A Smithville man was arrested Friday and his vehicle seized after he was found with Dilaudid and Oxycodone.
37 year old Jerry "Bugg" Goff of East Main Street, Smithville is charged with one count each of schedule II drug possession for resale (Dilaudid and Oxycodone). His bond is $50,000 and he will make a court appearance on August 27.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Friday, July 17 a Sheriff's department detective and deputy went to Eastside Inn and spoke with Goff, who was sitting in a white Durango. The detective conducted a probation search of Goff and found in his left cargo pocket a gold metal container which held 48 pills believed to be Dilaudid. In his right cargo pocket was a silver metal container with 19 pills thought to be Oxycodone. Goff did not have a prescription for the drugs and he was placed under arrest. Goff's Durango was also seized because it is believed to have been used to transport illegal narcotics for resale.
20 year old Dillon Ray Mullican of Walnut Street, McMinnville is charged with disorderly conduct. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court August 27. Sheriff Ray said that on Tuesday, July 14 a deputy was dispatched to Highway 70 east and Evins Mill Road after receiving a call of two persons fighting in the roadway. When he got there, the officer found Mullican walking on Evins Mill Road. As the deputy began talking to him, Mullican kept cursing and refusing to cooperate. As the cursing grew louder, the officer asked Mullican several times to calm down. When he refused, Mullican was arrested for disorderly conduct and brought to the jail for booking.
32 year old Johnathon Kyle McCormick of South College Street, Smithville and 31 year old Jarrett Manning of Ferrell Road, Smithville are each charged with theft of property over $10,000. Bond for each is $5,000 and they will be in court July 23. The men were arrested on Friday, July 17. Sheriff Ray said that McCormick and Manning took several pieces of jewelry without the owner's consent from February 1 through March 7 in the Seven Springs Community. The jewelry was valued at $21,355 . The case was investigated by a Sheriff's department detective.
30 year old Rhonda Joy Goff of Highway 70 east, Smithville is charged with introduction of drugs into a penal institution. Her bond is $10,000 and she will be in court August 27. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, July 17 Goff turned herself in at the jail to serve weekends on another offense. When asked by a detective about any contraband on her person, Goff admitted to having drugs in her body cavity. Goff produced a blue balloon which contained four and a half Suboxone pills and turned it over to a female correctional officer.
Jesus Arellano Vega of Murfreesboro is charged with driving under the influence. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court September 24. He was further issued citations for driving on a suspended license, violation of the financial responsibility law, driving on roadways laned for travel, and violation of the implied consent law. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, July 18 a deputy stopped a silver car for crossing the white emergency line multiple times. While speaking with Vega, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol on him. His eyes were watery and bloodshot and his speech was slurred. Vega tried to perform field sobriety tasks but had difficulty understanding and following instructions. He admitted to having consumed several beers after work. He refused to submit to a blood test. Vega was placed under arrest.