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Gordonsville couple arrested in burglary sting
Pennsylvania man tries to evade arrest on 6th DUI
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The sheriff’s department arrested two people on March 3 after staking out a home on Lower Helton Road they believed was the target of potential burglars.Arrested in the sting were 29-year-old Clayton Dwayne Green and Rachel Nicole Green, 28, both of Gordonsville.According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, the two entered the home through a garage door and took items including a camera, a bag of change, a knife collection, a chainsaw, a nail gun and jewelry.The couple also allegedly took a .38 special Rossi revolver, a Heritage .22 pistol, a .410 gauge shotgun and a .12 gauge shotgun.Rachel Green was additionally charged for taking a .22 pistol from a truck at the home.Clayton Green was charged with burglary and theft of property over $1,000, as well as unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.The weapons charge came when authorities allegedly found the stolen handguns loaded and within his reach after the burglary.Ray said Green admitted to deputies that he was a convicted felon, and was prohibited from possessing a firearm.Rachel Green was charged with theft over $1,000 and burglary for the home robbery, and burglary and theft over $500 for the theft from the truck.Both are under a $30,000 bond, and will appear in court on March 14.Meanwhile, Howard R. Moon, 56, of Elklard Penn. was arrested for his sixth DUI offense and felony evading arrest on Feb. 28.Ray said an officer dispatched to Pine Orchard Road to investigate a possible domestic dispute saw Moon flee the scene in a vehicle as he was arriving.Upon leaving, the deputy said he saw Moon returning, and attempted to stop his car. Moon allegedly fled, stopping a short distance down the road and running into a residence.When the officer was allowed into the home, he said he found Moon to be inebriated, and place him under arrest.His prior DUIs were in Aug. 2007, Feb. 2001, July 1995 and May 1989 in New York, and June 2001 in PennsylvaniaHis bond was set at $20,000, and he will appear in court on March 7.Also arrested on the same call was 51-year-old David Hugh Flynn of Sabensville Penn., who was taken into custody after the resident of the home requested that Flynn be removed from the property because he was drunk.His bond was set at $2,500, and he will appear in court on March 7.Johnny Wayne Trapp, 56, was arrested for domestic assault on Feb. 3.A deputy dispatched to investigate a domestic assault report on Eagle Creek Road allegedly found that Trapp had thrown a female family member to the ground and hit her repeatedly because she refused to give him a ride to get more beer.His bond was set at $2,500, and he will appear in court on March 14.Christopher Justin Garrett, 22, was charged with introduction of drugs into a penal institution on Feb. 26.According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, Garrett was being booked into the jail after being arrested on a Circuit Court violation of probation warrant.Garrett had reportedly piled his clothes in a corner while being processed, and when he picked them up a correctional officer saw a black metal container fall out.Ray said the container held five Diazepam pills and two plastic baggies with meth inside.His bond was set at $20,000 on the introduction charges, and he will appear in court on March 7.David Allen Sullivan, 32, was arrested for a second DUI offense, felony evading arrest and resisting arrest on Feb. 27, as well as being cited for simple possession and failure to maintain his lane of travel.Ray said a deputy attempted to pull Sullivan over on Dry Creek Road when he accelerated and tried to flee.He was stopped after a two-mile pursuit, and the officer reportedly found him to have a strong odor of alcohol, red watery eyes and slurred speech.Sullivan allegedly admitted to consuming six beers and taking Valium.A deputy reportedly found two pills believed to be Valium in the vehicle, one on the floor, and one on the front seat.Sullivan allegedly held onto the steering wheel and refused to exit the vehicle when stopped, and refused to allow deputies to cuff him after he was removed.Ray said Sullivan had to be taken to the ground and restrained.The sheriff said Sullivan’s prior DUI charge was in February 2006.His bond was set at $3,500, and he will appear in court on March 7.Michael Brandon Redmon, 28, was arrested for public intoxication on Feb. 25.A deputy summoned to Jewel’s Market on Highway 56 to check out a report of an unwanted guest allegedly found Redmon standing in a doorway, wet from the rain.The deputy said Redmon’s eyes were bloodshot and he was very unsteady on his feet.His bond was set at $2,500 and he will appear in court on March 7.