Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Thefts and vandalism reported

* Jewelry worth a total of $17,322 was stolen from a home on Old Columbia Road, perhaps while the owner was on vacation. Clebron G. Mealer Jr., 43, West Commerce Street, was arrested in connection with the theft, according to the report by Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Shane Chapman.

* Between 1 and 8:50 p.m. July 27, someone drove through the yard of a house on Fitzpatrick Road, and also broke into the home. Items worth a total of $5,660 were taken. They include a rifle, two shotguns, a pistol, prescription medication, jewelry, a John Deere mower with a 48-inch deck, a 5-by-8-foot trailer, an eight-foot aluminum ladder, a 16-foot extension ladder, a Sentry safe, a John Deere weedeater, a DeWalt miter saw, and a Playstation 3. Also missing are $60 in coins and $50 in Susan B. Anthony gold coins. Cost of repairing the damage to the yard was estimated at $100, and to the side door at $200.

* On July 27, a Belfast woman reported that some of her jewelry, worth a total of $1,850, was missing, but she did not know when it had been taken. The missing items include a Pandora bracelet, a grandmother's bracelet, a gold bracelet, and a ring. The victim gave Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Tribby the names of two women who have helped her clean house.

* A Lewisburg woman, who is moving to a new home, suffered a burglary at her old house on Ed Watson Road. The missing items are worth a total of about $1,200 and include a stove, a refrigerator, one large van seat and two small van seats, four large BBQ grills, a futon frame, a queen bed frame, and four lawn chairs without cushions.

* An employee of a local company admitted he took leftover copper wire from job sites and sold it as scrap, stating he didn't think it was a "big deal." He received a total of $886.20 for sales on six different dates from May to July, according to the report by Lewisburg Police Officer Clyde Ragsdale. Company owners stated all employees know "scrap materials from job sites, including the wiring, goes back to the company." The case has been turned over to the Detective Division, Ragsdale reported.

* Between 9:30 p.m. July 23 and 2 p.m. July 24, someone took a laundry bag machine worth $540 from Big Tub Laundry on Nashville Highway. The door of a utility closet at the laundry was also damaged and will cost $300 to repair.

* On July 26, someone tried to break into Tracy's Hair and Sun Stop on Highway 99. Attempts to enter were made at the front door and the back window. The alarm was triggered, and then the burglars tried to silence it by cutting off power at the breaker box. The suspects failed to gain entry, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Larry Hardin reported. Damage will cost an estimated $820 to repair.

* Between 5 p.m. July 24 and 8:30 a.m. July 25, someone broke into a home in Belfast and took a 12-gauge shotgun and a Dale Earnhardt coin bank full of coin. The missing items are worth a total of $600.

* Sometime between 7 p.m. July 22 and 5:30 a.m. July 23, a vehicle hit the fence around the playground at First Church of the Nazarene on South Ellington Parkway, causing $500-worth of damage. Lewisburg Police Officer John Christmas reported he found traces of red paint on the fence.

* On July 25, someone broke into a home on Old Columbia Road and took an Xbox 360 and 18 Xbox games, worth a total of $450. The games were taken out of their cases, and the cases were left behind.

* A black Samsung Impulse phone with a black and blue case, worth $400, was accidentally left at Jones Park on July 21, and when the owner went back for it 10 minutes later the phone was gone. A location program traced the phone to Columbia, but police officers were unable to locate the phone at the address they were given.

* Between noon and 3 p.m. July 29, someone tried to break in to a home on Cornersville Road by inserting a tool between the window sashes to break the locks. Entry was not made to the home or outbuildings, and nothing was missing. Damage to the screen and window will cost $300 to repair.

* Between June 30 and July 24, someone broke four windows of a house on Limestone Avenue. Owner estimates they will cost a total of $250 to replace.

* Sometime between July 21 and 25, the side window of a home on Cedar Street was "busted out" and the back bedroom was "ransacked," but nothing appeared to be missing. Cost of repairing the window was estimated at $150.

* A red Next brand bicycle, worth $100, was taken from near the front door of a home on College Street sometime after 1 a.m. July 26.

* A brown leather wallet containing $60 cash, ID and food stamp cards, and a debit card was reported missing from the bathroom of a home of Silver Creek Road about 2 p.m. July 25. The victim explained several people rent rooms in the house and share the bathroom, and the wallet must have fallen out of his pocket while he was using the bathroom.

* Between July 23 and 25, the brakes of a scooter belonging to a resident of Summit Apartments were tampered with and a large black electrical fuse on the scooter, worth $50, was broken.

* Vandalism to mailboxes has been reported on Fairlane Drive, Sandy Street, Gill's Chapel Road, and Cochran Lane. Estimates of replacement cost range from $50 to $200.

* Between July 23 and 24, a bottle containing 10 to12 oxycontin pills was taken from a home on Liberty Valley Road.

* Between 2:30 and 8:30 a.m. July 23, someone put scratch marks all over a Chevy Trailblazer parked at the owner's home on Ostella Road. The owner gave Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Freddie Darnell the name of a suspect.

