Crime briefs June 11

Mowing accident, thefts, assault reported
Jun. 11, 2013 @ 11:14 AM


The theft of electronic items stolen from a home in the Hasty community led to the arrest of two High Point men.

According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, the investigation of the June 5 theft was conducted by the Breaking and Entering Task Force.

The stolen items were sold to a person in High Point, an acquaintance of one of the men.

Matthew Ryan Davis, 20, of 101 Oxford Place, Apt. 6, and Jacob Haywood Crays, 22, of 1814 Pershing St., were each charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and second degree trespass. Davis received a $2,500 secured bond, and Crays received a $1,000 secured bond. Both were placed in the Davidson County Detention Center with a court date of July 16.

Deputies also noted in the press release “Davis was the ex-boyfriend of the reporting party.”



The leg of  5-year-old boy was amputated below the knee following a mowing accident June 9 at 1245 Hickory Point Drive, Lexington.

According to a press release, a witness reported that the child was walking behind his father, who was mowing. The father did not see his son and backed over him, which trapped the child’s  foot under the mowing deck.

The son had major injuries to his right leg and was transported to the NC Baptist Hospital. Deputies spoke with  hospital personnel who said  that the child’s  right leg would be amputated at the knee.



According to a press release from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, a registered sex offender did not change his address with the Sheriff’s Office.

On June 6, Thomas James Wright of 5401 Linwood Southmont Road was arrested without incident and charged with failing to change address as a registered sex offender. Wright was given a $10,000 secured bond and placed in the Davidson County jail.



The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office now possess a 1999 Saturn SL2 under the “Run and You’re Done Law.”

According to a press release, on June 8, deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at the intersection of Old Greensboro and Friendship Ledford Road, in the Wallburg community, for a stoplight violation.

The drive attempted to elude deputies, leading them on a pursuit that reached 70 mph in a 45 mph zone. The pursuit ended when the vehicle wrecked at the intersection of N.C. Hwy. 109 and Shady Grove Church Road.

Jacob Byrd, 22, of 2710 W Lexington Ave. Ext. in High Point was charged with felony flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle, reckless driving to endanger, speeding, possession of an open container of alcohol in motor vehicle, driving left of center, failure to stop for a stoplight and failure to stop for a stop sign.

Byrd was held in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $5,000 secure bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 27.



Deputies responded to 186 Meado Lee Lane June 7 after a report of an assault. While on the scene, Nathaniel Carter Wilson, 22, of the same address, was arrested for resist, obstruct and delay after failing to comply with commands, and felony abuse on a disabled elderly female with injury.

His mother Elizabeth McCamie Wilson, 56, of the same address also was arrested for resist, obstruct and delay after she interfered while deputies trying to make an arrest.

Nathaniel Wilson was arrested and placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond. Elizabeth Wilson was arrested and given a $500 unsecured bond. Both subjects received a court date of July 2.



The thefts of ladies rings from a home in the Midway community led to an arrest of a Lexington man. On June 3, deputies learned that the stolen property had been pawned.

Deputies charged  Marty Edwin Alford, 40, of 115 N. Main St., Lexington,  with felony possession of stolen property and obtaining property by false pretense. Alford received a $1,000 secured bond and has a July 9 court date.