Crime reports

Friday, September 23, 2011

About 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, Lewisburg Police Department got a call that Stephanie Meredith, 51, was on the porch of a neighbor's home on Yell Road, and that she appeared to have a gun. When police arrived, Meredith walked out the front door and confronted officers with a crossbow, a 14-inch Bowie knife, and a whip. She had to be Tasered by Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Bart Fagan before law enforcement could handcuff and arrest her. Police Sgt. Jerry Broyles, Cpl. Billy Duckworth, and Officer Jennifer McDonald participated in the operation. Police Detective Santiago McKlean is handling the investigation. Animal Control retrieved a dog and a cat from Meredith's residence. Meredith is alleged to have stolen the crossbow, knife, and whip, as well as a box cutter, ammo belt, hat, coat and boots. She was charged with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and theft. Bond and court date not stated.

Thefts and vandalism reported

* A rental property on Belfast-Farmington Road was left in shambles after the former tenants took $5,775-worth of items, including appliances, kitchen utensils, a generator, a three-ton central air-conditioning unit, a window air conditioner, furniture, and many other things.

* Between Sept. 6 and 7, a red 1994 Honda 300 4x4, valued at $3,800, was stolen from a business on Nashville Highway. The four-wheeler has new Dirt Devil tires and black bully guards on the front end.

* Gold and diamond jewelry said to be worth $3,100 was stolen from a home that is for sale on Manor Circle. Owner told police the rings and a necklace were taken from a jewel box in a spare bedroom. She last saw the jewelry at the end of May, and noticed it was missing about three weeks ago.

* Sometime during the day on Sept. 13, a large brass container full of coins was taken from a home on Creekview Road. The container is said to be worth $60, and the value of the coins was estimated at $3,000. There were no signs of forced entry.

* Between Sept. 15 and 17, two riding mowers, a push mower, a toolbox and assorted tools and a Singer sewing machine bottom, worth a total of $1,725 were stolen from a home on Rambo Hollow Road. The owner found the two riding mowers at Adams Scrap Metal.

* On Sept. 17, an office door was pried open at a business on Mt. Lebanon Rd. and $290 cash was taken, along with items worth more than $1,000, including a silver ingot set, silver coins, silver necklaces, and a gold-plated central processing unit of a computer.

* Between 3 and 9 a.m. Sept. 18, someone entered an unlocked home on Cornersville Road and took a Playstation 3, serial number CH063943344, valued at $299.

* A brand new Dell computer printer that cost $200, still in the box, was stolen from a home on 5th Avenue North, sometime in the two weeks preceding Sept. 12, when the theft was noticed and reported. The plastic covering one window of the house had come off and was in pieces on the floor.

* Between 1 p.m. Sept. 14 and 2 p.m. Sept. 15, someone took a Nationwide battery out of a truck parked at a home on Wilson School Road, Chapel Hill. An Autozone battery was taken off the porch, and a Popular Mechanics 3/8-inch drive socket set, a set of hand wrenches, and a small socket set were also taken. The house had also been entered and searched, but nothing appeared to be missing. Total value of the stolen items was estimated at $105.

* An outbuilding belonging to the Head Start program on 2nd Avenue North was damaged on Sept. 12. The lock was broken off, and the trim was torn off the south side. Cost of repair is estimated at $100.

* On Sept. 17, while the owner was spending the night at a friend's house, a PSP Playstation hand-held video game worth $125 was stolen from a home on Walker Street.

* On Sept. 12, a woman's ex-boyfriend returned to her home in Chapel Hill and reportedly damaged the air-conditioning unit, broke a water pipe under the house, and left the TV turned full on. The man allegedly came to repossess a vehicle, but it was damaged and undriveable.

* A company car, driven by a Chapel Hill resident, was found with three dents in the left rear door. Three Airsoft BBs were found on the ground near the car.

Arrested and charged with driving under the influence

* April Nichole Campbell, 27, Cornersville. Held without bond for court on Sept. 20. This is allegedly Campbell's second DUI. She was also charged with driving on a revoked license.

Arrested on a warrant for injury to cemetery property

* Jeffrey L. Richey, 52, Powell Lane. Bond: $3,000; court date: Sept. 27. Richey is alleged to have torn down a concrete fence around a family cemetery on his property, dug a hole, and buried the tombstone monuments in it.

Arrested on a warrant for passing a worthless check

* Jeremy W. Arbogast, 32, Nashville. Bond: $3,000; court date: Oct. 11.

Turned himself in on a warrant for domestic assault

* Reginald Kyvon Davis, 20, Hopkins Avenue. Bond: $1,000; court date: Nov. 2. Davis was also served with a failure-to-appear warrant from General Sessions Court that has a bond of $15,000 and a court date of Oct. 11.

Arrested and charged with domestic assault

* Heather Renee Rogers, 22, West Commerce Street. Bond: $1,000; court date: Oct. 3.

* Christopher Lee Flynt, 28, 1st Avenue North. Bond: $1,000; court date: Oct. 3.

* Justin P. Cluney, 18, Villa Green. Bond: $1,000; court date: Oct. 31.

* Joseph K. Deschaine, 56, Water Street. Bond: $1,000; court date: Oct. 3.

* Michael Grady Sullivan, 35, Petersburg. Bond: $1,000; court date: Sept. 20.

* Dan Joseph Masington, 44, Columbia. Bond: $1,000; court date: Sept. 20.

Arrested and charged with assault

* John B. Northern, 43, 3rd Avenue North. Bond: $1,000; court date: Oct. 3.

Arrested and charged with public intoxication

* William L. Bess Jr., 49, Marshall Street. Bond: $500; court date: Oct. 3.

Served with warrants at Marshall County Jail

* Justin M. Force, 22, South Ellington Parkway. Bond: $2,000; court date: Oct. 3. Charges: leaving the scene of an accident resulting in damage, third offence driving on a suspended license, and failure to give immediate notice of an accident. Force was picked up by the Murfreesboro Police Department, according to the report by Lewisburg Police Officer Shaun Crawford.

* Jeffrey Lynn Allen Jr., 20, Lebanon. Held without bond for court on Sept. 19. Allen was transported to Lewisburg from Rutherford County Jail, according to the report by Lewisburg Police Cpl. Billy Duckworth. Charge: domestic assault.

* Jamie Dewayne Burress, 26, Water Street. Held without bond for the next court date. Charge: violation of community corrections.

Arrested on a violation of probation warrant

* Skipper Vernon Kephart, 46, Smyrna. Held without bond for court on Sept. 13.

* Jeremy Scott Davis, 29, Ashland City. Held without bond for court on Sept. 20.

Turned himself in on a violation of parole warrant

* Jason Brian Hargrove, 29, Sam Simpson Road. Held without bond.

Turned herself in on a failure to appear warrant

* Patricia A. White, 23, Prospect. Held without bond for court on Sept. 19.

Served with a summons for violating municipal code 13-501

* Donald H. Welch, 52, 5th Avenue North. Court date: Sept. 19.