News Herald Arrest Report

Trio charged with drugs, paraphernalia

Two men and one woman from Lenoir City were taken to Loudon County Jail over the weekend on drug and paraphernalia charges after law enforcement initially stopped a vehicle for a seat belt violation.

Spotting a driver and passenger not wearing their seat belts along Church Drive, Loudon County Sheriff's Office Deputy Cody Fritts also saw that the Dodge Ram had a tag that expired in March, according to the arrest report.

Fritts identified the driver as Tony Curtis Johnson, 28, Lenoir City, and the passengers as Ted Dustin Hamilton, 38, Lenoir City, and Donita Rena Ward, 41, Lenoir City.

Fritts saw an open bottle of Natural Ice in the floor board, according to the report. During a search of the vehicle, officers found five syringes and a cut straw, Fritts wrote, noting that he also located a marijuana cigarette and rolling papers inside Hamilton's cigarette pack. Fritts also found a Suboxone strip in the driver's seat, according to the report.

Hamilton was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and possession of drug paraphernalia and held on $2,000 bond.

Johnson was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and held on $1,000 bond.

Ward was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $1,000 bond.

Aug. 1
 

James Robert Evans, 34, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Olivia Greer Goddard, 25, Lenoir City, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Donette Lashell Hightower, 33, Lenoir City, was charged with theft of property and released on $1,500 bond.
 
Christopher Dewayne Johnson, 23, Loudon, was charged with violation of corrections and held without bond.
 
Lori Catherine Roberson, 41, Vonore, was charged with simple possession and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Aug. 2
 
Crystal Gail Baker, 37, Louisville, was charged with criminal impersonation and held on $2,500 bond.
 
Christopher Paul Bingham, 45, Harriman, was charged with theft of property under $500 and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Jordan Michael Call, 27, Philadelphia, was charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and held on $10,000 bond.
 
Chanse Reed Lively Davis, 22, Oliver Springs, was charged with driving under the influence and violation of implied consent and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Jose Manuel Gonzalez, 27, Philadelphia, was charged with burglary and theft of property and held on $20,000 bond. According to an arrest report, Gonzalez, with the help of his girlfriend, Kasey Miller, broke into a garage in the 700 block of Spring Street and took two Craftsman tool sets valued at $1,000 and a tiger statue valued at $600. Video surveillance showed Gonzalez enter the property as Miller appeared to provide security. Gonzalez then loaded the items into their vehicle, according to police.
 
Kasey Brookshire Miller, 36, Loudon, was charged with burglary and theft of property and held on $20,000 bond.
 
Bradley Wade Harrill, 41, Madisonville, was charged with identity theft and held on $10,000 bond.
 
Amanda Nicole Joiner, 27, Philadelphia, was charged with failing to report of brutality, abuse or neglect and released on $5,000 bond.
 
Kassie Michelle Littleton, 33, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Melanie Lynn Martin, 50, Harriman, was charged with criminal trespass and theft of property and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Justin Matthew Oody, 40, Loudon, was charged with public intoxication and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Lisa Darlene Phillips, 50, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Aug. 3
 
Jimmy Lynn Arden, 28, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Daniel Thomas Bryant, 28, Lenoir City, was charged with promotion of methamphetamine manufacture and held on $20,000 bond.
 
Leslie Lynn Elkins, 36, Lenoir City, was charged with two counts of theft under $500 and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Allen Joshua Fritts, 36, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and failure to appear-second offense and held on $4,000 bond.
 
James Matthew Kiser, 23, Loudon, was charged with theft over $10,000 and held without bond.
 
Christopher Leon Lane, 30, Lenoir City, was charged with Knox County warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia and released without bond.
 
Mark Dewayne Neeley, 47, Loudon, was charged with possession of legend drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $3,000 bond. During a narcotics search at a residence in the 1300 block of Grove Street, police found multiple needles, pill crushers and three kinds of pills with no proof of prescription, according to the arrest report.
 
Megan Range Neeley, 38, Loudon, was charged with possession of legend drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Ricky Dale Payne, 55, Maryville, was charged with criminal trespass and theft of property and held without bond.
 
Douglas Scott Reppond, 53, Loudon, was charged with violation of probation and held without bond.
 
Elijah Travis Robinette, 25, Loudon, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $1,000 bond.
 
