YADKINVILLE — The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office released information on several ongoing cases Monday.
• A Yadkinville man lied his way into a woman’s home and then beat her in an effort to steal medications, according to the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office.
Rashaun Jeromel Gaither, 22, was charged with the Oct. 23 breaking and entering of a residence on Tennessee Street in Yadkinville.
Gaither reportedly told the victim he was a friend of the woman’s son and needed water for his car.
He then allegedly shoved his way into the victim’s home and assaulted her, demanding her medications.
The victim was able to describe Gaither to the Yadkin sheriff’s office, and after investigation Gaither was arrested without incident on Oct. 26.
He received one felony count of first-degree burglary, one felony count of larceny after breaking and entering, and a misdemeanor count of assault on a female.
He received a $25,000 secured bond.
• A Yadkin prisoner added to her charges Oct. 29 with a charge of drug possession — on jail property.
Amanda Ann Brewer, 38, already had been taken into custody by the Yadkin County Courthouse’s bailiff on a separate charge. She was sentenced by the judge to two years in the Department of Corrections.
The North Wilkesboro woman was then found to have controlled substances on her person while in custody.
Brewer was charged with one felony count of possession of controlled substances on prison/jail premises and one misdemeanor count of simple possession of Schedule II controlled substances.
The new charges brought with them a $500 secured bond.
• A man put his wife and young child, and his neighborhood, at risk when he allegedly started popping off shots in Hamptonville Saturday.
Fernando Aquino Noyola, 21, of Hamptonville, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies on three separate charges.
The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from a family member of a domestic situation on Oak Drive.
According to a press release from the office, deputies made a determination through their investigation that Noyola had assaulted his wife and fired several shots into and around his residence.
Noyola’s wife and 3-month-old son were inside the residence.
Noyola was arrested and charged with one count of assault on a female, one count of child endangerment, and one count of firing a weapon into an occupied dwelling.
He is being held at the Yadkin County Detention Center under no bond. The investigation is ongoing.
• Larry Lee Willard, Jr., 27, of Statesville, was given a check by his employer and told to buy parts with it. Willard allegedly cashed the check instead and took the money for himself.
He also allegedly took his boss’ firearm with him, reportedly taking the gun from his employer’s truck and pawning it at a pawn shop.
The alleged incident led to Willard being charged with one felony count of larceny of a firearm, one felony charge of larceny by an employee and one felony charge of forgery of instrument.
Willard was set with a $1,500 secured bond for the charges.