Three Persons Named in Grand Jury Sealed Indictments Arrested

April 19, 2014
by: 
Dwayne Page
Kenny Wayne Bly
Roger Tremain Rapp
Randy Glenn Haslam
William Alexander Davis
Kathy Jo Massengail
Cody Lynn Murphy

The Sheriff's Department has arrested three people named in Grand Jury sealed indictments.

34 year old Kenny Wayne Bly of Gallatin, indicted on July 29, 2013, was arrested on Friday, April 11. Bly is charged in the indictment with sale and delivery of a schedule II drug over .5 grams in a drug free zone. He is under a $50,000 bond. The case was investigated by the Smithville Police Department.

47 year old Roger Tremain Rapp of Cookeville, indicted in August 2013, was arrested on Saturday, April 12. He is charged in the indictment with two counts of sale and delivery of a schedule II drug in a drug free zone. His bond is $100,000. The case was investigated by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.

41 year old Randy Glenn Haslam of Murfreesboro, named in a sealed indictment on Monday, April 7, was arrested a few days later. He is charged in the indictment with theft of property over $10,000. His bond is $40,000. The indictment alleges that "on or about December 7, 2012, Haslam knowingly did obtain or exercise control over certain property, to wit: a digital camera, a gold Timex women's watch, a gold nugget bracelet, a three carat diamond bracelet, a pair of diamond loop earrings, a gold and diamond band ring, a three carat diamond cluster ring, a one carat diamond cluster ring, and various other pieces of jewelry being over the value of $10,000, constituting the offense of theft."

Meanwhile, three other persons have been named in separate domestic assault cases.

62 year old William Alexander Davis of Brown Street, Dowelltown is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $2,500. Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Wednesday, April 9 an officer was dispatched to Brown Street in Dowelltown in reference to a domestic call. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with a woman who said that she and her husband, Davis had been in an argument. According to the woman, the argument became physical and he pushed her to the ground, causing a bruise to her right wrist and a scratch on her leg. Davis allegedly admitted to arguing with his wife and causing her to be injured. He was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.

44 year old Kathy Jo Massengail of Keltonburg Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. Her bond is $2,000 and she will be in court on April 24. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, April 11 a deputy was dispatched to Jones Road on a domestic assault call. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a man who said that Massengail grabbed him by the neck and threatened to punch him, leaving scratches on his neck. Massengail then grabbed a knife but did not use it. Massengail, determined to be the primary aggressor, was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.

Two days later, on Sunday, April 13 Massengail was arrested for violation of bond conditions. Her bond on that charge is $4,000. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, April 13 a deputy went to a residence on J.C. Jones Road, where he found Massengail and a man on the front porch. The man was the victim of the domestic assault in the incident on Friday, April 11. Massengail was intoxicated. Under terms of her bond conditions, Massengail is prohibited her having any contact with this man and she is not to consume any alcohol. She was placed under arrest.

24 year old Cody Lynn Murphy of Ferrell Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $2,500 and he will be in court on April 24. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, April 6 Alex Cody Murphy was sleeping at the residence on Ferrell Road when he was awakened to an argument in the living room. Melissa Murphy and Cody Murphy were in the living room. Alex said that his brother, Cody and his brother's girlfriend Michelle Bilbrey, grabbed Alex's girlfriend, Kim Johnson by the throat and began choking her. As Alex tried to break up the fight, Cody began hitting him in the face, arms, neck, and chest. Alex was able to escape with Kim. They drove to Kim's mother's house on Keltonburg Road, where the sheriff's department was contacted.

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