News Herald Arrest Report

Woman charged with DUI, drug possession

A Lenoir City woman was taken to Loudon County Jail on drug charges Saturday after getting stopped for a pair of traffic violations along Highway 11.

Spotting a gold Jeep traveling with its high beams on and the driver crossing the fog line "several times," Loudon County Sheriff's Office Deputy Robbie Lane spoke with Patricia Ann Owens, 54, Lenoir City, who displayed signs of intoxication and performed poorly on field sobriety tests, Lane wrote in the report.

After the arrest, Owens was taken to Fort Loudoun Medical Center for a blood draw, but she refused to provide a sample.

Owens was transported to the jail, where police found a green pill inside her pants pocket and a prescription bottle of hydrocodone inside her purse, according to the report.
 
Also inside the purse were rolling papers, a small amount of a leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a roach inside a piece of paper, Lane wrote. During a search of the vehicle, officers found a prescription bottle for clonazepam.
 
Owens was charged with driving under the influence, simple possession of a Schedule III substance, simple possession of a Schedule VI substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and cite-in and held on $4,500 bond.
 
May 16
 
James Kelly Childress, 44, Loudon, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and two counts of sex offender registry violation and held on $17,000 bond.
 
Clarence Edgar Greene, 69, Sweetwater, was charged with failure to appear-second offense and held without bond.
 
May 17
 
Sandra Carol Harrison, 48, Lenoir City, was charged with theft under $500 and criminal trespassing and held on $4,000 bond. According to the arrest report, Harrison committed theft when she entered a property in the 1200 block of Highland Avenue and took a package at the front door, LCSO Sgt. Charlie Cosner wrote in the report. "Ms. Harrison did enter onto the property without invitation, (and) Ms. Harrison failed to attempt to notify anyone in the residence that she was on the property, and at a time in the night that would cause a reasonable person fear for their safety," Cosner wrote. The victim told deputies that the package and contents were valued at less than $500.
 
Phillip Bradley McGraw, 25, Sweetwater, was charged with reckless endangerment and released on $10,000 bond. Responding to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Meadow Drive in Lenoir City, LCSO Sgt. Jason Smith determined during an investigation that construction work was being performed near the location of the complaint. Two people got into an argument and began to fight outside a residence, Smith wrote, noting that McGraw pulled out a handgun and fired twice into the air. Two 9 mm shell casings were found in front of the home, according to the report.
 
Joyce Smith McMahan, 62, Knoxville, was charged with theft of property and released on $2,000 bond. Police spoke with a woman at a grocery store in Lenoir City, who said McMahan selected eye drops and concealed them in her purse. McMahan purchased some items at the counter but did not pay for the drops, according to report. The eye drops were valued at $17.99.
 
Ricky Glenn Powell, 40, Lenoir City, was charged with theft of property and released on $7,500 bond. An attorney reported that he had misplaced his cellphone while meeting with clients at Loudon County Courthouse in Loudon, and during an investigation police learned that Powell took a phone matching the description to a store in Maryville and sold the phone for $35. Police determined by the phone's International Mobile Equipment Identity number that it belonged to the attorney, according to the report. The phone and case were valued at $1,000.
 
May 18
 
Johnny Anthony Black, 56, Madisonville, was charged with attachment and released on $150 bond.
 
Keith Patrick Cohan, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Chasity Joan Beth Lynn, 28, Loudon, was charged with public intoxication and two counts of simple possession of a Schedule IV substance and released without bond. Responding to a call of shoplifting at a retail store in Lenoir City, police found Lynn, who displayed signs of intoxication. Lyn told police that she had taken suboxone earlier that day. Police found 1 1/2-2 mg alprazolan and 1/2-1 mg klonopin in her possession, according to the report. Lynn did not have a prescription for the medicine.
 
Summer Danielle Hayes, 35, Sweetwater, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Jessica Lee Hood, 32, Philadelphia, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Joshua Anthony Ward, 35, Sweetwater, was charged with contempt of court and released on $150 bond.
 
Craig Eugene Warnack, 27, Kingston, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $4,000 bond.
 
Joshua Trinity Wright, 33, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and released on $2,000 bond.
 
May 19
 
Nicholas Allen Bahr, 23, Loudon, was charged with failure to appear-general sessions and held without bond.
 
