Update: Joseph K. Darnell, 18, Ramblewood Drive, is due in General Sessions Court on Oct. 27. Darnell is charged with five counts of the misdemeanor offence of contributing to the delinquency of a child. The other charges against him mentioned in the Crime Reports in the Sept. 30 Tribune have been dropped, according to a court record produced after the police report. Darnell was the host of a party on Endsley Rankin Road on Sept. 5 to which police were called because of loud noise. According to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Matt Owens, "Darnell was then advised that several underage people were consuming alcohol. Darnell advised he did know they were, but advised he could not control what they did. Darnell was advised he would possibly be charged for allowing it to occur since he was having the party."
A Lewisburg resident has become the victim of a fraud perpetrated through Craigslist.org, the Internet site for classifieds. The victim stated to Lewisburg Police Officer Steve Sanders Jr. that he agreed to purchase a 2005 Nissan Quest for $4,000 from a seller in Las Vegas. The money was sent via Western Union on Sept. 29, but the victim has been unable to make any further contact with the seller and has not received the vehicle. Craigslist does advise users to "deal locally with folks you can meet in person" and goes on to say, "never wire funds via Western Union...anyone who asks you to do so is a scammer."
Thefts and vandalism reported
_ A vacant building at 826 West Commerce, which belongs to Ascend Federal Credit Union, had an estimated $1,700-worth of damage done to eight of its windows with what appears to have been a BB gun.
_ Between Aug. 19 and Sept. 21, $1,226.75 was taken from a woman's bank account by means of a stolen debit card.
_ A floor jack, drill press, 4-foot level, Daisy pellet rifle, and a variety of power tools, total value: $914.84, were taken from a garage on Hobo Shaw Road while the owner was at church. Entry was gained through a side door, which was unlocked.
_ An MP3 player, radar detector, a back pack containing clothes and medications, and other items, total value: $595, were taken from a 1999 Dodge Dakota and a 2005 Chevrolet Venture parked at their owner's residence on Bridle Lane, Chapel Hill.
_ A man from Hampshire, Tenn. was paid $375 by a Lewisburg homeowner as the down payment for installing a handicap shower. The man was to start work on Sept. 19, but he never showed up, and does not return phone calls.
_ A Sony AM/FM radio/CD player, value: $175, was removed from a 1985 Ford F-150 parked at 31-A Auction. Another vehicle at the same location was also broken into, but nothing was taken.
_ An Audiovox radio, value: $150, was taken from a 1998 Isuzu Rodeo parked unlocked at a residence on 7th Avenue South.
_ An upright red and black Bissell turbo vacuum cleaner, value: $85.56, was taken from the hallway outside its owner's residence at North Gate Apartments. An inoperative security camera, valued at $50, was also taken from the same location.
_ A Stihl chainsaw, value: $68.30, was taken from a residence on Milltown Road,
_ A new battery, value: $58, was taken from the bed of a pickup truck while it was parked at Wal-Mart
_ A 2004 black Honda Accord was scratched from the rear taillight to the front fender while it was parked overnight at its owner's residence on Honeysuckle Way, Chapel Hill.
Arrested and charged with simple possession of Schedule II and Schedule VI, and tampering with evidence
_ Christopher Robert Railling, 23, Farmington-Belfast Road.
According to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Tony Nichols, "Christopher advised when he saw me watching him he put the drugs in a drink cup filled with liquid in an attempt to get rid of them. A consensual search of Christopher's vehicle revealed a Burger King cup filled with what appeared to be an orange-flavored drink with four small baggies containing suspected meth and one bag containing suspected marijuana. The liquid inside the cup did cause at least part of the meth to dissolve."
Arrested and charged with simple possession of Schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia
_ Tobias Gene Rodrigues, 20, Cornersville. Bond: $1,500; court date: Oct. 27.
Arrested and charged with domestic assault
_ Christopher Wayne Jones, 34, Cornersville. Bond: $1,000; court date: Oct. 27.
_ Dwayne Demumbran, 26, Tankersley Avenue. Bond: $1,000; court date: Nov. 2.
