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January 15 crime reports

Published: 9:13 PM, 01/13/2012 Last updated: 9:20 PM, 01/13/2012
 


Source: The Newport Plain Talk

POLICE REPORTS

 

 

Aggravated assault, aggravated burglary

Margo Gray, 27, of 650 8th St., in Newport, was arrested Jan. 13 and charged with aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, and assault, Patrolman Robby McMahan reported.

 

Aggravated burglary and assault

Jacqueline Holt, 22, of 1008 Short Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 13, and charged with aggravated burglary and assault, Patrolman Robby McMahan reported.

 

Aggravated burglary, sexual assault

Jimmy Grooms, 46, of 650 8th St., in Newport, was charged with aggravated burglary (two counts), assault, sexual assault (1st offense), and sexual assault (2nd offense), Patrolman Josh Holt reported.

 

Filing a false report

Rusty D. Williams, 30, of 155 Rock Bluff Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 13, and charged with filing a false report, Patrolman Robby McMahan reported.

 

Theft under $500

Jerrod R. Swaggerty, 22, of 215 Jaybird Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with theft under $500, Det. Donna Harrison reported.

 

Violation of probation, failure to appear

Selena L. Vick, 27, of 2705 Buster Road, in Bybee, was arrested Jan. 12, and charged with violation of probation and failure to appear, Patrolman Travis Gorrell reported.

 

Possession of Schedule 2, 3, and 4

Carolyn A. Hall, 49, of 103 Boone Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with theft under $500, and possession of Schedule 2, 3, and 4, Patrolman Matthew Elliott reported.

 

Driving on a suspended driver's license

Nicholas B. Price, 31, of 108 Boone Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with driving on a suspended driver's license and failure to appear, Patrolman Joshua Veridal reported.

 

Property damage to a vehicle

On Jan. 12, police spoke to Daniel Shults, who said he was driving on Cosby Highway around the 800 block, when something struck his front passenger side tire, causing the tire to puncture, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported. Shults said an object in the road damaged the tire. No value was given for the tire in the report.

 

Young girl said she was raped repeatedly

A 14-year-old girl told police on Jan. 11 that her mother had dated a man about eight years, since the girl was "about six years old." The girl said that soon after her mother and the man started dating, he would come into the girl's bedroom late at night when the mother and other family members were asleep, Capt. Brad Ball reported. The girl said the man forced her to have sex with him at least 20 times, and possibly as many as 50 times over the eight-year span. The girl said she would scream for her mother, but the mother would always "just go back to sleep," the report stated.

 

Theft over $500

Sylvanus Worth, 63, of Look Out Drive, in Newport, said on Jan. 11 that he and his family have had items stolen from them on several different dates over the past year. Worth said on Jan. 10 he thought about his guns, checked to be sure all were there, and noticed his .22-caliber M4 Carbine replica rifle was missing, Sgt. Ricky Parton reported. Worth named a suspect he is "certain" stole the items, but said he has no proof. The stolen rifle is valued at about $1,000, the report stated.

 

Lost, stolen wallet

Jack Rockwell, 57, of Cookeville, said he dropped his wallet in the parking lot of the Time Out Travel Center on Jan. 12, and when he realized that and went back to get it, someone had stolen it, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported. The camouflage wallet had $240 in cash, a credit card, and a Sam's Club card, the report stated. The total value of cash and items stolen is $362, according to Gentry's report.



SHERIFF'S REPORTS

 

 

12-year-old is reported missing

Starr Mantooth stated on Jan. 9 that he had driven an acquaintance to catch a school bus in the morning. He said he later woke up from a nap, at 5:30 p.m., and the 12-year-old relative was not home, Deputy Sheriff Heath Willis reported. Mantooth said he had left the door to his residence open for the acquaintance. He said he had no idea where the missing person or their mother might be, the report stated.

 

TV Theft reported

Jessica McGaha, 25, of Hannon Road, in Newport, said she returned home on Jan. 9 and discovered her 35-inch Toshiba flat screen TV worth $150 had been stolen, Deputy Sheriff Heath Willis reported.

 

Sexual battery of a minor

Officers received a call from Holston Home in Greeneville about a resident who had run away from the home and been sexually molested, Lt. Richard Caldwell reported. Two Latino males allegedly gave the 12-year-old girl a ride to Cocke County, to a trailer park where one of the males allegedly fondled the girl. She was with another female from Holston Home at the time. The victim was taken to Walmart, where she got a ride to Dandridge. On Jan. 9, Dandridge police took the victim into custody and back into state custody, the report stated.

 

Telephone harassment & verbal assault

Melissa LeAnn Copeland, 27, of Omega Road, in Newport, said on Jan. 9 that an acquaintance has threatened her, on the phone through text messages, and by voice, Deputy Sheriff Andy Tritt reported. The profanity-laced text messages began Jan. 1, and have not ceased since then, though Copeland has asked the person to quit texting her. Copeland said she is scared for herself and her baby's safety while her finance is at work, the report stated. Copeland said the offender is involved in a custody matter, according to the report.

