Crime briefs May 8
A gunshot wound was determined to be accidental by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, however, two people, one the victim, face a charge.
On April 28, deputies responded to Lexington Memorial Hospital in regard to man shot. Conley Owen, 17, of 204 Primrose Lane in Lexington, told deputies that he was shot in the hand by an unknown black man on the roadway near his home. After more investigation, deputies allege that Owen filed a false report and the gunshot wound was accidentally self-inflicted. Owen was released via criminal summons alleging a charge of filing a false police report and is scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on June 11.
Detectives also charged Kevin Owen, 48, of 204 Primrose Lane with failure to store a firearm to protect a minor. Kevin Owen was released via criminal summons and is scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on June 11.
Deputies charged Rochelle Hobson, 23, of 2916 W. Green Drive, High Point, in connection to a larceny April 30.
According to a press release, a fireman, electronics and jewelry, all valued at $3,170, were stolen from 334 Cedar Drive, Winston-Salem. Deputies recovered the firearm, electronics and some of the jewelry from pawn shops in the surrounding area.
Hobson, listed as the daughter of the victim, was arrested and charged with felony larceny of a firearm and felony larceny. She was held in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court on July 23.
A pink camouflage four-wheeler, stored under a deck, was reported stolen May 5 from 650 Simerson Road.
Also stolen were a battery, floor jack and gas.
In connection to the report, Michael Harrell, 23, of 1705 Becky Hill Road, Lexington, was charged with felony larceny. The property was returned to the owner.
Harrell was placed in Davidson County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond with a court date of June 3.
A man attempted a breaking and entering of an occupied home at 137 Easter Circle in Lexington on April 27. The homeowner called 911.
According to a press release, deputies determined that entry was attempted by damaging an exterior door.
Jonathan Deweese, 34, of 187 Lexington Ave. in Lexington, was found in proximity to the home, deputies said. Deputies disclosed that the suspect knew the homeowner.
Deweese was charged with attempted first degree burglary and injury to real property. He was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $20,000 secured bond and a court date of May 30.
A 30-year-old man faces several charges after a woman reported that she and her two children were assaulted.
Deputies responded to 142 Maley Lane on May 1.
According to a press release, Tracy Hughes said she was punched in the face and pushed over a table which caused a cut on her lip and a bruise on her lower back.
An assailant stomped on the big toe of her 10-year-old and pushed a 13-year-old daughter to the ground. Personal items were damaged as well to real property.
A K9 tracker located Dusty Ray Hughes of the same address at the woodline of the property.
Hughes was charged with assault on a female, assault and battery, assault on a child under the age of 12, injury to real property, injury to personal property and resisting a public officer. Hughes has court date of June 3 and was incarcerated with no bond.