Friday, October 21, 2011

Thefts and vandalism reported

* On Oct. 15, thieves entered a home on Lunn Street and took a variety of items worth a total of $3,393. The missing property includes a 50-inch Panasonic plasma TV, an iPod, a purple Nikon camera, a black xBox, a red Nintendo Wii, an HP laptop, a diamond ring, and a Tomtom GPS. The kitchen window was open and the doors were unlocked when the owner came home. Officer Clint Newbill stated in his report that Lewisburg Police Department's Detective Sgt. David Henley will handle the investigation.

* A home on Mooresville Highway was broken into sometime between Oct. 9 and 14, and a 48-inch Zenith TV, worth $1,800, was taken. Glass in the front door was broken with a round object, according to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Fender.

* An elderly woman who lives in Murfreesboro reported to the Sheriff's Department that sometime in March items worth a total of $680 were taken from her residence on Nashville Highway. The items included an 8-horsepower Murray riding mower, an 8-horsepower Murray front-tine tiller, and an assortment of scrap metal, including an antique cast iron pot worth $150.

* Someone broke the glass of the back door of a home on Woodlawn Avenue between Oct. 10 and 13 and took $200-worth of CDs, and a sterling silver watch valued at $100. Cost of repairing the door is estimated at $150.

* A woman reported a 35 mm Kodak Easy Share camera worth $150 was taken from her home on East Commerce Street.

* Family Hair Care on Nashville Highway was broken into on Oct. 14 by removing the air conditioning unit on the south side of the building. A gray money tray and about $100 in change were taken. The case was turned over to Lewisburg Police Detective Santiago McKlean.

Served with warrants at Marshall County Jail

* Jason W. Alford, 38, West End Avenue South. Held without bond for court on Oct. 25. Charge: violation of probation.

* Jason Brian Leonard, 36, Chapel Hill. Bond: $4,000; court date: Oct. 25. Charges: forgery and theft under $500. According to the warrants sworn out by Marshall County Sheriff's Detective Jimmy Oliver, Leonard forged the owner's signature on the bill of sale for a 1991 Honda. Leonard's name was also reported to the Sheriff's Department by a woman who lives on Verona-Caney Road. She claims that Leonard made over $100-worth of unauthorized purchases at Lowe's while he was buying materials to renovate her home in May.

Arrested and charged with driving under the influence

* Jerry L. Reynolds, 31, Woods Avenue North. Held without bond for court on Nov. 14. Additional charge: driving on a revoked license. This is allegedly Reynolds' fourth DUI.

Arrested and charged with public intoxication

* Stephen W. Welch, 28, Hull Avenue. Bond: $500; court date: Nov. 14.

* Sasha I. Brown, 30, Hull Avenue. Bond: $500; court date: Nov. 14.

According to the report by Lewisburg Police Officer Steve Sanders, Welch and Brown were involved in a disturbance at Leonard's Outer Edge on Oct. 15, and "both were intoxicated to the extent that they were a danger to themselves and other persons."

Cited for driving on a revoked license

* Margaret Renae Manning, 39, Verona Caney Road. Court date: Nov. 14. The report by Lewisburg Police Officer Clint Newbill states that Manning's license was confiscated and she was "instructed on how to obtain a picture I.D."

Cited for shoplifting from Wal-Mart

* Kristi D. Gatlin, 42, Saddlewood Drive. Court date: Nov. 14.

Served with a criminal summons for passing a worthless check

* Darell K. Wentzel, 51, Cornersville. Court date: Nov. 8.

Served with a criminal summons for assault

* Jeffrey Neill, 38, Cornersville. Court date: Nov. 8.

Served with a summons for violation of probation

* James Nolan Smith, 40, Murfreesboro. Court date: Oct. 31.

-- Karen Hall