A Smithville man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting his mother resulting in her suffering broken ribs.
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46 year old John Thomas Bailey of Short Mountain Highway, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $6,000 and his court date is December 15. Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Thursday, November 24 a deputy responded to a residence on Short Mountain Highway for a possible domestic assault. Upon arrival the officer spoke with Bailey and his mother. She told the officer that her son, Bailey had pushed her down several times inside the residence. Bailey’s mother was taken by DeKalb EMS to the emergency room of the hospital where she was found to have a scrape on her knee and broken ribs. Bailey was arrested the following day, Friday November 25.
47 year old Charles Elmer Burrage, III of Redmon Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $4,500 and his court date is December 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, November 25 Burrage admitted to assaulting his son by punching him in the head several times causing swelling and bruising.
54 year old Carl Everett Martin of Cookeville Highway, Smithville is charged with aggravated assault. His bond is $3,500 and his court date is December 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, November 27 a deputy was dispatched to the area of Cookeville Highway in reference to a possible domestic. The officer spotted a woman walking along Cookeville Highway. He stopped and spoke with her. The woman said she and her husband, Martin had gotten into an argument and that he grabbed her by the neck and tried to strangle her. The woman had red marks on her neck and said she had difficulty breathing after the assault.
44 year old Patsy Lynn Estes of Highland Drive, Smithville, a prisoner in the DeKalb County Jail, is charged with aggravated assault. Her bond is $3,500 and her court date is December 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, November 13 Estes and another female inmate could be seen arguing on the jail’s video surveillance. Estes approached the other inmate and forced her into a corner where they began to fight. It was determined that Estes was the primary aggressor. The victim had red marks on her neck where Estes had tried to choke her.
40 year old Ramiro Garza, Jr. of Capshaw Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is December 1. Sheriff Ray said that on Wednesday, November 16 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Capshaw Road in answer to a domestic complaint. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a woman who said that she and her boyfriend, Garza had gotten into an argument and that he grabbed her by the arms and threw her to the ground. When she got up, Garza again grabbed her by the arms and slammed her into a door. She had red marks on her arms.
46 year old Cindy Lynn Griffith of Hickory Way, Antioch Tennessee is charged with a second offense of driving under the influence. She was also issued citations for driving on a revoked license, violation of the open container law, and violation of financial responsibility (no insurance). Her bond is $3,000 and her court date is December 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, November 25 a deputy was dispatched to a possible drunk driver traveling on Highway 70 in a small gray truck. The officer spotted the vehicle and Griffith was found to be the driver. She was unsteady on her feet and had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her person. Griffith refused to submit to sobriety tasks but admitted to being intoxicated. She could not provide proof of insurance and found in the vehicle were several open bottles of beer. A computer check revealed her license were revoked for a DUI offense against her on February 27, 2012. She was placed under arrest.