A Liberty man, accused of stealing from Wal-mart, has been arrested by the Smithville Police Department.
26 year old Andrew Duane Maynard of Maynard Road, Liberty was picked up on Tuesday, August 10th for felony theft. Detective Matt Holmes made the arrest. On Monday, August 9th, Officer Matt Farmer took a report of a theft from Wal-Mart. A Loss Prevention associate at the store had still pictures and video of the suspect taking items out of the store on three different occasions through the Garden Center. The pictures showed the suspect sliding the items under the gate. He then drove his truck around and picked them up. After identifying Maynard as a suspect, Detective Holmes and Deputy Jodie Johnson of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department went to Maynard's home but the officers were told that he was not there, that he had gone to town. Maynard was later seen pulling away from a dumpster site on Hwy 70 West. Deputy Johnson spotted Maynard and initiated a traffic stop. Maynard was questioned about the thefts and he admitted to taking the items. He said that the items were at his house. Stolen merchandise from Wal-Mart valued at approximately $3600 was recovered at Maynard's residence by Chief Randy Caplinger, Detective Holmes and Deputy Johnson. Bond for Maynard is $5,000 and his court date is August 19th.
62 year old Helen Faye Self of Wade Street was named in a grand jury sealed indictment on August 2nd charging her with two counts of sale and delivery of a schedule III controlled substance. She was arrested by Officer Matt Farmer. Bond for Self is $20,000 and she will appear for arraignment on Monday August 16th in DeKalb County Criminal Court.
22 year old John David Anderson of Cookeville Highway was arrested on Tuesday, August 10th for DUI. According to the warrant, Officer James Cornelius observed a vehicle on North Congress Boulevard that appeared to be traveling faster than the posted limit. Upon getting behind the vehicle he noticed it swerve over the dividing lines several times. After stopping the vehicle and speaking with the driver, Anderson, Officer Cornelius noticed his speech to be slurred and he had poor motor skills. He submitted to several field sobriety tasks but he performed poorly. Anderson was unsteady on his feet. He submitted to a blood alcohol test. Bond for Anderson is $1,500 and his court date is August 26th.
47 year old Lou Ann Self Cantrell of West Main Street was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia on Tuesday, August 10th Officer Randy King received a tip about drug paraphernalia and illegal narcotics at 215 West Main Street. He was invited into the residence and Ms. Cantrell admitted to having paraphernalia there. Four syringes were found. Cantrell will appear in court on August 26th.
26 year old Jeffrey Edward Dawes of Miller Road was arrested on Friday, August 13th for driving on a suspended license. Officer David Phillips saw Edwards speeding on Foster Road and initiated a traffic stop where he was cited for speeding. A check of his license through Central Dispatch revealed them to be suspended for failure to satisfy a citation. Bond for Dawes is $1,000 and his court date is October 13th.
27 year old April Lynn Anderson of Tramel Branch Road was arrested on Friday, August 13th for driving on a suspended license Officer David Phillips saw Anderson speeding on East Broad Street and initiated a traffic stop where she was cited for speeding. A check of her license through Central Dispatch revealed them to be suspended for failure to satisfy a citation. Bond for Anderson is $1,000 and her court date is September 8th.
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