• SHOPLIFTING: Sgt. J.W. Howell responded to Kroger, where a complainant reported a white male and female opened two containers of blackberries and walked through the store eating them. They then allegedly discarded the containers and failed to pay for them. Ross Phenis, 21, of Princeton, and Brandy Carosi, 26, of Princeton, were cited for shoplifting and released.
• POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT WITH INTENT TO UTTER: A complainant at Princeton Mart reported a woman with brown hair came to the store and attempted to purchase items with a counterfeit $20 bill. Ptlm. J.D. Halsey and Sgt. J.W. Howell investigated. Officers identified the female suspect but were still working to identify a male with her. The investigation was continuing.
• POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT WITH INTENT TO UTTER: McDonald's on Stafford Drive reported an unknown female tried to pay with a counterfeit $20 bill. The woman was reportedly driving a pale blue Chevrolet Beretta. She was described as being a white woman, approximately 40 years old, with curly brown hair.
• SIMPLE POSSESSION, POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRIVING SUSPENDED: While patrolling Beckley Road, Ptlm. J.D. Halsey reported seeing a white Mazda traveling 50 mph in a 35 mph zone. The officer pulled the motorist over and searched the driver, allegedly finding multiple baggies on his person. A search of the car allegedly uncovered one marijuana joint. Another search of the driver allegedly revealed one hydrocodone pill in his possession. Bryan Hill, 27, of Princeton, was charged.
• SHOPLIFTING: Ptlm. B.R. Woodard and Ptlm. M.K. Bolton responded to Kroger, where complainants reported a suspect shoplifted four bottles of Tylenol PM, valued at $14.69 each. William J. Knight, 19, of Montcalm, was cited for shoplifting.
• DOMESTIC BATTERY: Ptlm. B.R. Woodard responded to Hinton Street, where a complainant reported she had been in an argument with her boyfriend, who allegedly threw her to the ground and kicked her in the ribs. He allegedly also put a shirt over her face and told her he would kill her if she did not stop screaming. Woodard reported seeing bruising on her abdomen and rib area. Justin Nunnery, 22, of Princeton, was arrested.
• DUI: Ptlm. J.D. Halsey reported seeing a silver Ford Escort traveling West on Thorn Street with no headlights on. He followed the vehicle onto Straley Avenue, where it allegedly proceeded into the oncoming lane of traffic before turning onto Washington Avenue, almost hitting a parked car. Halsey reported initiating a traffic stop with his blue lights and siren, but the motorist allegedly continued until the intersection of Washington and Christie avenues. The driver reportedly failed field sobriety tests and later recorded a 0.182 level in a blood alcohol content test. Shaun Presley, 28, of Jenkinjones, was charged.
• SHOPLIFTING: A complainant at Princeton Mart reported a man shoplifted two bottles of Bud Ice beer and two packages of Slim Jims. Capt. P.V. Powell investigated and cited Austin Embler, 47, of Princeton, with shoplifting.
• POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER: Lt. K.T. Compton stopped a Cadillace on Center Street, after reportedly noting an expired registration. The driver allegedly advised she was driving suspended and handed the officer a citation for the offense written two days prior. Compton then placed Cynthia Harrell, 23, of Bluefield, under arrest and searched the vehicle, allegedly locating a pill bottle containing several different forms of oxycodone and approximately 1 gram of marijuana. The officer also reported finding $3,877 in cash in Harrell's purse.
• DUI: Mercer County 911 advised officers of a possible intoxicated driver on Courthouse Road. Ptlm. J.D. Halsey reported seeing the F150 turn onto Morrison Drive, almost hitting a guardrail and entering the oncoming lane of traffic. He executed a traffic stop in the Princeton Community Hospital parking lot, where he reported the driver appeared to be unsteady and refused to take part in field sobriety tests. Teddy Collins, 49, of Lashmeet, was charged with driving under the influence.