Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported charges against two individuals.
Jonathan Arthur Towles, 24, of Lancaster was charged April 6 with failure to stop and driving in a reckless manner after receiving a visible and audible signal from law enforcement. The speed of the accused exceeded the maximum allowed by 20 miles per hour.
A Lancaster man, 32, was charged April 5 with assault and battery of a family or household member.
April 4: Staff responded to the 2900 block of Black Stump Road to check the welfare of a resident, to the 100 block of Thomas Landing Road for trespassers, to the 200 block of Sunset Drive for a suspicious package, to Jessie duPont Memorial Highway and Ditchley Road for a two-vehicle traffic crash, to the 200 block of Sunset Drive for the report of a suicidal person with a knife, and to the 100 block of Boles Avenue to check the welfare of a resident.
April 5: Staff responded to the 100 block of Morattico Road for a domestic assault, to the 100 block of Naumann Lane for the larceny of a 150-foot gill net, to the 100 block of Peake Road for a disorderly person, to the 300 block of Buzzards Neck Road for threats made to harm another, to the 2400 block of Merry Point Road for gunshots during a fight in progress, and to Buzzards Neck Road for the pursuit of a vehicle by law enforcement.
April 6: Staff responded to a walk-in report of threats to harm another, and to the 8200 block of Mary Ball Road for a wanted person.
April 7: Staff responded to Mary Ball and Ocran roads for a reckless driver, to the 4700 block of Irvington Road for panhandling, to the 200 block of Hills Creek Road for larceny of a pole saw, to the 1900 block of River Road for a wanted person, to the 800 block of Chesapeake Drive for a trespasser, and to the 100 block of Harris Road for a person with an altered mental status.
April 8: Staff responded to the 100 block of Third Avenue to assist Social Services with a welfare check, to Wharton Grove Lane for gunshots, to the 800 block of Clark Point Drive to check the welfare of a resident, and to the 100 block of Castle Lane to check the welfare of a resident.
April 9: Staff responded to Browns Store and Crawfords Corner roads to assist Northumberland County Sheriffs Office (NCSO) with a fight involving weapons, to the 100 block of Beach Road for suspicious activity, to the 500 block of North Main Street to assist Kilmarnock Police Department (KPD) with a disorderly person, and to the 900 block of Rappahannock Drive for a fight in progress with injuries.
April 10: Staff responded to Lara and Miskimon roads for vandalism, and to the 200 block of Old Fair Grounds Way to assist KPD with the report of a suspicious person.
Staff also conducted 33 traffic stops, issued 24 summonses, assisted three motorists, recorded two deer strike accidents, handled a call for traffic control, investigated five building alarms, received 31 E911 hang-up calls, and fielded two calls for animal control service.
The Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire/smoke alarm on Club Drive.
Northumberland County Sheriff Johnny Beauchamp this week reported charges against five individuals.
Ronnie Lee Embrey, 32, of Woodford was charged April 7 with a capias to show cause to have his bond revoked for a probation violation for underlying charges of burglary, felony conspiracy to commit grand larceny and entering property to commit grand larceny and damage. This paper was issued from the Stafford County Circuit Court.
Trequan Deshay Smith, 19, of Lancaster was charged April 7 on a direct indictment issued by the Northumberland County Circuit Court/Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury for three counts of attempting to shoot with malicious intent, shoot at a vehicle with malice and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, first offense.
Dashaune Jeremiah Smith, 19, of Lancaster was charged April 7 on a direct indictment issued by the Northumberland County Circuit Court/Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury for three counts of attempting to shoot with malicious intent, shoot at a vehicle with malice and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, first offense.
A Bumpass man, 37, was charged April 5 with assault and battery.
A Woodford man, 32, was charged April 7 with assault and battery of a family member. This was a Spotsylvania warrant served by NCSO.