William Robert Taylor, 43, Loudon, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Jordan Alexandria Veit, 22, Loudon, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Aug. 4
 
Brian David Floyd, 56, Louisville, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and held without bond.
 
Jessica Ann Hurst, 35, New Market, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Martha Jane Mills, 30, Lenoir City, was charged with contempt of court and held on $150 bond.
 
Jamy Stewart Wilson, 44, Loudon, was charged with driving under the influence and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Aug. 5
 
Tyler Paul Bryan, 25, Etowah, was charged with failure to appear and held on $3,000 bond.
 
Tavish Alan Del Rio, 31, Greenback, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and tampering/fabricating with evidence and released on $6,000 bond.
 
Jennifer Nichole Silvey, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and failure to appear and held without bond.
 
Tyler Paul Bryan, 25, Etowah, was charged with failure to appear and held on $3,000 bond.
 
Dennis Ira Finchum, 37, Loudon, was charged with public intoxication and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Roseanna M. Forsythe, 32, Philadelphia, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession/casual exchange and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Elizabeth Ione Jenkins, 45, Loudon, was charged with driving under the influence and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Eric Shane Montgomery, 25, Lenoir City, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and held on $2,000 bond. Responding to a call of a possible intoxicated driver at a gas station in Lenoir City, LCSO Deputy Kenny Palmer arrived to find a man sitting in the passenger seat and two other individuals walking out of the store to the car, according to the arrest report. During a search of Montgomery's pockets, Palmer found a clear baggy containing a white crystal substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, according to the report.
 
Yobani Ada Saucedo-Herrera, 31, Lenoir City, was charged with driving under the influence and released without bond.
 
Jennifer Nichole Silvey, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and failure to appear and held without bond.
 
Dalton Jay Smith, 18, Lenoir City, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and released on $1,000 bond. Spotting a gold Mitsubishi Montero with a defective headlight on Highway 70 West, LCSO Deputy Kenny Palmer stopped the vehicle on Columbus Drive after the driver, Smith, seemingly attempted to divert police, according to the arrest report. After stopping the car, Palmer spoke with Smith, who said he tried to get away because he did not want a ticket, according to the report. Palmer got consent to search the vehicle and found a substance believed to be marijuana under the passenger seat and multiple containers with "very little marijuana inside them," Palmer wrote.
 
Adam Lee Walker, 18, Philadelphia, was charged with aggravated assault and burglary of a motor vehicle and held on $7,000 bond.
 
Aug. 6
 
Keri Susette Acuff, 44, Seymour, was charged with public intoxication and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Ramon Aguilera Constantino, 22, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault and held without bond.
 
Sandra Jo Dunn, 61, Lenoir City, was charged with theft under $500 and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Robert Leroy Kronz, 48, Maryville, was charged with burglary and theft of property under $500 and held on $22,000 bond. According to an arrest report, Kronz and Tina Sampson broke into a pair of storage buildings at a residence in the 500 block of Stephens Road in Greenback and removed multiple items. The items were recovered from a trailer attached to a Chevrolet Blazer occupied by Kronz and Sampson, according to police.
 
Tina Cherie Sampson, 40, Maryville, was charged with burglary and theft of property under $500 and released on $22,000 bond.
 
Salvador Rodriguez Quintana, 26, Lenoir City, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and held without bond.
 
Cami Lynn Reed, 47, Lenoir City, was charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism and released on $25,000 bond. Responding to a call of an unwanted person in the 100 block of Donelson Road, LCSO Deputy Lance Anderson learned that the person, Reed, left the residence in a black four-door car, and she was later stopped by police along Highway 11 West. Reed told deputies she went to the residence to get a flat screen TV that belonged to her son, according to the report. After entering the residence, Reed got into an argument with a woman, and Reed told officers that she tried to take the television, but it fell and was damaged, Anderson wrote. The woman told deputies that during the argument, Reed pulled her hair and hit her in the chest, according to the report. The bedroom was in "complete disarray" and the TV was "severely damaged," Anderson wrote.
 
