the Flowers Discount Bakery Store on Brick Street. The officer noted there were no signs of forced entry to the business.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported damage to a company vehicle and that cash was missing from it.

PASSING OR RECEIVING UNAUTHORIZED CURRENCY: Grant's management advised that a female had used counterfeit currency to pay for items at the store on East Main Street. Warrants are pending.

Jan. 15

PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported her GPS and phone charger were missing from her car.

SHOPLIFTING: Kroger management advised that a female had attempted to remove three hairbands and eye solution from the store without paying. Sandra Hylton, 46, of Princeton, was cited for shoplifting .

PETIT LARCENY; TRANSFER OF STOLEN PROPERTY: A female subject reported that an iPhone was stolen from her vehicle and sold to Cheap Thrills Records. Warrants are pending.

Jan. 16

SHOPLIFTING: Kroger's store management advised a female allegedly had attempted to take several items without paying from the store. Lauren Farley, 25, of Bluefield, was cited.