Two men were arrested last week after allegedly being caught committing a theft.
28 year old Christopher Pearson Myers and 25 year old Michael Ray Reeder
both of Pine Orchard Road ,Smithville were charged Monday with Burglary, Aggravated
Burglary, and Theft of Property over $500.00.
Sheriff Patrick Ray says the two were caught by a land owner on Cookeville Highway stealing items out of a house and outbuilding. The two allegedly took items such as 2 gas heaters, 2 plows, chest freezer, cookstove, several hand operated tools, and other items valued at over
$500. Bond for both was set at $22,500 and their court date is set for June 5th.
Meanwhile on Thursday, 50 year old Katrina J. Laliberte of Circle Drive, Dowelltown was
charged with a first offense of driving under the influence after she was involved in an accident in Dowelltown.
Sheriff Ray says Laliberte was operating an ATV on Sims Street in Dowelltown when she wrecked. After deputies arrived, they smelled a strong odor of alcohol on her person. She also had slurred speech and she was unsteady on her feet. She was given field sobriety tasks which she failed. Laliberte was then placed under arrest. Her bond was set at $1,500 and her court date is June 12th.