Brian Stacey Rogers, 42, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault and released on $1,000 bond. Dispatched to a call of a domestic dispute in the 100 block of Abbott Road, LCSO Deputy Chris Jenkins arrived to find "trash and food" in the living room, kitchen and den of the home, and the front porch gate had "several broke boards," according to the arrest report. A woman told deputies that Rogers became upset because she did not buy the right type of spray, Jenkins wrote in the report. The woman said she then went back to the store and tried to get the right kind of spray, but it was out of stock. "Mr. Rogers became more upset and (was) screaming at the victim," Jenkins wrote. "When the victim and Mr. Rogers got back to the residence Mr. Rogers began to tear the gate to the front porch up breaking several boards." Rogers then began throwing food and trash around the home, and he also threw tomatoes at the woman, resulting in broken blinds, Jenkins wrote. "Due to Mr. Rogers having extensive medical history and not taking his medication," he was taken to Fort Loudoun Medical Center for an evaluation.
 
Aug. 7
 
Austin Caleb Bennett, 19, Cartersville, Ga., was charged with underage consumption and held on $1,500 bond.
 
Fred Lee Bridges, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear and domestic assault-misdemeanor and held without bond. Walking up to LCSO Deputy Billy Lewis in the Justice Center parking lot, a woman said she had been assaulted by Bridges, according to the arrest report. The woman told deputies that Bridges had been texting another woman while sitting in the driveway of his mother's house on Kalana Lane, Lewis wrote. When the woman went to grab the phone, Bridges began hitting her in the back of the head and face, according to the arrest report. She said Bridges began to drive away as she was trying to get out of the car. "Mr. Bridges then grabbed (the woman) by the front of the shirt pulling her back into the car," Lewis wrote. "(The woman) stated that Mr. Bridges bit her on the right upper shoulder causing substantial bruising." Lewis said he saw a bite mark on the woman's shoulder. "(The woman) also had a scratch to the left forearm as a result of trying to exit the vehicle." Lewis wrote. "(The woman) provided text messages showing where Mr. Bridges had told her she deserved it." The woman told deputies that she had to go into a forested area to get away from Bridges.
 
Scottie Lee Denton, 32, Knoxville, was charged with failure to appear and held without bond.
 
Isaac James Lands, 19, Kingston, was charged with underage consumption and simple possession/casual exchange and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Jeffrey Daniel Marler, 51, Lenoir City, was charged with driving under the influence and cite-in and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Sheri Tunnel Marler, 50, was charged with driving under the influence and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Gary Lee Orgeon, 36, Lenoir City, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and held without bond.
 
Frankie Leon Sanes, 46, Lenoir City, was charged with possession of a Schedule II substance and contempt of court and held on $1,500 bond.
 
Melody Dawn Shaver, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with public intoxication and held without bond.
 
Cathleen Lucille Thomas, 53, Huddleston, Va., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a Schedule VI substance and held without bond. Noticing a vehicle traveling over the center line and going 55 mph in a 35 zone along Shaw Ferry Road, LCSO Deputy Chris Jenkins stopped the car on Highway 321 at Interstate 75 and identified the driver as Thomas and the passenger as James Rhoades, according to the arrest report. While speaking with the driver and passenger, Jenkins saw Thomas remove an item from under the seat, according to the report. After getting a positive alert on the vehicle from a K-9 drug dog, officers conducted a search and found a pipe commonly used to smoke narcotics under the driver's seat and a substance believed to be marijuana in the center console, Jenkins wrote, noting that deputies also found a plastic wrapper containing about 1.7 grams of marijuana inside a purse. The purse also contained another pipe and a "black box type electric pipe," which are commonly used for smoking narcotics, according to Jenkins.
 
James Lee Rhoades, 37, Maryville, was charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication and held without bond.
 
Vicky Diane Underwood, 61, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault and held without bond. Dispatched to a call of a domestic dispute in the 500 block of Allen Road, LCSO Deputy Lance Anderson spoke with Underwood, who said a woman hit her in the head with a cellphone, according to the arrest report. Anderson wrote that he did not see any injuries on Underwood. The woman told police that Underwood came into her bedroom and began arguing about her boyfriend, Anderson wrote, noting that Underwood threw some of her clothes in the front yard. The woman told police that Underwood struck her "several times" during the altercation, Anderson wrote. Deputies saw scratches and red marks on the woman's arm, neck and face. Underwood was determined to be the primary aggressor.
 
Tiras Dashawn Upton, 34, Sweetwater, was charged with failure to appear and held on $4,000 bond.
 
Aug. 8
 
Thomas Donald Burchfield, 46, Loudon, was charged with violation of probation and contempt of court and held on $2,150 bond.
 
Brandon Thomas Deaton, 26, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released without bond.
 
Charles Sherman Thaxton, 52, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $1,500 bond.

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