Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against four individuals.
John A. Jones Jr., 46, of Montross was charged January 9 with strangulation, assault and battery of a family member and failure to report to jail to serve weekends.
Kimberly Latonya Blackwell, 45, of Kilmarnock was charged January 12 with strangulation, two counts of assault, two counts of disorderly conduct in a public place, possession or drinking an alcoholic beverage on public school grounds during school activities and appearing intoxicated in public.
Calvin Flanders Taylor III of Newport News was charged January 13 with probation violation on a felony offense.
A Richmond man, 41, was charged January 16 with driving while license restricted/revoked for the violation of driving while intoxicated; reckless driving: speeding over 20 mph over the speed limit; and driving a motor vehicle on a public bridge at a speed of 68 mph in a 45 mph zone.
January 9: Staff responded to the 200 block of Evergreen Drive for a suspicious vehicle, to the 100 block of Colinbrook Way to assist Social Services with a welfare check of the residents, and to the 100 block of James B. Jones Memorial Highway to assist Kilmarnock Police Department with the report of a panhandler.
January 10: Staff responded to the 300 block of Hawthorne Avenue to assist emergency medical services with a person with an altered mental status, Merry Point and Regina roads to check the welfare of a juvenile pedestrian, to the 1600 block of Taylors Creek Road for suspicious activity, to the 700 block of Rappahannock Drive for two suspicious occupied vehicles, and to the 8800 block of Mary Ball Road for a fight in progress involving a large crowd.
January 11: Staff responded to the 100 block of Doggett Lane for suspicious activity, to Mary Ball and Regina roads to assist Virginia State Police with a traffic stop involving a wanted person; to Mary Ball and Fleets Bay roads for gunshots; and to the 100 block of Holly Haven Road to check the welfare of a resident.
January 12: Staff responded to the 1600 block of Buzzards Neck Road to check the welfare of a resident; responded to the 200 block of Methodist Church Road for an overdose of narcotics, to the 1600 block of Harris Road for a wanted person; to Irvington and Weems roads for a juvenile behavior issue, to the 8800 block of Mary Ball Road for a fight in progress involving alcohol, to the 10500 block of River Road to check the welfare of a resident, and to the 1800 block of Crawfords Corner Road for threats made to harm another.
January 13: Staff responded to the 2700 block of Mary Ball Road for a domestic disturbance, to the 100 block of Sandlin Drive for funds obtained by false pretense; to the 100 block of Rappahannock Drive for suspicious activity, to the 3600 block of Historyland Highway to assist Richmond County Sheriff’s Office with a fight in progress involving a large crowd and weapons.
January 14: Staff responded to the 100 block of Pinckardsville Road for a suicidal person with a gun; and to the 100 block of Sycamore Lane to check the welfare of a resident.
January 15: Staff responded to the Norris Bridge for a reckless driver; to the 100 block of Comanchee Lane to assist Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office with a domestic disturbance, and to the 100 block of Holly Haven Road to check the welfare of a resident.
Staff also conducted 18 traffic stops, issued 15 summonses, handled 10 calls for traffic control, investigated a building alarm, processed a mental health order, logged an inmate transport, received 11 E911 hang up calls, and fielded two calls for animal control service.
Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire/smoke alarm on Harbour View, a structure fire on School Street and a utility pole fire on Jessie duPont Memorial Highway.