The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has picked up a fugitive from justice wanted in Oklahoma for embezzlement.
44 year old Rodney Scott Anderson of West Elm Street in Duncan City, Oklahoma is charged with being a fugitive from justice. His bond is $50,000 and he will be in court May 3. Sheriff Patrick Ray reports that on Friday, April 27 Anderson was a passenger of an automobile stopped by a deputy on Highway 70. A check through the National Crime Information Center revealed that Anderson is wanted in Jefferson County, Oklahoma for embezzlement.
Meanwhile, Sean William Cavanaugh of Oak Drive, Smithville is charged with public intoxication, assault, and criminal trespassing. His bond is $4,500 and he will be in court June 7. Sheriff Ray reports that on Monday, April 23, Cavanaugh came to the residence of a man and woman on Oak Drive. Cavanaugh tried to fight the man in the yard. The man and his wife asked Cavanaugh several times to leave the property but he refused. The man took Cavanaugh to the ground and held him there until law enforcement officers arrived. Cavanaugh had left his vehicle in the street, blocking the roadway to keep anyone from leaving. The arresting officer found Cavanaugh to be very intoxicated with a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. He was very unsteady on his feet.
26 year old Michael Andrew Snyders of West Main Street, Smithville is charged with a second offense of driving on a revoked license and felony evading arrest. He was also issued citations for speeding, going 70 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone; reckless driving; and improper passing, driving on both sides of the roadway and passing cars on double yellow lines. His bond is $7,500 and he will be in court on May 3. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, April 23 an officer tried to stop Snyders on Highway 70 for speeding. Snyders pulled over to the side of the road as if he were stopping, but he accelerated and turned down West Main Street in Liberty then to Highway 53 where the pursuit was terminated. A bystander told the officer that Snyders went down Green Hill Road in Liberty. The officer turned down Green Hill Road, met Snyders, and stopped him. A computer check revealed his license to be revoked for driving under the influence on March 10, 2006 in DeKalb County.
50 year old Earl Joseph Yost of Brooke Lane, Sparta is charged with public intoxication. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court on May 10. Sheriff Ray reports that on Friday, April 27, Yost was walking in the roadway on Highway 70. A deputy stopped to make a welfare check of Yost and found him to be very unsteady on his feet. He had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. Yost was arrested for his own safety.
41 year old Jerry Eugene Kirby of Buffalo Valley Road, Baxter is charged with public intoxication. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court June 7. Sheriff Ray reports that on Friday, April 27, a deputy answered a domestic violence call at a business on Highway 70. Upon arrival, the officer found Kirby trying to get into a vehicle. He had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and he was unsteady on his feet. His speech was also very slurred.
42 year old Royce Avon Foster of Jacobs Pillar Road is charged with theft of services. His bond is $3,500 and he will be in court on May 3. Sheriff Ray reports that on Friday, April 27, Foster allegedly obtained electricity services through Caney Fork Electric Cooperative in the amount of $505 without paying for it. He had allegedly illegally connected an electric service box to his home.
32 year old Jamie Edward Carroll of Gentry Avenue, Smithville is charged with three counts of a fourth offense of driving on a revoked license. Carroll, in court on Thursday, April 26, was released on an OR (On Recognizance) bond. Later that night, a DeKalb County Sheriff's Department Drug Detective stopped Carroll on Old Mill Hill Road and issued him a citation for a fourth offense of driving on a revoked license. Two days later, on Saturday, April 28 Carroll was stopped on College Street in Smithville for failure to maintain lane of travel. A computer check revealed this his license were revoked for driving on a revoked license on February 3, 2009. He has three other cases of driving on a revoked license pending against him in court. His bond is $10,000 and he will be in court on May 10.
28 year old Billy Dewayne Elliott of South College Street, Smithville is charged with domestic assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment, and simple possession of a schedule IV drug. His bond is $10,000 and he will be in court on June 21. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, April 28 Elliott allegedly assaulted a female at Redneck Beach on Holmes Creek Road by picking her up and slamming her to the ground while she was trying to break up a fight between Elliott and a family member. A man who had come to the defense of the woman suffered bruises and cuts after being hit in the face by Elliott, who was intoxicated. Elliot is also accused of driving recklessly on the beach during this time, ramming his vehicle into his brother's truck with someone inside, putting campers and their children in danger. After Elliott was placed under arrest, an officer conducted a pat down search and found in Elliot's front pocket a plastic bag containing four whole pills and ten half pills of xanax.
32 year old Christopher Lloyd Stanford of Toad Road, Dowelltown is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $2,500 and he will be in court on May 17. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, April 29, Stanford allegedly assaulted a female by hitting her in the mouth with his fist, causing her mouth to bleed. He also allegedly grabbed her throat and choked her. Another female got a red mark on her arm trying to intervene.