Jacob T. Webb, 21, of 895 Mantooth Hills Road, in
Newport, was arrested Oct. 31 on Highway 160, and charged with DUI, Deputy
Sheriff Jason Oury reported.
Cary Lynn Cox, 45, of 760 Welcome Grove Road, in Mosheim,
was arrested Nov. 1 and charged with DUI 1st offense, Deputy Sheriff Heath
Willis reported. Cox was allegedly the driver of a vehicle involved in a
traffic accident on Highway 160.
Aaron Pete Whitt, 66, of 1310 Cactus Way, in Newport, was
arrested Nov. 1, and charged with capias, Deputy Sheriff Hollis Emmons
Melissa Hurt, owner of the Parrotts Place Store on North
Highway 340, in Parrottsville, said when she arrived at her store on the
morning of Nov. 1, around 7:30 a.m., she noticed that the phone lines had been
cut on the back of the building, Deputy Sheriff Josh Hall reported.
Randy Cagle, assistant vice president of National Bank of
Newport, reported on Nov. 1 that an address on Carmack Road was a repossession,
and the following items were taken from the residence: a central heat and air
unit, with a value of $4,500; a washer, valued at $400; and a dryer, with a
value of $350, Deputy Sheriff Hollis Emmons reported.
Jason Waits, 34, of Highway 160, in Newport, said on Nov.
1 that sometime in early September, two suspects stole his digital Nikon camera
with a value of $500, from his vehicle, Sgt. David Crum reported.
Violation of community corrections
Richard Lee Lovell, 50, of 529 Fairfield Drive, was
arrested Oct. 31 and charged with violation of community corrections. Lovell
allegedly went to the old Cocke County jail in the Courthouse to visit inmate
Frank Jenkins. Arresting officer Casey Reed said after looking at Lovell's ID,
he checked to see if he had a warrant through the jail. He did, was arrested,
and was taken to the Cocke County Jail Annex.
Violations of probation, failure to appear
Brandon M. Hurley, 26, of 1644 Allen Chapel Road, in
Parrottsville, was arrested Oct. 30 and charged with violation of probation and
failure to appear, Deputy Sheriff Jason Oury reported. A passenger in his
vehicle, Elizabeth Hurley, 24, of 1644 Allen Chapel Road, in Parrottsville, was
also arrested Oct. 30 and charged with violation of probation, Oury reported.
Driving under the influence; other arrest
Cecil D. Stokely, alias "David Stokely," 48, of
2100 Fowlers Grove Road, in Bybee, was arrested Oct. 29 and charged with
driving under the influence, Deputy Sheriff Jason Oury reported. David L.
Morrow, 49, of 1018 South Highway 340, in Parrottsville, was a passenger in
Stokely's vehicle and was arrested and charged with public intoxication, Oury
Carol Sue Keene, 35, of 272 North St., in Newport, was
arrested Oct. 30 and charged with public intoxication, Sgt. C. J. Ball
Violation of probation
Jennifer Bryant, 30, of 1727 Lower English Creek Road, in
Newport, was arrested Oct. 30, and charged with violation of probation, Sgt. C.
J. Ball reported.
Criminal trespass and aggravated criminal littering
Ashley M. Barnett, 21, of 110 Rose Way, in Newport, was
arrested Oct. 29, and charged with criminal trespass and aggravated criminal
littering, Sgt. C.J. Ball reported. Barnett allegedly entered Walmart and charged
her cell phone on a Walmart outlet. She also got charged with taking her
household garbage and dumping it into a shopping cart. She was reportedly
evicted from Walmart following a shoplifting charge on Oct. 31, 2009, and told
not to be back on the property for one year following her court date.
