Princeton Police Department

Sept. 27

DRIVING REVOKED: While on patrol, officers spotted a male subject known to be driving with a revoked license. The male subject attempted to flee and pulled out in front of a tan Ford Explorer. The Explorer struck the male subject's vehicle. The two occupants of the explorer were sent to the hospital for injuries. Elvis Boswell, 24, of Princeton, was arrested.

MISUSE OF EMERGENCY NUMBER AND TELEPHONE HARASSMENT: Officers responded to a noise complaint on Lazenby Avenue. The officer requested that a male subject working outside his garage turn his music down. The subject complied, but later made threatening calls to Mercer County 911 demanding to know who filed the complaint. The officer returned to the subjects residence. The male subject refused to answer the door, but his mother complied. Officers spoke t the subject who became belligerent and allegedly demanded to be arrested. Randy Showalter, 60, of Princeton, was arrested.

Sept. 29

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DELIVER: Officers responded to a complaint of a drug deal at Princeton Community Hospital. Officers observed three male subjects, one of which matched the description reported by PCH security. Officers stopped the male subject and patted him down. Officers allegedly found brass knuckles in the subject's rear pocket. The search also allegedly revealed a metal container with assorted pills and 1 gram of marijuana. The pills were identified as different milligrams of oxymorphone and hydromorphone. The male subject allegedly admitted to selling drugs in the PCH parking lot. Bobby Hazelwood, 29, of Princeton, was arrested.

DRIVING SUSPENDED 3RD: An officer on patrol spotted a black Pontiac with a defective fog light. The officer conducted a traffic stop. The male driver informed the officer that he did not posses a driver's license. 911 Dispatch returned a suspended license with two prior convictions. Scotty Inscore, 23, of Matoaka, was arrested.

Sept. 30

FLEEING DUI AND FLEEING ON FOOT: An officer on patrol observed a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lane. The officer was traveling in the opposite direction and was forced to moved to the next lane. The driver then moved to the same lane and the officer was forced onto the shoulder. The officer activated his lights and siren to initiate a traffic stop. The driver fled from the officer abandoning his vehicle and fleeing on foot. The driver was placed under arrest. The officer noticed the strong odor of alcohol and allegedly claimed he ran because he was drunk. Officers allegedly found a bottle of Canadian Whisky in the vehicle. The male subject failed all field sobriety tests and returned a BAC of 0.191. Billy Short, 31, of Surveyor, was arrested.

Oct. 1

BREACH OF PEACE: Officers responded to a complaint on Mercer Street in reference to an intoxicated male subject. Officers found the male subject passed out and lying on top of some stairs. Officers allegedly found an open container of alcohol next to the subject. The officers attempted to wake the subject and stumbled. Officers allegedly smelled a strong alcoholic odor coming from the subject. Alvin Wise, 50, of Bluefield, was arrested.

DRIVING REVOKED DUI, NO INSURANCE AND NO REGISTRATION: An officer on patrol observed a male subject driving a vehicle with a known revoked driver's license. The male driver also allegedly admitted to having no registration or insurance. Eddie Washington, 38, of Princeton, was arrested.

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