Another grand jury sealed indictment has been served.
38 year old Phillip Edward Miranda of Short Mountain Highway, Smithville was arrested on Wednesday, August 17 after being named in a recent Grand Jury sealed indictment for three counts of simple possession of a schedule II drug (Cocaine, 4.5 Oxycodone tablets, and 1 Hydrocodone tablet). His bond is $2,500 and he will make a court appearance on September 12.
39 year old Randall Tittle of Earl Avenue, Smithville is cited for driving on roadways laned for travel and simple possession of a schedule VI drug. He will make a court appearance on September 15. Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Wednesday, August 10 a deputy stopped Tittle’s vehicle for failure to maintain lane of travel. Upon a consent to search a bag of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was found on Tittle. It weighed .23 ounces.
37 year old B.J. Lee Brown of Earl Avenue, Smithville is cited for driving on a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia. His court date is September 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, August 12 a detective saw Brown operating a motor vehicle and made a traffic stop knowing that Brown did not have a valid driver license. A computer check confirmed that Brown’s license were suspended in April, 2011 for failure to provide proof of insurance. The detective conducted a search and found Brown with a pill grinder and a straw.
49 year old William Hardie Morris of Old Snow Hill Road, Smithville is charged with resisting arrest. His bond totals $11,000 and his court date is September 29. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, August 15 a deputy went to Morris’ home to serve active arrest warrants against him for driving under the influence and driving on a suspended or revoked license. While trying to conduct a search of his person, Morris retrieved from his pocket a pill in a small container and placed the pill in his mouth. Morris then began to pull away from and fight with the officer as the deputy was trying to get the pill from him. After telling him several times to spit the pill out and stop fighting, Morris finally did so and was taken into custody.
33 year old Jacob Lee Tramel of Coconut Ridge Road, Smithville is cited for driving on a suspended license, no insurance, and failure to maintain lane of travel. His court date is September 8. Sheriff Ray said that on Tuesday, August 23 a deputy stopped a blue SUV after observing the vehicle leave its lane of travel several times. Tramel was the driver. A computer check revealed that his license were suspended for failure to show proof of insurance on October 31, 2012. The officer learned that Tramel was also wanted in a local case for theft of property over $500 after conducting a warrants check.
19 year old James Paris Goff of Cookeville Boat Dock Road, Baxter is charged with assaulting another inmate while in jail. He is under a $1,500 bond and his court date is September 1. Sheriff Ray said on Thursday, August 18 a correctional officer witnessed Goff on video surveillance hit another inmate about his face and body. The other inmate suffered what is believed to be a broken nose.
52 year old Loretta Lynn Morgan of Malone Hollow Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. Her bond is $1,500 and her court date is November 17. Sheriff Ray said that on Wednesday, August 24 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Malone Hollow Road in answer to a domestic assault complaint. Upon arrival the officer found that Morgan allegedly assaulted her roommate by hitting him in the side of the head with a closed fist. Morgan was placed under arrest.
29 year old Stephanee Joyce Wright of Frazier Street, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. Her bond is $2,500. Sheriff Ray said that on Tuesday, August 23 Wright allegedly assaulted her boyfriend at their residence on Ponder Lane in Smithville. Both parties admitted to the altercation having been physical in nature. Physical marks were apparent on both parties. After an investigation it was determined that Wright was the primary aggressor.
36 year old Randy Allen Maddux of Sparta is charged with failure to appear. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is September 1. Sheriff Ray said that Maddux was served two criminal summons earlier this month for criminal trespassing and theft of property under $50 at the White County Sheriff’s Department. He had ten days to be booked into the DeKalb County Jail but he failed to do so resulting in the failure to appear warrant.
35 year old Andrew Douglas Jackson of Hayes Street, Smithville is charged with criminal impersonation. His bond is $2,000 and his court date is September 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, August 27 a deputy stopped a Ford SUV for a traffic violation (head light out) and spoke to the driver, who identified himself as Terry Jackson and gave his date of birth as December 31, 1980. Upon further investigation, the officer learned that the man had not revealed his true identity or birth date. His real name is Andrew Douglas Jackson and his actual birthday is November 6, 1980.