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Drug charges, thefts, more are reported

December 7, 2018 GMT

IRONTON — The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office reports:

BURGLARY: A 53-year-old Ironton area woman reported last month that someone stole $300 from her home.

POSSESSION OF DRUGS: A homeless Ironton area man, Josh Barnett, 26, was arrested Sunday on a shoplifting charge. He also was charged with possession of heroin, misdemeanor theft, possession of drug abuse instruments and criminal trespass and was transported to jail.

POSSESSION OF DRUGS: Following a traffic stop, a sheriff’s deputy arrested Jennifer Rose Chafin, 26, of Shelby, N.C., on a charge of possession of drugs and transported her to jail.


BREAKING AND ENTERING: A representative of GLS Electric of South Point reported last week that someone stole tools valued at $2,700 from a construction site in Lawrence County.

THEFT: A representative of Comfort Suites reported last week that someone stole tools valued at $711.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A 33-year-old Kitts Hill area woman reported last week that her ex-husband pushed her and hit her in the face.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: A 46-year-old South Point area woman reported last week that a relative spit in her face and she feared for her life.