Lancaster County Sheriff Patrick McCranie this week reported felony charges against two individuals.
James C. Newton, 50, of Weems Road was charged March 14 with felony unauthorized use of a vehicle and assault and battery.
Richard Walters, 47, of Gloucester was charged March 18 with two felony counts of the revocation of a suspended sentence and probation.
March 12: Staff responded to the 600 block of Grace Point Lane to assist emergency services (EMS) with entry into a residence for a reported medical issue, to the 400 block of Gaskins Road for the theft of a 12 gauge shotgun, to the 100 block of Pirates Place for the theft of items from within the residence, and to Pinkardsville Road for a single-vehicle traffic crash.
March 13: Staff responded to the 100 block of Gill Lane for a possible suicidal person.
March 14: Staff responded to the 400 block of Wilson Lane for a suspicious vehicle, to the 100 block of Shamrock Court to assist EMS with a medical issue, to the 500 block of Blackstump Road for the illegal dumping of tires and other debris, to the 500 block of North Main Street to assist Kilmarnock Police Department (KPD) with a trespasser acting disorderly, to the 400 block of Wilson Lane for vandalism of a vehicle, and to a walk-in report of threats to harm another using social media, resulting in the issuance of an emergency protective order.
March 15: Staff responded to the Robert O. Norris Jr. Memorial Bridge for an oversized truck that nearly struck another vehicle, to the 100 block of Otis Lane for a possible suicidal person, to the 200 block of Christopher Lane to assist KPD with a possible domestic disturbance, and to the 100 block of Washington Street for a domestic altercation.
March 16: Staff responded to the 800 block of Nuttsville Road for a possible prowler, to the 600 block of Rappahannock Drive for a two-vehicle traffic crash, to the 400 block of Gilbert Street for a possible suicidal person, to Mary Ball and Methodist Church roads to assist Virginia State Police (VSP) with a reported vehicle search, to the 100 block of Capricorn Lane for a verbal disturbance, to the 18700 block of Mary Ball Road to investigate a burglary and theft of electronics, 410 gauge shotgun and a chrome plated handgun, to North Main Street for a missing juvenile (located by law enforcement), to the 3100 block of White Chapel Road for a stolen canine, and to the 400 block of Buzzards Neck Road for a fight in progress.
March 17: Staff responded to the 2500 block of Morattico Road for a domestic disturbance, to the 800 block of Mosquito Point Road for the theft of a prepaid phone card, to the 300 block of Gaskins Road for a trespasser, to the 2500 block of Irvington Road for a domestic disturbance, to Irvington Road for a two-vehicle (motorcycle and automobile) traffic crash with injuries, to Irvington and Weems roads to assist VSP with a vehicle search, and to the 500 block of Lancaster Creek Drive for a weapons violation and discharge.
March 18: Staff responded to the 100 block of Landsend East for the report of disruptive and loud neighbors, to the 100 block of Washington Street for gunshots in the area for an extended period of time, and to the 900 block of Irvington Road to assist KPD for a domestic disturbance.
Staff also conducted 22 traffic stops, issued eight summonses, assisted eight motorists, recorded a deer strike accident, handled six calls for traffic control, investigated seven building alarms, processed two mental health orders, logged three inmate transports, received eight E911 hang-up calls and fielded a call for animal control.
Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department responded to a traffic crash on Pinkardsville Road.
Upper Lancaster VFD responded to a brush fire on River Road and an emergency services lift assist on Hazzard Lane.
White Stone VFD responded to a brush fire on Wilson Lane, and separate traffic crashes on Rappahannock Drive, Chases Road and Irvington Road.
For the week of March 11 through 17, the Kilmarnock-Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad, Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad and Lancaster County Emergency Services responded to 32 calls for service including 16 medical emergencies, five injuries, four traffic accidents and seven other calls.
Northumberland County Sheriff James R. “Doc” Lyons issued a citizen advisory regarding recent telephone scams. The sheriff’s office reported several complaints have been received in reference to telephone calls from the IRS. Please take caution, as IRS will not call citizens’ homes. Do not give out any personal information he said.
The office also has received a number of reports of phone calls from APPLE. These are also scam calls, said Sheriff Lyons. There also are scams going around utilizing what appear to be local numbers. Scammers are using the local numbers to get citizens to pick up.
“Please use caution with all of these and if you feel something is not right, contact the sheriff’s office,” he said.
Sheriff Lyons also this week reported charges against seven individuals
Brandon Jeron Curry, 25, of Heathsville was charged March 13 with selling/distribution of a Schedule I or II drug and carrying a concealed weapon.
Francisca Yvette Bennett, 32, of Suffolk was charged March 13 with strangulation and assault and battery of a family member. She also was charged with damaging property and being drunk in public.
Robert Lee Jewell Jr., 36, of Heathsville was charged March 14 on a direct indictment from the Northumberland County Multi-jurisdictional Grand Jury for carnal knowledge/statutory rape without force and intercourse with a minor that was consensual. This was a Northumberland County Indictment served by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
A Farnham man, 30, was charged March 14 with a capias/attachment of the body from the Northumberland County General District Court for failing to obey a court order by failing to appear after signing to do so.
A Warsaw woman, 28, was charged March 15 with a capias/attachment of the body from the Northumberland County General District Court for failing to obey a court order by failing to appear after signing to do so.
A Reedville man, 57, was charged March 18 with criminal trespass.
A Reedville woman, 53, was charged March 18 with criminal trespass.