Smithville Police have arrested an Andrews Street man after he allegedly sold pills to an confidential source working for the department on two separate occasions earlier this month
60 year old David B. Cook is charged with sale and delivery of a schedule IV controlled substance and two counts of sale and delivery of a schedule II drug. His bond totals $13,801 and he will be in court on August 16.
Chief Randy Caplinger said that on Monday, July 16, Cook allegedly sold four pills believed to be klonopin to a confidential source working for the Smithville Police Department. The transaction was made from Cook's car. Police seized the vehicle, a 1983 Chevy Camaro.
One week later, on Monday, July 23, Cook allegedly sold four pills believed to be hydrocodone to a confidential source working for the Smithville Police Department. He sold these pills from his home.
Later that day, while executing a search warrant at Cook's home, Detectives Matt Holmes and Brandon Donnell and other officers found in Cook's front right pants pocket, ten pills believed to be hydrocodone wrapped in aluminum foil. Cook admitted toplacing the pills in the package for someone else.
31 year old John Williams is charged with aggravated assault. His bond is $5,000 and he will be in court on August 9.
Chief Caplinger said that on Saturday, July 21 officers were dispatched to a residence on South Mountain Street to a domestic violence call. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a woman who said she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, Williams. The woman said Williams had strangled her and pushed her up against a wall leaving red marks on her neck. He also allegedly twisted her arm behind her back, leaving bruises on her upper arm. Williams allegedly threatened to kill her, according to the woman. After the assault, she called police.
40 year old Wendy Driver Humphrey is cited for shoplifting. She will be in court on Thursday, August 2. Chief Caplinger said that on Sunday, July 22, Humphrey allegedly concealed items in her purse while she was shopping at the Dollar General Store. The stolen items were recovered.
30 year old Christina Johnson and Jason Knowles are cited for criminal trespassing. They will be in court on August 30. Chief Caplinger said that both Johnson and Knowles had been served with a notice by the Smithville Housing Authority to keep off the property there, but they allegedly violated that order and were cited for trespassing on Friday, July 27.
35 year old Crystal King is cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. She will be in court on August 9. Chief Caplinger said King was a passenger of a vehicle stopped by police on Tuesday, July 24. The driver gave consent to search the car. King told police that she had two used hypodermic needles in her purse. She produced the needles and handed them over to the officer