* On July 25, a Lewisburg woman reported to police someone had used her social security number and personal information to open three checking accounts and two savings accounts with USAA Federal Savings Bank in San Antonio, Texas. The bank has flagged the accounts as fraudulent, according to the report by Lewisburg Police Officer Dac Burrow.

Arrested and charged with theft of property over $1,000

* Christy Hardin, 28, Springfield, Tenn. Bond: $15,000; court date: Aug. 13. Hardin allegedly stole $3,375.50-worth of items from her boyfriend's mother after staying with her for a few days in Lewisburg. She was caught near the home with the stolen items in her possession, according to the report by Lewisburg Police Officer Jennifer McDonald.

Arrested and charged with domestic assault

* Jacob A. Flickinger, 35, Fishing Ford Road. Bond: $4,000; court date: Aug. 14. Additional charge: vandalism.

* Kevin L. Johnson, 29, Miller Road. Bond: $60,000; court date: July 31.

Arrested and charged with simple assault

* Doris C. Holmes, 18, Chapel Hill. Bond: $500; court date: Aug. 28.

Arrested and charged with rape

* Kevin L. Kilbourn, 38, Spring Hill. Bond and court date not stated.

Arrested and charged with possession of marijuana for resale

* Eric L. Blackman, 23, Nashville. Bond: $13,000; court date: Sept. 17. Additional charge: driving on a revoked license.

Arrested and charged with driving under the influence

* Joseph Bowen, 25, Douglas Avenue. Bond: $3,500; court date: Sept. 10. This is allegedly Bowen's second DUI. He was also charged with driving on a revoked license, failure to yield, and filing a false report. Bowen was also served with a failure-to-appear summons from Lewisburg City Court.

* Ricky Wiser, 58, Bark Street. Bond: $1,000; court date: Aug. 13. Additional charge: child endangerment.

Arrested and charged with driving on a revoked license

* Tracy J. Urquhart, 38, 4th Avenue North. Bond: $500; court date: Aug. 13. This is allegedly Urquhart's fifth offense of driving on revoked.

Arrested and charged with driving without a license

* Michelle Denise Lewis, 44, Tiger Boulevard. Bond: $500; court date: Sept. 10.

Arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license

* Max Villafane, 22, Jones Circle. Bond not stated; court date: Sept. 10. Additional charge: not wearing a seatbelt. Villafane's passenger, the owner of the truck, was also charged with not wearing a seatbelt.

Arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and underage consumption

* William W. Wise, 19, 4th Avenue North. Bond: $2,000; court date: Aug. 13.

Arrested and charged with underage consumption

* Kayla Langley, 19, Cornersville Road. Bond: $750; court date: Aug. 13. A 17-year-old from Winchester was also charged with underage consumption, given a Juvenile Court date of Aug. 13, and released to his mother.

Arrested and charged with public intoxication

* Walter D. Brooks, 43, 3rd Avenue North. Bond: $500; court date: Aug. 13.

* Christopher Wise, 26, Limestone Avenue. Bond: $500; court date: Aug. 13.

* Jacob A. Flickinger, 34, Belfast. Bond: $800; court date: Sept. 10.

* Annette Wiser, 38, Bark Street. Bond: $1,000; court date: Aug. 13. Additional charge: child endangerment.

* Karen Marie Estrada, 58, Spring Hill. Bond and court date not stated.

Charged with shoplifting from Wal-Mart

* Timothy Robert Demastus, 25, Columbia. Court date: Aug. 13.

Arrested on attachments for child support

* Jessica L. Gomez, 28, Silver Street. Bond: $3,000; court date: Sept. 11.

Served with a criminal summons for passing a worthless check

* Ronny P. Ashworth, 28, Chapel Hill. Court date: Aug. 14.

* Clint Ellis, 46, Chapel Hill. Court date: Aug. 21.

Served with a failure-to-appear warrant

* Scott D. Jones Jr., 31, Chapel Hill. Court date not stated.

Arrested on a violation-of-probation warrant

* Stephanie Hernandez, 35, Elizabethtown, Ky. Held without bond for court on July 31.

* Shana Shree Dyer, 34, Holly Grove Road. Released on her own recognizance; court date not stated.

* Karon Elise Rashid, 29, Columbia. Held without bond for court on July 31. Rashid also had a failure-to-appear warrant.

Served with a violation-of-probation warrant at Marshall County Jail

* David M. Jett, 39, Tullahoma. Bond: $1,000; court date: July 24.

Served with a summons for criminal trespass

* David Watson, 57, Chapel Hill. Court date: Aug. 14.

* Jim H. Holmes, 65, Chapel Hill. Court date: July 31.

* Lori Watson, 45, Chapel Hill. Court date: Aug. 14.

Served with a warrant for vandalism over $500

* Georgia Holmes, 54, Chapel Hill. Bond: $2,000; court date not stated.

- Karen Hall