The Richmond Register

Crime

September 24, 2013

Fight between two women lands one in jail

RICHMOND — A West Main Street woman has been charged with felony assault after police say she struck a relative with a glass vase.

Elizabeth A. Deaton, 22, was charged this weekend with second-degree assault, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Richmond police responded to call late Sunday morning about a disturbance in the 500 block of West Main Street, according to an RPD news release.

The officers met with a male resident, and then they heard a verbal altercation between Deaton and a female relative that escalated into a physical assault.

The officers had to separate the two, and they learned that Deaton had struck the other woman with a glass vase, causing a laceration to the victim’s head behind her ear, the release stated.

The victim was checked and cleared by the EMS, and she sought treatment at Baptist Health-Richmond on her own.

After Deaton was taken into custody, the officers reported finding a marijuana cigarette, two used syringes and a burnt spoon in her possession.

RPD: Keystone Drive woman stole from neighbor

Richmond police have made an arrest in the Thursday burglary of a Keystone Drive burglary.

Ashley H. Johnson, 24, Keystone Drive, was charged with second-degree burglary and theft by deception (under $500).

A resident in the 200 block of Keystone Drive reported shortly after midnight that her apartment had been broken into the previous day and several items were stolen. Entry was gained through a bedroom window, according to the report.

The items reported missing were a DVD player, a carpet shampoo cleaner and a “Men in Black II” DVD. Estimated loss was $330.

Johnson was interviewed later that day at the Richmond Police Department and then charged.

The stolen DVD was recovered but the other items were not, according to the police.

Police charge man in connection with store burglary

A Robbinsville Loop man has been arrested in connection with a burglary of a Boggs Lane business.

Harold D. Burns, 35, was charged Monday with receiving stolen property (under $10,000) and theft by deception (under $500).

The owner of CKI reported Aug. 5 that his business has been broken into during the night and several collectible toys, worth $2,540, were stolen.

The police determined that Burns had been in possession of several of the stolen items and transferred them to a third party shortly after the burglary, according to the RPD report.

Four pedal cars and a tricycle was recovered, but the other stolen items were not.

Police issued a warrant Aug. 15 for Burns, and he was found Monday on Danielle Court. He was taken into custody and lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.

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