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Page 8B - THE KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD - Thursday, January 18, 1996
Kings Mountain Police Report
Slick roads cause accidents
Ice-slick roads were blamed for
a rash of accidents during the re-
cent winter snow and ice storms.
Police said no one was injured.
JANUARY 9
Ptl. S. M. Skinner said that a
. 1988 Ford truck operated by Jack
. Bingham, of Dallas, stalled at the
_ intersection of North Piedmont and
" Center Streets and started sliding
backwards.
Jacqueline Kay Causby, 107
Center St., operating a 1991 Ford,
. said she had just pulled out on
‘ Center Street and had no time to
"react to the accident. Both vehicles
~ slid down the hill about 1000 feet.
No one was injured. The Causby
“ vehicle was damaged $1,000.
Pil. R. L. Creech said that roads
* were covered with a thick layer of
ice and Norman Blanton, 630 Oak
Grove Road, operating a postal
truck for the US Postal Service, ap-
“plied brakes and his vehicle slid
* through the stop sign into the inter-
section at Fulton and Cansler
Streets.
The postal truck struck a
1993Isuzu operated by Michael
- Sean Hoyle, 618 Margrace Road,
and occupied by five people.
. Property damages were estimated
at $6500.
JANUARY 10
Icy roads were blamed for an ac-
cident at King and Gold Streets.
= Ptl. C. M. Kahn said that Ambis
Clenten Lewis, 407 E. Parker
Street, driving a 1988 Plymouth,
applied his brakes on the ice and
struck a 1993 GMC truck opera.ed
by Charles Curtis Sims, 205 W.
Mountain St. The car was damaged
. $2500.
The truck, owned by Schwans
Sales Enterprises of Crouse, was
damaged $100.
: JANUARY 11
Deborah Plumbley Shirley,
North Sims St., told Ptl. C. M.
Kahn she was followed by a driver
in a 1989 GMC truck while travel-
ing on King Street. Shirley said
.; that the truck rearended her 1993
_. Honda on King Street at the over-
.- head bridge and a man yelled ob-
scenities. Police said the Shirley
car was not damaged.
Ptl. Andy Berry cited Tracey
Adam Roberson, 21, 401 Suttle St.,
Shelby, with failure to reduce
speed and failure to, carry a valid
driver's license after a wreck on
North Sims Street.
Berry said that a parked UPS
truck was stuck on icy roads and
Berry was..standing by for a-
wrecker to pull the vehicle up the
hill which was covered with about
four inches of ice.
Berry said the Roberson 1989
Chevrolet was traveling too fast for
conditions.
Berry said that if the Roberson
vehicle had not hit the parked truck
the driver could not have stopped
at the stop sign due to the speed
and road conditions and a more
dangerous accident could have oc-
curred. Damages were estimated at
$4,000.
Ptl. C. M. Kahn said that
Melanie Rayfield, 1408 Lewis
Farm Rd., lost control of her 1992
Chevrolet on icy North Piedmont
Avenue and the car hit a utility
pole. The car was damaged $1500.
JANUARY 13
Pil. S. M. Skinner said that a
1993 Toyota operated by Marvin
Lewis Gamble, 603 Skyland Dr.,
was backing from the car wash on
York Road and struck a 1976
Chevrolet operated by Cathy
Skinner Gordon, Long Branch Rd.,
Grover. Damages were estimated at
$450.
ARRESTS
Larry Smith, 39, 1818 Alpine Rd.,
Skakeathon to aid
kidney association
The Cleveland-Rutherford
Kidney Association's annual
skakeathon will be held Sunday,
Feb. 125: from 2-5 p.m. at
Rollerrama Skating Rink in
Polkville.
For more information, call the
Kidney Association at 481-9535 or
538-3189, or the Rollerama at 538-
8261.
ROSEBORO
From Page 7-B
side when Dawkins heard the shot,
according to the police report.
Dawkins said his friend did not
fall but told him to take him to the
emergency room.
Roseboro's 15-year-old cousin
and Danny Meeks, 18, also were in
the car, police said.
Officers said Roseboro's friends
told them Roseboro carried the
gun with him most of the time.
"We are finding a lot of young
folks who have these weapons in
their possession,” said Byars com-
menting on the growing numbers
of youths carrying gins.
DWI, driving while license revoked,
fictitious registration plates, no insur-
ance and unregistered vehicle, $500
bond, secured. Trial date is February
19 in Cleveland District Court.
Joseph Bernard Pittman, 26, 609
Sterling Dr., assault on a female, $500
bond, secured. Trial date is February
19 in Cleveland District Court.
Patricia Lynn Smith, 34, 210 N.
Dilling St., felony embezzlement,
$1,000 bond. The suspect turned her-
self in to Kings Mountain police after a
complaint was filed by Handy Pantry
on North Cleveland Ave.
CITATIONS
Brian Steven Timms, 23, 125
Timms St., tinted windows.
Gary Richard Smart, 24, 128
Landfill Dr., driving without a license.
Charles Theodore Etters, 69, 208
Bridges St., hit and run property dam-
age.
INCIDENTS
Shawn Lockridge, 106 Stowe Acres,
said that his trailer was damaged by
someone hitting or kicking it.
Alice Faye Bennett, 900 Church St.,
reported theft of her wallet containing
currency, credit cards and driver's li-
cense.
Wade Hampton Tyner, 910 Shelby
Rd., reported that windows at Wade
Ford were shot out by someone using a
pellet gun. Damages were estimated at
$900.
D&M Construction Co., 1200
Mountain Creek Rd., reported theft of
tools and two bicycles from a trailer
parked at West Gate Plaza.
Christopher Burke, 114 N. Piedmont
Ave., reported a lost or stolen wallet
containing driver's license, credit cards
and currency.
Larry Joe Morrison, 908 S.
Battleground Ave., reported that a cus-
tomer pumped $17 worth of gasoline
and left the gas pumps without paying
for it.
Mauney Memorial Library, 100 S.
Piedmont Ave., reported damage to a
wooden door.
Jeff Martin Manning, Pine Manor
Apts., reported theft of coins, rings, a
television set and stereo equipment
valued at over $1400.
Pic-N-Pay Shoes, Kings Mountain
Plaza, reported that a customer took
shoes valued at $15.99 and left the
store without paying for them.
Gunite Johnson Garner, 710 N.
Cansler St., reported theft of a hand-
gun, a 390 semi-automatic valued at
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$189. which were blamed on the snow, but none resulted in serious injury.
Many motorists found themselves walking during last week's ice and snow which blanketed Kings
Mountain and most of the eastern United States. Kings Mountain police reported numerous accidents
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