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March 29 crime reports

Published: 9:10 AM, 03/29/2012 Last updated: 9:13 AM, 03/29/2012

Source: The Newport Plain Talk



Possession of Schedule 2

Angela Nunnery, 40, of 2793 Cosby Highway, in Newport, was arrested March 23 and charged with possession of Schedule 2, Patrolman Matt Franklin reported.


Domestic assault

Charles R. Prevost, 45, of 502 Overlook Way, in Newport, was arrested March 25 and charged with domestic assault, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported. Lt. C.J. Ball had allegedly obtained warrants on Prevost on March 19 for a domestic assault charge.


Violation of a court order

John Lovell, 18, of 529 Fairfield Drive, in Newport, was arrested March 25 and charged with violation of a court order, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported.


Burglary and criminal trespassing

Emily Cody, 18, of 1055 Wright Road, in Newport, was arrested March 25 and charged with burglary and criminal trespassing, Patrolman Josh Holt reported.


Possession of Schedule 2, 4, and 6

Jamie S. Haptonstall, 31, of Knoxville, was on March 27 charged with possession of Schedule 2, 4, and 6; possession of drug paraphernalia; driving on a revoked license; and tampering with or fabricating evidence, Sgt. Ricky Parton reported. Sgt. Parton stated that he spoke to Haptonstall at the Cocke County Jail, served her with six active warrants and transported her to the Courthouse for a bond.


Driving on a revoked driver's license

Terry B. McGaha, 55, of 2524 Early Road, in Newport, was arrested March 27 and charged with driving on a revoked driver's license and financial responsibility, the Newport Police Department reported.


Theft over $500

Jimmy Jackson, 38, said on March 27 that someone came to the house he was working on, on Lake View Street, in Newport, and took several power tools of his worth a total of $835, Patrolman Billy Woody reported. The tools stolen were a Task Force chop saw worth $250, a Skill chop saw worth $250, a space heater worth $100, a Skill circle saw worth $60, a Hitachi circle saw worth $75, and a Ryobi cordless drill worth $100, the report stated.


Theft over $1,000

Derrick Robertson, 50, of Cedar Ridge Way, in Cosby, said someone stole his yellow short bus worth $2,000 that he left at 514 Western Plaza's parking lot on March 25, to try and sell it, Patrolman Robby McMahan reported.



Stolen bricks

Paul Styles, 53, of Topper Road, in Hartford, said on March 22 that two acquaintances were allegedly seen loading bricks from off his property and into the trunk of their vehicle, Lt. Rick Laws reported. Styles said the two people did not have permission to get the bricks, which he values at about $200, the report stated.


Violation of an Order of Protection

Angel Hale, 19, of Lightning Road, in Parrottsville, stated that on March 25, an offender started calling and texting her, despite an order of protection against the person, Sgt. David Crum reported. The offender also allegedly left comments on Facebook about Hale, the report stated.


Identity theft reported

Gary L. Reece Sr., 64, of Aspen Road, in Newport, said he got a letter showing he had applied for a credit card, which he told Sgt. David Crum he had not. Whoever applied for the card was apparently going to purchase an Apple computer, the report stated.


Vehicle recovered

Railroad dispatch called in a report of a green Dodge pickup truck in the Weaver Bend area, Sgt. Tony Whitten reported on March 24. There were no signs of damage on the vehicle. The doors were locked, and there was a spare tire in the bed of the truck, the report stated. The vehicle tag came back on a 1992 Geo. The vehicle is being stored at Evans Towing, Sgt. Whitten stated.


Speeding and driving on a suspended license

Sandra E. Carnal, 26, of 471 Long Ave., in Newport, was arrested March 23, and charged with driving on a suspended first offense and speeding, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.


Joy riding and evading arrest

Chad E. Owenby, 35, of 212 Twilight Lane, in Newport, was arrested March 27, and charged with evading arrest, joy-riding, and capias (failure to appear), Lt. C.J. Ball reported.


Violation of probation

The follow people were arrested and charged with violation of probation: Jackie Harris, 34, of 2808 Early, in Newport; Bobby Trice, 53, of 606 Elena Lane, in Newport; Kevin D. Kirkpatrick, 26, of 114 Ballard Way, in Newport; Tomas Clay Livesay, 25, of 521 Haun Road, in Bybee; William C. Carter, 40, of Jefferson City (two charges); Josh Moore, 34, of Jefferson City; and Carolyn Hall, 49, of 103 Boone Road Apt. D, in Newport.


