Deputies respond to rash of domestic reports
Local authorities have faced a busy holiday season with a rash of domestic and other calls reported around the county.
On Thursday, December 21, Sgt. Scott Mull and Deputy Neil Clayton were responding toe a disturbance all to a residence in the 213800 block of Highway 47 near South Hill when Sgt. Mull met a vehicle that had previously been the subject of an alert. Sgt. Mull stopped the vehicle on North Main Street in Chase City. Following an investigation, Thomas Wayne Johnson, 22, of Meherrin was arrested on charged of brandishing a firearm. Johnson was transported to Meherrin River Regional Jail and later released on an unsecured bond.
A Buffalo Junction woman remains in jail after being arrested on Saturday on domestic assault charges.
On Saturday, December 23, Deputies Joey Grube, Davis Cumbia and Bruce King were dispatched to a home in the 2300 block of Love Town Road in Buffalo Junction for a reported domestic assault. After arriving on the scene and after interviewing the victim and conducting an investigation, arrested Patricia Bagby.
Bagbey, 58, of the same address was arrested and taken to Meherrin River Regional Jail where she was held without bond pending a court appearance.
On Friday of last week, Sgt. Chris Baird and Deputy Josh Carroll responded to a reported domestic incident at a home on Evergreen Road in the Clarksville area. Arrested was Samuel Moseley, 46, on charges of domestic assault. Moseley was transported to the Meherrin River Regional Jail and held without bond.
On Tuesday, December 19, Deputy Tyler Duncan and Sgt. Evans responded to a domestic call in the 28200 block of Highway 58 in the South Hill area. Following an investigation, Kimberly Gilbert, 48, was arrested and charged with domestic assault. Gilbert was transported to Meherrin River Regional Jail and held without bond.
On Monday of last week, Deputy Josh Watts responded to a domestic call in the 8890 block of Highway 47 in the Chase City area. Following an investigation, Terrance Coaxum. 30, was arrested on charges of domestic assault. Coaxum was transported to Meherrin River Regional Jail and held under a $5,000 secured bond.
On Tuesday, Deputy Davis Cumbia responded to a residence on Cedar Way in the Baskerville area. Arrested was Angel Bright Jones, 32, of South Hill and Ashely Taylor Diggers, 22, of Vero Beach, Florida. Both Jones and Diggers were wanted in North Carolina and arrested on fugitive warrants. The two women were transported to Meherrin River Regional Jail and held without bond, awaiting extradition to North Carolina.
Also under investigation is the theft of some 75 feet of copper pipe. According to reports from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies Neil Clayton and Justin Burch were dispatched to a home on highway one near Boydton on Tuesday for a reported larceny. The victim told officers that between December 16, and Tuesday, someone had taken a 75 foot copper pipe that led from an outside oil barrel to a heater inside the home.
An investigation into the theft continues at press time.
A Baskerville man was arrested on Thursday on drunk in public charges after a disturbance was reported at a home in the 4300 block of Baskerville Road. Stephen Oliver was taken to Meherrin River Regional Jail following his arrest.
Also under investigation is the vandalism of a car on Thursday in the LaCrosse area. According to reports from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Scott Mull responded to the call and after speaking with the victim, found that sometime during the previous evening, someone had broken the windows from her vehicle and flattened all four tires. The case remains under investigation.