Crime Reports

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

* About 10:25 a.m. Jan. 31, Lewisburg Police Officer Charles Brannan responded to the Emergency Room at Marshall Medical Center, where he met a 37-year-old man who was being treated for cuts on his left hand, left arm, left side of his chest, and right side of his face. The victim told Brannan he was walking on 5th Avenue North about 5 a.m. when three men in black hoodies -- two African-Americans and one Hispanic -- approached him, asking for a cigarette. As the victim put his hand in his pocket, they attacked him with a knife, took $300 from his pocket, and fled on foot.

* At 1:45 a.m. Feb. 2, a man called Marshall County Sheriff's Department and told the dispatcher he was following a car whose occupants had just vandalized mailboxes on Spring Place Road. The car was finally stopped on Fox Lane, and the following arrests were made.

Dutch D. Church, 20, Belfast Avenue. Bond: $1,500; court date: March 4. Charged with underage driving while impaired, underage consumption, and vandalism.

Kameron A. Grosinsky, 20, Belfast Street. Bond: $1,000; court date: March 4. Charged with vandalism and simple possession of marijuana.

A homeowner on Earl Twitty Road whose mailbox was damaged the same night will also press charges, reported Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Travis Childers.

Arrested and charged with evading arrest in a motor vehicle, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, and driving without a license

* Christian P. Burgess, 18, East Commerce Street. Bond: $7,000; court date: Feb. 25. Also cited for driving without headlights and failure to stop at a stop sign. Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Travis Childers tried to pull Burgess over about 7 p.m. Jan. 27 because he did not have his headlights on. Burgess allegedly told his 15-year-old passenger he could outrun the police, and fled at speeds up to 110 miles per hour. Sheriff Norman Dalton told deputies to back off the pursuit, and Burgess was later arrested at his home by Lewisburg Police officers.

Thefts and vandalism reported

* Between Jan. 25 and 27, a Nissan Altima which was parked at Brown's Body Shop was vandalized. The car was "keyed" on the front and both sides, the windshield and rear door windows were broken, a headlight was popped out, a taillight was broken, the side view mirrors were torn off, the windshield wipers were bent, and the car was dented all over, possibly by both kicks and blows with a hammer. The car's Pioneer stereo was also taken. Total cost of repairing the car and replacing the sound system was estimated at $1,690.

* A Dell laptop worth $1,500, which belongs to the Board of Education, was stolen out of the back of an employee's car, probably while the vehicle was parked at Marshall County High School on Jan. 17. The laptop has an ID tag with #MCST8368 on it.

* Between 6 p.m. Jan. 29 and 3 p.m. Jan. 30 someone took 235 gallons of diesel fuel, worth over $750, from two semi trucks - a 1992 Peterbilt and a 1995 International -- parked at a property on Ostella Road.

* A resident of McClure Street let a man who is the son of a woman she knows into her house to use the bathroom on Jan. 31. She found him searching her bedroom and later discovered he had taken $540 cash.

* A Lewisburg man reported to police he bought a pair of Air Jordans for $200 over the Internet after seeing them on Instagram, and paid for them via Western Union. The seller picked up the money, but never sent the shoes, refuses to take calls from the victim, and has blocked him from Instagram.

* Around Jan. 28, a black wheelbarrow and a 4-foot wooden construction level, each worth $100, were stolen from a horse barn at the owner's home in Petersburg.

* A counterfeit $100 bill was found on Jan. 27 when the deposit from Lewisburg Electric System was counted at First Commerce Bank.

* A black mailbox, worth $40, was struck and knocked over by a vehicle in front of a home on Highland Avenue. Lewisburg Police Cpl. Jackie Robertson saw fresh tire tracks leading up to the site of the mailbox, he reported.

* A Sea Breeze fifth-wheel camper trailer was found on fire about 9 p.m. Feb. 2. It was parked at the owner's home on Highway 40, but no electricity was connected to it, and no one was living in it. No value was given for the camper.

Arrested on a 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force warrant for sale of cocaine

* Lyttle Paul Hurt, 19, Heil Quaker Avenue. Bond: $6,000; court date: Feb. 25.

Arrested and charged with public intoxication

* Michael S. Crowder, 29, Haynes Street. Bond: $500; court date: March 3.

* Ashley M. Gregg, 23, Hohenwald. Bond: $1,000; court date: Feb. 10. Additional charge: disorderly conduct.

Arrested and charged with domestic assault

* Max Villafane, 23, Mechanico Trail. Bond: $2,500; court date: March 10. Additional charge: vandalism.

* Ivan Omar Arroyo Rodriguez, 26, Coleman Street. Bond and court date not stated.

Arrested on a warrant for violation of bond conditions

* Michael R. Merchant, 48, Saddlewood Drive. Held without bond for court on March 3.

Arrested on two warrants for identity theft and one warrant for theft of services

* Sandi Jett, 35, McDaniel Hollow Road. Bond: $15,000; court date: Feb. 25.

Arrested and charged with driving without a license

* Theresa Tlahuel-Medina, 48, Preston Avenue. Bond: $500; court date: March 3.

Arrested and charged with driving on a revoked license

* Paulette K. Gray, 43, 3rd Avenue North. Bond: $500; court date: March 3. Also cited for failure to maintain lane.

Arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license

* Mallory Lee Brown, 21, West Commerce Street. Bond: $1,000; court date not stated. Also cited for failure to provide proof of financial responsibility and equipment violation (brake light out).

* Shirley R. Poarch, 29, Tiger Boulevard. Bond and court date not stated. Also charged with possession of Schedule II and IV drugs (Xanax and Adderall).

Served with a warrant at Marshall County Jail

* Emma C. Rowe, 34, Cornersville. Bond: $1,000; court date: March 3. Charge: violation of probation.

* Tobias G. Rodrigues, 24, Collier Road. Bond: $500; court date: March 3. Charge: violation of probation.

* Crystal N. Russell, 35, Bon Aqua, Tenn. Bond and court date not stated. Charge: failure to appear.

Turned herself in on a warrant for violation of probation

* Stephanie L. King, 31, 2nd Avenue North. Bond: $500; court date: March 3.

Arrested on a failure-to-appear warrant

* Christy D. Meckling, 23, New Hope, Ala. Bond: $1,000; court date: March 4.

* Randall S. Bergin, 50, Lawrenceburg. Bond: $500; court date: Feb. 25.

Served with a criminal summons for assault

* Teresa B. Gregorich, 60, Culleoka. Court date: Jan. 30.