Crime reports

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Thefts and vandalism reported

* A Playstation 3 and an xBox 360, worth a total of $700, were stolen from the back seat of a Lewisburg resident's car, but the victim told Marshall County Sheriff's Department Deputy Layne Worsham he couldn't be sure if they were taken from the car while it was parked at his home, or while he was in town doing errands.

* A Belfast man had his DR trimmer stolen from the patio of his home between July 14 and 17. The trimmer has been modified with an 11 hp engine and the gas tank is mounted on the handlebars. Owner valued the trimmer at $500.

* A woman allegedly broke the door glass of a rental home on Delina Road in order to get into the house and recover her property. The landlord reported it was a double-pane insulated glass door, and valued it at $500.

* Between July 15 and 22, someone entered an unlocked storage building behind a home on David Avenue and took a Craftsman 16-inch chainsaw, a Bolens two-cycle weedeater, a Craftsman gas blower, and a Craftsman reciprocating saw, worth a total of $412.

* Two bicycles, worth a total of $250, were stolen from a residence on Endsley Avenue and recovered from a home on Greenwood Avenue.

* While a Jeep was parked at the Milltown boat ramp, the passenger window was forced down and two women's debit cards were taken. One of the women also lost jewelry, perfume, a purse, and three different wallets, worth a total of $246.

* A Davis Model P380 .380 caliber pistol, silver with black handles, worth $200, was stolen from a home on Limestone Avenue between 10 a.m. July 16 and 9:45 a.m. July 17. There were no signs of forced entry.

* Between 10 p.m. July 17 and 6 a.m. July 18, someone threw a rock through the front window of a home on David Avenue. Owner estimated the value of the window at $100.

* Between 8:30 p.m. July 20 and 8:15 a.m. July 21, a Skilsaw worth $50, and medication worth a total of $24 (hydrocodone, baclofen, Mobic and lisinopril) were stolen from a Lewisburg man's 1996 Chevrolet work car that was left unlocked at an address on Forrest Street.

* A mailbox worth $60 was vandalized at a home on Hull Avenue sometime between 11:30 p.m. July 20 and 1:30 a.m. July 21.

* A Lewisburg man reported to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department that he called Dish Network to set up satellite service, but was told that someone already had Dish Network service in his name, with his social security number. The victim "does not know who this person is, or where they are," according to the report by Deputy Billy Ostermann.

* Another Lewisburg man reported to MCSD that someone got a credit card in his name, using his social security number. According to Worsham's report, the card had a credit limit of $700, and $917 was charged to it. The card was deactivated by the issuing bank due to non-payment. The victim told Worsham he suspected one of his former college roommates.

Arrested on a warrant for aggravated burglary

* Adrian Lee Smith, 37, Nashville. Bond: $15,000; court date: July 26. According to the warrant sworn out by MCSD Detective Bob Johnson, Smith kicked in the front door of a home on Belfast Farmington Road on April 18, and took a quantity of jewelry.

Arrested on a warrant for theft of property under $500

* Chris Edward Porter, 30, Petersburg. Bond: $500; court date: Aug. 16. Porter allegedly took an air conditioner ($125) and some metal pipes ($25) from his father's garage and sold them at the scrap yard without his father's permission. The father pressed charges.

Served with a criminal summons for theft under $500

* Randy Joe Richards, 57, Robin Hood Road. Court date: Aug. 2.

Turned himself in on 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force warrants

* Jason R. Burgess, 29, Yell Road. Bond: $8,000; court date: Aug. 30. Charges: simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine. According to the warrants sworn by Special Agent Shane George, Burgess was stopped for speeding on April 5. Burgess told law enforcement he had marijuana and a pipe in the vehicle, but a search revealed he also had a gallon of Coleman camp fuel, a box of pseudoephedrine tablets, and lithium batteries. After waiving his Miranda rights, Burgess told George he was going to deliver the tablets, fuel and batteries to a man in Lincoln County, "a known manufacturer of methamphetamine" and would receive a portion of the finished product as payment for the delivery.

Arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license

* Clifton E. Allen, 40, Woodlawn Avenue. Bond: $3,000; court date Sept. 19. Additional charges: possession of drug paraphernalia and leaving the scene of an accident; also cited for no insurance and address change required within 10 days. As a result of the same traffic stop, Allen's passenger, J. L. Land, 47, 4th Avenue North, was charged with possession of marijuana for resale. Bond: $3,000; court date: Sept. 19.

Arrested and charged with domestic assault

* Gary D. Jones, 52, West Commerce Street. Bond not stated; court date: July 18. Additional charges: simple assault and public intoxication.

Arrested on a warrant for domestic assault

* Ben Belew, 23, Donna Road. Bond: $1,000; court date: Aug. 9.

Arrested and charged with public intoxication

* Fortino J. Garcia, 46, McClure Street. Bond: $500; court date: Aug. 8.

* William A. Dodson, 26, Verona Caney Road. Bond: $500; court date: Sept. 19.

Arrested and charged with violation of bond conditions

* Daniel Guzman Vargas, 22, Woodlawn Avenue. Held without bond for court on Sept. 19.

Arrested and charged with driving without a license

* Domingo Jimenez-Gomez, 44, Woodlawn Avenue. Bond: $500; court date not stated.

Arrested on a warrant for violation of probation

* John D. Allen, 47, Greenwood Avenue. Bond: $1,000; court date: Sept. 19.

* Evan Curt Bishop, 36, Pulaski. Bond: $1,000; court date: Sept. 19.

* Jeffrey James Monroe Jr., 39, Fayetteville Highway. Held without bond for court on July 26.

* Johnathan J. Vagts, 29, Limestone Avenue. Held without bond for an unspecified court date.

Served with a criminal summons for violation of probation

* Juan Mier Rico, 42, McClure Street. Court date: Sept. 19.

* Patricia Oldham, 55, Water Street. Served in Marshall County Jail.

Served with a criminal summons for child abuse

* Kimberly A. Hodge, 35, 5th Avenue North. Court date: July 26.

Served with a criminal summons for hindering a secured creditor

* Patricia Davis, 33, Bark Street. Court date: Aug. 16.