Roxboro police charged a woman with two unrelated crimes in a single day on Friday.
Lisa Walker McKinney, 53, of 1529 Old Durham Road, Roxboro, was charged with filing a false police report and with fraud by identity theft.
According to police, McKinney used her daughter’s name to open a cable TV account without her daughter’s permission. The incident was reported July 2 and she was charged July 5.
That same day, McKinney filed a report alleging that her car had been broken into while it was parked at Walmart. She told officers oxycontin inside the car had been taken. Police reviewed security camera footage and verified that the car was not broken into. She was charged with filing a false police report. Police have charged McKinney with similar violations in the past.
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
Person County Sheriff’s deputies charged two men in connection with drugs found in the car of one of the men last Tuesday.
Deputies were on patrol in the area of Moriah Road and Mt. Harmony Church road when they noticed a silver Honda speeding past one deputy who was making an unrelated traffic stop.
Deputies stopped the Honda on Mt. Harmony Church Road and reported watching the driver of the car, Justin Monte Paylor, 30, 165 Grapevine Drive, Roxboro, fumbling around in his glove box. Deputies reported smelling the odor of marijuana. A K9 unit was called to the scene after Paylor denied having an illegal drugs in the car. The dog alerted on the glovebox in the center console of the car and deputies found 127 grams of what is believed to be cocaine inside the glove box.
Three days later, on July 5, deputies listened to a recorded telephone call from the Person County jail between Paylor and Blake Edward Fuller, 28, of 594 Glenn Fogleman Road, Rougemont. In the phone call, Paylor sounded apologetic and said he tried to throw the drugs out the car window. Fuller is heard telling Paylor he is supposed to run when law enforcement tries to stop him.
Deputies arrested Fuller that night and charged him with conspiracy to traffic drugs. He is being held in the Person County jail under $100,000 bond. Paylor is also in the Person County jail under $100,000 bond. He is charged with Trafficking cocaine by transporting it, trafficking cocaine by possession, possession with intent to sell or distribute cocaine and maintaining a vehicle for the purpose of selling cocaine. He is also charged with two misdemeanors, marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Surveillance nets drug arrest
Deputies conducting surveillance of a home on Burlington Road charged a Roxboro man with two misdemeanor criminal counts Saturday afternoon.
Joshua Eugene Robbins, 29, of 2221 Burlington Road, Roxboro, was cited for possession of illegal prescription drugs. Deputies saw Robbins leaving the house and driving north on Burlington Road.
When Robbins saw the deputy, he turned around and headed south on Burlington Road. When deputies initiated a traffic stop, Robbins consented to a search of the vehicle. That search turned up a single pill, which Robbins admitted he had been given to try to sell.
Robbins was also cited for driving with a suspended license.
Hit and run reported near Mayo Lake
Person County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating reports of a hit an run that occurred Saturday afternoon in the parking lot of Mayo Lake Marina.
According to reports, the victim was seated in her 2012 Buick Regal when another car pulled out of an adjacent parking space. The driver of the second car, a Chevrolet Avalanche, left the scene. She returned a short time later, parked the Avalanche across the road from the parking lot where the hit and run took place and got in another car and left the scene again.
The victim tried to talk to the driver of the Avalanche, but was ignored. Damage to the Buick is estimated at $3,000.