Robert Glaze, 25, of Gainesville, was charged with assault and battery on a family member Friday after the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a woman was being assaulted with a pitchfork on Dearing Road. Glaze was arrested by Deputy Gary Jenkins, and a protective order was issued. He was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond.
William David Martin, 35, of Sperryville, was arrested and charged with two counts of brandishing a firearm and one count of assault and battery. Lt. Roger Jenkins and Sgt. Tony Sisk made the arrest Monday at 3710 Sperryville Pike.
General District Court Judge Thomas G. Underwood Tuesday set Martin’s bail at $5,000 and ordered him to have no contact with Caleb Taylor and Amy Alexander, whom Martin is alleged to have threatened with a shotgun. He remains in Rappahannock County Jail and is due in court again Oct. 19.
Sarah Sue Christenson, 65, of Rixeyville, was found guilty Tuesday of driving under the influence; Underwood fined her $500, $250 of which was suspended, and sentenced her to 30 days in jail; he suspended the jail sentence on the condition that Christenson attend a rehabilitation program.
Also convicted of DUI Tuesday was William Jordan Thorn 39, of Reva, who received a $250 fine and a suspended 60-day jail sentence. Additional charges against Thorn of driving on a suspended license, speeding and having an open container while driving will be heard Dec. 14. — Roger L. Foster