Smithville Police have charged a 20 year old man with breaking into the residence of his girlfriend and then assaulting the woman and a child.
Raymond Howard Rollins of 318 West Broad Street is charged with domestic violence, simple assault, child abuse or neglect and aggravated burglary. Detective Jerry Hutchins reports that on Thursday, October 15th Rollins was arrested after he kicked in the door of his girlfriend's apartment and assaulted her and their infant child. The girlfriend and child had visible signs of assault. Mr. Rollins was arrested without incident and transported to the Smithville Police Department. His bond is set at $25,000 and he is to appear in General Sessions Court November 19th.
26 year old Jennifer Lynn Bullard of 553 Adcock Cemetery Road is charged with leaving the scene of an accident. Officer Randy King reports that on Thursday, October 15th, he was dispatched to West Broad Street to take a report of an accident involving a purple Cavalier and an armored Loomis van. Before his arrival, Officer King was advised that the purple Cavalier had left the scene of the accident. King later saw the vehicle turn from Bell Street onto Atnip Street and he stopped it Judy Bullard was driving the vehicle. Officer King asked the driver why she left the scene. Bullard replied she was scared. Bullard was advised that she would be arrested for leaving the scene of an accident. At that time Bullard told the officer that it was her daughter, Jennifer Bullard who was actually was driving the vehicle. Deputy Roger Whitehead picked up Jennifer Bullard at her mother's residence. Jennifer was identified by one of the occupants as the driver who left the scene.
21 year old Brittney D. Barnes of 206 West Church Street is charged with theft of property under $500 and four counts of fraudulent use of a credit card. Officer Travis Bryant reports that on October 2nd the victim stated that someone had made several transactions on her account without her permission. Officer Bryant obtained photos of Ms. Barnes getting monies from the ATM's and warrants were taken out on her. Barnes went to the Police Department on Friday, October 16th to speak with Officer Bryant and to give her statement at which time she was served with the warrants and advised that her bond was set at $23,500. Her court date in General Sessions is October 22nd.
Meanwhile anyone having any information on the following offenses is asked to please contact the Smithville Police Department at 597-8210.
On Monday, October 12th at around 5:00 p.m. someone stole Shelly Womack's purse from her vehicle while she was attending church at the House of Prayer.
On Tuesday, October 13th at around 11:45 p.m. someone broke into Jewel's Market on 1226 South Congress Boulevard. The front glass was broken. There were no suspect(s) at the scene when the police arrived.
On Wednesday, October 14th in the Star Manufacturing parking lot someone entered Corey Cantrell's vehicle through the rear sliding back glass and stole a Kenwood CD player valued at $380.
Any information received that will help the Smithville Police solve any criminal offense will be greatly appreciated. All information is confidential.