Lenoir City man jailed for drugs
A Lenoir City man was taken to Loudon County Jail on simple possession and drug paraphernalia charges after initially getting pulled over for speeding.
Spotting a silver Ford Focus traveling 65 mph in a 40 mph zone, Loudon County Sheriff's Office Deputy Lance Anderson spoke with James Anthony Drake, 46, Lenoir City, after conducting a traffic stop.
After Drake opened the driver's side door, Anderson noticed a blue glass pipe containing a green substance in the bowl, according to the arrest report.
"I asked the driver what was in the pipe and he stated the substance was marijuana and he used the pipe to smoke it," Anderson wrote.
While searching Drake for weapons, Anderson found two small pills, which Drake told police were tramadol, a Schedule IV substance.
Drake was charged and released on $4,000 bond.
Philly man charged
A Philadelphia man was arrested after allegedly firing a weapon at another man because of a previous dispute.
Responding to a shooting in the 700 block of Spring Street, police spoke with a man, who said he came to the residence to assist a friend, according to the arrest report.
The man's friend "had a problem (with) people at this residence," LCSO Inv. Jeff Russell wrote in the report.
When the man arrived, "two other Hispanic males began to hit him and one (Julio Cesar Rojas, 32, Philadelphia) displayed a handgun and shot toward him more than once as he ran away," Russell wrote. "Julio Rojas was interviewed as being the shooter and did state that he did shoot the weapon and it was because of a past history between (the man) and his wife," Russell wrote.
The weapon, a .22 semiautomatic Jennings pistol, was recovered at the scene.
Rojas was charged with reckless endangerment and released on $2,500 bond.
Phoenix Thunder Howard, 18, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and released on $1,000 bond.
Dwayne Edward Hubbard, 40, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and held without bond.
Jeffrey Pratt Kalthoff, 39, Alcoa, was charged with theft under $500 and simple possession/casual exchange and held without bond. Responding to a call of a theft at a retail store in Lenoir City, police spoke with loss prevention personnel, who said Kalthoff was seen taking two sim cards from their packages and hiding the items in his jacket. He then left the store without paying for the items, according to store staff. While taking Kalthoff into custody, police found a bolt cutter, pliers, headphones, a power assessor and a GPS case. The total amount of the items was $141.45. Police also found a small, clear bag containing 30 Clonazapam pills with no identifying marks on the pills.
Billy Jake Mason, 26, Lenoir City, was charged with disorderly conduct and held without bond.
Timothy Vann Tindell, 41, Oak Ridge, was charged with theft of property and released on $1,000 bond. Responding to the call of a theft at a retail store in Lenoir City, police found a man, Tindell, who matched the description given to dispatch. During a search of the man, police found two knives, two flashlights and an opened pack of PetArmor dog flea and tick protection. Tindell told police he left the store without paying for the items, which were valued at $75.35.
John Henry Wallace, 36, Loudon, was charged with theft under $500 and held without bond. Dispatched to a call of a theft at a retail store in Lenoir City, police spoke with a loss prevention employee, who said Wallace had made a fraudulent return in the amount of $62.74. Wallace admitted to the theft and was taken into custody.
Whitney Alison Washington, 27, Knoxville, was charged with driving under the influence, violation of implied consent, resisting arrest and aggravated assault on officer and released on $10,000 bond.
Anthony D. Bright, 39, Loudon, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and released on $1,000 bond. Dispatched to a possible suicide attempt in the 15800 block of Steekee Road, LCSO Deputy Jamie Ketner spoke with Bright, who said a woman was in the bedroom cutting her wrist. After speaking with the woman, Ketner noticed that she did have superficial cuts to her wrist. The woman told deputies that she and Bright got into an argument. (The woman) stated that Mr. Bright pushed her down and she hit her head on a vent and he punched her in the back, Ketner wrote. Mr. Bright stated they were arguing because he did not want to have sex with her. Bright was determined to be the primary aggressor in the dispute.
Thomas Jackson Morgan, 30, Harriman, was charged with theft and criminal trespass and held without bond.
Heath Barkley Yearwood, 44, Vonore, was charged with criminal court capias and held without bond.
William Derrick Baker, 30, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and released on $1,000 bond.
Dalton Joe Tinch, 19, Rockwood, was charged with vandalism and held without bond.
Ashley Nicole Claxton, 24, Loudon, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and released on $1,000 bond.
Casey Lee Elmore, 34, Oliver Springs, was charged with violation of probation on contraband and held without bond.
Jason Lynn King, 44, Knoxville, was charged with contempt of court and held on $750 bond.
Maguel Angel Ribara, 48, homeless, was charged with public intoxication and released on $1,000 bond.
Joseph Scott Landreth, 41, Sweetwater, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor, violation of probation on driving under the influence and driving on a revoked license and held on $4,500 bond. Dispatched to a call of a domestic assault in the 200 block of Murrays Chapel Road, LCSO Deputy Billy Lewis spoke with a woman, who said she and her boyfriend, Landreth, got into an argument over children, according to the arrest report. The argument "then grew into a scuffle in the living room at which time Mr. Landreth pushed her down onto the couch, got on top of her and while he had pinned her down he put his hand over her mouth so that she could not scream," Lewis wrote. The woman told police Landreth had been drinking since about 3 p.m. that day, noting that he knocked the television onto the floor and destroyed it with his foot, according to the report. After the woman left the home, Landreth followed her and locked the door behind him to keep her from going back into the residence, and when he learned that the woman called the police, Landreth threw her purse and walked away from the scene, Lewis wrote. Lewis found Landreth lying on his back in the woods, and the officer detected a smell of alcohol, according to the police report. In addition to the domestic assault charge, Landreth was found to have active warrant out of Loudon County General Sessions Court for a violation of probation violation and a warrant for larceny out of Rhea County.
Matthew Allen McCauley, 29, Knoxville, was charged with failure to appear and released on $8,000 bond.
Elizabeth Mae Overton, 27, Cleveland, was charged with failure to appear and held without bond.
Holly Roseann Parker, 33, Loudon, was charged with making false reports/statements and released on $2,000 bond.
Kira Sharece Davis, 21, Madisonville, was charged with two counts of theft over $1,000 and held without bond.
Jennifer Elaine Mathieu, 32, Harriman, was charged with theft of property, criminal trespass and contempt of court and held on $3,500 bond.