Police Notes, December 19, 2012
Dec. 19, 2012 @ 08:59 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
Speeding causes wreck
FOREST CITY — A 40-year-man was hurt Sunday night as he was driving too fast and lost control of his 1997 Chevrolet on Harris-Henrietta Road and hit a tree.
Joe Michael Morrow of Mooresboro was traveling south, when he ran off the road to the right, overcorrected, crossed the centerline, ran off the road to the left, and hit a tree before coming to a rest.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol charged him with exceeding safe speed.
House under construction burns
SANDY MUSH — Sandy Mush firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire Monday night on Hogan Road. The house was under construction and was completely destroyed, one firefighter said.
Sandy Mush was assisted by Cliffside and SDO firefighters.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Dept. responded to 140 calls on Monday; Forest City police had 83 calls; Rutherfordton police had 51 calls; Spindale was dispatched to 20 police calls and Lake Lure had three calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 57 calls and Rescue had 33 calls.
Forest City and Hudlow firefighters were dispatched to motor vehicle accidents Monday; Rutherfordton responded to a smoke report; Hudlow also had a powerline fire; Cherry Mountain was dispatched to a structure fire; Sandy Mush also responded to a structure fire on Hogan Road Monday night.
Vernon Lee Conner, 49, US 64/74, Rutherfordton, domestic violence protective order violation; secured bond.
Russell Wade Gilbert, 39, Grassy Knob Road in Mill Spring, misdemeanor stalking; $3,500 bond.
Robert David Guffey, 34, Lavender Road in Ellenboro, simple assault; $500 unsecured.
Anthony Todd Lindsay, 44, Surry Lane in Gastonia, charged with failure to appear expired registration card/tag; $500 bond.
Robin Gene Lytle, 61, Pointer Road in Forest City, charged with harassing phone call; written promise to appear.
Melissa Dywanne Owens, 23, Chestnut Street in Forest City,obtain property by false pretense; misdemeanor larceny; $500 bond.
Tara Sophia Puzino, 37, Joyful Drive in Ellenboro, charged with assault, inflicting serius injury, simple assault; $5,500 bond.
Chelsea Louise Roberson, 22, Sunburst Drive in Rutherfordton, appeal bond; $200 bond.
Charles Allan Weaver, 30, Lewis Road in Rutherfordton, charged with second degree trespassing, possession marijuana and possession drug paraphernalia; $1,000 bond.
An employee from Lipscomb Signs reported an incident of breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.
April Morrow of Forest City reported a larceny.
Michael Hartford of Forest City reported a simple assault.
Danny McCain of Forest City reported a breaking and entering and larceny.
Tim Pollard of Forest City reported a breaking, entering and larceny.