Tenpenny Can’t Post Bond, Pay Attorney
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A man facing 12 charges related to drugs, weapons and theft received a court-appointed attorney in Cannon County General Sessions Court Tuesday.

Jason Tenpenny also told Judge Susan Melton he was unable to post his bond, which was set at $396,000 following his arrest on Sept. 3.

He was appointed Public Defender Ken McKnight to represent him when he makes his next court appearance on Nov. 1.

Tenpenny faces the following charges:

• Maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of keeping or selling a controlled substance, a meth lab and marijuana plant at his residence.

• Manufacturing of marijuana, a marijuana plant growing in his front yard, finished product in his house and on his person.

• Manufacture of methamphetamine, on his property, two one pot meth labs, a HCL generator, blister packs, lithium batteries and finished product.

• Possession of a Schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) with intent to deliver or sell.

• Possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana) with intent to deliver or sell.

• Possession of drug paraphernalia, a glass pipe used for smoking methamphetamine, straws and plastic bags.

• Theft over $1,000, a John Deere riding mower.

• Theft over $1,000, a saddle, bits, halters, lead ropes and other tack.

• Theft over $1,000, a 16-foot steel horse trailer that was stolen in Rutherford County.

• Theft over $500, a Smith and Wesson 10mm semi-automatic pistol. Tenpenny had the weapon in his possession and the weapon was stolen.

• Carrying a weapon with the intent to go armed, a pair of brass knuckles in his back right pocket and a slapjack in his right driver’s side panel.

• Contraband in a penal institution, Tenpenny brought a silver canister containing methamphetamine into the Cannon County Jail.

Also appointed the public defender in court Tuesday were:

Thomas Coleman, charged with failure to appear on a charge of violation of probation. His case is set for Sept. 27.

Joseph Kendall, charged with DUI 3rd offense, driving on a revoked license (for DUI) and violation of the implied consent law. His bond is set at $7,000 and his next court date is Nov. 1.

Michael Adcock, who faces three public intoxication, one evading arrest and one disorderly conduct charge. His next court appearance is Sept. 20.

The results of traffic cases heard Tuesday by Judge Melton include:

Wiley Ray Adamson pled guilty to speeding and will attend driver’s safety school.

William Carsoni Bell had a charge of violation of the registration law dismissed.

Catherine Rose Blackburn will attended driver’s safety school after pleading guilty to speeding 66/55 and was fined $100 after pleading guilty to violation of the financial responsibility law.

Jarrod Aaron Borey pled guilty to speeding 82/55 and was fined $10 and assessed court costs.

 and violation of the financial responsibility law.

Jacqueline Ann Brew was fined $100 on a guilty plea of violation of the financial responsibility and had a charge of violation of the registration dismissed upon payment on court costs.

Elizabeth Ann Brinkley had a charge of violation of the financial responsibility reset for Oct. 18 and a charge of violation of the muffler law dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Todd Dwayne Bucey was ordered to attend driver’s safety school on a charge of failure to exercise due care and caution and a violation of the financial responsibility law charge was dismissed.

Nicholas James Butcher will attend driver’s safety school on a guilty plea for speeding and pay a $100 fine for violation of the financial responsibility law.

Gary Brian Cooper had a charge of speeding dismissed upon payment of costs.

Wayne Dyer will attend driver’s safety school after pleading guilty to speeding.

Timothy Andrew Fabri had a charge of violation of the registration law dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Kassie Leigh Faircloth pled guilty to speeding, was fined $2 and assessed court costs, and to violation of the financial responsibility law and was fined $100.

Michael Lee Gilchrist was fined $100 for violation of the financial responsibility.

David Paul Goff had a violation of the driver’s license law dismissed without cost. Charges of registration and wheel tax law violations were reset for Oct. 18.

Scotty Glenn Grizzle had charges of driving on a suspended license, speeding 72/55 and violations of the financial responsibility, registration and seatbelt laws reset for Dec. 20.

Carrie Chandra Hale pled guilty to violation of the financial responsibility law and was fined $100. A charge of violation of the registration was dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Sara Gail Hanson pled guilty to speeding and will attend driver’s safety school.

Jimmy Jetton had a charge of failure to yield dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Charles L. Kilgore pled guilty to violation of the financial responsibility law and was fined $100. A charged of violation of the registration law was dismissed upon payment of court costs. A driver’s license violation charge was reset for Oct. 18.

Joseph Thomas Moore pled guilty to violation of the financial responsibility law and was fined $100. A driver’s license violation charge was dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Brandy Kaylee Morris pled guilty to speeding and was fined $25 and assessed court costs.

Joshua D. Murphy was fined $2 and assessed court costs for speeding and had a charge of violation of the registration law dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Linda Diane Parrott, pled guilty to violation of the financial responsibility law and was fined $100. A charged of violation of the wheel tax law was dismissed upon payment of court costs.

Claudio Linares Solorio, driver’s license violation, was reset for Dec. 27.

James Mark Stogsdill pled guilty to speeding and was fined $2 and court costs.

Billy Joe Talbert pled guilty to violation of the financial responsibility law and was fined $100.

Loretta S. Warner pled guilty to speeding and was fined $10 and court costs.

Jimmy Wayne Sanders pled guilty to driving without a license and was fined $2 and assessed court costs.

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