Smithville Police have charged a man in a shooting last week.
26 year old Bobby Jewel Wilson of Evins Mill Road was arrested Friday, November 18 for aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and unlawful possession of a weapon.
According to the arrest warrant, Wilson, a convicted felon, fired several shots from an assault rifle from his vehicle at another man. This occurred on Monday, November 14 in a highly populated area in the City of Smithville with houses in close proximity. No one was injured.
In the latest report from the department, Smithville Police report that officers were called to the residence at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Monday, November 14 where someone had fired shots into the home. Upon talking with the victims, police learned that two bullets had passed through two different windows. After the shooting, one of the victims looked outside and saw a white car quickly leaving the area. Police then talked to a neighbor down the street who informed them that Wilson had fired a shot at him after he asked Wilson to leave his residence because he was starting to get loud. Wilson had already left the neighborhood before police arrived to investigate but he was later found in Rutherford County and taken into custody.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said that he and a deputy went to Wilson's residence on Evins Mill Road after the shooting and found his vehicle but Wilson was not there. “On Monday, November 14 the city (police) got a call of a shooting. The city advised county (sheriff’s department) units that a witness stated it was Wilson (who did the shooting) and that he lived with his mother on Evins Mill Road. The witness stated that Wilson was driving a white Cadillac. I got dispatch to run his drivers license and found an address on Evins Mill Road. I along with another county deputy went to the address and found the white Cadillac setting behind a barn. After a search, Wilson was not found to be there,” said Sheriff Ray.
34 year old William Travis Malone was cited Saturday, October 29 for simple possession of schedule II & IV drugs. Police responded to Dairy Queen in reference to a person passed out at the wheel of his vehicle in the drive through. Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the man, Malone, and received consent to search. During the search, the officer found a clear container with four pink oval gel pills believed to be morphine, 14 blue round pills thought to be oxycodone, 14 pink round pills believed to be oxycodone, and seven yellow pills thought to be alprazolam. Malone had no prescription for the drugs. His court date is December 1.
40 year old Shannon Dawn Stanick and 47 year old Elsie Mae Judkins were recently arrested for sale and delivery of a schedule IV drug and 63 year old Kathy Ann Taylor was cited for simple possession. During an investigation it was discovered that Judkins made a phone call to Taylor in order to assist Stanick in selling her prescription resulting in the sale of twenty (20) somas. Bond for Stanick is $5,000 and $6,500 for Judkins.
47 year old Billy E. Cook Jr. was arrested on Wednesday, November 2 for burglary; resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search; and resisting arrest. Police responded to East Side Inn where Cook had allegedly broken into three rooms and stayed the night in one of the rooms without paying. As officers were placing him under arrest for the burglary, Cook pulled away and balled up his fist at them. Police were eventually able to get handcuffs on Cook and he was transported to the police department for paperwork to be filled out. When the time came to transfer him to the jail, Cook became belligerent and uncooperative with the officers. Due to his previous actions and concern for the officers’ safety, Cook was warned that a taser would be deployed if he didn't cooperate. After Cook continued to be non compliant he was tased with a single 5 second burst, taken into custody without further incident, and then transported to the Sheriff's Department for booking. His bond is $13,000.
31 year old Bessie C Gammons and 33 year old Bruce L Gammons were arrested for child abuse or neglect on Thursday, November 3. Police were summoned to a residence where a man and woman had been verbally arguing. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the Gammons’. After questioning all parties involved it was determined that Bruce had struck the minor in the face and that Bessie had hit the youngster twice in the face and once to the stomach/chest area leaving puffy, redness, and light bruising to the left cheek. Bond for each is $4,000 with conditions.
39 year old Teresa Lynn Lefever was cited for theft on Friday, November 4. Lefever was found to have several items in her purse belonging to the Dollar General Store.
47 year old Cathy Darlene Morton was cited for theft on Friday, November 4 at the Dollar General Store. Morton was observed taking an item out of its package and putting it in her purse.
23 year old Jessie Ray Herman was cited for simple possession on Saturday, November 5. Police were called to a residence where someone was causing problems. Herman was identified as the person responsible and upon consent to search his person, police found four small white round pills believed to be oxycodone in his right pocket. Herman had no prescription for the pills.
