A Murfreesboro man caught with marijuana during a traffic stop last Thursday, July 22nd apparently attempted to conceal it from police by trying to eat it.
Smithville Police say 19 year old Nathan Ray King was arrested by Officer David Phillips for simple possession after stopping King's vehicle for speeding. Deputy Houston Cantrell assisted in the traffic stop. While Officer Phillips was writing the citation, Deputy Cantrell saw King eating what appeared to be marijuana. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and recovered approximately .3 grams of what is to be believed to be marijuana. Bond for King is $1,500 and his court date is August 12th.
Meanwhile, 38 year old Maria Kathleen Smith of 1001 Earl Avenue was cited for shoplifting on Friday, July 16th by Sergeant Joey Jones of the Smithville Police Department. Smith was observed by Wal-Mart employees taking items from the store. Her court date is July 22nd.
22 year old Jordan Beasley of Nashville was the winner of the DeKalb Idol competition held Friday night at the DeKalb County Fair in Alexandria.
Seventeen contestants competed for the title and Beasley was among the top six called back.
Brian Wyre received second place and Jaime Nokes came in third place. Noah Jones received the "People's Choice Award" and $100
As the winner of DeKalb Idol, Beasley received a $300 cash prize.
Shan Burklow and Josh Melton co-hosted the program which also featured a panel portraying American Idol judges Simon Cowell (Joseph Chandler), Paula Abdul (Amanda Stanley), and Kara Dioguardi (Victoria Tatrow)
This is the last night of the DeKalb County Fair for this year.
Fair goers are urged take the time to enjoy lots of delicious foods from the food booths and stop by to see the many commercial, agricultural, and women's exhibits.
The Kenneth Sandlin Center will be open from 4:00 p.m.. until 9:00 p.m.