Crime briefs: Man faces sexual assault of child
A Lexington man faces charges following an investigation into the sexual assault of a victim under 13 years of age.
According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, the mother of the victim and victim said the assault took place May 15 in the Southmont community.
On March 1, detectives charged Clinton Wayne Kellam, 54, of 408 Sherwood Drive, Lexington, with first degree sex offense of a child under the age of 13. At the time the warrant was served, Kellam was in the Davidson County Jail on a child support charge.
In connection with the sexual assault charge, he was issued at $100,000 secured bond and a court date of March 25.
A suspicious vehicle call led to the arrest of a Lexington man.
According to a press release, a caller reported a suspicious person March 2 at 936 Scenic Way in Thomasville.
Following an investigation, deputies allege that Nelson Horne, 33, of 4142 Old Linwood Road was operating a motor vehicle with a stolen North Carolina plate. Nelson was arrested and given a $2000 secured bond with a court date of March 22.
MAN FLEES ON FOOT
A Winston-Salem man fled on foot after deputies conducted a traffic stop March 3 at Gallimore Road and Old Hwy. 64.
According to a press release, deputies stopped a black 1995 Honda Accord driven by Justin Morrow, 25, of 813 George Murphy Road.
During the traffic stop, deputies found that Morrow was driving without a license and that the vehicle he was driving had no insurance and was displaying a fictitious tag. When deputies attempted to arrest Morrow, he fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Morrow was taken into custody and charged with displaying a fictitious tag, no insurance, driving without an operator’s license and resist obstructed and delay. He was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond with a court date of March 3.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop at Old Highway 52 and Welcome Arcadia Road on March 2. During the stop, the driver, Jacob Michael McClure, 19, of 387 Bryan Woods Lane, Lexington, was arrested and charged with driving while impaired, speeding 95 mph in a 45 mph zone, careless and reckless driving, resist obstruct delay, driving after consuming alcohol under 21, open container of alcohol, and failure to notify DMV of address change.
He received a $5,000 secured bond and was held for contempt of court for five days in the Davidson County Jail. Mcclure appealed the contempt decision with a District Court Judge and the five-day contempt order was changed to a $1,000 secured bond. McClure had a total of $6,000 with both bonds.
A March 2 traffic stop at 400 block of Love Road revealed that a license plate on the vehicle had been turned into the Department of Motor Vehicles.
During the investigation, a passenger, Chamnap Nhek, 16, of 8355 N.C. Hwy. 8, Lexington, was found to be in possession of plastic baggies of marijuana packaged for distribution. Chamnap was placed under arrest and charged with felony possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Chamnap was issued a $10,000 secured bond with a court date of March 28.
Deputies responded on March 1 to a report of metal being stolen from the 5200 block of Old Greensboro Road in Thomasville. Deputies stopped a vehicle seen traveling from the site.
Deputies recovered metal roofing in the bed of a truck. Dakota Auman was arrested and charged with driving while license revoked and misdemeanor larceny. Colton Auman was arrested and charged with misdemeanor larceny. Colton Auman was also served with an outstanding failure to appear warrant. Aaron Carrell was arrested and charged with misdemeanor larceny, he was served with an outstanding warrant for obtaining property by false pretense and misdemeanor larceny. Dakota Auman was held under a $2,500 secure bond. Colton Auman was held under a $1,000 secure bond and Aaron Carrell was held under a $3,500 secure bond. All are scheduled to appear in Lexington District Court on March 25.
Two North Davidson High School students, under the age of 16, were charged with possession of aschedule IV controlled substances. Deputies allege that the two exchanged money for prescription drugs.