News Herald Arrest Report

County inmate found with contraband

An inmate picked up additional charges when officers found multiple drugs on him after he was booked at Loudon County Jail.

Receiving information that Franky Ray Robinette, 48, Loudon, was in possession of a purple glove that contained illegal drugs, Loudon County Sheriff's Office Deputy Cody Bengel alerted jailer Lt. Jake Keener and other officers, who went to F Block to located Robinette, according to the arrest report.

Robinette gathered his belonging, was removed from the cell and taken to the booking area, according to Bengel.
 

During a strip search in the bathroom, Bengel felt a bulge in the man's underwear.
 
"Mr. Robinette immediately denied the contraband to be his and then stated that the underwear was not his," Bengel wrote.
 
Officers removed the bulge and found two purple gloves containing four clear, plastic baggies with 14.3 grams of a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, five white pills identified as 1 mg lorazepam, 10 green pills identified as 20 mg oxymorphone, a Suboxone strip and an unidentified white pill.
 
The amount of drugs in Robinette's possession was "consistent with the distribution of (a) Schedule II narcotic," Bengel wrote in his report.
Robinette, who was originally arrested on an active warrant out of Monroe County, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, simple possession/casual exchange, possession of contraband in a penal institution and manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance and held on $73,000 bond.
 
Aug. 22
 
Daniel Chase Hardin, 19, Loudon, was charged with failure to appear and held on $3,000 bond.
 
Debra Jane Jenkins, 47, Philadelphia, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Travis Blake Langley, 31, Kingston, was charged with violation of probation and released on $6,000 bond.
 
Kevin Mark Pennington, 36, Philadelphia, was charged with violation of probation and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Daniel Joseph Roberts, 28, Maryville, was charged with robbery and released on $10,000 bond.
 
 Joshua Alan Underwood, 29, Loudon, was charged with violation of probation and held on $2,500 bond.
 
Michael Shane Williams, 36, Maryville, was charged with vandalism and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Aug. 23
 
Alexis Moises Ambrocio, 31, Knoxville, was charged with driving without a valid license, possession of prohibited weapons and evading arrest and released on $6,000 bond.
 
Stacey Brooke Buchanan, 33, Sweetwater, was charged with driving under the influence and released without bond.
 
Willie Arnold Burris Jr., 46, Loudon, was charged with two counts of manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance and possession of drug paraphernalia and held on $42,000 bond.
 
Brandon Lee Evans, 21, Knoxville, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Maurice Alexander Johnson, 25, Sweetwater, was charged with failure to appear-municipal court, making false statements, identity theft, forgery and violation of probation and held on $32,500 bond.
 
Richard Dale Moser, 56, Loudon, was charged with theft of property and burglary and released on $10,000 bond.
 
Jorge A. Solis, 48, Lenoir City, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and criminal impersonation and held on $8,000 bond.
 
Kelly Nicole Varnado, 22, Knoxville, was charged with public intoxication and leaving the scene of an accident/property damage and released on $4,000 bond.
 
Aug. 24
 
Tennyson Leon Daugherty, 38, Maryville, was charged with criminal impersonation, possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession/casual exchange and held without bond.
 
Billy Joe Hill, 36, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Deborah A. McCallister, 60, Loudon, was charged with theft of property and released on $7,500 bond.
 
Justin Wayne Ricker, 32, Loudon, was charged with driving under the influence and simple possession and released on $2,500 bond.
 
Donald Clayton Ruff, 33, Philadelphia, was charged with violation of probation and held on $1,000 bond.
 
Forest Tucker Washburn, 21, Lenoir City, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Sara Christine Wells, 27, Philadelphia, was charged with criminal impersonation and simple possession/casual exchange and held on $3,000 bond.
 
Aug. 25
 
Christopher Shane Boyd, 40, Athens, was charged with violation of probation and held without bond.
 
Jonathan B. Brewster, 35, Loudon, was charged with criminal court capias and released on $10,000 bond.
 
Christopher Steven Dailey, 33, Loudon, was charged with criminal trespass and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Jose Dominguez-Valdivia, 45, Knoxville, was charged with driving on a suspended license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Eric Matthew Leach, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with tampering/fabricating with evidence, simple possession/casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to appear and held on $24,000 bond.
 
Dustin Scott Lynn, 33, Loudon, was charged with failure to appear and held without bond.
 
Colby Austin Redmond, 20, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Noah Charles Simpson, 18, Philadelphia, was charged with aggravated robbery, theft over $500 and attempted aggravated robbery and held on $41,000 bond.
 
Mark Anthony Stevens, 19, Loudon, was charged with arson and contributing to the delinquency of a minor and held without bond.
 
Devon Allen Thaxton, 19, Loudon, was charged with aggravated robbery, theft over $500 and attempted aggravated robbery and held on $41,000 bond.
 
Aug. 26
 
Joshua Angel, 40, Corbin, Ky., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance and simple possession/casual exchange and held on $24,000 bond.
 
Matthew Paul Bingham, 38, Greenback, was charged with domestic assault-felony and failure to appear-second offense and held without bond.
 
Klete Fenton Collins, 52, Loudon, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and released on $1,000 bond
 
James Michael Gass, 27, Madisonville, was charged with failure to appear and held without bond.
 
