Firearm charge filed, grand larceny investigated
LAWRENCEVILLE – Stephanie Williams, 44, from Lawrenceville is charged with possession of marijuana and driving under the influence of alcohol on May 13.
Administrative Captain Brad Evans with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy A. W. Connell stopped a vehicle on Highway 58 at Knob Hill Lane for a defective headlight. While talking with Williams he could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from her person and he also could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Williams said she had a few beers and two shots. Connell arrested her for DUI. When she asked if she was going to jail Connell said she was and she pulled a pill bottle containing marijuana out of her bra. At the jail the 20-minute observation began. Williams blew a 0.08% BAC. She was taken before the magistrate and charged. Williams was placed on an unsecured bond and released when sober.
J’Mar Haward Mosley, 21, from Lawrenceville is charged with firearm violation – subject to protective order on May 17.
Evans said Sergeant D. W. Medlin conducted a traffic stop on Wilson Creek Road, Lawrenceville, for defective equipment, specifically for a broken left taillight. Mosley was not licensed in Virginia and didn’t have any insurance on the vehicle. When he opened the rear passenger door of the vehicle Medlin noticed a handgun under the front passenger’s seat. Mosley was detained and the investigation showed that he had an active protective order and didn’t have a permit for the concealed weapon. The pistol was collected as evidence and 3 traffic summons were issued. Mosley was arrested and taken before the magistrate and released.
The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a vehicle from 633 Fox Lane, Lawrenceville, on May 13.
Evans said the complainant hosted a small gathering. The following morning she noticed that her keys were not on the hook and then realized her vehicle was missing from the yard.
The complainant had a conversation with her friend who said she saw the vehicle in Lunenburg County and thought it belonged to the complainant. The complainant later found the vehicle at Shelton’s Towing in Kenbridge. The Kenbridge Police Department located the vehicle wrecked in a ditch at approximately 3:38 a.m. and called to have it towed. The vehicle was unoccupied with minimal damage. No further information was available at that time. Deputy D. C. Brown filed the report and is working the case.
In other matters, Ryan Thomas Baird, 24, from Lawrenceville is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on May 16.
Evans said Sergeant D. W. Medlin stopped Baird for an exhaust violation as he was leaving Ebony General Store on Robinson Ferry Road. Baird stopped in the parking lot of Ebony Volunteer Fire Department. As Medlin approached the driver’s window he noticed the driver’s eyes were glassy and bloodshot and he could smell the odor of alcoholic beverage coming from the driver’s person. Out of the 6 tests given 5 were unsuccessful. Baird was transported to the South Hill Police Department and later a final result of 0.13% was obtained. Baird was taken before the magistrate and released to his wife who was able to drive his truck away.
Jarvis Darell Lincoln, 26, from Alexandria is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on May 16.
Deputy A. W. Connell saw a vehicle traveling north on Christanna Highway swerve over into the opposite lane of travel three times. He stopped the vehicle at Ruffin Lane. Connell could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from Lincoln’s person. Lincoln stated he was at a graduation party on Stanley Road and had two shots of liquor. When Connell advised him about the swerving he said his mother taught him to drive in the middle of the road because of deer. Lincoln was arrested and taken to the Meherrin River Regional Jail and after the observation period he blew 0.10% BAC. He was held on an unsecured bond and released when sober.