A Smithville man accused of assaulting his girlfriend and her daughter during a domestic incident last week was forcibly taken into custody after trying to evade arrest.
24 year old Clay Andrew Bain of Lakeview Drive, Smithville is charged with domestic assault, resisting arrest, aggravated assault, evading arrest, child abuse or neglect, and reckless endangerment. His bond totals $22,500 and he will make a court appearance December 17.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Tuesday, November 10 a deputy was dispatched to Lakeview Drive in reference to a domestic. Upon arrival the officer spoke with Bain's girlfriend who reported that after she and Bain had gotten into an argument he shoved her to the ground causing a cut and swelling to her hand. As the woman's daughter, a minor child, tried to break up the argument, Bain grabbed her by the arm and slung her to the side causing injury to the child's arm and shoulder. After being told by the deputy that he was under arrest, Bain ran into the house and to a back bedroom where he grabbed a muzzleloader pistol from a dresser, and waved it around with the officer and others in the room. Bain was forcibly restrained and handcuffed. The weapon was found to be unloaded.
Two men are in trouble with the law for possession of marijuana after their pickup truck got stuck in a field last week.
43 year old Donnie Dewayne Frazier of North Mill Street, Dowelltown is charged with possession of a schedule VI drug for resale and 30 year old Eric James Cox of Woodbury is cited for criminal trespass, simple possession of drugs, and simple possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond for Frazier is $7,500 and both will make a court appearance on December 17.
Sheriff Ray said that on Tuesday, November 10 a deputy was dispatched to Game Ridge Road to meet with a landowner who has a field leased for crops. He reported that a pickup truck, occupied by two men, was stuck in the field and that no one had permission to be there. The men appeared to have been illegally hunting.
The officer spoke with both men in the truck, Frazier and Cox, and obtained consent to search. He found two firearms and a black bag which held five individual bags and a Mason jar all containing a green leafy substance thought to be marijuana. Frazier also produced another bag of the same substance (marijuana). Frazier told the officer that the bags and all contents belonged to him.
In the case against Cox, the search turned up a baggie of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana along with a pipe containing marijuana residue.
22 year old Cayden Katerina Cantrell of North Mill Street, Dowelltown is charged with assault and domestic assault. Her bond is $4,000 and she will be in court December 10. Sheriff Ray said on Tuesday, November 10 a deputy responded to a residence on North Mill Street in reference to an assault. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a man who reported that Cantrell got mad and pepper sprayed him in the face as he tried to break up a fight between she (Cantrell) and her sister. In the domestic assault case, Sheriff Ray said the arresting officer spoke to Cantrell's sister who reported that during an argument between them Cantrell grabbed her by the arm and hit her in the face several times. Cantrell was placed under arrest.
20 year old Elijah Caleb Poss of Old West Point Road, Smithville is cited for driving on a suspended license and a violation of the light law. He will be in court on December 2. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, November 14 a deputy stopped Poss' vehicle for a non-working brake light. A computer check revealed his license were suspended for failure to appear on December 23, 2013.
26 year old Joshua Grissom of Old Blue Springs Road, Smithville is charged with violation of an order of protection. His bond is $2,500 and he will make a court appearance on November 19. Sheriff Ray said that on Wednesday, November 11 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Old Blue Springs Road concerning an unwanted guest. Upon arrival the officer spoke with Grissom who was sitting in a white utility truck and demanding to see his child. But Grissom was in the driveway of a woman who has an active order of protection against him.