Sheriff's Department Makes Drug, DUI Arrests; Investigates Robberies
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 5:55 pm
Following are the latest arrest and incident reports as recorded by the Cannon County Sheriff's Department. Readers are advised that an allegation or report of a crime does not necessarily constitute a crime, or even that one took place. All persons accused of crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
01.13.2010 — Marijo Martinez served a warrant for worthless check on Teri Ann Walls in the CCSO without incident.
01.19.2010 — Lt. Brad Hall and Deputy Randy Neal went to 2554 Osment Rd. in reference to a stolen vehicle. There they met Investigator Kevin Murphy of the Warren Co. Sheriff's Department and Investigator Barry Powers of the McMinnville Prolice Department. They reported that they had arrested Jamie Roller earlier and that there might be stolen property at this address. Murphy said they had been to Nell Roller's house and she had granted the officers permission to search the property at 2554 Osment. A 1992 Toyota Camry was found that had been stolen from McMinnvile along with a Mazda with no theft record. The Camry was towed and stored by Pelham's and on 01.20.2010 Marty Ginn of Womack Motor Co. in McMinnville called to retrieve the vehicle.
01.20.2010 — Deputies Brandon Gullet and Pat Fann stopped a Chevy Cavalier on McMinnville Hwy and noticed an odor of burnt marijuana. The driver of the vehicle was Ashley Allen, the passenger was Sherman Tyler Rumsey, who was wanted. Gullett asked Allen if there was anything illegal in her vehicle, she said not that she knew of and consented to a search. Mr. Rumsey was placed in custody for warrants out of Rutherford Co. A marijuana joint was found under the passenger seat of the car which Mr. Rumsey claimed possession of. He was charged with simple possession.
01.21.2010 — Deputies Matt Parsley and Reed Bryson were dispatched to 167 Stuarts Lane in reference to threats. There David Johnson explained that he wanted officers present for a property removal. Terry Reynolds and Daniel Brown arrived with a tow truck, all parties agreed to terms, and the 1979 Chevy Malibu was towed away. No threats were made and all parties were cooperative.
01.21.2010 — Cameron Jones reported a scam to the sheriff's office wherein it was claimed that Margaret Davenport had won 2.5 million dollars but needed to send in a check to release the 2.5 million. Mr. Jones ended the call and notified CCSO of the scam.
01.21.2010 — Deputy Eric Moss was dispatched to 177 Lorance Road in reference to a burglary that had already occurred. He arrived the same time as the owner, Ms. Brenda Lorance. Heather Wilson and Timmy Rogers were also at the house. These two neighbors had noticed the breakin and called Ms. Lorance. Upon investigation it was found that a pane of glass had been broken out of the front door on the right side of the house and the door on the left side had been broken or kicked in. Items stolen include silver cross pendant with heart and diamond, $1200 cash, lots of loose change, various jewelry and ammunition.
01.22.2010 — Deputy Eric Moss was dispatched to the intersection of Jim Cummings and Petty Gap for a vehicle left on the side of the road. There property owner Johnathan McGee said he wanted the vehicle removed. Deputy Mimms went to the vehicle owner's home and spoke with the owner's mother Ruby Martin, who was unable to contact her son. The vehicle was towed to Ms. Martin's home.
01.22.2010 — Deputy Anthony Young was dispatched to 6627 Gassaway Rd. There Amber Cody reported that she and her husband Evan Cody had been in a verbal argument. The conflict had not gotten physical but Mrs. Cody had been on the phone with her mother at the time and she is probably the one who called 911.
01.23.2010 — Mrs. Catalina Torres and Jeremy Miller reported that they had come by their residence at 745 Bradyville on the way back from Murfreesboro and had noticed several subjects taking things from their home. Once the individuals were confronted by Mr. Miller they claimed that Steven Stamp had advised them that the residence was abandoned and they could take the things inside. Stamp works with Ms. Miller at the Verizon Call Center and had been trying to date her for several months despite her having a boyfriend. Stamp had also asked to film a sci-fi movie in her basement about zombies. The couple reported that when they arrived at the residence a red Nissan Titan and a green GMC pickup were in her yard and full of her belongings. The house had been unlivable since January when the pipes busted and the basement was flooded. Ms. Torres reported that a video camera, several DVDs, 55 gallon tank, and a set of electric tools were missing.
01.23.2010 — Deputy Randy Neal was dispatched to 2280 Bullpen Creek Rd. There Ms. Jennifer Coppinger reported that someone had broken into her rental property. A window had been broken out on her back door and an upstairs door had been messed with but not broken. Nothing was missing and the inside of the house was undamaged, the only things left of value were appliances and they were left alone.
01.23.2010 — Deputy Steve McMillen took a report at CCSO from Mr. Gary Bedwell who stated that he had been in a verbal argument with Barry Bynum. Gary had told Page Bynum, Barry's wife, to stay away from his property. Mr Bynum became upset and began yelling and also threw a piece of PVC pipe at Bedwell. Mr. Bedwell did not wish to press charges. In the same incident, Deputy Mimms was dispatched to 2291 Pea Ridge Rd. for harassment. There Page Bynum reported that Mr. Bedwell had on several occasions tried to kiss her and put his hand on her leg. Mr Bynum confirmed this. The couple was advised they could come in and speak with a commissioner about a warrant for those alleged actions.
01.23.2010 — Deputy Brandon Mimms, while traveling on Dickens Hill Road, observed a blue Ford Ranger half in the ditch half in a field. The vehicle was still running and a female subject was found passed out at the wheel. The subject did not seem to know where she was and performed poorly. She was placed into custody for driving under the influence and reported that her full name was Magnolia Chivon Stephens. Dispatch reported that he license was suspended. She consented to a blood test and was taken to Stones River Medical. She was charged with DUI 1st and driving on a suspended license.
01.23.2010 — Deputy Brandon Mimms was dispatched to 1099 Center Hill Road for two prowlers. Amber Shields, Jessica Pittard, and Holly Duncan reported seeing two men in the back of the house. Justin Stone had looked around and found no one, neither did Deputy Mimms or Deputy Gullett. Mr. Stone reported that his ATV was missing, which was being purchased from Dustin Stoetzel. Dustin was contacted and came to the scene with paperwork for the ATV. As Mimms returned to his patrol unit Danny Shields stopped him and said the ATV was in a shed at 1133 Center Hill Rd belonging to Darris Cooke. Danny and Darris had mistaken the ATV for their own after hearing Stone say he'd taken people's ATVs. Dustin's paperwork confirmed that the ATV was his. Danny and Darris said they didn't want Justin on the property anymore. Dustin went with officers to 157 Stone Ln. to retrieve the keys to his ATV but Justin had lost them and replaced the starter with a switch.
01.25.2010 — Deputy Tommy Barker was dispatched to 92 Sissom Rd in reference to a break in that had already occurred. There Ruth Witty reported that she'd gone out to the barn at about 9:30 A.M. to feed her dog and noticed the locks had been cut. She said everything was locked up around 2:00 P.M. on 01.24. The only thing they knew was missing was two rolls of copper wire but her son plans to do a full inventory when he returns from out of town.