Failure to appear

Sarah Yvonne Wiseman, 32, of Morristown, was arrested March 29, and charged with failure to appear, Deputy Sheriff Health Willis reported.


Vandalism reported

Vonda Turner, 53, of Overlook Way, in Newport, said that on March 28, an acquaintance disrespected her, got mad, and broke pictures and punched a hole in the wall beside the front door, Deputy Sheriff Heath Willis and Sgt. Robert Thornton reported. Damage is estimated at less than $400, the report stated.


Worthless check

Roy Gregory Phillips, 44, of 2641 Booty Road, in Newport, was arrested March 27, and charged with writing a worthless check, K-9 Deputy Sheriff Blaine Lewis reported.


Tampering with mail

Sylvia G. Howard, 57, of 207 Jim Town Road, in Newport, reported that on March 27, she looked outside her residence, at 8:45 p.m., and noticed a person in a silver or gray-colored Ford Crown Victoria parked at her mailbox, looking through her mail, Lt. C.J. Ball reported. She said she advised the suspect he had no business at her mailbox and told him he needed to move on, the report stated. She was unsure if the suspect took anything out of the mailbox, Lt. Ball stated.


Vandalism reported

Roger Grooms, 28, of Cabbage County Road, said he was driving down Grandstaff Road, when his vehicle allegedly went off the road, hitting a metal and barbwire fence line, Lt. Richard Caldwell reported. The fence and post are valued at $500, the report stated.


Pit bull dog allegedly killed rabbit

Bruce J. Fleming, 27, of Reese Hollow Road, in Del Rio, said on March 22 around 11:45 p.m., that he and Mrs. Fleming found a back and white pit bull dog at their rabbit cage, barking and jumping on the cage, and biting the cage. The Flemings allegedly ran the dog off. Bruce Fleming stated that he got up around 4:30 a.m. to go to work, on March 23, and found the rabbit gone and a huge whole in the cage door, with blood "everywhere", Deputy Sheriff Joseph Owings reported. A suspect who allegedly owns the dog was named, Owings stated. The rabbit is valued at $20 and the rabbit cage door is valued at $25.


Identity theft alleged

Debbie Ford, 52, of Green Forrest Road, in Cosby, said on March 24 that someone has been using her debit card number at several stores, Sgt. Robert Thornton and Deputy Sheriff Zack Shelton reported. She said she is missing a total of $135 from her bank account.


Catalytic converter reported stolen

Sheila Shropshire, 48, of Allens Chapel Road, in Parrottsville, said when he retrieved his mother's 1995 Honda Accord on March 24, he discovered someone had removed the catalytic converter, Lt. Daniel Conard reported. The converter is valued at $275.


Burglary reported

Veonice Marie Dover, 31, of Columbia Way, in Newport, said when she returned to her residence on March 25, she noticed several things missing, including personal identification papers and photographs worth a total of $176, Sgt. Robert Thornton and Deputy Sheriff Zack Shelton reported.


Theft over $500

Mackey Winter, 56, of Old Greeneville Highway, in Parrottsville, reported on March 23 that a suspect he named stole his 1975 Oldsmobile Cutlass Salon valued at $800. The same suspect also allegedly stole a 1966 Ford valued at $600 that is owned by Sonny Leatherwood, Deputy Sheriff Hollis Emmons reported.


Theft reported

Doris Sifontes, 41, of Buckner Hollow Road, in Newport, named a suspect she believes stole her debit card and charged around $200 on it, Lt. Rick Laws reported. Sifontes said the suspect also stole $30 in cash from her purse, and a radar detector valued at $200, and an adapter plug valued at $150, the report stated.


Vandalism reported

Randy Mathis, 49, of Kelley Road, in Del Rio, reported that while traveling down Dry Fork Road, in Del Rio, on March 26, a medium size white car occupied by an acquaintance allegedly threw a piece of wood or stick at the back of Mathis's truck, damaging the tailgate, Lt. C. J. Ball reported.

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