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Sheriff’s report 12-13-18

Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against four individuals.


Rachel Lynn Pearce, 24, of Aylett was charged December 3 with possession of a Schedule I or II narcotic, namely heroin.

Erica Wiggins Jones, 33, of Lancaster was charged December 9 with violating a protective by committing assault with serious injury, abduction of a child by a parent, assault and battery of a family member and driving a commercial vehicle after the CDL has been disqualified.


A Kilmarnock man, 31, was charged December 5 with failure to appear in court.

A White Stone man, 49, was charged December 7 with failure to appear in court.

Activity report

December 3: Staff responded to North Main Street and Lee Road for a single-vehicle traffic crash that occurred on the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge, to the 6800 block of Mary Ball Road for a two-vehicle traffic crash with minor damage, to the 5700 block of White Chapel Road for a two-vehicle traffic crash, and to the 2400 block of Merry Point Road for the report of a fight in progress involving a handgun.

December 4: Staff responded to the 900 block of Weems Road for a report that the highway is collapsing in that area and traffic needs to be detoured, and to Wiggins Avenue to assist the Kilmarnock Police Department (KPD) with a two-vehicle traffic crash.

December 5: Staff responded to a walk-in report of numerous firearms stolen from a residence at the 600 block of Bald Eagle Road, to Jessie duPont Memorial Highway for a downed tree blocking the highway, to the 400 block of Lara Road for a burglary in progress, to the 20900 block of Mary Ball Road for threats to harm another via text messages, and to the 400 block of Buzzards Neck Road to assist emergency management services with a disorderly patient.

December 6: Staff responded to the 8900 block of Mary Ball Road for a disorderly person on Iberis Road, to Mary Ball and River roads for a reckless driver on Mary Ball Road, to James & Spencer lanes for a vehicle that struck a Virginia Department of Transportation pole and sign, to the 1100 block of Irvington Road for a three-vehicle minor traffic crash, and to the 800 block of Rappahannock Drive for a suspicious package.

December 7: Staff responded to the 800 block of Ocran Road for an overturned truck, to the Lancaster area of Mary Ball Road for a reckless driver, and to Old Salem and Mary Ball roads for an abandoned vehicle in the ditch.

December 8: Staff responded to the 700 block of Riverwood Drive for a burglary, and to the 1300 block of Harris Road to assist KPD with a domestic disturbance.

December 9: Staff responded to the 100 block of Lee Dale Drive to assist the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office with a report of gunshots in the area, to a walk-in report of an assault and petition for a protective order, to the 2900 block of Merry Point Road for abduction and assault of a minor, to the 10100 block of Mary Ball Road for a vehicle versus a tree traffic crash, to the 5400 block of River Road for a single-vehicle traffic crash, to the Lively/Lancaster stretch of Mary Ball Road for a downed tree striking a vehicle, to the 100 block of Buzzards Neck Road for a domestic disturbance, and to the 100 block of First Street to check the welfare of the resident.

Staff also conducted 15 traffic stops, issued five summonses, assisted four motorists, recorded three deer strike accidents, handled seven calls for traffic control, investigated eight building alarms, processed a mental health order, logged two inmate transports, received seven E911 hang-up calls, and fielded a call for animal control.

Fire calls

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department responded to traffic crashes on White Chapel and Mary Ball roads and to a fire/smoke alarm on Clover Lane.

The White Stone VFD responded to a traffic crash on Ocran Road.

The Kilmarnock VFD responded to a fire near a building on Old Fairgrounds Way, a vehicle fire on Harris Drive, a downed tree on Waverly Drive and a traffic crash on Jessie duPont Memorial Highway.

EMS calls

For December 2-8, the Kilmarnock-Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad and Lancaster County Emergency Services responded to 61 calls for service including 40 medical emergencies, eight injuries, three traffic accidents and 10 other calls.

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