Police Notes, March 29, 2013
RUTHERFORDTON — Tiffany Jean Ferguson, 24, of Florida Avenue in Spindale, was arrested Wednesday for obtaining property by means of assault and threatening to use a firearm.
Ferguson entered a residence on Whitesides Road in Rutherfordton without permission, wielded a firearm, and stole a cell phone.
Rutherford County Sheriff Detective Brandon Rothrock helped work on the case and issue the warrant for Ferguson's arrest.
Ferguson was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and received a secured $30,000 bond.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 134 calls on Wednesday; Forest City police had 92 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 26 calls; Spindale had 45 calls; Lake Lure had 12 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 53 calls and Rescue had 44 calls.
Cherry Mountain firefighters responded to an incident involving a dumpster fire; Forest City Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident; Lake Lure firefighters were called to investigate two fire alarms; Rutherfordton Fire Department responded to a fire alarm; Spindale firefighters were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident.
Amy Leach Burgin, 39, Tobias Court in Union Mills, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon; $1,500 unsecured bond.
Whitney Janel Byers, 25, Leonard Lane in Ellenboro, was charged with misdemeanor probation violation and expired registration card/tag; $5,000 bond.
Ronald Eugene Davis, 42, Tobias Court in Rutherfordton, was charged with communicating threats, assault and battery, and simple assault; $1,500 unsecured bond.
Carla Danielle Jenkins, 27, Florida Avenue in Spindale, was charged with driving while license revoked; $1,000 bond.
Robert Lee Keeter, 19, Hunt Road in Bostic, was charged with breaking and entering and larceny; $15,000 unsecured bond.
Authur Chad Lee, 31, Academy Street in Cliffside, was charged with felony probation violation; $10,000 bond.
Robbie Lee Ledford, 37, South Powell Street in Forest City, was charged with a true bill of indictment for breaking and entering and larceny; $4,000 bond.
Chawnteat (Shawn) McEntire, 32, McDaniel Street in Forest City, was charged with failure to appear on misdemeanor in Henderson County; $600 bond.
Deidre Diane Pearson, 33, Baber Road in Rutherfordton, was charged with 11 counts of failure to appear on employment security law violation in Cleveland County and failure to appear on possession of drug paraphernalia; $1,500 bond.
Kelly Eugene Smith, 49, Carver Lane in Forest City, was charged with making harassing phone calls, assault on a female, and communicating threats; $500 bond.
Christopher Dale Street, 22, River Road in Morganton, was charged with failure to appear on driving while license revoked and failure to maintain lane control and failure to appear on expired registration card/tag and expired/no inspection; $5,000 bond.
Michael Jarrett Whiteside, 33, Greenwood Street in Forest City, was charged with felony probation violation; $15,000 bond.
April Bland Wood, 41, Nathaniel Lane in Bostic, was charged with felony probation violation; $20,000 bond.
Tamika Hamilton of Forest City reported an incident of identity theft and obtaining property by false pretense.
Bobby Owens of Forest City reported an incident of damage to property.
Betty Lowery of Forest City reported an incident of breaking and entering and larceny.
Jody Pinson of Mooresboro reported an incident of injury to real property.
Steve Frady of Forest City reported an incident of injury to personal property.