Dec. 27 | A Stokesdale resident reported one of his properties in the 8600 block of U.S. 158 had been broken into by an unknown suspect who entered through a front porch window. The incident occurred sometime between Dec. 26 at 2:30 p.m. and Dec. 27 at 2:30 p.m.; damage to the window was estimated at $50, but nothing was reported stolen from the residence. The Stokesdale resident reported another property of his in the same block had been broken into by an unknown suspect in the same timeframe; in this instance, the suspect pried open the front door, causing an estimated $250 in damage, and stole a spool of copper wire worth $25.
Jan. 2 | An employee of the Circle K on Norcross Road in Colfax reported an unknown suspect stole two 18-packs of Corona beer with a retail value of about $46 from the refrigerator in the back of the store. The incident occurred Jan. 1 at 10:14 p.m.
DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED
Jan. 1 | A 58-year-old female was arrested at 11:40 p.m. in the 8600 block of West Way Lane in Colfax (off N. Bunker Hill Road) for driving while impaired.
Jan. 3 | At 3:25 a.m. in the 1700 block of N.C. 68 N in Oak Ridge, a 30-year-old male reported his girlfriend, a 31-year-old female, assaulted him; he sustained minor injuries but refused EMS treatment; the female was arrested for simple assault, driving while impaired and being intoxicated and disruptive.
Dec. 26 | A 44-year-old male in the 100 block of I-73 N near exit 114 in Summerfield reported an unknown suspect threw an unidentified object out their car window and caused an estimated $1,000 worth of damage to his vehicle's front left bumper.
Dec. 27 | A resident of the 5400 block of Bunch Road in Oak Ridge reported at 7:56 a.m. that part of a bridge near his home had been spray-painted with graffiti between Dec. 25 at 11 p.m. and Dec. 26 at 5 p.m.; the cost to remove the graffiti was estimated at $500.
Jan 3 | The manager of Prestige Car Wash in Oak Ridge reported an unknown suspect damaged vacuums three times between Dec. 30 and Jan. 3, causing an estimated $800 worth of needed repairs.
Dec. 27 | An employee of Food Lion in Stokesdale reported an unknown suspect had used counterfeit money to buy two 12-packs of Twisted Tea, with a retail value of about $33, at 4:16 p.m. that day.