Charles Edward Blankenship, 45, Maryville, was charged with possession of a Schedule II substance and held without bond.
 
Chrystal Ellen Durga, 35, Lenoir City, was charged with forgery and theft of property and held without bond.
 
Rusty Allen Fagg, 37, Loudon, was charged with two counts of simple possession/casual exchange and held without bond. Spotting a 2006 Ford Escape run a red light and almost hit a vehicle at Highways 11 and 72, LCSO Deputy Kenny Palmer spoke with the driver, Kassie Littleton, who appeared "very nervous," according to the arrest report. When asked to step out of the vehicle, Littleton "grabbed her purse and appeared to be trying to put something in it," Palmer wrote, noting that Littleton said she did not have anything illegal in the sport utility vehicle. After getting the passenger, Fagg, to get out of the Escape, Palmer located a white crystal substance and a broken pill inside a container under the driver's seat cover. The white substance tested positive for methamphetamine, and the pill was identified as 8 mg buprenorphine.
 
Eric Shane Montgomery, 25, Lenoir City, was charged with driving on a suspended license and held without bond.
 
Seth Douglas Pranger, 19, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault and held without bond. Dispatched to a call of a domestic dispute in the 400 block of North Walnut Street, Lenoir City Police Department Officer Brandon Johnson spoke with a woman, who said Pranger became angry and threw her purse around the house and tossed boxes of clothes at her. "At some point during the argument he grabbed her by the hair and tried to control her," Johnson wrote. Pranger's sister was a witness to the incident, according to the report.
 
Patricia Diane Sullivan, 59, Knoxville, was charged with misdemeanor theft under $500 and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Michael Lee Ward, 27, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and driving on a revoked/suspended license and held on $1,000 bond.
 
May 20
 
Terry Michael Angus, 63, Lenoir City, was charged with two counts of sex offender registry violation and held without bond.
 
Jerry Otis Click, 53, Greenback, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and held without bond.
 
John Travis Collins, 43, Lenoir City, was charged with failure to appear and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Brandon Thomas Deaton, 26, Lenoir City, was charged with felony evading and theft of property and held without bond. Responding to the Beals Chapel Road area in an attempt to serve a warrant on Deaton, LCSO Deputy Craig Brewer got behind Deaton's vehicle and tried to make a stop at Lakeside Road, but the driver continued along Beals Chapel Road and would not stop despite the officer's emergency lights and sirens. Deaton then turned into a driveway on Phelps Road and stopped, where he was taken into custody.
 
Juan Alberto Lo Guzman, 22, Lenoir City, was charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property and held without bond.
 
Matthew Paul Bingham, 37, Greenback, was charged with driving on a revoked license and failure to appear and held on $5,000 bond.
 
Joshua Edward Davis, 19, Lenoir City, was charged with statutory rape and held on $100,000 bond.
 
Cari Ann Henderson, 42, Athens, was charged with theft under $500 and held on $2,000 bond. Henderson reportedly took multiple items from the shelf of a retail store in Lenoir City and left without paying for the merchandise, according to the arrest report. The items were valued at $64.52.
 
Charles William Runyon, 43, Lenoir City, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and failure to appear and released on $2,000 bond. Spotting a white Lincoln Town Car traveling along Steekee Road with the driver not wearing a seat belt, LCSO Deputy Cody Fritts identified the driver as David Thomas and Runyon as the passenger, according to the arrest report. Noting that he could smell marijuana coming from the car, Fritts asked Thomas if anything illegal was in the vehicle, according to the report. Thomas pulled a baggy of marijuana from his right pocket. A check through dispatch revealed that Thomas had a suspended license, while Runyon had an outstanding warrant out of Monroe County. While getting Runyon out of the car, another officer saw the man push a marijuana cigarette under the seat. Police located "several" marijuana "roaches" inside Runyon's cigarette pack, Fritts wrote.
 
David Franklin Thomas, 41, Loudon, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $2,000 bond.
 
May 21
 
Jeremiah Jason Abbott, 35, Maryville, was charged with simple possession/casual exchange and held on $2,000 bond. During a traffic stop for a window tint violation, a white pill fell out of Abbott's lap as he was exiting the vehicle, according to arrest report. The pill was identified as 4 mg hydromorphone, and Abbott did not have a prescription for the medicine, according to the report.
 
