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February Briefing - 2024

Total Calls for Service: 641


Destruction of Property

112 Center St

February 2, 2024 – 9:00AM

Officers responded to the Bedford Presbyterian Community Center for the report of a destruction of

property. The complainant showed officers damage to the front door where it appeared a rock had been

used to break a window. The Patrol Division is investigating. (Incident #2400639)


Public Intoxication

400+ N Bridge St

February 2, 2024 – 9:45PM

Officers responded to the 400 block of North Bridge Street for the report of a subject who was cussing at

customers and appeared intoxicated. When officers made contact with the subject, it was determined

that they were intoxicated. Ryan Jackson, 47, of Bedford was placed under arrest for public intoxication

and taken before the magistrate. He was held until sober. (Incident #2400641)


Warrant Service

100+ E Main St

February 3, 2024 – 1:53PM

Officers were patrolling East Main Street when they recognized a subject known from previous

encounters. They checked his wanted status with dispatch and confirmed that the subject had an active

warrant. Jonathan Brunk, 44, of Bedford was taken into custody and transported to the jail where he

was issued an unsecured bond. (Incident #2400652)


Possible Narcotics

1425 Boxwood Ter

February 3, 2024 – 11:23PM

Officers noticed a vehicle with suspicious driving behavior as it was observed driving through the parking

lot of a closed business. Officers stopped the vehicle and located suspected narcotics. The Patrol

Division is investigating. (Incident #2400660)


Warrant Service

700+ Sunset Dr

February 3, 2024 – 8:37PM

Officers were in the area of Sunset Drive attempting a paper service. It appeared the individual needing

to be served was not at the residence. Upon leaving, officers saw the individual drive up to the

residence. Once the subject saw the officers, she began to run to the back of the residence. Officers

were able to stop her and take her into custody. Crystal Roach, 42, of Bedford was taken before the

magistrate and held without bond. (Incident #2400661)


Public Intoxication

1087 Moneta Rd

February 4, 2024 – 12:21PM

Officers responded to the Spirit Mart on Moneta Road in reference to a male subject who was passed

out. Upon their arrival, officers observed a male subject lying outside with two empty beer cans next to

him. It was determined that they were intoxicated. Jonathan Brunk, 44, of Bedford was subsequently

taken into custody and transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail where a charge was obtained against

him for public intoxication. (Incident #2400669)


Larceny – Shoplifting

1126 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

February 4, 2024 – 8:45PM

Officers responded to the Bedford Walmart for a report of a larceny. Asset protection advised officers

that a female subject had allegedly failed to scan items at the self-checkout register. After further

investigation, Kayla Wood, 23, of Bedford was issued a summons for petit larceny. (Incident #2400678)


Fraud

200+ E Main St

February 5, 2024 – 9:14AM

Officers took a complaint at the police department in reference to stolen credit card information. The

victim advised they went through a fast food drive through the week prior and noticed the clerk acting

suspicious while handling the victim’s card. A few days later, the victim noticed fraudulent charges were

made to their card. After further investigation, Zamyriah Brown, 19, of Bedford was arrested for credit

card larceny. (Incident #2400682)


Fraud

600+ Vine St

February 5, 2024 – 11:34AM

Officers responded to the 600 block of Vine Street in reference to a scam. The caller advised they were

scammed into buying a Lowes gift card and gave the scammers the numbers on the back of the gift card.

The Patrol Division is investigating. (Incident #2400687)


Possible Narcotics

700+ Blue Ridge Ave

February 6, 2024 – 3:45PM

Officers were patrolling the 900 block of Blue Ridge Avenue when they observed a vehicle with no front

tag. Officers initiated a traffic stop and possible narcotics were located. The Patrol Division is

investigating. (Incident #2400728)


Warrant Service

2000+ E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

February 7, 2024 – 3:46PM

Officers observed an equipment violation that resulted in a traffic stop. During the stop, it was

confirmed that the passenger had two outstanding capiases for failing to appear in court. Christopher

Arrington, 33, of Bedford was taken into custody and transported to the magistrate where he was held

without bond. (Incident #2400747)


Larceny – Shoplifting

1126 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

February 7, 2024 – 10:27PM

Officers responded to Walmart for the report of an employee that had allegedly been stealing. The

employee was later determined to Trevor Goff, 28, of Bedford. Mr. Goff was taken into custody and

transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail where a charge of petit larceny was obtained against him. He

was released on a secured bond. (Incident #2400751)


Larceny

1000+ Rock Castle Rd

February 12, 2024 – 7:52AM

Officers spoke with a caller who works for AT&T in reference to a larceny. The caller advised one of their

generators was missing a battery. The Patrol Division is investigating. (Incident #2400830)


