Five Arrested For Metal Thefts Near I-40

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 18, 2011

By Jackie Seabolt
Enterprise  Record

Five people from Winston-Salem were arrested last week after a caller reported seeing them taking items on I-40.
Jennifer Piner Wilhite, 40; Linda Kay Martin, 46; Bobby Allen Martin, 20; James Carlton Martin II, 21; and James Carl Martin Sr., 51, all of Winston-Salem were each charged with felony breaking/entering and larceny after breaking/entering.
According to Davie County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Lee Whitesides, around 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 a caller reported seeing people on the side of I-40 removing parts of guardrails and placing them inside a white van.
Whitesides said when officers responded they discovered the suspects were actually carrying items from the woods beside the interstate …