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State Police stay on the go with holiday arrests, crashes

SoVaNow.com / July 07, 2014
Virginia State Police stayed busy over the Independence Day holiday weekend making a number of DUI and drug-related arrests.

Reports are pending on the incidents and charges that were filed.

Troopers also were called out to investigate traffic mishaps late in the week. The first took place at 4:15 a.m. on Thursday, when a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer operated by Joe D. Stephens Jr., 33, of Roxboro, N.C. struck a tree that had fallen across U.S 58 about one-half mile east of State Route 119. Stephens was not injured and no charges were placed in the accident, which was investigated by Virginia State Trooper K. R. Martin.

Damages to the Blazer were estimated at $2,000.

Around 5 p.m. Thursday, Lashanee Denise Mills, 31, of Halifax was caught up in a crash when the 2014 KIA she was driving west on State Route 678 (Grubby Road) met an eastbound vehicle in her part of her lane, forcing her vehicle off the roadway and causing it to strike a tree.

The mishap took place about 1.7 miles west of the intersection of Grubby Road with Sinai Road.

Mills was not charged in the crash, which was investigated by Virginia State Police Sgt. C. W. Owen. The eastbound vehicle that did not stop as the other vehicle ran off the road.

Owen estimated damages to the KIA at some $14,000.

On Saturday at 10:15 p.m. on State Route 613, about seven-tenths mile north of its intersection with Route 360, Joyce M. Wilborn, 34 of Halifax, the operator of a 2004 Dodge Stratus, ran off the road, striking a tree.

Investigating Trooper L. V. Pambid charged Wilborn with reckless driving and failure to maintain proper control of her vehicle.

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