21 year old Elijah Caleb Poss was cited on Monday, November 7 for failure to show proof of insurance, texting while operating a vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and simple possession. Poss was stopped after police saw him texting while driving. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed Poss trying to hide something behind him. The officer received consent to search and found .12 ounces of marijuana, rolling papers, grinder, and two pipes. Poss also could not provide proof of insurance. His court date is December 1.
21 year old Makayla Brooke Barrett was arrested Wednesday, November 9 for theft in connection with a stolen purse at Walmart. The purse was initially reported to be lost or stolen from a shopping cart on July 5. The store’s surveillance video showed Barrett in possession of the purse. An investigation revealed that a wallet in the purse had been turned in to a Wal-Mart employee but some of the contents along with the purse remain missing. Bond for Barrett is $2,500 and her court date is December 1
40 year old Tyrone D. Owens was arrested on Tuesday, November 15 for driving under the influence and possession with intent to sell a schedule II drug. He was also cited for simple possession of a schedule II drug and for violation of implied consent. Police were dispatched to the area of West Broad and South Mountain Street where a vehicle was in the roadway and the driver appeared to be passed out. Upon arrival an officer noticed that the driver, Owens appeared to be trying to put something down his pants or his pockets then acted as if he were trying to hide something in the console. Owens was asked to exit the vehicle and police conducted a search of his person . Found in his front pocket was a plastic bag containing one small baggie of a white powdery substance and another small baggie which held a white solid substance. Both substances were believed to be cocaine and weighed 6 grams. The plastic bag also held five smaller empty plastic baggies. Police further found in Owens’ right front pocket a small white round pill believed to be oxycodone for which he had no prescription and he had $497.00 in cash on him believed to be money from drug transactions given the fact that he had empty baggies and cocaine in his possession. Owens’ speech was slow and slurred. He performed poorly on field sobriety tasks and he refused to submit to a blood test. His bond is $6,500 and his court date is December 1
22 year old John Mason and 25 year old Joshua Anderson were arrested for theft of property on Tuesday, November 15. Mason and Anderson allegedly stole several items from their victim's vehicle while brandishing a gun and a knife. Upon further investigation, police found no evidence to support any weapons having been used in the commission of the theft. Bond for each is $1,500 and their court date is December 1.
27 year old Joshua Ledale Baxter was cited for simple possession on Wednesday, November 16. Police were called to a business for a possible break in. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with Baxter who informed him that he (Baxter) had been looking at some items outside. Upon consent to search, the officer found on Baxter a prescription bottle with 5 white bar pills and three blue oval pills believed to be Xanax for which Baxter had no prescription. His court date is December 1.
48 year old William Andrew Cantrell was arrested on Thursday, November 17 for resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest, or search. Cantrell tried to flee from a county deputy and a Smithville Police Officer as they were serving a warrant on him. Because he would not cooperate, police tased Cantrell before taking him into custody. Cantrell’s bond is $2,500 and his court date is December 1.
21 year old Spencer Ervin Stanfield was arrested Saturday, November 19 for driving under the influence and cited for violation of the registration law and financial responsibility (no insurance). Police were called to a vehicle crash and spoke with the driver, Stanfield who had an odor of alcohol on his person. Stanfield was unsteady on his feet and he performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. He was taken into custody. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is December 1.
38 year old Michael Alan Hendrix was arrested on Sunday, November 20 for aggravated assault. Police received a 911 call of shots being heard outside a residence. Upon arrival, police were informed that Hendrix had been observed leaving the area in a dark green Ford truck. Seven 9 millimeter shell casings were recovered from the front yard near the road. Police later spoke with Hendrix and determined through an investigation that he had fired rounds into the ground as a warning to one of his victims that he was coming for him. Bond for Hendrix is $5,000 and his court date is December 15.
52 year old Todd M. Yoder was arrested for domestic assault on Sunday, November 20. Police responded to a domestic call and upon arrival learned that Yoder had pushed his victim into the bathroom of their residence several times until she fell into the bathtub. Yoder then fell on top of the woman pinning her in the tub. Police determined that Yoder was the primary aggressor. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is December 1.