A 50 year old man, after being accused of beating up his girlfriend, allegedly assaulted an ambulance service EMT/Paramedic Sunday after he was taken to the hospital complaining of back pain
50 year old Bret Kenneth Boring of Johnson Chapel Road, Sparta is charged with domestic assault and simple assault. His bond is $4,000 and he will be in court on August 2. Sheriff Patrick Ray reports that on Sunday, July 8 a deputy was called to check out a complaint of a physical domestic at a residence on Johnson Chapel Road. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim, a female, who said that Boring had assaulted her. She had blood on her face, arms, and chest. Her nose appeared to have been broken. The woman said that Boring was "going to kill her". She had cuts on her chest , arms, and on her left ear. Boring was found in the woods behind the residence. It was determined that he was the primary aggressor and he was arrested for domestic assault.
Boring was later charged with the simple assault offense by a DeKalb Ambulance Service EMT/Paramedic who said that Boring struck her, after he was taken to the hospital. According to the warrant, Sheriff Ray said that EMT/Paramedic Kim Cox reported that Boring was being transported by EMS because he complained of his back hurting. But at the hospital when he was asked to move from one cot to another, he refused. As EMS staff were getting a sheet, preparing to move him to another cot, Boring hit Cox with his fist on the right side of her face, causing her nose to bleed. She had a small cut to her nose along with swelling and soreness under her eye. Boring was very belligerent during the entire time and stated that he would "kill them all by tomorrow", according to the warrant.
32 year old Anthony Doel Atnip of Johnson Chapel Road, Sparta is charged with violation of an order of protection and domestic assault. His bond is $6,500 and he will be in court August 2. Sheriff Ray reports that on Tuesday, July 3 a deputy responded to a 911 domestic call at a residence on Johnson Chapel Road, where a man had allegedly assaulted his step-father. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with the victim who said his step-son, Atnip, had hit him in the side of the head while trying to grab the phone as he (victim) was calling 911. The step-father also had a cut to his right index finger. Atnip told the deputy that he had consumed six beers and that he had punched a hole in a television set and had broken a mirror. The officer determined that Atnip was the primary aggressor and he was placed under arrest. Central dispatch also informed the deputy of an active order of protection against Atnip.
68 year old Kenneth Wayne Stanley of Sevierville is charged with public intoxication and cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of a schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana). His bond is $1,000 and he will be in court on August 2. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, July 7 a deputy responded to the Midnight Express to check on someone passed out in the parking lot. Upon arrival, the officer found a man, Stanley face down on the ground with a cut to his nose and a knot on his right arm. He had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and he was unsteady on his feet. His speech was very slurred. EMS was called to come to the scene due to Stanley's injuries but he refused to be transported. Due to his level of intoxication and for his own safety, Stanley was placed under arrest. Stanley gave the officer consent to search his vehicle and a small black bag was found in the center console. The bag contained a grinder, five pipe cleaners, two pipes, two lighters, a pipe tool, and a small plastic bag containing .4 ounces of marijuana.
48 year old Timothy Ross Bogle of Smithville is charged with a second offense of driving under the influence and cited for failure to maintain his lane of travel. He will be in court August 2. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, July 7, a deputy was traveling on Highway 70 west when an oncoming red Chevrolet truck crossed into his lane before moving back into the proper lane. He (Bogle) then ran off the right shoulder of the road. The officer stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Bogle who had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. The deputy asked Bogle to get out of the vehicle. Bogle said that he had consumed five beers and had taken a percocet. Bogle was very unsteady on his feet. He submitted to but performed poorly on all field sobriety tasks. He also submitted to a blood alcohol test.
27 year old Michael Frederick Teachout is charged with public intoxication. His bond is $1,000 and he will be in court July 19. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, July 7 a deputy responded to a complaint of man who appeared to be intoxicated, standing in the roadway on Highway 56 north. While enroute, the officer was told that the man was on Hurricane Bridge, sitting on the guard rail and kicking at vehicles as they passed by. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the man, Teachout, who was found to be very intoxicated. He had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and he was very unsteady on his feet. Due to his being a danger to himself and the public, Teachout was placed under arrest.
Two men are facing public intoxication offenses after the sheriff's department was called to break-up a fight at Pates Ford Marina on Saturday, July 7. According to Sheriff Ray, 50 year old Joseph Allan Maples of Potts Camp Road, Smithville was cited and 24 year old Michael Keith Davidson, Jr. of Lafayette, Georgia was charged with public intoxication. They will be in court on July 19. Bond for Davidson is $1,000. Upon arrival at the parking lot of the marina, the officer made contact with both Maples and Davidson who were very intoxicated. Maples could not stand on his own and Davidson was very unsteady on his feet. Davidson had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and his speech was slurred. Davidson admitted to consuming too many beers. He was placed under arrest for his own safety and for causing a disturbance in a public place.
28 year old Melissa Ann Wheeler of Midway Road, Smithville is cited for driving without a license, no vehicle registration, violation of the financial responsibility law (no insurance), failure to maintain lane of travel, and leaving the scene of an accident. She will be in court on July 18. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, July 8 a deputy responded to a one car crash on Belk Road. Upon arrival, the officer found the vehicle, but it was unoccupied. After an investigation, the officer learned that Wheeler had been the driver. Wheeler admitted to driving, stating that she had left the scene because she had to take care of something. She could not provide proof of having a drivers license, insurance, or vehicle registration.
22 year old Gabriel Montero Ramdrez of Smithville is cited for driving without a license, violation of the financial responsibility law (no insurance), unregistered vehicle, and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. He will be in court on July 18. Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, July 7 Ramdrez was involved in a one car crash with property damage but no injuries. He left the scene of the accident. He was later arrested. A computer check revealed that he had no license, he could not produce proof of insurance, and his vehicle was not registered.
25 year old Austin Wood of Gassaway is cited for a third offense of driving on a suspended license. He will be in court July 25. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, July 2, Wood was stopped by a drug detective for not having a valid drivers license. The officer had prior knowledge that Wood did not have a valid drivers license because he was arrested on June 5 for driving on a suspended license. His license were suspended for failure to satisfy citations and driving while his license is suspended.