Larceny – Shoplifting

1126 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

February 12, 2024 – 1:40PM

Officers responded to Walmart for the report of a female who had allegedly stolen multiple items. Upon

arrival, officers spoke with Jennifer Handley, 42, of Concord and subsequently issued her a summons for

petit larceny. (Incident #2400838)


Possible Narcotics

1126 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

February 12, 2024 – 1:40PM

Officers were patrolling East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high

rate of speed. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and later found suspected narcotics. The

Patrol Division is investigating. (Incident #2400895)


False Summons of Law Enforcement

1000+ Link Rd

February 17, 2024 – 5:15AM

Officers were informed of a subject that had been in contact with multiple officers throughout the

evening and had been calling dispatch during those occasions. The subject would allegedly call the

dispatcher names and use profanity. Officers advised the subject that dispatch was only to be used for

legitimate needs and warned that if they continued they would be charged for abusing emergency

services. Later in the evening after an additional call to dispatch was made by the subject, Michael

Albritton, 29, of Bedford was taken into custody and transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail where a

charge of false summons of law enforcement was obtained against him. (Incident #2400963)


Possible Narcotics

300+ Crenshaw St

February 18, 2024 – 1:20AM

Officers were patrolling the 900 block of Blue Ridge Avenue when they observed a vehicle with an

equipment violation. Officers initiated a traffic stop and later located possible narcotics. The Patrol

Division is investigating. (Incident #2400980)


Warrant Service

500+ Blue Ridge Ave

February 18, 2024 – 12:39PM

Officers observed an individual known to them from previous encounters walking down Blue Ridge

Avenue and checked their wanted status with dispatch. It was confirmed that Shante Davis, 27, of

Bedford had an active capias. She was taken into custody and transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail

where she was held without bond. (Incident #2400985)


Possible Narcotics

900+ Blue Ridge Ave

February 18, 2024 – 10:30PM

Officers were in the 900 block of Blue Ridge Avenue when they observed a vehicle with expired tags.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and located suspected narcotics. The Patrol Division is investigating.

(Incident #2400992)


Possible Narcotics

900+ Blue Ridge Ave

February 19, 2024 – 9:22PM

Officers observed a traffic violation and suspicious driving behavior that resulted in a traffic stop. During

the stop, officers located suspected narcotics. The Patrol Division is investigating. (Incident #24001019)


DUI Arrest

Dr MLK Jr Bypass

February 24, 2024 – 12:26AM

Officers observed a traffic violation and suspicious driving behavior that resulted in a traffic stop. Kevin

Grissom, 51, of Lynchburg was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Blue Ridge

Regional Jail where a warrant for Driving Under the Influence was obtained against him. Grissom was set

to be held until sober. (Incident #2401021)


Larceny – Shoplifting

1126 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

November 22, 2023 – 9:10PM

Officers responded to Walmart for the report of a subject who failed to scan all of the items in their cart

in the self-checkout aisle. Shanice Johnson, 31, of Bedford was issued a summons for petit larceny.

(Incident #2401132)


Public Intoxication

500+ E Main St

February 25, 2024 – 7:14PM

Officers were called to the 500 block of East Main Street in reference to a disturbance. As a result of the

disturbance, Eric Booth, 43, of Bedford was placed under arrest for public intoxication. He was

transported to the magistrate where a charge for public intoxication was obtained. He was held until

sober. (Incident #2401151)


Possible Narcotics

1200+ W Hill Dr

February 25, 2024 – 10:45PM

Officers were patrolling the 900 block of Blue Ridge Avenue when they observed a vehicle with no front

tag. Officers initiated a traffic stop and later found suspected narcotics. The Patrol Division is

investigating. (Incident #2401154)


Larceny - Shoplifting

1126 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke

February 25, 2024 – 10:57PM

Officers responded to Walmart for the report of a subject who had been observed shoplifting. Officers

were advised the subject failed to scan all of the items in their cart in the self-checkout aisle. After

reviewing video footage, Paige Hall, 36, of Floyd was issued a summons for petit larceny. (Incident


DUI Arrest

1000+ E Main St

February 27, 2024 – 1:52AM

Officers were patrolling the 500 block of Blue Ridge Avenue when they noticed a vehicle with no front

tag that was also going over the posted speed limit. Officers made a traffic stop on the vehicle. After

further investigation, Jonathan Vance, 28, of Bedford was taken into custody and transported to the

Magistrate where a charge of Driving Under the Influence was obtained against him. (Incident


This report is published monthly. The information in each report covers

significant criminal incidents generally from the month before.

Addresses shown indicate blocks or specific locations. This is not a

comprehensive list of every police event in the town of Bedford in the

stated time frame.


Note: Information contained in the MONTHLY BRIEFING is generally

based on initial reports made to the police department. Follow-up

investigations may reveal different or additional information.



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