Jose Ayala, 37, Dayton, was charged with driving under the influence and released on $3,000 bond.
 
Edward Matthew Churnetski, 20, Knoxville, was charged with underage consumption and released on $1,000 bond. While on routine patrol along Highway 11, Loudon Police Department Officer Jonathan Yates found a man, Churnetski, who was passed out on the sidewalk at a closed gas station. Churnetski told police that he had eight beers that night. "He was drunk and a harm to himself and others if left in his condition," Yates wrote.
 
Codee Lee Edmonds, 30, Loudon, was charged with contempt of court and criminal impersonation and released on $2,500 bond.
 
Katherine Fincher, 22, Philadelphia, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a valid license and held on $4,000 bond.
 
Jackie Eugene Jones, 57, Lenoir City, was charged with violation of probation and simple possession/casual exchange and held on $11,000 bond. Responding to the call of a suspicious person at a business in the 400 block of Highway 321, LCPD Officer Jason Arden spoke with Jones, who had an outstanding warrant out of Loudon County for a probation violation, according to the arrest report. During a search, police located a small wad of tissue in his left sock contained half of a 40 mg methadone wafer, Arden wrote, noting that Jones did not have a prescription for the medicine.
 
Stephen Alexander Maher, 34, Powell, was charged with public intoxication and held on $2,000 bond.
 
Rogelio Alejandro Medina Jr., 21, Loudon, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and released on $1,000 bond. Responding to the call of a domestic assault in the 190 block of Cuddie Lane, LCSO Deputy Kevin Dailey spoke with a woman who appeared "visibly distraught," according to the arrest report. Dailey spoke with Medina, who seemed to be under the influence, became uncooperative and would not answer any questions. "After speaking to the (woman), she stated her (Medina) had been making suicidal comments and had been taking drugs," Dailey wrote.
 
Frank Alan Moody, 34, Greenback, was charged with driving under the influence, failure to appear and cite-in and held on $7,000 bond.
 
Larry Edward Mueller, 19, Niota, was charged with violation of probation and held without bond.
 
Travis Dewayne Selvidge, 31, Lenoir City, was charged with driving on a revoked/suspended license and released on $2,000 bond.
 
Brent Allen Snyder, 33, Loudon, was charged with disorderly conduct and held on $1,000 bond.
 
May 22
 
Jennifer Denise Devaney, 46, Lenoir City, was charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest and assault on an officer and released on $3,000 bond. Dispatched to a call of a woman beating on a door in the 500 block of F Street, LCPD Officer Tyrel Lorenz spoke with Devaney at a residence across the street and noticed that she had a "very strong" odor of alcohol and slurred speech, according to the arrest report. As Lorenz attempted to place handcuffs on her, Devaney started to "actively resist by pulling away from me and turning away," Lorenz wrote in the police report. "To gain compliance of her she was placed on the ground to (perform) the arrest. While escorting her to my patrol car she started to resist and kicked me twice in the leg."
 
Daniel Earl Gentry, 31, Maryville, was charged with theft over $1,000 and released on $10,000 bond.
 
Erin Haley Gregory, 30, Maryville, was charged with criminal simulation and released on $750 bond.
 
Eric Mack Hansard, 33, Powell, was charged with violation of probation and released without bond.
 
Elizabeth Anne Watson, 23, Knoxville, was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving and held on $4,000 bond.
 
May 23
 
Krystal M. Green, 39, Knoxville, was charged with contempt of court and held on $150 bond.
 
Marlana Herrod, 26, Oak Ridge, was charged with public intoxication and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Dustin Lee Landon, 34, Lenoir City, was charged with theft of property and held without bond.
 
Eric Matthew Leach, 29, Lenoir City, was charged with criminal impersonation and released on $1,000 bond.
 
Gary Neal Norman, 43, Loudon, was charged with two counts of attachment-juvenile court and held on $300 bond.
 
Robert Eric Reagon, 26, Lenoir City, was charged with domestic assault-misdemeanor and held without bond.
 
Hai Van Ta, 47, Vonore, was charged with driving under the influence and held on $2,000 bond.
 
Elizabeth Emily Travis, 30, Knoxville, was charged with theft under $500 and criminal trespass and held on $4,000 bond.

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