Smithville Police Chief Richard Jennings has released the department's latest arrest report.
19 year old Jim Henry Mullins of Hayes Street and 24 year old Joshua R. Cripps of Steeplechase Drive, Smithville are each charged with assault. Their bond is $1,500 each and they will be in court July 16th.
Smithville Police Officer Randy King was dispatched to a fight call around midnight on Tuesday, June 23rd. He arrived at the intersection of Gentry Avenue and Morgan Drive and observed two males (Mullins and Cripps) engaged in a fist fight. Officer King saw Cripps knocked to the ground by Mullins. Cripps then got up and struck Mullins in the mouth. Both men were arrested.
25 year old Gerardo Barboza Arellano of Banks Pisgah Road, Smithville and 23 year old Marco Antonio Cerrillo Ramires of Cooper Avenue, Smithville are each charged with theft of property over $500 and their court date is set for July 16th. Bond for each is $5,000.
Smithville Police Officer Nathan Estes was dispatched to 608 Cill Street, Smithville on a break-in that was reported to be in progress at that location around 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24th. Upon arrival, Officer Estes saw the residents and the two suspects there. During the investigation, the residents (the Robinson's) told Officer Estes they were in the process of moving from the Cill Street home and when they returned to pick up more of their belongings, they saw the two suspects, whom they did not know, packing up their property. The suspects told Officer Estes that their boss, the owner of the residence, had sent them to the home to pack up the Robinson's things. The owner of the home was contacted and told Officer Estes that he did send the suspects to pack up the Robinson's belongings but he did not authorize them to take anything. The Robinson's said they were missing some items, including a very sentimental watch. Officer Estes located the missing property in the suspect's vehicle.
18 year old Trey Daniel Hamilton of Athens, Tennessee was issued a citation for theft under $500. He will be in court July 16th
Smithville Police Officer Nathan Estes was sent to the Dollar General Store at 513 South Congress Boulevard in Smithville around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24th. Upon arrival, he talked to a store employee who told him about two suspected shoplifters in the store. Officer Estes approached the two suspects. During his investigation, Officer Estes found store merchandise hidden in the pants leg of one of the suspects (Hamilton).
31 year old Lola M. Jackson of Sparta and 31 year old Chrystal Lee Harrison, also known as Crystal Moffitt or Crystal Graham of Hayes Street, Smithville are both charged with disorderly conduct. Bond for each was set at $1,500 and they will be in court on July 23rd.
Smithville Police Officers Matt Farmer and Matt Holmes were dispatched to the Mapco Express parking lot at 128 East Broad Street, Smithville on a fight in progress call on Thursday, June 25th at 4:28 a.m. Upon arrival, the officers talked to the two female suspects (Jackson and Harrison). During the investigation, the officers learned that the two suspects had a verbal altercation earlier in the parking lot by the old Smithville Food Store on Congress Boulevard. Later, when the two suspects met in the Mapco parking lot, a physical altercation occurred between the two. A witness stated that when Harrison got out of her vehicle, she had a metal pipe in her hand. The pipe was recovered by the officers.
Meanwhile, Chief Jennings has released the following offenses that have recently been reported in the city.
Rickey Stanley's residence on Foster Road was burglarized at some time on June 13th. A Sony Play Station, valued at $400 was taken.
A John Deer riding lawnmower LX 176 was taken from the residence of Jim Judkins on Webb Street on or after June 11th. The mower is valued at $700.
Barbara Potter of McMinnville was having her hair done at the A-1 Salon in Smithville on June 17th. She placed her glasses on the counter. After Ms. Potter had her hair done, she could not locate her glasses. The glasses had a metal bronze frame and transition precription bifocal lenses. The value is $450.
Cassondria Martin was at the Smithville Municipal Swimming Pool on June 24th. She had her LG cell phone VX9400 in her purse. Someone took the cell phone some time after 2:00 p.m. at the pool. The cell phone is valued at $400.
Anyone with information about any of these offenses or others is urged to contact the Smithville Police Department at 597-8210. Any information received will be kept confidential.