The Smithville Police Department issued three citations for shoplifting and made a DUI arrest last week.
19 year old Heather Renee Anderson was cited for shoplifting at the Dollar General Store on Wednesday, October 17. Chief Randy Caplinger said that Anderson allegedly concealed items in her purse while shopping with the intent of depriving the store of the merchandise. Her court date is October 25
41 year old Dana Annette Kennedy was also cited for shoplifting at the Dollar General Store on October 17. The stolen items were recovered. Her court date is November 15.
35 year old Amy J. Lawson was arrested for DUI on Thursday, October 18. Chief Caplinger said Lawson was operating a motor vehicle and when making a turn, the back wheels dropped off the road. The arresting officer, having prior knowledge that her license were suspended, stopped Lawson. She had slurred speech, was unsteady on her feet, and her eyes were glazed. After submitting to field sobriety tasks, Lawson was arrested for DUI and cited for driving on a suspended license. Her bond is $2,500 and her court date is November 29.
38 year old Misty Dawn Bush was cited for shoplifting on Saturday, October 20. Bush was stopped by a Wal-Mart employee for taking items and concealing them in her purse with the intent of depriving the store of its merchandise. Her court date is November 15.