A McMinnville man has been charged in a recent burglary and theft.
43 year old Anthony Lynn Colwell of McMinnville was arrested on Wednesday, October 1 for aggravated burglary and theft of property over $1,000. Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on July 8 Colwell allegedly broke into a residence on Man Hill Road and took several pieces of jewelry. Colwell then pawned the items at a DeKalb County jewelry store and a pawn shop in Warren County. His bond is $17,000. The case was investigated by a sheriff's department detective.
34 year old George William Rogers, II of Aaron Webb Road, Smithville is charged with being a fugitive from justice. His bond is $50,000 and he will be in court October 16. Sheriff Ray said Rogers is wanted in Springfield, Missouri for driving while intoxicated and being a persistent offender. Rogers was arrested on Monday, September 29.
22 year old Nathaniel Dylan Tippens of Redman Road, Smithville is charged with theft of property over $500. His bond is $5,000. He was arrested on Saturday, October 4. Sheriff Ray said that on Wednesday, September 24 Tippens allegedly stole a 1997 white Ford Aspire from a residence on Redman Road and took it to a local recycling business with the intent to sell the vehicle. The attendant informed Tippens that the business could not purchase the automobile because it was reported stolen. Before leaving, Tippens told the attendant to report that the vehicle had been found. The case was investigated by a sheriff's department detective.
34 year old Rebecca Jade Andrews of Cookeville Highway, Smithville is charged with public intoxication. Her bond is $1,500 and she will be in court October 9. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, October 3 a deputy spotted Andrews who was sitting on the side of the road on Highway 56 north. She had a strong odor of alcohol on her person and her speech was slurred. Andrews was also unsteady on her feet. She was taken into custody for her safety.
36 year old Casey Joseph Jacobs of Old Snow Hill Road, Dowelltown is charged with assault. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, October 5 an altercation took place between Jacobs, an inmate in the jail, and another prisoner which became physical. After an investigation it was determined that Jacobs was the primary aggressor. His bond is $1,500 and he will make a court appearance October 16.
29 year old Joshua Lynn McCowan of Adams Street, Smithville is charged with violation of bond conditions. His bond is $2,500 and he will be in court October 9. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, September 29 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Toad Road, Dowelltown where he found McCowan. Due to his having an active bond condition under which he is prohibited from being near a woman at this residence, McCowan was placed under arrest.
29 year old Isidro Gonzalez Ruiz of Murfreesboro is charged with a second offense of driving under the influence. He was further issued citations for driving on a revoked license and failure to maintain lane of travel. His bond is $3,000 and he will be in court October 16. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, October 3 a deputy spotted a black Mustang driven by Ruiz. The vehicle left its lane of travel into oncoming traffic. The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with Ruiz. He detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the car. Ruiz's eyes were glossy and his speech was slurred. Ruiz performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. A computer check revealed that Ruiz's driver's license were revoked for a DUI in 2006. He was placed under arrest.