Authorities are investigating a rash of shooting incidents reported in the South Hill area on Sunday. According to reports from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office, on Sunday Deputy Jimmerson was dispatched to three different locations for reports of shots fired along Highway 47.
At the first residence located in the 27000 block of Highway 47, the owner of the property told Deputy Jimmerson that he had heard a vehicle slow down and then heard four gunshots. Investigation showed that two vehicles had been hit. A projectile was recovered from one of the vehicles.
Another shot struck the front of the residence. A projectile was also recovered from the front of the residence.
The other two victims were unable to locate what if anything had been struck on their property. Shell casings, however, were recovered from the residence in the 24800 block.
The case remains under investigation at press time.
Also on Sunday, Corporal Byrt Carnes responded to a residence on Summerville Street in the Buffalo
Junction are for a reported assault. An investigation found that the victim had sustained two small lacerations to the right shoulder with a piece of broken glass being the weapon. Investigation also found that the windows had been broken out.
The suspect, identified as Tiffany Atkinson 27, of Buffalo Junction was arrested on warrants for vandalism and malicious wounding. Atkinson was transported to the Meherrin River Regional Jail and held with no bond.
On Sunday afternoon, Deputy A. DeSantis was approached by a subject at A-1 convenience
store in Clarksville. The subject told Deputy DeSantis that he had been fishing at Island Creek Boat ramp from 6:00 to 09:30 A.M. and discovered that someone had broken into the locked camper shell on his pickup truck and stole a channel lock tool set and a Coleman cooler.
Deputy DeSantis also received a call to respond to Island Creek Boat Ramp in reference to another larceny that had occurred to a vehicle where. According to reports, a tool box was broken into and a socket set and a come-along were stolen. The theft occurred between 06:00 and 11:29 A.M.
On Saturday, Deputy A. DeSantis conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle the intersection of Highway 58 East and Buffalo Church Road. On doing a license check it was determined that the license was suspended. The driver was allowed to call family to come drive the vehicle home. When the family member arrived, Deputy DeSantis approached their vehicle to determine who would be driving the suspect’s vehicle home when he noticed an odor he associated with marijuana. A subsequent search of the vehicle turned up a small amount of green plant like material and a white, powdery substance. On field testing, the plant like material turned out to be marijuana and the white powdery substance tested positive as cocaine. A handgun was also recovered.
Maurice Holloway 31, of Danville, was arrested for possession of cocaine and Hope Flowers 47, of Danville was arrested for having a concealed handgun.
Both Holloway and Flowers were released on unsecured bonds.
On Saturday Deputy J. Burch was dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Cimarron Trail, River Ridge in the Bracey area for a reported domestic dispute. Deputy Burch arrived and spoke with the victim who gave a description of the suspect’s vehicle. Corporal Clayton found the vehicle parked at Simmons truck stop in Bracey and met with Corporal Clayton at Simmons truck stop to continue his investigation. While
Deputy Burch was speaking with the suspect of the assault Corporal Clayton turned his k-9, Moris, out for a break and Moris alerted on the vehicle that suspect was driving. A search of the vehicle turned up a green plant like material. The material was field tested and yielded a positive for marijuana. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Richard Roach, 41, of Green Bay Va. Was arrested for possession of controlled substance,
distribution of marijuana and having a concealed weapon. Roach was transported to MRRJ where
warrants were served and was remanded to jail under a $2,500 dollar secured bond.
Also on Saturday while on patrol, Deputy T. Jimmerson had a vehicle enter his radar doing 86 mph in a 70 mph zone. The vehicle was stopped at the 13 mile marker and as Deputy Jimmerson approached the vehicle he detected an odor associated with marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle recovered a very small amount of marijuana and upon running the driver's information, discovered that the driver of the vehicle, identified as Stephen Guest 25, of California was wanted in Arlington County for distribution of marijuana and Driving Under the Influence. Guest was charged and released on a $2,500 unsecured bond.