Speeder nabbed on drug charge
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 2:27 pm
Cannon County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Jordan McGee was running radar on South McCrary Street when he tracked a vehicle doing 69 mph in a 55 mph zone.
"While talking to the driver, I smelled an odor of fresh and burnt marijuana," McGee said. The driver admitted smoking marijuana about an hour earlier but denied any marijuana was in the car.
Moving to the other side of the vehicle, McGee smelled the scent of raw marijuana on the passenger side of the car. The deputy also noticed a bulge in the pocket of passenger, Joseph Starnes, who admitted being in possession of the drug.
"He placed the two bags on the trunk of the car and stated that it was for personal use and it was his Christmas bud," McGee said.
Starnes was then transported to the Cannon County Jail where he was charged with simple possession of marijuana.
Animals At Large
Todd Baxter was charged with animals at large after three "long-haired borned" cows were found in the road near the intersection of Jimtown and Petty Gap Roads.
Terrie Patton Royse: violation of probation.
Kenneth Jeremy Leedom: warrant served.
Maggie Elizabeth Murphy, violation of probation.
Austin Cole Heath, capias
Terry Reed reported that burglars took a 55-inch flat-screen television from his home. Entry was made through a sliding glass door on his porch. The missing TV was valued at $800.
Driving on a Revoked
Misty Michelle Winslow was charged with her eighth driving on a suspended license charge following a traffic stop on Jim Cummings Highway.
Woodbury Police DEPARTMENT
Dogs at Large
Michael James Swander was charged with letting his dog run at large by Patrolman Jimmie Hayes, A hearing is set for Jan. 13 in General Sessions Court.
Driving on Suspended
Jesus Flores Garcia was charged with driving on a suspended license, first offense, by Patrolman Tommy Miller. A hearing is set for Feb. 11 in General Sessions Court.
Driving on a Revoked
Carl Luther Hale Jr. was charged with driving on a revoked license and financial responsibility by Asssistant Chief Lowell Womack. A hearing is set for Jan. 13 in General Sesssions Court.