Adams Accused of Breaking into Outbuilding

October 28, 2013
by: 
Dwayne Page
 Richard Scott Adams
James Waylon Kyle
Timothy Eugene Panter

The Sheriff's Department arrested a man last week in the recent burglary of an outbuilding on East Broad Street.

43 year old Richard Scott Adams of Redman Road, Smithville is charged with theft of property over $1,000 and introduction of contraband in a penal institution. His bond totals $15,000 and he will be in court October 31.

Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Thursday, October 10 Adams allegedly took two tillers, a leaf blower, a John Deere riding mower, and a trailer from an out building on East Broad Street. The items were valued at more than $1,000. After an investigation, Adams was arrested on Monday, October 21.

Upon being brought to the jail, correctional officers conducted a search of Adams and found in his sock a syringe and a white powdery substance (cocaine).

56 year old James Waylon Kyle of Temperance Hall Road, Smithville is charged with driving under the influence. He was also issued a citation for failure to maintain his lane of travel. Bond for Kyle is $2,500 and he will be in court November 7.

Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, October 26 Kyle was operating a motor vehicle on Sparta Highway. Kyle repeatedly left his lane of travel. A deputy stopped Kyle and detected a strong odor of alcohol on his person. Kyle was also unsteady on his feet and his speech was slurred. Kyle submitted to but performed poorly on all field sobriety tasks. Kyle further submitted to a blood alcohol test. He was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.

43 year old Timothy Eugene Panter of Kendra Drive, Smithville is charged with driving under the influence. He was also issued citations for failure to maintain his lane of travel and for violation of the implied consent law. Panter's bond is $2,500 and he will be in court on November 7.

Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, October 27 a deputy saw a Dodge pickup truck on Sparta Highway leaving its lane of travel several times. The truck crossed into the officer's lane of travel nearly hitting the patrol car. The deputy stopped the truck and spoke to the driver, Panter who had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. His eyes were bloodshot and he was very unsteady on his feet. Panter performed poorly on all field sobriety tasks but he refused to submit to a blood test. He was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.

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