Police blotter

Friday, April 15, 2016

Police blotter

Lewisburg police served the following warrants recently. Joshua M. Reilly, 24, failure to appear, $1,000 bond; Zebariah Hall, 23, violation of probation, bond set at $1,000; Kelley M. Tidwell, 35, violation of probation on an original charge of shoplifting; bond set at $1,000; Cherlynn Jean Ellis, 62, violation of probation with a bond of $500; Shannon M. Newcomb, 35, failure to appear in court with a bond of $1,500 and David Timothy Oxford, 34, failure to appear in court, held without bond.

Marshall County Sheriff's deputies served the following warrants recently: Thomas Edmund Stennett, 44, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs with intent to sell and promotion of methamphetamine, bond $23,000; Eric Lamont Harris, 30, failure to appear in court on a simple drug possession charge: Kenneth Corey Bills, 31, probation violation; Gianna Michelle Lisenby, 44, probation violation, bond set at $500; Bobbie Kay Lopez, 42, violation of probation; Tonya Mellissa Murdock, 39, failure to appear in court; Taryn Whitney Smith, 26, violation of probation with bond of $7,500; and Raymond Paul Burns, failure to appear in court and violation of probation with a bond of $3,500.

On March 24 at around 2:20 a.m. a Lewisburg police officer noticed a red Ford with a brake light out. As the officer attempted to stop the vehicle it made a turn onto W. Church and then turned off the road and went behind storage buildings. According to the police report, the driver left the vehicle and ran, leaving a female in the vehicle. The female told police that the driver was her husband and he ran because he doesn't have a driver's license. After learning that the driver, 28-year-old Steven C. Burchfield, had a suspended license officers found him and he said he ran because he didn't want to go to jail. Burchfield was arrested, charged with driving with a suspended license and evading police. Burchfield's bond was set at $2,000.

* On March 24, at around 1:10 a.m. Lewisburg police responded to the 300 block of Beechcrest Circle in response to a report of a domestic dispute. When they arrived at the residence they found the male party standing on the front porch. He told police that his wife was claiming that he assaulted her. The male told police, that they had gotten into an argument because he came home late. When the male started packing his belongings his wife told him she was calling police and he then left the residence to wait on the front porch. The male party reportedly overheard his wife telling police that he had punched her in her breast but he said she had gotten the bruise three days earlier when she was drunk and fell in the shower. The male then showed police injuries to his arm that happened when his wife threw a wine glass at him during an argument. The male told police that whenever his wife gets drunk she wants to fight. When police interviewed the female she told them that her husband had tried to argue with her when she was trying to sleep and that he had grabbed her by the left shoulder and "jerked her around by her shirt." She also reported that her husband had punched her in the breast three days earlier. When asked why she had not reported the incident to police, she reportedly said "He left and stayed gone for three days, so I felt safe." The woman also told police that her husband had stayed in the basement for the previous three days. According to police, the woman "had to be warned several times to quit exposing her breast while talking with the other officers." Police reported that no arrest was made because they could not determine who was the primary aggressor. The male left the residence to stay in a motel for a few days. On the same day, eight hours later, police were again called to the residence and the female reported that her husband had raped her. The woman told police that she did not want anything done except to ensure that he did not return to the residence and the incident was documented.

* On March 30, a Marshall County Deputy noticed a Nissan, Altima parked with its headlights on at Wilhoite Mill. When the deputy contacted the driver, 21-year-old Chance Dominik Dalton, he detected a "strong odor of marijuana" coming from the vehicle. There were also four passengers in the vehicle: Jesse A. Phillips, Caitlyn M. Richards, Jacob D. Reeves and Lynzee B. Adams. Initially, all the occupants denied that they'd been smoking marijuana. After the deputy advised the occupants of the car that if they voluntarily handed over the marijuana they could possibly leave with a citation rather than an arrest, Dalton produced some marijuana and a digital scale. Dalton was cited on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphrenalia.