Failure to appear, capias
Carl Pruitt, 35, of 423 Rock City Road, in Newport, was
arrested Oct. 30 and charged with failure to appear and capias, Sgt. C. J. Ball
Accident on Highway 32
John L. Behrent, 53, of Appleton, Wis., was traveling
north on Highway 32, at the Wilton Springs Road intersection, on Oct. 27, when
a 2007 Ford driven by Melinda L. Henderson, 38, of Depaul Road, in Newport,
allegedly pulled out of the intersection and into the path of Behrent in his
2004 Chrysler Town & Country, Deputy Sheriff Josh Hall reported.
Accident on Lower Bogard
Marvin W. Green, Jr., 16, of Hartford Road, in Cosby, was
driving south on Lower Bogard Road, near Old Cosby Road, on Oct. 28, around
9:30 p.m., in a 1988 Ford Ranger pickup truck, when his vehicle left the road
and hit a light pole, Lt. Richard Caldwell reported. Green was taken to the
emergency room at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County, and then to a hospital in
Head-on collision on Old Newport Highway
Sandra K. Worth, 54, of Huff Hallow Road, in Newport, was
traveling west on Old Newport Highway on Oct. 27, in a 1995 Ford Mustang.
Desmond D. Nance, 24, of Morristown, was traveling east on Old Newport Highway,
in a 2001 Nissan. The two vehicles hit head-on, causing front-end damage to
both vehicles. A passenger in Worth's Ford Mustang said Nance was driving down
Old Newport Highway the wrong way. The Mustang stopped, and then the Nissan hit
it head-on, according to the passenger, Deputy Sheriff Robert Thornton
Leanne Tate, 46, of North Highway 340, in Parrottsville,
said that sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., on Oct. 31, someone broke into
her home, Lt. Rick Laws reported. A jewelry box with some jewelry in it was
stolen. It has a value of $160.
Sashia Ledford, 19, of Dusty Ridge Road, said someone
broke into her home on Oct. 31 and stole the following: a Wii game system (with
a value of $200), a .308 caliber rifle with a scope ($500), and a 20 gauge
shotgun ($200), Deputy Sheriff Travis Webb reported. An acquaintance of
Ledford's reportedly named a suspect.
A resident of Harper Circle, in Newport, went to the
sheriff's department on Oct. 27 and said her landlord put her belongings
outside her apartment and served her with a five-day notice to leave. Items
missing are: a car stereo (with a value of $250), a stack heater ($300), a
jewelry box with various jewelry ($1,000), a small refrigerator ($200), and a
weed-trimmer ($150), Deputy Sheriff Heath Willis reported.
Jeremy Chad White, 29, of Juniper Way, in Newport, said
he heard his dogs barking around 10 a.m. on Oct. 27, went outside, and found
two tires had been cut, and a windshield busted, on his 1992 Subaru Legacy,
Deputy Sheriff Heath Willis reported. A suspect was named. The two tires are
valued at $170, and the windshield is valued at $175.
J. R. Fish, 67, of Fox Street, in Newport, said he had
had trouble with a renter who, either Oct. 27 or Oct. 28, allegedly tried to
break the lock off the door, damaged the door, and broke a key off in the lock
on the door, Deputy Sheriff Tony Bailey reported. The door is valued at $300,
and the lock and labor are valued at $125.
Theft of TV, X-Box 360
Jody Fowler, 35, of Phillips Hollow, in Bybee, said that
on Oct. 28, while he was gone from his residence, someone stole a Vizio 32-inch
TV, with a value of $500, and an X-Box, with a value of $360, Deputy Sheriff
Tony Bailey reported.
Theft under $500
Leonard Eidson, 35, of Bulls Gap, said a white male he
offered a ride to, left his vehicle and took $150 in cash that Eidson had left
in the ashtray, Patrolman William Garber reported. Eidson said he knew the
offender through other family members and friends.
Theft of money reported
Danielle Black, 26, of Kodak, Tenn., said when she went
to a residence on Paintbrush Way to look at a vehicle, the owner of the vehicle
reached in and took $60 in cash out of a cup holder in Black's vehicle, Deputy
Sheriff Tony Bailey. The offender then allegedly ran into his home and would
not answer the door.
Home allegedly trashed
Bobby Gossett, 40, of Palmer Hollow, in Bybee, said that
a suspect vandalized a trailer that Gossett owns. Gossett said eight or nine
dogs inside the home had also vandalized the residence, Deputy Sheriff Tony
Bailey reported. Damage is valued at $500.
