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Police Blotter

March 15, 2013

Mercer County Sheriff's Department, March 15


March 7

PETIT LARCENY: A male subject reported that items were missing from a work vehicle parked at the Holiday Inn Express on Oakvale Road.

BURGLARY; PETIT LARCENY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A male subject reported items were missing from his home near Church Lane in Princeton. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau.

March 8

SHOPLIFTING (SECOND OFFENSE); FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: Chief Dep. D.B. Bailey observed two Sears employees chasing two subjects leaving the store. The employees advised that the subjects in question, one male and one female, had shoplifted from the store before. The officer located the subjects traveling in a vehicle along Mercer Mall Road. He observed as the vehicle traveled at over 60 mph and failed to yield to his emergency lights. While officer followed, the male subject allegedly began tossing items from the vehicle. The vehicle then stopped at the S&S Market located in Green Valley. Allegedly, upon exiting the vehicle, they fled into the bathroom of the store. Witnesses confirmed the two subjects had driven the vehicle in question. Additional officers arrived and the two subjects allegedly confessed to taking items without paying from the store and fleeing. Officers later learned both subjects were wanted on warrants. Cheri Stinson, 34, and Joshua Sigmon, 36, of Bluefield, Va., were arrested.

BREAKING AND ENTERING; GRAND LARCENY: A male subject advised that items were missing from a storage lot located near Courthouse Road near Princeton.

WORTHLESS CHECK (FIVE COUNTS): Jennifer Cline, 40, of Matoaka, turned herself in on warrants.

March 9

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY; VANDALISM: A female subject reported that genitalia had been drawn on the windows of her mobile home in Shadowwood Mobile Home Park.

March 10

CAPIAS: During an investigation of a disturbance, Dep. M.S. Horn located Joseph Clower, 25, of Statesville, N.C., who was determined to be wanted on warrants.

ATTEMPTED BREAKING AND ENTERING: A female subject reported damage to a door at the Little General on Athens Road near Princeton.

March 11

WORTHLESS CHECK (THREE COUNTS): Anna Moricle, 27, of Bluefield, turned herself in after she learned she was wanted on warrants.

March 12

DOMESTIC BATTERY (SECOND OFFENSE); DOMESTIC ASSAULT (SECOND OFFENSE): Dep. C.K. Lester, G.C. Paitsel, and W.C. Wilborn responded to Coal Heritage Road in Bluewell in reference to a disturbance. The officers made contact with a female subject waiting in the rain. She advised that her husband had grabbed her, slammed her against a door, and began choking her. She also advised that her husband had threatened to kill her. The officers later learned the husband had been previous conviction for the above charges. Kenneth Sizemore, 38, of Bluefield, was arrested.

MISUSE OF CREDIT CARD: A male subject reported his credit card had been used to make several purchases without his permission. Charges are pending.

WORTHLESS CHECK: Frank Harman, 43, of Bluefield, was arrested after he turned himself in on warrants.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE: Nichole Bailey, 28, of Bluefield, was located and arrested on a warrant from Bland County, Va.

BREAKING AND ENTERING; PETIT LARCENY; DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: A female subject reported that someone had entered her outbuilding and had taken several items. The case was forwarded to the detective bureau.

DRIVING REVOKED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE: During a follow-up visit, Dep. M.S. Horn located a male subject known to not have a valid operator's license allegedly operating a vehicle in the Lilly Grove area. Bruce McKean, 48, of Princeton, was arrested.

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