Jason Randall Heiden, 42, Loudon, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Samuel Levi Higgins, 25, Alcoa, was charged with evading arrest, driving without a valid license and resisting arrest and held on $7,000 bond.
 
Johnny Ray Lee, 29, Philadelphia, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Melisa Mink, 31, Corbin, Ky., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance and simple possession/casual exchange and held on $44,000 bond.
 
James Moore, 34, Corbin, Ky., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance and simple possession/casual exchange and held on $24,000 bond.
 
Jennifer Elaine O'Dell, 25, Lenoir City, was charged with theft under $500 and released on $1,000 bond. According to an arrest report, loss prevention employees at a retail store in Lenoir City saw O'Dell taking numerous items, including sheets, pillow cases and pacifiers, and placing them in a diaper bag. O'Dell paid for some items, but not those in the bag, according to police.
 
Gary Lee Orgeon, 36, Lenoir City, was charged with burglary of a motor vehicle and burglary and held on $15,000 bond.
 
 Shawna Wilson, 39, Corbin, Ky., was charged with manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule II substance and simple possession/casual exchange and held on $22,000 bond.
 
Aug. 27
 
Jeremy Nathan Dotson, 40, Loudon, was charged with criminal trespass and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Guillermo Rodriguez Estevez, 54, Miami, was charged with manufacture/sell/possession of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of legend drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and fugitive from justice and held on $43,000 bond.
 
Lela Marie Mitchell, 60, Flint, Mich., was charged with manufacture/sell/delivery/resale of a Schedule VI substance and released on $5,000 bond. Spotting a Chevrolet Blazer run a stop sign near a fast food restaurant on Highway 72, LCSO Deputy Jamie Ketner stopped the vehicle and smelled marijuana inside the car as he was speaking with a passenger, according to the arrest report. Ketner asked the driver, Mitchell, how much marijuana was in the vehicle, and she told deputies a "couple of joints," according to the report. Mitchell handed Ketner a pink bag containing 27.1 grams of marijuana, one marijuana pipe, a cigarette roller and two packs of rolling papers, according to the report. "Ms. Mitchell did give me a medical marijuana card out of Michigan," Ketner wrote.
 
Sarah L. Moore, 27, Harrogate, was charged with violation of probation and held on $25,000 bond.
 
Aug. 28
 
Kendra Faith Benson, 39, Algood, was charged with driving under the influence and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Carlie Michelle Benton, 24, Oak Ridge, was charged with failure to appear and released without bond.
 
Larry Paul Bingham, 61, Loudon, was charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule IV substance and bribery of a public servant and released on $31,000 bond. Clocking a Toyota truck traveling 11 miles per hour over the speed limit along Fort Creek Road, LCSO Deputy Cody Fritts spoke with the driver, Bingham, who appeared "shaky" and "nervous," according to the arrest report. When Fritts asked Bingham if he had any illegal items in his possession, the man pulled out a blue canister from his blue jeans pocket, according to the report. The container included six blue pills identified as 10 mg Valium and two yellow pills identified as Xanax, Fritts wrote, noting that he also located eight 10 mg Valium pills inside a Pall Mall cigarette pack. Bingham also had $3,363 in cash. "While en route to the jail, Mr. Bingham stated he would give me $1,000 in cash to get rid of the pills and I told Mr. Bingham I could not do that."
 
Dylan Curtis Ferguson, 23, Lenoir City, was charged with theft of property and held on $10,000 bond.
 
 William Garcia Lopez, 32, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear and held without bond.
 
David Wesley Roy, 48, Sweetwater, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession/casual exchange and unlawful carrying or possession of a weapon and held on $36,000 bond. Spotting a green Honda Accord traveling along Highway 11 with a nonfunctioning tail light, LCSO Deputy Kenny Palmer spoke with the driver, Roy, and learned the man's license was suspended for a failure to show proof of insurance, according to the arrest report. A check through dispatch also revealed that Roy had a "full extradition warrant" for a probation violation related to an attempted first-degree murder charge in Florida, Palmer wrote. During a search of the vehicle, deputies located some cut straws and a clear baggy containing a crystal substance on the driver's side, according to the report. Officers also found a 9 mm Hi-Point rifle in the trunk, Palmer wrote. Roy was identified as a convicted felon and detained.
 
William Wade Sloan, 40, Philadelphia, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and simple possession/casual exchange and released without bond. Responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle traveling on Highway 72, police spoke with the driver, Sloan, who said he did not have his license, according to the arrest report. A check through dispatch revealed Sloan had an active warrant for failure to appear out of Knox County. As Sloan was getting out of the vehicle, he placed a cigarette pack under the front seat that contained a marijuana cigarette, according to the report.
 
Aug. 29
 
Stephen Duane Andrews, 57, Loudon, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and held without bond.
 
Carlos Emilio Cano, 30, Loudon, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor, public intoxication and failure to appear-general sessions and held on $5,500 bond.
 
Jason Christopher Courtney, 36, Knoxville, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and held without bond.
 
Alexandra Shayne Dailey, 23, Lenoir City, was charged with vandalism and held without bond.
 
Jennifer Leona Mayfield, 43, Lenoir City, was charged with driving under the influence and violation of implied consent and released on $2,000 bond.

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