News Herald Arrest Report

Lenoir City man jailed for assaulting woman
 
A Lenoir City man was taken into custody stemming from a domestic dispute involving strangulation last week in the 200 block of Hartsook Drive.

While a woman was inside an apartment at the residence, William Matthew Allison, 33, Lenoir City, came in "unannounced and without (the woman's) consent," according to the arrest report.

After she told Allison to leave, he took the woman's keys and threatened to take her vehicle, according to police.
 
The woman "stood in front of Allison to prevent him from taking her keys and he began punching her with his fists in the sides of her face and head," Lenoir City Police Det. Kevin Condee wrote in the report. "Allison then put his hand on (the woman's) throat and began choking her. (The woman) was eventually able to break free from Allison but she suffered a contusion to the right side of her face near the temple area."
 
The woman had red marks on her neck and was treated for injuries at Fort Loudoun Medical Center, according to the report.
 
Allison fled on foot "after intervention from a neighbor" before being apprehended, Condee wrote.
 
Allison was charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault and held on $20,000 bond.
 
Warrant stop leads to drug charge
 
A Lenoir City man was arrested for bringing drugs into the jail last week in Lenoir City after initially getting pulled over on an active warrant.
 
Spotting a tan Dodge Journey traveling near the entrance of a retail store on U.S. Highway 321, Loudon County Sheriff's Deputy Cody Fritts confirmed that the driver, Eric Matthew Leach, 29, Lenoir City, had a warrant for his arrest, according to the arrest report.
 
After police took Leach into custody, the man agreed to a search of his vehicle, Fritts wrote.
 
A K-9 unit gave a positive alert on the vehicle, and police found a set of digital scales in the back seat, Fritts wrote.
 
"Upon arrival at the jail, Mr. Leach was asked multiple times if he had anything illegal on him and he stated no," Fritts wrote.
 
During a search of Leach, police found a small bag containing a substance believed to be crystal methamphetamine in his right front jean pocket, according to the report.
 
Leach was charged with contraband in a penal institution, two counts of driving on a revoked/suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia and held on $34,000 bond.
 
Feb. 22
 
Melissa Ann Broyles, 43, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Ernest Jerry Ray Culberson, 36, Madisonville, was charged with criminal court capias and held on $3,000 bond.
 
Johnathan Ben Gibson, 23, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Hana Sean McDowell, 34, Lenoir City, was charged with public intoxication and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Toby Douglas Skipper, 37, Philadelphia, was charged with criminal impersonation and failure to appear and held on $7,000 bond.
 
Feb. 23
 
Dena Alcia Adkins, 38, Philadelphia, was charged with three counts of failure to appear-general sessions and held on $10,000 bond.
 
Eugene Ray Akins, 64, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Travis Delane Brown, 36, Philadelphia, was charged with contempt of court and held on $300 bond.
 
Feb. 24
 
Steven Douglas Slater, 46, Seymour, was charged with harassment-verbal threat and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Feb. 25
 
Adam Reed Walker, 27, Tellico Plains, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and held without bond.
 
Brandon Harold Broyles, 30, Farragut, was charged with failure to appear and held on $4,000 bond.
 
Kathy Diane Harold, 54, Loudon, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and simple possession of a Schedule II substance and released on $4,000 bond. Spotting a gold 2001 Infiniti with a tail light out traveling along Elm Street, LCSO Deputy Kenny Palmer spoke with the driver, Harold, who said after questioning that she had taken some prescription medicine, according to the arrest report. Harold handed Palmer a bottle containing a round white pill with a prescription label for oxycodone 30 mg, Palmer wrote in the report, noting that the pills were identified as oxymorphone hydrochloride. Harold also located an unlabeled bottle containing eight round green pills, which were identified as oxycodone hydrochloride 15 mg. "Ms. Harold stated that she had prescriptions for the pill but didn't keep them in the bottle because she was afraid she would lose the bottle," Palmer wrote. "Ms. Harold was unable to provide a prescription for the medication."
 
Laura Beth Meroney-Davis, 33, Philadelphia, was charged with violation of probation and released on $2,000 bond.
 
James Dennis Pasini, 47, Lenoir City, was charged with driving under the influence and violation of implied consent and released on $2,500 bond. Spotting a vehicle in the parking lot of a gas station along Watt Road, LCSO Deputy Sgt. Jerramie Bowen found the driver, Pasini, passed out in a vehicle, according to the arrest report. After struggling to open the door or roll down the window, Pasini finally got the door open, and Bowen could smell alcohol coming from the car, according to the arrest report. Pasini initially refused to step out of the vehicle and would not agree to field sobriety tests, Bowen wrote, noting that when Pasini exited the vehicle, the man became "combative." "As I was patting him down he began to clinch his fist and I advised him that was not a good idea," Bowen wrote. Bowen then detained Pasini with the help of another officer at the scene. "Mr. Pasini did become more combative and began to hit his head and kick my cage" in the patrol car, according to the report. Pasini refused implied consent at Loudon County Jail.
 
