Hit and run leads to serious charge

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

From staff reports

Erica Norton of Chapel Hill was arrested on Nov. 9 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Norton allegedly struck a pedestrian on Mt. Lebanon Road and left the scene of the accident.


The preliminary report cited leaving the scene of an injury crash, failure to render aid, and failure to provide immediate notice of accident.

Norton was also charged with attempted murder.

The extent of the victim’s injuries was not disclosed.

Bond was set at $50,000.

• Darren Glenn Rosson was charged with domestic assault after an incident on Nov. 2 on Bethbirei Road.

According to the report, Rosson and a female subject were arguing over child care.

He reportedly packed his possessions and was leaving when he threw a trashcan at the woman, striking her in the face.

She did exhibit swelling to her face at the scene, deputies noted in the report.

Rosson had left the scene when deputies arrived, so a warrant was for his arrest was obtained.

Later that day, when a deputy returned to serve the warrant, the female subject said that Rosson was not in the home but consented to a search.

Rosson was found inside.

Bond for Rosson was set at $1,000.

• On Nov.5, Lewisburg Police officers responded to the Maple Street Apartments after a woman called 911 to report a man was beating on her door.

Officers found Kelly Jones, who also lived in the apartments and was described in the report as “extremely intoxicated.”

Jones denied having been to the woman’s apartment and officers told him to stay home.

Officers stayed in the area to observe and, according to the report, after approximately five minutes Jones left his apartment and went to knock on the woman’s door.

Jones was charged with public intoxication and held on $500 bond.

• On Nov. 4, officers responded to 2nd Avenue after receiving a report of a man laying on the ground, possibly needing assistance.

The man, Thomas Crandall, told officers that he had been drinking since 7 a.m.

Crandall further stated, according to the report, that he had been on his way to turn himself in at the Marshall County Jail at 8 a.m. to serve a sentence for a previous public intoxication charge.

He was charged with public intoxication and held on $500 bond.

• On. Nov. 3, officers stopped Lisa Jarrell for an improperly displayed temporary tag.

According to the report, Jarrell consented to a search of the vehicle and said that she had several different pills in her purse.

Officers found Hydrocodone, Xanax, and Clonazepam.

Jarrell was charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule IV drug and one count of possession of a Schedule II drug.

Bond was set at $4,000.

• On Nov. 5, Jessica Dunn was served with a warrant for aggravated assault. Bond was set at $7,500.

• On Nov. 4, Marshall County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a theft report on John Lunn Road.

The resident of the home reported that three guns, a watch, two cell phones, and a checkbook were missing.

She indicated that she believed she knew who might be responsible for the theft.

• On Nov. 5, deputies responded to a vandalism and burglary report on Wade Brown Road.

All of the windows of a building used for storage had been shot out, resulting in an estimated $1,000 replacement cost.

The door of the building also showed evidence of damage from a heavy object.

The owner of the building said that someone had been inside but could not determine what items might be missing.