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Crime

December 17, 2013

Man charged with drug trafficking after shoplifting arrest

RICHMOND — A Union City Road man arrested by Richmond Police on misdemeanor charges found himself staring down a drug trafficking charge after a search of his person at the jail, according to an RPD report.

Travis L. Fuson, 35, of Union City Road, was charged Friday with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree promoting contraband when jail officers found 28 oxycodone pills concealed in his genital area, the report stated.

Fuson had been charged with theft by unlawful taking for allegedly attempting to leave the Richmond Walmart without paying for $47 worth of merchandise.

He remained in the Madison County Detention Center on Monday afternoon, according to the jail’s online records.

Maple Street man charged with forging checks

Shawn Dargavell, 22, of South Maple Street, was charged Saturday with two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument after a complainant reported to police someone had cashed a check he discarded.

According to the report, the complainant threw two checks in the trash while he was in the process of moving to Ohio. One of the checks, made out for $400, had been signed by the man, but the payee line was left blank.

On Dec. 2, the complainant was notified by his bank that the check had been cashed. On Dec. 6, an attempt was made to cash the other check, which had been left blank, for $600. The bank denied the second transaction and identified Dargavell as a suspect in both incidents, the report stated.

Dargavell was located at his residence and interviewed at the police station before being charged with forgery as well as theft by unlawful taking of less than $500 and attempted theft by unlawful taking between $500 and $10,000.

Dargavell was lodged in the detention center, where he remained Monday afternoon, according to the jail’s online records.

Reported thefts

Friday

• A representative of WG&T Builders Inc. reported an unknown party posing as an employee charged two Stihl 16-inch model MS170 chainsaws, worth $369, to the company account.

Saturday

• A South Killarney Lane resident reported his vehicle had been unlawfully entered and several items totaling $430 were stolen. A black Motorola Razr cellphone, a black military backpack and an Introduction to American Government college textbook were reported missing.

• A resident in the 1000 block of Altamont Street reported a green antique metal glider with small white squares on the backrest was stolen from his driveway overnight. The glider weighed about 200 pounds and is believed to be worth $700. 

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