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Blotter: Scooter driver asks the wrong man for directions

Staff report
A scooter driver was charged with driving while impaired after a close encounter with a Salisbury Police cruiser.
Officer B.W. Lomax reported he was driving south on Old Concord Road around 12:30 a.m. Monday when a red scooter almost pulled out in front of him.
Lomax subsequently observed the scooter driver make a turn at a red light. Lomax then pulled into the UPS parking lot to wait for the scooter.
The scooter then pulled into the parking lot, with the driver, Delton Lewis, asking the police officer for directions to Lumberton.
Lomax reported that Lewis’ speech was slurred and he had difficulty keeping his balance. He told the officer he drank one beer in High Point.
Lewis, 59, of 208 Morgan Place, High Point, failed a field sobriety test and registered a .16 on a roadside breath test, double the .08 legal limit.
Incidents or charges filed on Sept. 8 by Salisbury Police Department:
– Joshua Frederick Hiatt reported he was robbed at gunpoint.
– First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St., reported an attempted break- in.
Incidents or charges filed on Sept. 7:
– Amy Joan Hewitt of 315 Eastwood Drive reported a break-in.
– Daryl Powdher reported a break-in at 1605 Lakewood Drive.
Incidents or charges filed on Sept. 6:
– Shannon Mignon Blackmon reported she was the victim of assault by gun at 122 W. 12th St.
Incidents or charges filed on Sept. 5:
– Unique Detailing at 300 E. Council St. reported a break-in.
– Charlie Barber of 301 W. 14th St. reported a break-in at his home between 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 6.
– Brandon Devon Rousseau, 18, Winston-Salem, and Dominique Loval Livingstone, 19, of Tobaccoville, were charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture.
Police also seized 33 grams of marijuana during the traffic stop.
Incidents or charges filed on Sept. 4:
– Otis Anthony Neely reported he was assaulted with a gun while in the 900 block of South Jackson Street.
– Jaleesa Symone Miller, 17, of 224 S. Craig St., was charged with disorderly conduct related to an incident at Salisbury High School. Police said Miller yelled, cussed and attempted to start a fight with another student in the parking lot.

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