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April 17 crime reports

Published: 8:57 AM, 04/17/2012 Last updated: 8:59 AM, 04/17/2012
 


Source: The Newport Plain Talk

POLICE REPORTS

 

Theft under $500 (merchandise)

Jordan C. Hammontree, of 132 Melton Road, in Newport, was arrested April 14, and charged with theft under $500 (merchandise), Capt. Brad Ball reported.

 

Domestic assault, other charges

Jack B. Keasling, 28, of 1830 Old Parrottsville Highway, in Newport, was hired April 15 and charged with domestic assault, violation of an Order of Protection, leaving the scene of an accident, financial responsibility and vandalism over $500, Patrolman Joshua Veridal reported.

 

Public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia

Bryan A. Elswick, 32, of Dandridge, was arrested on April 14, at 1:30 a.m., and charged with public intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia, Patrolman Billy Woody reported.

 

DUI, light law violation

Christopher I. Jacobson, 28, of 598 Caney Creek Road, in Cosby, was arrested April 3, at 11:55 p.m., and charged with DUI and light law violation, Patrolman Robby McMahan reported.

 

Criminal trespassing and theft under $500

Shango A. Ramsey, 39, of Myers Circle, in Newport, was arrested Aril 14, at 1:40 a.m., and charged with criminal trespassing and theft under $500, Patrolman William Garber reported.

 

Violation of probation

Curtis R. Adair, 31, of 513 Old Sevierville Highway, in Newport, was arrested April 13 and charged with violation of probation, Lt. Terry Lawson reported.

 

Disorderly conduct

Ashley Plummer, 24, of 331 Whitson Drive, in Newport, was arrested April 16 and charged with disorderly conduct, Patrolman Donald Coakley reported.

 

Driving on a revoked license (2nd offense)

Awn L. White, 33, of 1351 Applewood Way, in Newport, was arrested April 16 and charged with driving on a revoked license (2nd offense), violation of registration, violation of financial responsibility and violation of probation, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported.

 

Driving on revoked license, no insurance

Shari Raines, 47, of 1238 Piney Mountain Road, in Newport, was arrested April 16 and charged with driving on a revoked license and no insurance, Patrolman Josh Holt reported.

 

Public intoxication, theft under $500

Randy L. Nevismal, 28, of Lacross, Wis., was arrested April 16, and charged with public intoxication and theft under $500, Patrolman David Clevenger reported.

 

Domestic assault

Waylon Arrowood, 33, of 818 Hiwassee St., in Newport, was arrested April 16, and charged with domestic assault, Patrolman Matthew Elliott and David Clevenger reported.

 

Possession of Schedule 6, other charges

Bradley G. Romero, 26, of 511 Shelia Drive, in Newport, was arrested April 16 and charged with possession of Schedule 6, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal impersonation, and failure to appear in Knox County, Patrolman Amy Gentry reported.

 

Fraudulent money order

Rebecca Miller said her son, Roy, 17, received a money order for $975 and an email telling him to cash the money order and take the money owed for a racing seat he was attempting to sell on Craig's List for $100 for payment. Roy was told to then send the remainder of the money via Western Union back to him, Capt. Scott Lamb reported. Miller's bank apparently refused to cash the money order and told her to take it to the Newport Police Department, which she did.

 

Theft under $500

Gary Ridens, owner of Brandywine Restaurant, on West Highway 25/70, in Newport, named a person he said walked out on April 15 about 6 p.m., saying he'd be right back because his friends were lost, and he was going to give them directions back to the restaurant, Patrolman Josh Holt reported. The bill is for $96.43.

 

Breaking and entering

Dorothy Necessary, 65, of Woodlawn Avenue, in Newport, said her residence was broken into on April 13 or April 14, Patrolman Joshua Veridal reported. Necessary said several meat products, milk and ketchup were stolen from the refrigerator, and a gray DVD player was taken from the living room, the report stated. The DVD player is worth $100. Vandalism to the residence is $150. The value of food taken is $108, Veridal stated.

 

'Whole family was fighting'

Police were called to a residence on River Road on a complaint that a "whole family was fighting," on April 15, Capt. Brad Ball reported. The victim, a father, who is 64, was very upset. According to his daughter, the victim, and the victim's wife, the father and son were arguing about the son trying to drive his mom's car while intoxicated and without a valid license, the report stated. The son was said to feel embarrassed the vehicle had been taken from him "in front of his friends and neighbors," the report stated. As the father and son continued to argue, the father/victim threatened to call the police and the son threatened violence against the victim if he did that. The son then allegedly took the cell phone, fled outside and challenged his dad to physically stop him. The father then allegedly followed his son outside and grabbed an axe handle as he exited the residence, the report stated. The son then tried to take the axe handle, and both father and son struggled to get control of the handle. The son then allegedly threw a cell phone to the ground, then struck the father on the left side of his head multiple times, but causing no injury. The son then allegedly fled on foot into a wooded area. Police were unable to find the son to obtain his version of the events, Capt. Ball stated in his report.


SHERIFF'S REPORTS

 

Theft under $500

Jessica R. Goins, 30, of 142 Brookfield Drive, in Newport, was arrested April 14, and charged with theft under $500, Sgt. Brian Holt reported.

 

Assault, resisting arrest

James Grady Ball, 43, of 496 Jim Town Road, in Newport, was arrested April 11, and charged with assault and resisting arrest, K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.

 

Underage consumption

Austin Erin Aaron, 18, of Jefferson City, was arrested April 15, and charged with underage consumption, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.

 

Possession of Schedule 6, drug paraphernalia

Shannon Nicole Fisher, 19, of 607 Meyers Circle, in Newport, was arrested April 15, and charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of Schedule 6, Sgt. Steve Johnson reported.

 

DUI (2nd offense)

Patrick M. Hodge, 22, of Morristown, was arrested April 15, and charged with DUI (2nd offense), light law violation, and expired tags, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.

 

Assault alleged

Doyle Waldroup, 66, of 614 River St., in Newport, was arrested April 14 and charged with assault, Deputy Sheriff Andy Tritt reported.

 

Driving under the influence (1st offense)

Donald F. Wise, 62, of 531 Broadway, in Newport, was arrested April 16 and charged with DUI (1st offense), Sgt. Robert Thornton and Deputy Sheriff Heath Willis reported.

 

Violation of probation

Jamie S. Murphy, 29, of 584 Banjo Way, in Newport, Michael Eugene Click, 27, of 111 Covered Bridge Way, in Newport, and Bobby Lee Adkinson, 39, of 3026 Sugar Cane Way, in Cosby, were arrested and charged with violation of probation.

 

Failure to appear

Bobby Lee Adkinson, 39, of Cosby, was arrested April 13 and charged with two counts of failure to appear. Sherry R. Shelton, 30, of 1229 Highway 321, in Parrottsville, were arrested and charged with failure to appear.

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