A local man has been charged with ten counts of forgery for allegedly passing forged checks stolen from a family member at two banks and a market from May 25 through June 7.
Matthew Adam Cubbins of Toad Road, Dowelltown is under a $25,000 bond and he will be in court June 23.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said that Cubbins allegedly passed forged checks at Wilson Bank & Trust in Smithville for $300 on Wednesday, May 25; for $200 on Thursday, May 26; for $300 on Friday, June 3; for $300 on Monday, June 6; and for $300 on Tuesday, June 7; at Regions Bank in Smithville for $250 on Friday, May 27; for $200 on Tuesday, May 31; and for $300 on Wednesday, June 1; and at Shiny Rock Market for $200 on Sunday, May 29 and for $300 on Tuesday, June 7.
36 year old Amanda Lynette Davis of Seven Springs Road, Smithville is charged with vandalism. Her bond is $1,500 and she will make a court appearance on June 30. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, June 12 Davis allegedly fired a handgun in close proximity to her neighbor who also lives on Seven Springs Road. A shot fired from Davis’ weapon penetrated the back glass of the neighbor’s pickup truck causing over $350 in damages. The spent round was recovered from inside the vehicle.
Michael Brandon Redmon of Holcomb Road, McMinnville is charged with assaulting a correctional officer at the jail. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court June 30. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, June 12 Redmon assaulted a correctional officer by scratching his face and neck and the inside of his lip while the officer was getting a mop bucket from Redmon’s cell.
33 year old Derrick Randall Dalton of Evins Mill Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault and resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest, or search. His bond is $4,000 and he will make a court appearance on June 30. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, June 13 a deputy responded to a 911 physical domestic in progress at a residence on Evins Mill Road. Upon arrival the officer spoke to a woman who said that her boyfriend, Dalton, had hit her in the nose. The deputy saw that the woman had blood around her nose and on her pants and that the bridge of her nose and left eye had been bruised and were swollen. She was taken by DeKalb EMS to the emergency room of the hospital. The investigating officer determined that Dalton was the primary aggressor. The following day, Tuesday, June 14 an officer went back to the residence on Evins Mill Road to serve warrants on Dalton. As the deputy arrived Dalton fled the home on foot. He ran out the back door and through a field behind the house. The officer identified himself and called for Dalton to stop but he refused to obey the deputy’s commands and kept running until the officer caught up with him.