Police Reports for Feb. 17 – 22

Published 9:15 pm Thursday, February 23, 2017

The following information comes directly from the City of Suffolk Department of Media and Community Relations. It should be noted that a criminal charge is only an accusation and does not indicate a conviction has or will be attained nor that the party listed in the arrest report is guilty of the crime listed. Incidents for Feb. 17-21 already have been reported in the Suffolk News-Herald. Arrests for that period are included below, along with the incidents and arrests for Feb. 22.


February 17

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Joshua Crawford, 28, assault and battery of a family member (M)

Edward Brett Yarbrough, 35, possession of marijuana (M)

David Justin Wilkins, 28, possession of a controlled substance (F)

Joseph Maurice Thompson, 20, petit larceny (M)

Tony Brion Hunter, 64, driving under the influence of alcohol (M)

Marsalle Edwynn Mitchell, 52, revocation of suspended sentence (F)

Travis Deshaun Clark, 28, threats of death or bodily injury by letter (F)


February 18


Joshua Emmanuel Werts, 40, driving under the influence of alcohol (M)

David Vincent Bush, 26, harassment by computer (M)

Walter Colvert Saunders, 39, failure to appear on a misdemeanor charge (M)

Thomas Earl Lewis, 28, public intoxication (M)

Jeffrey Maurice Blount, 55, drinking alcohol in public (M)

Audrey Marie Holmes, 59, drinking alcohol in public (M)

James Thomas Branch, 58, destruction of property or monument (M)

James Scott Marx, 22, concealment, price alter of merchandise valued at less than $200 (M)

Earl Shelby Chaptman, 63, trespassing (M)

Paul George Withers, 43, public intoxication (M)

Brandon Ray Harris, 31, petit larceny (M)


February 19


Chad Michael Rockwell, 29, assault and battery of a family member (M)

Virginia Marie Thompson, 44, assault and battery of a family member (M)

Loren Annette Johnson, 44, assault and battery of a family member (M)

Donna Louise Perry, 56, failure to pay food tax (M)

Herman Lazine Mayfield, 44, threatening phone calls (M)

Keith Rashuan Rodgers, 25, driving under the influence of alcohol (M)

Katey Leray Brashares, 35, revocation of suspended sentence (M)

Raphel Cortez Edwards, 25, possession of marijuana (M)


February 20


Randy Demico Matthews, 42, failure to comply with support obligations (M)

Roger Bruce Smith, 22, driving under the influence of alcohol (M)

Akil Jamon Freeman, 19, possession of marijuana (M)

Emanuel Gonzalez Perez, 19, possession of marijuana (M)

Ryan Eugene Rigters, 26, possession of marijuana (M)

Ronnie Eugene Mason, 50, abduction and kidnapping (F)

David Simms, 52, contempt of court (M)

Malik Rashad Brown, 20, possession of marijuana (M)

Christopher Julian Roscoe, 18, possession of marijuana (M)

James Henry Boone, 19, possession of marijuana (M)


February 21


Michael Wayne Marsh, 35, assault and battery of a family member (M)

Roland Eugene Dooley, 45, failure to comply with support obligations (M)

Krystal Michelle Ellis, 21, contempt of court (M)

Tyrone Wood, 33, revocation of suspended sentence (F)

Marquis Lashawn Miller, 33, revocation of suspended sentence (F)

Robert Lavelle Bowers, 27, revocation of suspended sentence (F)

Kizzy Nicole Baker, 23, simple assault and battery (M)

Norman Eugene White, 62, driving after having been declared a habitual offender (M)

Marcellus Brown, 48, petit larceny (M)


February 22


Abandoned vehicle, Misty Ridge Lane

Throwing missiles at an occupied vehicle, Carolina Road

Simple assault, Pitchkettle Road

City report of property damage, South Quay Road

Destruction of property, William Reid Drive

Grand larceny, North Main Street

Grand larceny, North Main Street

Harassment by computer, Freeman Mill Road

Animal bite, College Drive

Attempted suicide, Bob Foeller Drive

Grand larceny, North Main Street

Petit larceny, Pughsville Road

Simple assault, Bridge Road

Larceny – shoplifting, College Drive

Larceny of a firearm, Crocker Lane

Grand larceny, Portsmouth Boulevard

Petit larceny, College Drive

Destruction of property, Majestic Drive South

Simple domestic assault, Sierra Drive

Hit and run with personal injury, East Washington Street

Cruelty to animals, Kingsale Road

Petit larceny, South Main Street

Theft of motor vehicle parts or accessories, Ashley Avenue

Possession of heroin, Manning Road



Marcus Grady Epps, 18, assault and battery (M)

Unnamed juvenile, 15, assault and battery (M)

Darrick Antonia Purkett, 25, revocation of suspended sentence (F)

Willieto Edward Artis, 36, assault and battery (M)

Mario Alexander Thomas, 30, assault and battery of a family member (M)

Joawuonta Amen-Sobeak Cooper, 22, contempt of court (M)

Kevin Darrell Sawyer, 30, sex offender registration violation (F)


M – Misdemeanor

F – Felony