 

Theft under $500

Linda Sue Samples, 45, of 416 Highway 411, of Newport, was arrested Jan. 1, and charged with theft under $500, Det. Bryan Murr reported.

 

Theft under $500

Jason Norwood, 38, of 2291 Highway 25/70 East, in Del Rio, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with theft under $500,m Det. Bryan Murr reported.

 

Domestic abuse; Stop, halt, and frisk

Jason Edward Perkey, 29, of 3030 Sugar Cane Way, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with domestic abuse and Stop, halt, and frisk, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

DUI (1st offense)

Cheryl Darlyn Ottinger, 49, of 2055 O'Neil Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 7, and charged with DUI (1st offense) and violation of implied consent, Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

DUI (1st offense), other charges

Christopher Lendoph Harrison, 53, of Sevierville, was arrested Jan. 7, and charged with DUI (1st offense), violation of implied consent, open container, and traffic control device, Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

DUI (2nd offense)

William Jim Herring, Jr., 38, of 598 Bonanza Drive, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with DUI (2nd offense), Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

Disorderly conduct, resisting arrest

Kristel R. Hall, 35, of 3524 Grassy Fork Road, in Hartford, was arrested Jan. 7, and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.

 

Violation of probation

Nicholas Hannah, 20, of 264 Ginger Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 10, and charged with violation of probation, Lt. Daniel Conard reported.

 

Violation of probation

Walter Carl Perry, 28, of 565 Highway 160, Bybee, was arrested Jan. 5, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Chuck Evans reported.

 

Capias issued on suspect

James Ray Ball, 33, of 626 River Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 5, and charged on a capias, Deputy Sheriff Chuck Evans reported.

 

Driving on a revoked license

Jerry Charles Teague, 65, of 2155 Dark Hollow Road, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 5, and charged with driving on a revoked license, Deputy Sheriff Chuck Evans reported.

 

Public intoxication

Jerry J. Richardson, 42, of 598 Bonanza Drive, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 7, and charged with public intoxication, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.

 

Public intoxication

Kenneth Lester Durham, III, was arrested Jan. 7, and charged with public intoxication, Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

Violation of probation

Marie Brandy Williamson, 21, of 382 Thistle Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Driving on a suspended license and speeding

Deborah K. Cates, 50, of 551 Battle Road, n Newport, was arrested Jan. 7, and charged with driving on a suspended license and speeding, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.

 

Driving on a suspended license (1st offense)

Nichole Le Weyman, 27, of 380 South Highway 32, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 1, and charged with driving on a suspended license (1st offense), K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Driving on a suspended license (1st offense)

Joseph Wayne Amwine, 34, of 2109 Outback Road, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 8, and charged with driving on a suspended license (1st offense), K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Driving under the influence (2nd offense)

Kent Charles Cummins, 28, of Morristown, was arrested Jan. 4, and charged with driving under the influence (2nd offense) and violation of implied consent, K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Hindering a secured creditor

Jason W. Norwood, 38, of 2291 East Highway 25/70, in Del Rio, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with hindering a secured creditor and contempt/failure to appear, Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

Violation of probation (two counts)

Cynthia Victoria Lane, 26, of 1851 Jacy Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 10, and charged with two counts of violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Joey Owings and Sgt. Robert Thornton reported.

 

Driving under the influence

Ruth P. Pier, 56, of 139 Holt Hollow Road, in Bybee, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with driving under the influence and failure to exercise due care, Deputy Sheriffs Michael Whitmer and Heath Willis reported.

 

Theft of property under $500

Elizabeth Sashea Askew, 30, of 331 Cambridge Drive, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 9 at 3 a.m., and charged with theft of property under $500, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.

 

Officer's investigation/vehicle damaged

Theresa Ann Bounds, 47, of Dawning Road, in Newport, stated that on Jan. 10, she was traveling west on Edwina Bridgeport Road when a tree limb reportedly fell from a tree and struck the windshield and passenger side of her 2010 Nissan Rogue, Deputy Sheriff Hollis Emmons reported. The limb busted the windshield and made a major dent in the doorframe post, the report stated.

 

Stolen four-wheeler

Roger S. Hawk, 29, of Tobacco Way, stated on Jan. 10 that sometime between Jan. 5 and Jan. 10, someone stole his Polaris Razor four-wheeler from behind his residence, Deputy Sheriff Tony Bailey reported. The four-wheeler was parked outside when the theft occurred, the report stated. The four-wheeler is valued at $11,600.

