Police Notes, January 30, 2013
Jan. 30, 2013 @ 12:52 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
Passenger remains in hospital
FOREST CITY — A 19-year-old woman, Courtney Aldrich, of Mooresboro remains a patient at Mission Hospitals in Asheville as the result of an automobile accident Saturday just after midnight.
Aldrich was a passenger in a 1991 Chevrolet that was driven by Jason D. Stepp, 24, of Mill Spring, her family member said Tuesday.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, Stepp failed to stop at a stop sign on Chesterfield Road and hit a 2000 Chevrolet driven by Hayden Lee Murray, 23, of Mooresboro who was traveling south on U.S. 221A.
Stepp's Chevrolet ran off the road to the left and overturned down an embankment.
Stepp was taken to Rutherford Regional Medical Center for treatment and was charged with stop sign violation.
Aldrich was flown to Asheville at about 2 a.m. Sunday where she underwent surgery on Monday and additional surgeries are scheduled, the family member said on Tuesday morning.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Dept. responded to 131 calls on Monday; Forest City police had 71 calls; Rutherfordton police had 34 calls; Spindale was dispatched to 30 police calls and Lake Lure had four calls; Rutherford County EMS responded to 48 calls and Rescue had 24 calls.
Forest City firefighters responded to a smoke report.
Jennifer Epley Arrwoood, 40, of Harrill Road in Forest City was charged with failure to stop for steady red light; driving while impaired, operate vehicle no insurance and driving left of center; custody release; $500 unsecured bond.
Lashawna Chanelle Cannady, 16, Dogwood Lane in Forest City, disorderly conduct in school; $500 bond.
Jalin Ganea Miller 16, O'Neal Road in Union Mills was charged with disorderly conduct in school; $500 bond.
Joshua Ryan Jackson, 21, Nolen Road in Forest City, true bills of indictment on larceny of firearm, possession stolen goods, property and obtaining property by false pretense; $8,000 bond.
Marcella Littlejohn, 55, Littlejohn Domain Road in Forest City was charged with littering; $500 cash bond.
Stephen Jermaine Thomas, 33, Old Ballpark Road in Spindale was charged with assault by strangulation and assault on female; 48-hour hold.
James Edward Wright, 62, Second Street in Forest City, charged with resisting public officer; written promise to appear.
Jennifer Click reported the larceny of jewelry and coins.
Heather Nicole Reynolds reported damage to her car.
Rutherford Opportunity Center reported a disorderly conduct.
Ray Waters of Forest City reported a breaking and entering.
An employee from James Motors in Forest City reported an incident of breaking and entering and larceny.
Sandra Harrison of Forest City reported an incident of assault on a female.
Gladys Ledford of Forest City, reported an incident of assault.
Stanley Lester of Morganton, reported an incident of larceny and fraud.n, of S