Shane Alan Price, 26, Lenoir City, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation and held on $8,500 bond. Attempting to locate a wanted individual on Buttermilk Road, LCSO Deputy Cody Fritts spoke with a homeowner who agreed to a search of the home to find Price, who had active warrant for his arrest, according to the police report. Finding Price in a bedroom, Fritts saw a line of white powder, a cut straw and a burnt spoon "in plain view" on a dresser, Fritts wrote in the report. The drugs, which Price said was methamphetamine, weighed less than 0.5 grams, Fritts wrote. A woman in the room, Kristy Jones, "had a meth pipe sticking out of her left front pocket," according to police. About 0.5 grams of meth was located in Jones' wallet.
 
Kristy Renee Jones, 41, Philadelphia, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Adam Reed Walker, 27, Tellico Plains, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and held on $5,000 bond.
 
Feb. 26
 
Lloyd Eugene Griffin, 47, Maryville, was charged with contempt of court and contraband in a penal institution and held on $10,000 bond.
 
Christopher Wayne Human, 23, Harriman, was charged with contempt of court and held on $150 bond.
 
Brandi Nicole Jones, 25, Marion, Va., was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia and held on $8,000 bond. Noticing a maroon Oldsmobile traveling south on Highway 411 following closely to another vehicle, LCSO Deputy Robbie Lane saw the Oldsmobile almost hit the other car "several times," according to the arrest report. After stopping the driver of the Oldsmobile, Lane spoke with Jones, who could not provide a driver's license or paperwork for the vehicle, according to the report. Learning through dispatch that Jones' license was revoked out of Virginia, Jones was placed under arrest, Lane wrote. During a search at Loudon County Jail, police found a metal pipe in her bra, according to the arrest report.
 
Ian Keith Kidwell, 42, Lenoir City, was charged with public intoxication and driving under the influence-second offense and held on $1,000 bond. Dispatched to a call of a possible intoxicated man at Loudon County Jail, LCSO Deputy Kenny Palmer spoke with Kidwell, who was inside the visitation area of the facility, according to the arrest report. Noticing a smell of alcohol on Kidwell, Palmer asked how much the man had to drink, and Kidwell did not admit to drinking alcohol. "I asked him when was the last time he smoked marijuana at which time he stated last night," Palmer wrote. "Mr. Kidwell also stated the reason I could smell alcohol on him was he had several to drink the night prior." Palmer reported that Kidwell had "red glassy eyes" and "slow and slurred" speech.
 
Benjamin Elwayne Smith, 36, Niota, was charged with driving under the influence-second offense, driving on a revoked license and possession of a Schedule IV substance and released on $14,000 bond.
 
James William Wood, 51, Knoxville, was charged with driving on a suspended license and theft over $1,000 and held on $12,000 bond.
 
Feb. 27
 
Juan Carlos Barajas, 23, Morristown, was charged with driving without a valid driver's license and contributing to the delinquency of a minor and released on $4,000 bond.
 
Tozha J. Grissom, 19, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Eric Anthony Hicks, 33, Maryville, was charged with forgery and theft of property and held on $6,000 bond.
 
James Travis Ledford, 34, Knoxville, was charged with driving on a revoked license and held on $2,000 bond.
 
Mario Garica Rodriguez, 47, Philadelphia, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license and held on $7,000 bond.
 
Dustin Ray Shirk, 29, Kingston, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Stephen A. Simpson, 46, Loudon, was charged with driving under the influence, manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance, simple possession/casual exchange and violation of implied consent and released on $3,500 bond.
 
David Matthew Smith, 38, Loudon, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Cody Ray Speers, 21, Farragut, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Mathew Brock Underwood, 23, Lenoir City, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Feb. 28
 
Jason Lane Aldridge, 43, Philadelphia, was charged with driving on a revoked license and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Whitney Shea Charles, 35, Charleston, was charged with failure to appear and released on $4,000 bond.
 
Ashley Carol Kalb, 31, Lenoir City, was charged with criminal trespass, violation of probation and theft under $500 and held without bond. Loss prevention personnel with a retail store in Lenoir City spotted Kalb conceal items and go through the checkout line with paying for the merchandise, according to the arrest report. Kalb had been banned from coming to the store on three occasions in July 2005, August 2005 and November 2007. The arrest report did not indicate the estimated value of the stolen goods.
 
Michael Travis McCaslin, 41, Tellico Plains, was charged with driving under the influence and violation of implied consent and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Lorenzo Castro Ortiz, 26, Loudon, was charged with driving without a license, driving under the influence and violation of implied consent and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Brent Allen Snyder, 33, Loudon, was charged with aggravated burglary, theft under $1,000 and theft of $1,000-$10,000 and held on $42,000 bond.
 
Timothy Matthew Webb, 38, Englewood, was charged with driving under the influence by consent and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Feb. 29
 
Jennifer Kay Knight, 29, Maryville, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Rhonda Ann Mann, 55, Lenoir City, was charged with harassment-verbal threat and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Thomas Lynn Martin, 45, Sevierville, was charged with driving on a revoked license and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Jacob Matthew Stokes, 25, Oak Ridge, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended and released on $1,000 bond.

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