Richmond County Daily Journal
Some $50,000 worth of timber was cut off land on Mary Wall Road in the Ashley Chapel Community according to Capt. John Glidewell, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
In stealing the timber, $5,000 worth of damage was done to the property.
The timber and property is owned by an 89-year-old man who lives in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Incidents reported to the sheriff’s office include:
n On Rogosin Street, Rockingham, someone cut two tires on a vehicle causing $50 damage.
n The windshield of a vehicle while on U.S. 220 at Billy Covington Road, Rockingham, cracked causing $400 damage.
n Electronic games and equipment valued at $450 were stolen from a house on McKeithan Drive, Hoffman.
n Someone keyed a vehicle at a residence on Palm Tree Lane, Hamlet, causing $1,000 damage.
n At a house on Pear Street, Hamlet, a 52-year-old woman told deputies she was hit on the head with a hammer by a suspect.
n At a house on Meadow Lane, Hamlet, a 40-year-old woman told deputies a suspect punched her in the face and head.
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Incidents reported to Rockingham Police Department include:
n Someone broke into a vehicle parked at apartments on Cabel Drive, Rockingham, with $10 worth of property stolen along with an unknown amount of change and a checkbook for a closed bank account.
n A backboard of a basketball goal valued at $25 was stolen from a residence on Allen Street, Rockingham.
n A leaf blower valued at $350 was stolen from a vehicle at a parking lot at Falling Creek PIaza Shopping Center, Rockingham, and later recovered where it was left at a pawn shop when someone tried to pawn if for suspects who stole it. Still missing is a stolen weed trimmer valued at $250.
n Jonathan Chavis, 23, Rockingham, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing. Bond was set at $500.
n Shante Dekea Nicholson, 19, April Lane, Rockingham, was issued a citation for misdemeanor larceny. A 15-year-old girl involved in the same case was referred to juvenile authorities.
n Kevin Eugene Morgan, 36, Village Terrace, Rockingham, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of assault on a female. He was held in Richmond County Jail until a judge set bond.
Information on criminal activity may be reported anonymously to Richmond County Crime Stoppers at 997-5454. When leading to arrests, rewards may be offered for such information.
n Arrest reports published in the Richmond County Daily Journal are copied from local law enforcement records. Except for people injured in motor vehicle accidents or reportable deaths, victims including people, businesses and institutions and their addresses are not included as a matter of newspaper policy. Reports include both arrests and criminal summons such as citations. The Daily Journal lists them all as arrests. People charged are presumed innocent until determined to be guilty by a court of law.