* On March 30, deputies responded to a residence on Nashville Highway in Chapel Hill on a report of a domestic dispute. There were four adults and three children at the scene when deputies arrived. Ashley Lynn Capley, 32, told deputies that she had been choked by a 35-year-old male who lives at the same address as she was attempting to leave with her children. A deputy noted that there were no marks on Capley to substantiate her claim that she was assaulted. The male told deputies that Capley had threatened to harm herself with a drug overdose and as he attempted to stop her from leaving Capley bit him on his arm. Other witnesses corroberated the statement made by the male. The deputy arrested Capley and as he attempted to search her for weapons she resisted. Capley was charged with domestic assault and resisting arrest. Her bond was set at $1,000.

* Residents of a home on Craig Moore Road in Lewisburg, called deputies on March 28 to report an attempted breakin of their rental home. The couple reported seeing the girlfriend of the tenant and several other males attempting to break in and then ran to a white car and "sped away" towards Mooresville Highway. The couple identified the woman and the deputy told the couple about the warrant process.

* A resident of Greenwood Road in Chapel Hill reported that she was missing 26 Hydrocodone tablets. (Hydrocodone is an opiate used for pain.) The woman told a deputy that there had been many family members and friends at her home on Easter and she suspected a family member.

* Lewisburg police say that Victoria Cordova, 27, was "very" intoxicated when they arrested her on March 31, at around 8:30 p.m., charging her with domestic assault, aggravated assault and resisting arrest. According to the police report, Cordova's boyfriend said she had assaulted him, hitting him in the face. When police tried to handcuff her and take her into custody, police say, Cordova resisted, grabbed an officers handgun and tried to kick an officer.

* On March 25, at around 7:25 a.m., a Lewisburg police officer pulled over a vehicle driven by 46-year-old Samual Paul Tidwell. According to the police report, Tidwell was driving with a revoked license. His license had been revoked for DUI in November 2015. Tidwell was arrested, his bond set at $500.

* Lewisburg police arrested 47-year-old Walter D. Brooks on March 26, charging him with disorderly conduct. According to the police report, Brooks' friend had locked him out of a housetrailer and he was yelling to be let in because he was cold. The officer wrote that "Mr. Brooks was being loud enough that he disrupted the everyday activities of people in the neighborhood." Brooks was taken to jail and his bond was set at $500.

* After reportedly breaking his ex-wife's television at 3:52 a.m. on March 26, Lewisburg police arrested 39-year-old Robert Hodge on a charge of domestic assault. Hodge's ex-wife told police that he had come to her Tiger Boulevard apartment to talk about a car and the discussion turned into an argument and he started yelling at her and then pushed her and punched the 32-inch television valued at $250. Hodge was taken into custody in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue. His bond was set at $500.

* A Lewisburg police officer pulled over a Toyota Camry near Jones Circle Park at 3:42 a.m. on March 26, driven by 47-year-old Theresa Moore. The officer followed her after he saw her swerve over the center line of the road twice. The officer reported that Moore pulled into the park and flagged him down. Moore reportedly told the officer she didn't appreciate him following her and she told him he should be out solving crimes. The officer reported that he detected the odor of alcohol on Moore's breath, although she denied that she had been drinking. Moore allegedly was unable to successfully perform field sobriety tests and she was arrested and jailed with a bond set at $1,000.

* Lewisburg police arrested 22-year-old Zachary D. Sayler at around 7:30 p.m. on March 26 on a charge of domestic assault, after he allegedly got into an argument with his girlfriend and got on top of her and slapped her in the face. Witnesses told police Sayler was intoxicated at the time. A witness told police that after he assaulted his girlfriend, Sayler tried to hang himself with an extension cord. Police found Sayler later as he returned to the residence in the 400 block of 5th Avenue North. Sayler was evaluated and released by a crisis team at around 2 a.m. and he was arrested and his bond was set at $2,000.

* Lewisburg police were called to a convenience store on North Ellington Parkway at around 8:21 p.m. on March 28 on a report of drugs found on the floor by an employee. The officer reported that he believes it was methamphetamine.

* A Lewisburg police officer reported feeling "very dizzy and had blurred vision" shortly after handling a capsule marked as Adderall that had residue on it. The officer was taken to Marshall County Medical Center to be checked out. The capsule had been taken from 32-year-old Justin R. Anderson during a search at the Marshall County Jail. Anderson had been arrested after police found him staggering down Cornersville Road. Police reported that Anderson was "extremely intoxicated" and they took him into custody because they believed he was a danger to himself and others.