BB or pellet gun used to bust out windows
Chastity Hembree, 32, of Orchard View Drive, said that on
Oct. 26, around noon, someone used a BB or pellet gun and broke three large
windows in her home, Deputy Sheriff Randy Hartsell reported. The estimated
damage to the windows is about $300.
Punched in the stomach
Mason Ottinger, 21, of North Susong Street, in Newport,
said that a person she knows came to a residence on Stone View Way, in Cosby,
on Oct. 27, and punched Ottinger in the stomach, Sgt. Daniel Conard report.
Trevor D. Lange, 19, of Gibson City, Ill., said that on
Oct. 31, someone he knows broke the window out to his vehicle, stabbed his
X-Box 360, and tore up a CD tray, Constable Derek Wright reported. Another
woman said the suspect grabbed her Motorola cell phone and ripped it apart. It
is valued at $284, Wright reported.
Kristopher Young, 25, of Day Road, in Newport, said
someone entered his residence on Oct. 29 and stole several items, with a total
value of $8,450, Sgt. C.J. Ball reported. Det. Bryan Murr is the lead detective
in the case.
Accident on Old 15th Road
Arnold Ball, 67, of Old 15th Road, in Del Rio, said that
on Nov. 22, he may have fallen asleep or blacked out, while driving a 1987 Ford
F15. Ball said his vehicle dropped off the right side of the road; he
overcorrected; and traveled across to the left side of the road, where he
struck an embankment, causing the Ford to flip onto it top. Ball was flown from
Del Rio School to the University of Tennessee Hospital, Deputy Sheriff Tony
Truck hit with several eggs
Jacob Ryan Wines, 21, of O'Neil Road, in Newport, said he
left the Cosby Fire Station on Oct. 31, for about 45 minutes to respond to a
fire, and when he returned, he noticed his 2004 Chevy truck had been hit with
several eggs on the driver side and hood, Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell
Brenda Powell, 59, of Middle Creek Road, in Cosby, said
that on Oct. 31, sometime between 3 and 4 a.m., someone broke out the back
windshield from her 1997 Nissan Altima that was parked in her driveway. Damage
to the windshield is estimated at about $300, Lt. Rick Laws reported.
Domestic violence assault charge
Ilien Cejas, 31, of Clover Apt. #27, on West Broadway, in
Newport, was arrested this morning (Tuesday, Nov. 2), and charged with domestic
violence assault, Patrolman Matthew Elliott reported.
Possession of Schedule VI, other charges
Gabriel E. Hyatt, 22, of 4025 High Point Way, in Newport,
was arrested this morning (Tuesday, Nov. 2), and charged with possession of
Schedule VI (marijuana), possession of drug paraphernalia, light law violation,
speeding violation, no insurance, failure to carry registration, and driving
while license is suspended, Patrolman Robby McMahan reported.
Possession of a deadly weapon, domestic assault
Justin C. Barrington, 18, of 745 Plainview Drive, in
Dandridge, was arrested Nov. 1 and charged with possession of a deadly weapon
(a lock blade knife), domestic assault, and resisting arrest, Capt. James Holt
and Police Chief Maurice Shults reported.
Theft under $500, resisting arrest
Barry Bates, 18, of 1682 West Highway 25/70, in Newport,
was arrested Nov. 1, and charged with theft under $500 and resisting arrest,
Capt. James Holt reported. Bates was allegedly observed by Food City employees
trying to conceal $43.92 worth of magazines from the store in his backpack, and
leave the store without paying for them.
Domestic charge and assault
Sanford D. Gentry, 36, of 102 Apple Valley Road, in
Newport, was arrested Nov. 1, and charged with domestic assault, Capt. James
Possession of drugs alleged
Robert R. Webb, 60, of 804 Navaho Drive, in Newport, was
arrested Nov. 1, and charged with fraudulent receipt of food assistance,
possession of Schedule II, possession of Schedule III, and possession of
Schedule IV, Det. Sgt. Donna Hall reported. Webb was allegedly in possession of
oxycodone, hydrocodone, and Xanax.