 

Stolen checks

Jess Dawson, 68, of Morristown, said on Jan. 9 that an acquaintance stole his mother's pocketbook and a checkbook, then wrote two checks without permission for a total of $115, Deputy Sheriff Tony Bailey reported.

 

Aggravated burglary

Drew Oliver Clevenger, 69, of Good Hope Road, in Newport, said on Jan. 10 that an acquaintance has been borrowing his tools and not bringing them back, as well as taking tools without permission, Deputy Sheriff Chuck Evans reported. One of the items is a Husqavarna chainsaw worth $350 that was pawned at C & C Pawn, Deputy Sheriff Chuck Evans reported. Other items stolen include an air compressor worth $100 and a vehicle battery worth $95, the report stated.

 

Aggravated burglary

Rialyn Ball, 35, of Eds Way, in Newport, stated that on Jan. 8, someone came into her residence and stole her 60-inch LG plasma TV worth $1,200, Lt. Rick Laws reported.

 

Felon in possession of a firearm

Eddie Austin Jenkins, 64, of 4620 Catons Grove Road, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Driving under the influence

Jennifer S. Holt, 32, of 130 Highway 160, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 12, and charged with driving under the influence, Deputy Sheriff Timothy N. Snapp reported. On Jan. 12, Pam Messer, the principal of Centerview Elementary School, reported a concern to School Resource Officer Snap that Holt was coming to the school to pick up her child, and the smell of alcoholic beverages was about Holt's person, the report stated. A family member was contacted, and Holt allowed her child to go with the family member, according to the report. Holt allegedly registered .17 on an intoximeter test, the report stated.

 

Possession of Schedule 2

Shannon Dale Haney, 33, of 3524 Grassy Fork Road, in Hartford, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with possession of Schedule 2, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Aggravated burglary, theft of property over $1,000

Bradley Joe Grooms, 22, of 608 Morrell Springs Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 10, and charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property over $1,000, Sgt. Richard Hart reported.

 

Domestic assault

Eston Jarod Miller, 24,of 412 Carson Springs Road, was arrested Jan. 12, and charged with domestic assault, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Driving on a suspended license (1st offense)

Jerrica L. Jackson, 19, of 4350 Cosby Highway, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 12, and charged with driving on a suspended license (1st offense), K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Driving on a suspended license

Zachary Cyril Langevin, 44, of Dandridge, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with driving on a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Domestic violence

Amanda Steele Pearson, 26, of 4191 Lindsey Gap Road, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with domestic violence, K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Driving under the influence

Roger Kyle Gunter, 20, of 550 Netherton Drive, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with driving under the influence and speeding, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Contempt-failure to appear/capias

Selena Leann Vick, 27, of 2705 Busler Road, in Bybee, was arrested Jan. 13, and charged with contempt-failure to appear/capias, Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

Failure to appear in Circuit Court

Cecil Carwell Frith, 34, of 806 Henry Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 10, and charged with failure to appear in Circuit Court, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Failure to appear in Circuit Court

Larry Scott Cashen, 36, of 1184 Raines Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 10, and charged with failure to appear out of Circuit Court, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Public intoxication

Gary Eugene Teague, 44, of 1443 River Chase Trail, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with public intoxication, K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Failure to appear in Circuit Court

Larry Vance Freshour, 22, of 1316 Milky Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 10, and charged with failure to appear in Circuit Court, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Failure to appear

Zachary Cyril Langevin, 37, of 3699 Point Pleasant Road, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with failure to appear, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Failure to appear

Shana Danielle Laws, 24, of 7037 Armory Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 6, and charged with failure to appear, K9 Deputy Sheriff Danny Hartsell reported.

 

Violation of probation

Adam Q. Lethco, 19, of 106 Organ Way, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Kelly Stephens, 29, of 334 Shamrock Way, in Bybee, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation (three charges)

Christopher Daniel Hambree, 40, of 463 Rankin Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation (three charges), Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Shannon Dale Haney, 42, of 461 Rock City Road, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Jonathan Paul Hensley, 23, was charged with a warrant for violation of probation on Jan. 11, at the Cocke County Jail where he was already incarcerated, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Patience Nicole Templin, 19, of 2200 Dark Hollow Road, in Cosby, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, K9 Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Carla Sneed Coggins, 35, of 4348 Ridge Road, in Hartford, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, K9 Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Pedro Vargo Reynolds, 24, of 699 Epley Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, K9 Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Cissy Dee Thurman, 28, of 162 Clevenger Cutoff, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Adam J. Peak, 31, of 162 Clevenger Cutoff, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

James Ashley McGaha, 24, of 950 Alder Road, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Derrick Lynn Smith, 25, of 1740 Fairfax Road, in Parrottsville, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

 

Violation of probation (three charges)

Christopher Daniel Hambree, 40, of 463 Rankin Road, in Newport, was arrested Jan. 11, and charged with three counts of violation of probation, Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.

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