In Smithville Police Department crime news this week, 44 year old Terri Lynna Hooper of McMinnville was issued a citation by Officer Scott Davis for shoplifting and criminal trespassing at Wal-Mart on Thursday, February 25th. She will appear in court April 1st
47 year old Berna D Barnes of New Home Road was arrested for public intoxication on Tuesday, March 2nd. Corporal Travis Bryant was advised that an intoxicated female was walking out of the courthouse and going to get in her car and drive off. After arriving on the square, Corporal Bryant saw the woman walking to the driver's side of her car with the keys in hand. It was at that point, that Corporal Bryant stopped the woman, identified as Berna Barnes and noticed she had slurred speech and she was unsteady on her feet.. Barnes was arrested. Her bond is $1,000 and her court date is March 18th.
23 year old Brandi Nichole Hale of 114 Highland Drive was cited by Detective Jerry Hutchins on Wednesday, March 3rd with shoplifting and criminal trespasssing at Wal-Mart. Her court date is March 11th.
51 year old Robert Morris Turner of 446 West Main Street was arrested by Sergeant Randy King on Thursday, March 4th for aggravated rape. Bond is set at $75,000. His court date is March 18th..
32 year old Stephanie Toi Williams of 1315 Buckner Road, Monterey was arrested on Thursday, March 4th by Detective Jerry Hutchins for a failure to appear warrant in Putnam County. Ms. Williams is to be held without bond pending her court date.
Meanwhile anyone having any information on the following offense is asked to please contact the Smithville Police Department at 597-8210 or the Tip Line at 464-6046.
On Monday, March 1st Officer Matt Holmes took a report at the DeKalb County 911 Center where someone had vandalized a 1996 Jeep Cherokee. The damage appeared to have been caused by rocks striking the windshield.
Any information received that will help Smithville Police solve any criminal offense will be greatly appreciated. All information is confidential