Local man struck by truck

Friday, March 6, 2009

* A Lewisburg man was hit by a truck in a local parking lot, according to reports on file at the Lewisburg Police Department.

Jerry Wayne Roberts, 52, of Dodson Drive, told Officer Brad Martin that a red and white truck, possibly a Chevy or a GMC, had hit him while he was walking in the Wal-Mart parking lot soon after 6 a.m. March 1. Roberts told Martin "after the truck hit him, the driver (a white male) stopped briefly and then kept driving." Martin found that the incident had been recorded on the store's security video. Police were later told that Roberts went to Marshall Medical Center, complaining of stomach and back pain.

* Kimberly McCall of Colbert Hollow Road came to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department on Feb. 24 to report that her 5-year-old son had been abused by her husband, the boy's father, John McCall, 37.

According to Detective Bart Fagan's report, Kimberly told him she had left Lewisburg on Feb. 17 to go to Illinois for a funeral. She got a cell phone message and picture from her daughter on the 19th, showing "that her son had a large bruise on the left side of his face,"

Kimberly returned home on Feb. 23, and came to the Sheriff's Department the next day.

"I spoke to the child," wrote Fagan. "He said that his dad had smacked him. I could still see the bruise on his face which was at least five days old at this time. I signed a warrant on John McCall for child abuse and went to his residence and arrested him."

McCall's bond was set at $6,000 and his court date is March 24.

*Drinking, with or without driving

◊ Arrested for violation of probation and public intoxication: Rafael M. Tellez, 27, of East Commerce Street. Officer Jackie Sands found Tellez walking on the bypass in an intoxicated state at about 8 p.m. Feb. 26.

◊ Arrested for public intoxication: J. L. Land, 45, and Mary Land, 48. Officer Larry Hazelwood responded to a complaint that the Lands were banging on the door of a home on Pine Cone Drive at about 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28.

◊ Arrested for driving under the influence (second offence) and violation of the implied consent law: Chadd Holeshoe, 36, of Moreno Lane. Officer Seth Feinson made the arrest at about 10 p.m. Feb. 25.

◊ Arrested for driving under the influence, driving on a revoked license, and simple possession of Schedule VI: Jeffrey Allen Warren, 24, of Verona Caney. His mother, Rhonda Warren, was accompanying him and was charged with public intoxication. Officers Russell Grubbs, Chris Sawyers, Seth Feinson, and Jackie Sands were told by Jeffrey that "his mother had more to drink than him and she was too drunk."

◊ Arrested for driving under the influence: Jason Allen Bertram, 36, of Smokey Circle, Petersburg. Because of the high number of accidents that occurred due to the slush and snow, the Tennessee Highway Patrol asked the Marshall County Sheriff's Department to work a wreck near 3878 Fayetteville Highway at about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Deputies Sean Sweeney and Jerry Harden found that Bertram had lost control of his vehicle and struck a guardrail. They noted he was unsteady on his feet and had trouble speaking clearly. Bertram failed field sobriety tests, and when he consented to a blood alcohol test, his result was 0.124 BAC, when the legal limit is 0.08.

* An altercation at the Finish Line Sports Bar in the early hours of Saturday led to charges of aggravated assault for Joseph Fulton, 31, of Sun Circle, Shelbyville, and William Howard Yowell, 22, of Mount Road. Officers Kevin Clark, Jackie Robertson, and Larry Hazelwood worked the scene.

* School resource officer Travis Childers and Coach Keith Stacey broke up a fight in Sara Sweeney's room at Marshall County High School just after 9 a.m. Feb. 26. In his report, Childers writes that the juvenile who started the fight said the boy he punched "wouldn't stop messing with his girlfriend, so he hit him." The disagreement started with a text message, and escalated into a verbal, and then a physical, confrontation, according to Childers.

* Thefts

◊ Deborah Willis of Yell Road told Officer Steve Sanders Jr. that her diamond ring disappeared from her business, Hairport Styling, between 2 and 3 p.m. Feb. 20.

◊ Leigh Partridge of Belfast had her purse, containing $200 in cash, stolen while she was changing her baby in a Wal-Mart restroom at about 5 p.m. Feb. 26. Officer Clyde Ragsdale worked the case.

* Domestics

◊ Hollie C. Jerrett, 18, of Spring Street, was arrested by Officer John Christmas about 11 a.m. Feb. 23. She was fighting with her mother, Debbie Jerrett.

◊ Saquan Jameson, 30, and Tammy Owens, 37, both of Woodlawn Avenue, were arrested about 10 p.m. Feb. 26 by Officer Jackie Sands and charged with domestic assault and public intoxication. He notetd their "disorderly and uncooperative behavior."

◊ Michael Albanesi, 45, of Jones Circle was arrested by Officer Steve Woodward about 3 p.m. Feb. 28 and charged with domestic assault and public intoxication. Samantha Hawkins, 37, was the victim.

◊ Danny Wilson, 60, and his sons, Cannon Wilson, 32, and Matthew Wilson, 34, all of Cornersville Road, were arrested and charged with domestic assault about 7:30 a.m. March 1. Officer Steve Woodward, assisted by Officer Steve Sanders Jr., made the arrests. Woodward reported, "There was still a lot of anger and trash talk between the three and (I) could not tell who the primary aggressor was."

◊ In an on-going dispute, Misty Holt, 33, of Wildberry Lane, Chapel Hill, reported to Deputy Doug McBay of the Marshall County Sheriff's Department on Feb. 24, that her husband Kenneth, 43, had taken "all his stuff" from their residence following an altercation on Feb. 22. She told the deputy that Kenneth had their electricity cut off and their cell phones disconnected, and was watching the house. "My kids and I are very scared that he may hurt us," Misty said, according to McBay's report. She also told the deputy she was afraid Kenneth might set fire to the house. The deputy could see bruises on Misty from the earlier incident, which was investigated by Deputy Lindsey Cook. General Sessions Court Judge Steve Bowden ordered the couple to have no contact with each other, Misty reported to McBay; also stating that she has an order of protection.