Oct. 21 | Sheriff's deputies responded to Wesley Long Hospital at 10:54 p.m. and found that a father had deserted his 27-year-old autistic son, who had been transported to the hospital from the 6000 block of Beckenham Way in Oak Ridge (near Stafford Mill Road) by deputies earlier in the day; the 42-year-old father was arrested in the 5700 block of Spotswood Drive in Summerfield (near U.S. 220) for child abandonment.
Oct. 23 | At 12:09 a.m. in the 7900 block of N.C. 68 N in Stokesdale, sheriff's deputies discovered two known offenders in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, Xanax and ecstasy. The drugs, along with a change purse, cash, a notebook and a scale, were deemed evidence the offenders planned to sell and deliver the narcotics. A 29-year-old female was arrested at 1:03 a.m. for using a vehicle/property as a dwelling for a controlled substance, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, probation violation and failure to appear in court; information about the other offender was not available at the time of this report.
Oct. 24 | A resident of the 600 block of S. Bunker Hill Road in Colfax reported an unknown suspect entered her garage sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and stole a small, gray toolbox; the combined value of the tools inside the box was estimated at $120.
Oct. 24 | A resident of the 800 block of S. Bunker Hill Road in Colfax reported he caught an unknown suspect on camera at 4:29 p.m. stealing a new set of orange/black CRAFTSMAN hedge clippers from his front porch; the clippers were valued at $250.
Oct. 26 | A resident of the 7100 block of Holly Glen Drive in Stokesdale (near Culp Home Fashions) reported an unknown suspect stole several handguns and firearms from his unlocked truck between Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. and Oct. 26 at 11:42 a.m.; the combined value of the black Beretta 21A-22LR, black Kel-Tec PF9, silver North American Arms NAA-22LR, black Remington 783 rifle, black Ruger LCP, black T/C Compass, black Taurus Judge and two black rifle cases was estimated at $2,367.
Oct. 26 | Sheriff's deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle call at 7:39 a.m. in the 7200 block of Summerfield Road and discovered the vehicle, a 2011 GMC Sierra truck valued at $7,000, had been reported to the Hillsborough Police Department on Oct. 25 as missing. A 26-year-old male was arrested at 10:45 a.m. in the same block for larceny of a motor vehicle, several burglary counts, larceny of a firearm, possession of stolen goods and other charges.
Oct. 28 | A resident of the 6900 block of Summerfield Road reported an unknown suspect forced entry into her residence through a window sometime between 9 a.m. and 10:09 p.m. that day and stole electronics and cash; the combined value of her black Samsung tablet (in a brown case with a butterfly design), gray iPhone 5 and $10 to $15 in cash was estimated at $260.
Oct. 28 | Another resident of the 6900 block of Summerfield Road reported an unknown suspect stole several items belonging to different family members from an unlocked vehicle between Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 8:45 p.m.; the combined value of a pink bracelet with multi-colored rubies, two silver bracelets, a small, light-brown handbag, another brown handbag with flowers and $500 cash was estimated at $4,426; a passport, an I.D. card and a BB&T checkbook were also stolen.