FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE, SIMPLE POSSESSION, FAILURE TO APPEAR: Officers received a 911 call regarding several broken items laying in the street. When on the scene, Sgt. C. Butler, was informed by Mercer 911 that Charles Rathburn, 25, of Princeton, had an active warrant through Giles County, Va., for a felony capias. Butler placed Rath-burn under arrest. Lt. J. Halsey was also advised that female subject, Jessica Taylor, 41, of Princeton, had an active warrant through the city of Princeton which was confirmed. She was then also placed under arrest. After inventorying all of Taylor’s belongings Halsey located a small plastic baggy that contained .84 grams of white crystal substance inside of a cigarette case. It was identified as crystal meth and both were arraigned.
DRIVING SUSPENDED 3RD OFFENSE: Mercer 911 dispatch advised Mercer County Law enforcement to be on the lookout for a silver Ford Taurus with Va. registration. Dispatch informed that the vehicle was at Sheetz on Courthouse Rd. A witness stated that they saw multiple suspects handling what appeared to be drug paraphernalia and then left the Sheetz area. Officer Gibson was patrolling the area when he observed the car. He then performed a traffic stop. The vehicle merged off of Brick Street into the CMS parking lot. The driver was identified as Teresa Dillon, 31, of Boissevain, Va. Officers were advised that Dillon was driving suspended with two prior convictions with dates of 1-31-19 and 2-13-19. Dillon gave consent and signed the Departmental vehicle search warrant. Officers found multiple syringes in the rear passenger’s jacket pocket. Dillon was placed under arrest for driving suspended.
DRIVING REVOKED FOR DUI: Sgt. C. Butler observed a black Chevrolet Trailblazer bearing WV registration traveling eastbound with an expired registration. Butler activated emergency blue light and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was identiifeid as Adam Marshall, 32, of Princeton, through Mercer 911. Mercer 911 Dispatch advised that his license was revoked through West Virginia for an active DUI. Butler placed Marshall under arrest and transported him to the Princeton City Police Depatment.