Burglary of a vehicle/vandalism
Rhonda Lewis, 42, of Shelton Road, in Newport, said that
on Oct. 31, someone in a gold SUV was parked at the trunk of a red Mitsubishi
Eclipse. A witness followed the SUV as it left the parking lot, until police
arrived. The SUV driver allegedly stole several items from the Mitsubishi,
including a JVC CD player (with a value of $120), an I-Pod ($20), a Pioneer
1,000 wt Amp ($60), and a Black & Decker drill bit set ($20). The driver's
door of the Mitsubishi allegedly had $500 of damage to it, Patrolman Joshua
Vandalism over $500
Sandra Gudger, 27, of Whitson Drive, in Newport, said
when she arrived home on Oct. 30, she found baby powder, smashed eggs, and a
red substance all over her front porch and front and back doors, Patrolman Amy
Elswick reported. Gudger also allegedly found urine on her car door and
scratches on the car doors that appeared to be from a car key.
Vandalism under $500
Jerry Frisbee, 48, of Big Creek Road, in Hartford, said
his 1984 Ford F-100 was vandalized while he was shopping at Walmart, on Cosby
Highway, in Newport. He said the driver's side vent window was busted out. He
values it at $60, Patrolman Joshua Veridal reported.
Eating without paying enough
Janet Valentine, an employee of the Huddle House at 1130
West Highway 25/70, in Newport, said two white males and two black males ate at
the Huddle House on Oct. 31, around 4 a.m., and then left without paying the
full cost of the meal ($40.11), Patrolman Ricky Parton reported.
Theft under $500
Carla G. Lowe, 25, of 8th Street, in Newport, said she
accidentally left her wallet in a restroom at Walmart, went home, noticed the
wallet was missing, and contacted the Walmart service desk, Patrolman Robby
McMahan reported. Someone did turn her wallet in, but allegedly after they took
$430 out of it.
Burglary of vehicle/theft under $500
Crystal Turner, 32, of South Highway 107, in Del Rio,
said on Oct. 28 she parked her vehicle and went inside a business at 779 Cosby
Highway. She said she left her purse hidden in her vehicle. When she returned,
the purse and its contents were gone, including a driver's license, EBT card,
child support card, bank debit card, make-up, check stubs, and a small amount
of change, Chief of Police Maurice Shults reported. The total value of items is
James Hobson, 29, of Banjo Way, in Newport, said while he
was in the Newport Pawn on West Broadway, in Newport, someone stole his Xbox
360 Elite from his unlocked 1992 Buick parked outside, Sgt. Jason Smith
reported. The game is valued at $400.
Teran Ball of Eastport BP, at 621 East Broadway, said on
Oct. 28 a woman pumped $10,03 worth of gas, lied and said she had pumped only
$1 in gas, became irate when corrected, told Ball to "just call the
law," and drove away without paying, Patrolman Heather Lawson reported.
Counterfeit $100 bill
Manager Ashley Blackman of Krystal's, on West Broadway,
said on Oct. 26 she was counting money and found a counterfeit $100 bill. Sgt.
Stephen Higginbotham took the bill as evidence.
Another counterfeit $100 bill
Stacey Chandler, of Walmart, said a cashier running the
Money Center on Oct. 26 went to give back change to a customer and noticed a
counterfeit $100 bill.
Accident on Cosby Highway
Gray Hurley Jr., 62, of Green Acres Drive, in Newport,
suffered "a possible injury" after he stopped the 2002 Mercury
Mountaineer he was driving for a traffic signal at the intersection of Heritage
Blvd. and Highway 321, Capt. Scott Lamb reported. Janice Sue Myers, 58, of
Belton Avenue, in Newport, was "following improperly" in a 2009 Jeep
Cherokee, and failed to stop in time and hit the rear of the Mercury, Capt.
Scott Lamb reported. The Jeep suffered front end functional damage in excess of