Princeton Times

Police Blotter

November 15, 2013

Mercer County Sheriff's Department, Nov. 15


PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported a vase had been stolen from her parents' grave at Woodlawn Cemetery near Bluefield.

FORGERY (THREE COUNTS); UTTERING (THREE COUNTS); FRAUDULENT USE OF ACCESS DEVICE (TWO COUNTS): Joanna Hess, 35, of Bluefield, turned herself into the Mercer County Sheriff's Department on warrants.

BREAKING AND ENTERING TO AUTO; CONSPIRE TO COMMIT A MISDEMEANOR: Maegan Brineger, 27, was located and arrested on warrants.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: While on patrol on US 52 near Bluewell, Dep. J.D. Gills observed a vehicle traveling 54 mph in a 45 mph zone. The officer began following the vehicle and observed it swerve between the center line and right shoulder. The officer initiated a traffic stop and the vehicle complied. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed an odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The officer asked the driver to step out of the vehicle. Allegedly, the female was unbalanced and swaying when walking. The female allegedly denied drinking alcohol that night. A preliminary breath test registered 0.104 blood-alcohol content. The female then allegedly admitted to drinking. Michelle Thompson, 24, of Rock, was arrested. Later chemical testing showed her to have a 0.09 blood-alcohol content.

CAPIAS: Juan Enriquez, 46, of Princeton, turned himself in on a warrant.

Nov. 9

BREAKING AND ENTERING TO AUTO; PETIT LARCENY: Two female subjects reported personal affects were missing from a vehicle that was broken into.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported damage to his vehicle.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported her vehicle was damaged and items were missing while it was parked at Mercer Mall.

Nov. 10

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS: A male subject reported his pit bull had been shot by another male subject on Middle Ridge Road near Bluefield.

Nov. 11

ENTERING WITHOUT BREAKING; PETIT LARCENY: A female subject reported her purse was stolen from her vehicle which was parked on Clemson Circle near Princeton.

Nov. 12

CAPIAS: Lindsey Hodges, 21, of Herndon, turned herself in on a warrant.

WORTHLESS CHECK: Sabrina Horton, 43, of Princeton, turned herself in on a warrant.

UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD: Eddie Bailey, 48, of Princeton, turned himself in on a warrant.

Nov. 13

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: Rachel Powers, 24, of Falls Mills, Va., was located and arrested.

TRESPASSING: A manager from Dollar General near Lashmeet reported a male subject banned from the premises had been coming on the property. Warrants are pending.

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