On Sept. 7, Paul Daniel Brown, 37, Virginia Beach, Va., was cited with one count interference with a business. According to reports, an employee at Days Inn, Eatonton Road, stated that Brown refused to leave his room at the appropriate and agreed upon check out time. Reports state that Brown was supposed to check out at 11 a.m. but refused. The employee said when she knocked on the door to Brown’s room, he allegedly cursed at her through the door. An officer knocked on the door of Brown’s room, reports state, and identified himself as a police officer and Brown allegedly stated that “my clothes are (expletive) drying. I’ll be out in 30 (expletive) minutes.” The officer advised Brown to open the door but he allegedly refused, stating “I’m (expletive) naked. I’m not opening the door.” The officer advised Brown to cover himself with a sheet and open the door but he refused. Approximately 15 minutes later, reports state, Brown opened the door and was fully clothed. The officer placed him in handcuffs and placed him in the back of his patrol vehicle. Brown told the officer he had purchased a bus ticket to Virginia and the bus was leaving that day. The officer then cited Brown and released him so he would not miss the bus.
On Sept. 7, a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a man alleged that for the past three weeks, another man has “flipped him off” whenever they meet. The complainant alleged that on Sept. 7, he and his mother approached the man to discern what was creating animosity and the man then allegedly challenged the complainant to combat and threatened to kill him. He also allegedly told the complainant that “he was going to get a gun and he’d better get one.” The man told an officer that he had, in fact, spoken with the complainant and his mother but denied making any threats. He told the officer that he was currently on parole and wanted no trouble. He had a second man verify his claims.
On Aug. 24, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Dos Amigos, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a Dos Amigos employee alleged that three women, aged 18 to 24, engaged in a fight at the restaurant. Reports state that when officers arrived, two of the women had left in a red Charger and the third woman was in a small red car. The Charger was stopped by a second officer and the driver was told to return to the restaurant, which she did. A Dos Amigos employee alleged that the three women engaged in a fight in the bathroom and during the altercation, momentum from the fight forced a handicap door in the bathroom in the wrong direction, causing it to strike a toilet with enough force to move the base of the toilet one inch. Two of the women told officers they were in a relationship and were not, in fact, fighting but were having an argument. The third woman was not located. Criminal trespass notices were issued for all three women.
On Sept. 6, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at The Junque Korner, West Jefferson Street. According to reports, a Junque Korner employee reported that between 4 p.m. on Sept. 2 and 9 a.m. on Sept. 6, someone entered a van belonging to the store and took a monitor for a back up camera. A box containing assorted screws and other work-related items was also rummaged through, the employee said.
On Sept. 7, an entering auto complaint was filed at a Madison Avenue residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his unlocked Ford Expedition and took a pair of black Soundcore ear pods. The man said his left front tire valve stem was damaged and someone had scratched an “X” on his gas flap.
On Sept. 8, a battery complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that the father of a child waited for the child to get off a school bus and then cursed at the child regarding her cell phone. The complainant said the man pulled the child’s arm in a threatening manner.