Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against seven individuals.
Trevell Maurice Saul, 36, of Lancaster was charged August 10 with attempted murder in the first degree; use of a firearm while attempting to commit murder; maliciously discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling in a manner to endanger the life of person or persons; knowingly and intentionally possessing a firearm after having been convicted of a felony within the prior 10 years, convicted felon in possession of ammunition; selling or distributing more than an ounce, but less than five pounds of marijuana; assault and battery; and trespassing after being forbidden to do so.
Charles Matthew Reid, 18, of White Stone was charged August 13 with malicious bodily injury; and possession of a Schedule I or II narcotic.
Lakeya Monae Thorton, 35, of Heathsville was charged August 14 with two counts of attempted malicious bodily injury; and two counts of selling/distributing a Schedule I or II narcotic.
James David Ludwig, 38, of Weems was charged with perjury: falsely swearing an oath and driving while license is revoked.
Markus Kenta Smith, 31, of Farnham was charged August 16 with maliciously causing bodily injury with intent to maim, disfigure or kill; and abduction: By force, intimidation or deception.
A Charles City man, 32, was charged August 12 with failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor offense.
A Lancaster woman, 21, was charged August 15 with failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor offense.
August 10: Staff responded to the 1800 block of Old Tippers Road to assist the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) with a possible kidnapping and larceny of a firearm, to a walk-in report of threatening text messages, to the 100 block of Turner Lane for assault and trespassing, and to the 100 block of Entertainment Drive for the reported larceny of a John Deere Gator.
August 11: Staff responded to Town Centre Drive for a possible fight in progress, to the 100 block of Sullavans Road for a noise violation from loud music and fireworks, and to a walk-in report of a missing juvenile.
August 12: Staff responded to the 300 block of South Main Street for a domestic disturbance involving a juvenile, to the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge for a minor two-vehicle traffic crash, to the 4100 block of Mary Ball Road for a single-vehicle overturned traffic crash, to Mary Ball and Merry Point roads for a truck that knocked down a utility pole, to the 200 block of Buzzards Neck Road for a reckless driver, to the 100 block of James B. Jones Memorial Highway for a suspicious person, to the 7700 block of Jessie duPont Memorial Highway to assist NCSO with an assault on a six-month pregnant female, and to the 300 block of James B. Jones Memorial Highway for the report of a suspicious person.
August 13: Staff responded to the 900 block of King Carter Drive for vandalism of a fence, to the 8300 block of Mary Ball Road for a person with mental issues, and to the 400 block of King Carter Drive for a suspicious person.
August 14: Staff responded to the 300 block of Flowering Fields for the unauthorized use of a vehicle, to the 100 block of Wiggins Avenue for a trespasser, to the 17100 block of Mary Ball Road for a single-vehicle traffic crash, to the 700 block of Goodluck Road for an abandoned vehicle, and to the 600 block of Benson Road for an overdose of narcotics.
August 15: Staff responded to the 2900 block of Mary Ball Road for a single-vehicle traffic crash, to the 100 block of Towles Point Road for a domestic disturbance involving a firearm, and to the 200 block of Newtown Road for a possible suicidal person.
August 16: Staff responded to the 1800 block of Lara Road for a shooting in the early morning hours, and to the 200 block of Methodist Church Road for an assault and abduction of a female.
Staff also conducted five traffic stops, issued a summons, recorded a deer strike accidents, investigated four building alarms, processed a mental health order, logged six inmate transports, received 30 E911 hang-up calls, and handled a call for animal control service.
The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department extinguished a controlled burn on Alfonso Road and responded to a traffic crash on Mary Ball Road.