Sheriffs’ Reports

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported felony charges against one individual.

Donna M. Demartino, 63, of Hoecake Road was charged September 14 with felony manufacture of marijuana for others to use.

Activity Report

Sept. 11: Staff responded to the 1900 block of Iberis Road for a subject in need of services because of an altered mental status, to the 100 block of Oakland Park Lane for burglary and vandalism, to the 100 block of Turner Lane for a civil dispute involving alcohol, to the 400 block of Lancaster Creek Drive for a juvenile behavioral problem, and to the 600 block of Rappahannock Drive for an elderly couple with mental issues.

Sept. 12: Staff responded to the 100 block of Gill Road for a scam or attempt to defraud, to the 8200 block of Mary Ball Road for gunshots fired, to the 100 block of School Street to assist Kilmarnock Police Department (KPD) with a disturbance involving approximately 15 subjects.

Sept. 13: Staff responded to the 100 block of Pohickory Lane to assist emergency medical services (EMS) with entry into a patient’s home, to the 5200 block of Mary Ball Road for threats to harm another, to the 100 block of Hoecake Road for the discovery of several growing marijuana plants, to the 1900 block of Iberis Road for an Alzheimer’s patient in need of services, to the 6000 block of Mary Ball Road for a domestic disturbance, and to Norwood Church Road for a traffic hazard from a downed tree.

Sept. 14:  Staff responded to the 100 block of Turner Lane for a domestic disturbance, to the 7200 block of River Road to investigate a parental abduction, to the 1000 block of River Road to investigate the theft of a lawn mower battery, battery charger and air tank, to the 9000 block of Mary Ball Road to assist Social Services with a child sexual assault, to the 9000 block of Mary Ball Road for a missing child, later located in the Nuttsville area, to Irvington and Weems roads for a two-vehicle traffic crash with injuries, to the 17100 block of Mary Ball Road for a suspicious person, and to the 70 block of Nuttsville Road for three gun shots.

Sept. 15: Staff responded to 300 block of Fleets Bay Road to assist EMS with a patient in need of services, to the 15900 block of Mary Ball Road to assist KPD with an unattended death investigation, to the 3100 block of White Chapel Road for juveniles trespassing and playing in the highway, to the 8300 block of Mary Ball Road for a hit and run with property damage to a parked vehicle, to the 5200 block of Mary Ball Road for a single-vehicle traffic crash with damage to a building, to the 1100 block of Chestnut Grove Lane for a domestic disturbance and vandalism, to the intersection of Mary Ball and Morattico roads for a domestic disturbance,  to the 100 block of Rocky Neck Road for a verbal disagreement involving alcohol, and to the Rapphannock Drive for a traffic hazard caused by debris.

Sept. 16: Staff responded to River and Rocky Neck roads for a single-vehicle traffic crash, to the 100 block of Irvington Road for a disturbance involving approximately 30 subjects, and to Weems Road for a vehicle that ran off the road into a bean field.

Sept. 17: Staff responded to the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge for a possible boating vessel in distress after seeing a signal from a flare gun.

Staff also conducted 30 traffic stops, issued 20 summonses, assisted nine motorists, recorded a deer strike accident, handled five calls for traffic control, investigated six building alarms, logged four inmate transports, received 11 E911 hang-up calls and fielded three calls for animal control service.

Fire calls

Kilmarnock, White Stone and Upper Lancaster volunteer fire departments responded to a structure fire on Nunn Lane.

Kilmarnock VFD also responded to a fire/smoke alarm on School Street.

Upper Lancaster VFD also responded to a traffic crash with injuries at Irvington and Weems Road; a traffic crash with building damage on Mary Ball Road and a traffic crash at River and Rocky Neck roads.

EMS calls

For the week of September 10 through 16, Kilmarnock-Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Lancaster County Emergency Services and Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to 45 calls for services including 26 medical emergencies, 10 injuries, two traffic accidents, a fire and six other calls.

Northumberland County Sheriff James R. “Doc” Lyons this week reported charges against  eight individuals.

Felonies

Lawrence Michael Jenkins, 18, of Heathsville was charged September 12 on an indictment from the Northumberland County Multi-jurisdictional Grand Jury for selling/distributing a Schedule II drug.

Joan Marie Parks, 41, of Weems was charged September 13 on a direct indictment from the Northumberland County Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury for involuntary manslaughter.

Orville Hugh King III, 30, of Weems was charged September 13 on a direct indictment from the Northumberland County Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury for involuntary manslaughter.

Misdemeanors

A Kilmarnock man, 65, was charged September 13 with a capias/attachment of the body issued from the King William General District Court. The capias was for failing to obey a court order for failing to be of peace and good behavior and no alcohol after being interdicted.

A Heathsville man, 61, was charged September 15 with violating regulations of a county boat landing.

A Callao woman, 42, was charged September 16 with violating a protective order and criminal trespassing after being forbidden to do so.

A Kilmarnock man, 29, was charged September 17 with a capias/attachment of the body for failing to comply with a court order in reference to a driving under the influence charge. This was a Northumberland County paper that was served by New Kent County Sheriff’s Office.

A Lottsburg woman, 28, was charged September 17 with threatening an illegal act/moral act over the telephone and damaging property.