_ Antomme Dequindra Cowthorn, 29, 1st Avenue North. Since Cowthorn violated his bond conditions by returning to the residence of his victim, he is now held without bond for court on Nov. 17.
Arrested and charged with domestic assault, aggravated burglary, vandalism, and home invasion
_ Charles L. Tune, 25, Chapel Hill. Bond: $14,500; court date: Oct. 13.
Arrested and served with a warrant for domestic assault (dated Aug. 28), and also served with an order of protection (dated Sept. 2)
_Gregory W. Bowen, 46, Anes Station Road. Bond: $1,000; court date: Nov. 17.
Arrested for violating his bond conditions
_ Fred W. Penick II, 28, Allen Street. Held without bond for court on Oct. 5. Penick had been arrested for domestic assault and released on bond, with the condition that he stay away from his victim. She made a statement to police that he had been harassing her with phone calls and visits to her home and workplace.
Arrested and charged with violation of parole and failure to appear in Bedford County
_ Jeffrey Darnell Hardin, 32, Sanders Street. Held without bond for an unspecified court date.
Arrested and charged with violation of probation
_ Gerald Funches, 49, Shelbyville. Held without bond for court on Oct. 6.
_ Jerry Lee Hunter, 49, Cornersville. Held without bond for court on Sept. 29.
_ Kerry Douglas Calahan, 37, Polly Adams Road. Held without bond for court on Oct. 27.
_ Fannie May Taylor, 47, Belfast Street. Held without bond for court on Nov. 3.
_ Marty Elfrieda Hillman, 46, Hermitage. Held without bond for court on Oct. 6.
Served with a criminal summons for violation of probation
* Megan R. Jones, 33, 5th Avenue North. Court date: Jan. 5
* Charles R. Ware, 37, Jackson Trailer Park. Court date: Nov. 10.
Arrested and charged with failure to appear
_ George Aaron Marshall, 25, Good Springs. Held without bond for court on Oct. 27.
_ Dequinnton L. Webster, 22, Fayetteville Highway. Held without bond for an unspecified court date.
Arrested and served with capias warrants for rape, statutory rape, and failure to appear
_ Christopher Todd Mercer, 22, Truman, Ark. Held without bond for court on Oct. 6.
Arrested and served with an attachment
_ Christopher James Fautt, 34, Nashville. Held without bond for court on Nov. 4.
Arrested and charged with reckless driving, evading arrest, and underage consumption of alcohol
_ Daniel M. Longchamps, 20, Highland Avenue. Bond: $4,500; court date: Nov. 17.
Arrested and charged with driving on suspended
_ Darrin A. Amis, 44, Silver Street. Bond: $500; court date: Nov. 17.
_ Demarcus L. Blackman, 22, Nashville. (7th offence) Additional charge: assault on a police officer. Bond: $8,000; court date: Nov. 16. The owner of the vehicle, Brittany M. Murphy, 20, Silver Point, Tenn., was charged with "driving on suspended by consent." Her court date is also Nov. 16.
Arrested and charged with public intoxication
_ Terry N. Stovall, 41, Marshall Street. Bond: $500; court date not stated.
_ James E. Woodard, 26, South Ellington Parkway. Bond: $500; court date: Nov. 2.
_ Matthew Dollar, 20, Fayetteville. Bond: $500; court date; Nov. 2.
_ Justin Lee King, 20, Jerre Lane. Bond: $1,500; court date; Nov. 2. Additional charge: underage consumption.
Arrested and charged with vandalism (damage to a mailbox on Ashwood Avenue), public intoxication, and underage drinking
_ Levi A. Alderman, 18, Cornersville. Bond: $1,500; court date: Nov. 2.
Served with a summons for shoplifting
_ Tameasha Marks, 30, Marshall Place. Court date: Oct. 19.
Arrested and charged with making a false report
_ Crystal M. Martinez, 21, Adams Street. Bond: $1,000; court date: Nov 2.
Turned herself in on two outstanding warrants for forgery
_ Jessica L. Harper (Prince), 22, Columbia. Bond: $12,000; court date: Oct. 13.