Crime Report: March 31, 2014
Rutherford County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 180 calls on Monday; Forest City police had 73 calls; Rutherfordton police was dispatched to 29 calls; Spindale had 22 calls; Lake Lure had 14 calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 64 calls and Rescue had 17 calls.
Bostic Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire; Cliffside firefighters responded to a woods fire and an electrical fire; Ellenboro Fire Department was called to a motor vehicle accident and a grass fire; Forest City firefighters were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident; Hudlow Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident; Lake Lure firefighters were called to a dumpster fire and a brush fire; Rutherfordton Fire Rescue was dispatched to an unknown fire; Sandy Mush firefighters responded to a grass fire; SDO Fire Department was called to a brush fire and a woods fire.
James A. Balta, 45, Buck Branch Road in Mill Spring, was charged with surrender by surety on failure to appear on misdemeanor charges; $1,000 bond.
Casey Emmanuel Briggs, 25, Poors Ford Road in Rutherfordton, was charged with failure to appear on possession of marijuana; $500 bond.
Amanda Danielle Buff, 27, Indiana Street in Spindale, was charged with felony probation violation; $15,000 bond.
Buster Gene Cash, 49, Cowl Court in Ellenboro, was charged with resisting a public officer; written promise to appear.
Roger Wadell Cowan Jr., 40, Duke Street in Forest City, was charged with assault on a female; 48-hour hold.
Charles Edward Davis, 42, Hillside Street in Spindale, was charged with driving while impaired and reckless driving to endanger; custody release.
Robert Dean Fowler, 25, Camp Creek Road in Rutherfordton, was charged with felony probation violation; $15,000 bond.
Kasey Marie Gilbert, 21, Webb Road in Ellenboro, was charged with obtaining property by false pretense and felony larceny; $12,000 unsecured bond.
Marcus Niquon Gossett, 23, Whitesides Road in Rutherfordton, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver, selling marijuana, delivering marijuana and possession of a firearm by a felon; $10,000 bond.
Justin Joseph Guarriello, 30, Pleasant Hill Church Road in Rutherfordton, was charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle, misdemeanor larceny and injury to personal property; $3,000 bond.
Frank Jackson Huss Jr., 44, Cc Lovelace Road in Rutherfordton, was charged with communicating threats; $1,000 bond.
Matthew Brent Pye, 30, Holland Street in Forest City, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia; $10,000 unsecured bond.
Steven Paul Toney, 33, Odyssey Lane in Forest City, was charged with felony possession of stolen goods/property; $5,000 bond.
Dustin Michael Turner, 26, Second Avenue in Belmont, was charged with failure to appear on failure to wear a seat belt while driving and failure to appear on driving while license revoked; $1,000 bond.
Elizabeth Herndon reported an incident of fraud.
Felomena Mosher reported an incident of assault on a female.
Stevie Rumfelt reported an incident of larceny of a motor vehicle.
Max Mathis reported an incident of breaking and entering and larceny.
Eric Withrow reported an incident of breaking and entering, larceny and vandalism.
Rena Dewberry reported a fire investigation.
An employee of Roses reported an incident of a counterfeit bill.
An employee of Burkes Outlet reported an incident of larceny.
An employee of Scoggins Seafood and Steakhouse reported an incident of damage to property and hit and run.