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Crime Reports 12-20-11

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By Gary Phillips

 

A swing and a miss

A Mt. Croghan woman was arrested Dec. 4 and charged with Disorderly Conduct. According to a Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department report written by Deputy Graig Burns, Deborah Ann Mungo, 46, 334 Cross Road Church Road, Mt. Croghan is accused of swinging a baseball bat at a 20-year-old woman.

Burns said Mungo admitted to swinging the bat and he reported she appeared to have a lot of rage toward the 20-year-old.

Marijuana merchant

A Chesterfield man was arrested Dec. 9 and charged with Distribution of Marijuana after allegedly selling the drug to an undercover informant. A sheriff’s department report said Stancil Myers Jr., 40, 569 Cherry Street, Chesterfield, sold marijuana to the informant Nov. 7, Nov. 8, Nov. 18 and Dec. 6.

A warrant was served Dec. 9 and the report said several bags of suspected marijuana were seized.

Get the point?

A Mt. Croghan man was arrested and charged with Petit Larceny on Dec. 9. A sheriff’s department report said Michael Anthony Rape, 24, 24720 Hwy. 9, Mt. Croghan, took farming equipment, a fishing pole and a chain saw from 493 Tory Road, Pageland, with the help of another man.

Deputy Buddy Cole reported Rape and the other man fled in the direction of Dudley Road with the victim’s son and his wife following them. 

The suspects stopped on Dudley Road approximately six miles from the Tory Road address and the victim’s son reportedly cut three tires of the suspect vehicle to prevent them from continuing.

Cole said when he arrived at Dudley Road the victim’s son was holding the two men at knifepoint. Rape’s accomplice told Cole that Rape had said he had permission to take the stolen items and he didn’t know a crime was being committed. Rape backed up the man’s statement, the report said, so he was not charged.

The report said the total value of the items was $1,600.

A bad breakup?

A Pageland man was arrested and charged with Destruction of Personal Property on Dec. 11. 

Chesterfield County Deputy Buddy Cole reported said an 18-year-old man told him he had been living with Jonathan Eddie Mills, 44, 3372 White Plains Church Road, Pageland, and was moving out.

He said that while he was gone with a load of his property, Mills poured beer on two boxes that held approximately 100 VHS video tapes with an estimated value of $500.

Too drunk to drive or walk

A Jefferson man was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence on Dec. 12. 

A report written by Deputy Graig Burns said he was assisting another deputy on Hwy. 151 when Mitchell Earl Williams, 54, 675 Reese Donahue Road, Jefferson, stopped his car, got out and approached the deputies.

Burns reported Williams was very unsteady and needing help to stay standing.

For safety reasons Williams was not given any field sobriety tests, but was taken to jail, where he reportedly registered a .28 Blood Alcohol Content, more than three times the legal limit of .08.

Burns reported Williams said he had been drinking every day for two weeks and had been taking the painkilling narcotic Oxycodone.

Missing money

Pageland police answered a call about stolen money Dec. 12. PFC Travis Johnson reported he went to an East McGregor Street business where a 57-year-old man said two packets of money containing $20 were missing from his desk inside his office. 

The report said the man had other money in the desk that was not taken. Johnson asked the man for a list of people who could have had access to the office and Sgt./Detective Mikkos Newman is conducting the investigation.

Bank card fraud

Pageland police are investigating a case of more than $1900 taken by check card fraud. A Pageland P.D. report said a 39-year-old resident of West Sewell Street went to the police station and told Sgt. Garry Deaver that her bank, a North Carolina credit union had told her that her account was overdrawn. 

The woman got a copy of recent activity on the account and found 15 payments had been made from the account for Verizon prepaid wireless phone service. The charges ranged from $16.83 up to $270.63, the report said. 

There was also a payment to Progress Energy for $304.95. The total missing funds added up to $1906, the report said. Sgt./Detective Mikkos Newman if doing a follow up investigation.

Drink and drugs

A Pageland man was arrested on multiple charges Dec. 14. Pageland P.D. Sgt. Jeremy Lear reported he was at Jim’s Variety Store as the business was closing for the night when Bobby Ray Louallen, 48, 10 Dogwood Circle, Pageland, drove up without headlights on. Lear said Louallen appeared unsteady on his feet as he went to the door of the store. He also reported he saw a passenger in the vehicle, Russell Lee Chambers, 41, 118 Adam D. Myers, Road, Pageland, take a drink from a 24-ounce can of Bud Light beer.

When Louallen found the store was closed he drove away and Lear stopped him at Pageland Antique Mall. When asked for his driver’s license and vehicle registration, Louallen gave the office his license and a receipt from Badcock Furniture.

Lear had Louallen exit the vehicle and perform field sobriety tests, which Lear said he failed. Lear asked about the beer he had seen Chambers drinking and he handed Lear the can. He was then escorted from the vehicle and arrested by PFC Randall Mullis, who had arrived to assist Lear.

The report said Chambers left a jacket in the vehicle and when Mullis checked it he found a plastic bag containing nine smaller bags with a “green leafy substance” believed to be marijuana and weighing 16 grams. Chambers said the baggie was Louallen’s and he had given it to Chambers to hide when Lear stopped him. Louallen backed up Chambers’ story, the report said.

Both men were taken to the police station, where Louallen registered a .19 Blood Alcohol Content on a breath test, more than twice the legal limit. He was charged with DUI, Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana near a school, as South Pointe Christian School was nearby.

Chambers was charged with possessing an open container. The report said Louallen had $126.89, which was seized at the time of his arrest.