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Blotter: Television, two swords stolen from local house

Jan. 01, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Reports from the Huntington Police Department provided the following information:

A television set and two samurai swords were taken from a residence in the 2100 block of Adams Avenue. The burglary happened between Saturday morning and Sunday morning. The items were valued at $2,200.

DRUG ARREST: Officers arrested Asim M. Peterson, 31, of Huntington, charging him with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, along with misdemeanor obstruction and two counts of driving on a suspended/revoked license. It occurred Sunday evening at a restaurant parking lot in the 2000 block of 5th Avenue.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop. The driver refused initial orders, but eventually stopped the vehicle three-quarters of the way into the restaurant's drive-thru. Police confiscated $8,211 cash, a small amount of marijuana, electronic scales and a cell phone.

A magistrate set bond at $41,000, according to jail records.

ATTACK: Officers believe a known assailant forced his way into a residence, started a physical altercation and used a baseball bat to hit a female occupant, 37. The incident happened Friday evening in the 1400 block of Jefferson Avenue. Police recovered a baseball bat and a bloody, broken chair leg from the scene. No immediate arrest was reported.

BURGLARY: A woman told police somebody broke into the home of her 79-year-old father. It happened sometime between Dec. 12 and midday Friday in the 400 block of New York Street. More than $4,500 in items were stolen, including a .38 caliber handgun and assorted jewelry. Police had a named suspect, but no immediate arrest was reported.

WANTON ENDANGERMENT: A woman, 25, told police a known assailant entered her house after an argument, pointed a small pistol at her and pulled the trigger. The pistol clicked, but no gunfire occurred. The suspect fled the scene. No immediate arrest was reported.

STOLEN RIMS: Downtown Auto Sales reported that an unknown assailant stole four factory rims and tires from a GMC Envoy. It happened Thursday night into Friday morning at the dealership, located in the 1300 block of 3rd Avenue. The items were valued at approximately $2,000.

ATTACK: A woman, 20, told police she was attacked by a known assailant midday Saturday. It happened as she received a cab ride to a local hospital. Upon re-entering the vehicle at an ATM machine, the victim said a verbal argument ensued and her attacker started hitting her body with a flashlight. The woman jumped from the vehicle after it stopped and called for help. She had been en route to visit her newborn child. No immediate arrest was reported.

STOLEN ELECTRONICS: A woman, 37, told police an unknown assailant burglarized her residence in the 100 block of Morris Street on Saturday morning. Approximately $2,300 in items were stolen, including two computers, two televisions and two video gaming systems.

BURGLARY: Tenants told police somebody burglarized their apartment sometime between Dec. 22 and Saturday in Huntington. A precise address was unavailable. Approximately $1,000 in items were taken, two televisions and a sound system.

ASSAULT: Officers responded to an area hospital to speak with a 35-year-old patient who claimed to have been assaulted in the 1600 block of 10th Avenue. The incident occurred Friday. No further information was provided.

COPPER: Two apartments were burglarized in the 1700 block of Jefferson Avenue. The incidents took place sometime between Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. A window, air conditioner and copper pipe, valued at just over $250, were taken from one apartment. Both reported damaged front doors. No other property was taken.

FIGHT: A man, 22, told police he was attacked by a group of men on a sidewalk in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue. Staff at a nearby nightclub intervened and told police it appeared as if one of the attackers attempted to go through the victim's pockets. No arrests were immediately reported.

CHILD NEGLECT: Officers arrested Kimberly Dawn Holley, 26, and Samuel Curtis Smith III, 26, both of Huntington, on active warrants charging each with felony child neglect. The arrests were separate and unrelated.

Holley's arrest occurred late afternoon Friday in the 500 block of Camden Road. It followed police responding to reports of a possible panhandler in the area. A check of active warrants led to the arrest.

Smith's arrest occurred Saturday afternoon when a man turned himself in at police headquarters, located in the 600 block of 10th Street. A warrant also charges him with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance.

The following information was provided by the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:

Jimmy Dale Maynard, 33, was incarcerated at 6 p.m. Monday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him as a fugitive from justice. Bond was denied.

Angel Marie Baldwin, 25, was incarcerated at 5:25 p.m. Monday. Authorities in Cabell County charged her with a felony count of unlawful assault. Bond was set at $10,000.

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