Three Charged With Domestic Violence

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Three persons were arrested recently in separate incidents of alledged domestic violence.

• Phillip Lynn Holt, 3766 Jim Cummings Hwy., was charged with domestic assault on Jan. 21 by Cannon County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Avera. Bond was set at $2,500. Initial court date is Feb. 1.

• Christopher Dean Davis, 2149 Frasier Rd., Beechgrove, was charged with domestic assault on Jan. 19 by CCSD Deputy Eric Moss. Bond was set at $3,000. Initial court date is March 1.

• Barry Wayne Bynum, 511-B McFerrin St., Woodbury, was charged with domestic assault and resisting arrest on Jan. 13 by Woodbury Police Patrolman John Fesmire. Bond was set at 4,000. Initial court date is Feb. 22.

In other news involving officers of the CCSD and WPD:

• Deputy Randy Neal was dispatched to Burt Burgen Road on Jan. 24 in regards to a wreck with no injuries. Upon arrival he observed a white Pontiac upside down off the eastbound side of Burt Burgen. Deputy Neal spoke with the driver, Janice Diana Somers, 251 Spring Branch Lane, Bradyvillle. Somers said she was driving too fast and she crossed over into the other lane of traffic. She stated she overcorrected and then ran off the right side of the road. Upon further investigation it was learned Somers' license was revoked. She was placed under arrest for driving on a revoked license and issued a citation for violation of the financial responsibility law. Initial court date is March 1.

• Deputy Tommy Barker responded to 2510 Pleasant View Rd. on Jan. 23 in reference to an unwanted guest/verbal domestic. Prior to Deputy Barker's arrival he was advised by Cannon County Dispatch the unwanted guest had left the residence and was headed toward Woodbury City limits in a grey truck. When Deputy Barker arrived at the residence he spoke with Sally Woodard, who said she came home from work and Melissa McTaggart was sitting on the couch. Woodard said McTaggart became upset and unruly, yelling and cursing at her. Woodard said she let McTaggart stay a couple of days at the residence since she was homeless, but did not want her there if she was going to yell at her. Woodard said she did not want to pursue any charges against McTaggart, but she did want her advised not to come back to the property. Woodbury Patrolman Patrick Fann observed McTaggart's truck traveling north into the city while Deputy Barker was at the Woodard residence. Patrolman Fann stopped McTaggart's vehicle and advised her not to return to the residence.

• Cannon County Sheriff's Detectives James Davis and Matt Goney responded to the Cannon County Convenience Center on Jan. 22 to take a report on medication that had been thrown away. Inmate Jeremy Leedom noticed a subject throw two bottles of pills away and inmate Leedom retrieved the pills from the trash. Inmate Leedom but the pills (Hydrocodone) in his pocket and then called a subject named Stanley to come get the pills. Upon arrival inmate Leedom was found in possession of two bottles of Hydrocodone. One bottle contained 17 pills and the other 23. Leedom was charged with simple possession of a Schedule II drug and transported back to the sheriff's department.

• On Jan. 21, Deputy Tommy Barker observed a silver Toyota T-100 truck pull out from Old Murfreesboro Road onto John Bragg Highway heading west. The vehicle did not slow down or stop at the stop sign located at that intersection. Deputy Barker engaged his emergency lights to perform a traffic stop. The truck then pulled over, coming to a stop in front of the Arts Center. When Deputy Barker exited his patrol unit the driver of the truck opened his door and got out of his vehicle. While Deputy Barker was walking toward the vehicle he told the driver to get back into the truck. The driver was acting confused and disoriented. When Deputy Barker asked the man for his driver's license, he handed him his debit card. The driver stated he must have left his license at home. During the conversation Deputy Barker could smell a strong odor coming from the driver, consistent with that of alcohol. The driver said his name was David E. Tipton and gave the deputy his date of birth. Tipton told Deputy Barker he only had one tumbler of Scotch before he left the house. Deputy Barker had Tipton perform three field sobriety tests. Tipton did not perform them to the deputy's satisfaction. Tipton was placed under arrest for DUI. He was taken to Stones River Hospital for a blood test. He was then transported to the Cannon County Jail, where he was also cited for running the stop sign. Bond was set at $2,500. Initial court date is March 1.

• Lisa Barrett Tartan, 3994 Eugene Reed Rd., Woodbury, was charged with driving on a revoked license, sixth offense, on Jan. 21 by Woodbury Police Patrolman Chris Brown following a traffic stop on S. McCrary St. Bond was set at $2,500. Initial court date is Feb. 15.

• Katilyn Donyelle Allen, 180 Township Dr., Hendersonville, was charged with driving on a suspended license, no proof of insurance and speeding on Jan. 21 by WPD Patrolman Chris Brown. Release citations were issued. Initial court date is Feb. 15.

• CCSD Deputy Randy Neal is investigating a report of a stolen Ford truck. On Jan. 16 Dale Prater told the deputy that someone had taken the truck from the driveway of 2691 Iconium Rd. The truck is owned by Tony Barrett, who is incarcerated. Sheriff Darrell Young spoke with Barrett's family and learned no one knew the truck was missing. A copy of the report was sent to the Cannon County 911 Center to be entered into NCIC.

• Sgt. Anthony Young was dispatched to the Old Feed Store on Jan. 17. Upon arrival he spoke with William Evans, who stated that someone had stolen three antique plows from property on Hollis Creek Rd. Evans said the plows were stored in a barn on the property and were not locked up. The plows were taken sometime during the previous two weeks, he said. Total value was estimated to be $1,800.

• Deputy Randy Neal was dispatched to 1309 Gassaway Main Street on Jan. 16 for a report of mailbox vandalism. He was informed by victim Danny George that sometime during the night his mailbox was hit by something, knocking out one side. George also told Deputy Neal that someone driving what was likely a 4-wheeler had driven in the field behind his house and cut donuts.
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