June 11, 2019
By: Dwayne Page
A man who seriously injured a teenage girl in a recent assault is scheduled for a court appearance Thursday, June 13.
20 year old Dominic Pasley of 1327 Willis McGinnis Road was arrested on May 26 for the aggravated assault of a 17 year old girl. Police were called to Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic due to the assault and noticed that the victim had a red mark on her throat, a contusion on the left side of her face, broken blood vessels in her left eye and swelling on the right side of her face. Due to the severity of the injury to her face, clinic staff advised the girl’s parent to take her to the emergency room of St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital for an x-ray. During the investigation, police learned that Pasley and the girl got into an argument that turned physical when Pasley grabbed the teen by the throat and shoved her into a wall before punching her several times in the face. Pasley had already left the scene by the time police arrived to investigate but he was later arrested and charged in the case. Bond for Pasley is $3,500 and his court date is June 13.
20 year old Tres Donald Haney of Spencer was arrested on May 10 for public intoxication. Police were called to F.Z. Webb & Sons Pharmacy due to a man talking to himself who was walking around in circles behind the building. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the man, Haney and noticed that his eyes were red with pin sized pupils. Haney made statements that didn’t make sense and he couldn’t answer simple questions. He would often give a blank stare. For his safety and that of the public, Haney was taken into custody. His bond is $2,000.
23 year old Nicholas Everette Fults of 1222 South College Street was arrested on May 11 for aggravated domestic assault. Police were called to Fults’ home due to a domestic assault call. Upon arrival, the officer noticed a red mark on the victim’s neck and learned that Fults and the victim had been arguing which escalated as Fults placed the victim in a head lock trying to choke her. The victim banged on the walls of the apartment trying to alert neighbors to call 911. Bond for Fults is $7,500.
Smithville Police arrested two people on alcohol related charges after a wreck May 12 on Bright Hill Road. 45 year old Marcelino Desena Diaz of 1045 Bright Hill Road was charged with DUI and cited for a driver’s license violation and financial responsibility. A passenger, 59 year old Alfonzo Cortez Celaya, also of 1045 Bright Hill Road, was charged with public intoxication. During the wreck investigation, police spoke with Diaz, the driver of a red Ford truck that had crashed into a tree and noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on Diaz’s breath and that he was unsteady on his feet. Due to a language barrier, police could not administer field sobriety tasks but a search warrant was obtained for a blood sample. Meanwhile as Celaya got out of the truck, the officer noticed that he was unsteady on his feet and that he had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. Celaya also failed to follow the officer’s directions. Bond for Diaz is $2,500 and $1,500 for Celaya.
Angie Leanna Hollingsworth was arrested May 26 for driving on a revoked license and cited for a light violation. Around 3:00 a.m. police spotted a car on West Broad Street with no headlights or taillights and initiated a traffic stop. Upon a computer check through Central Dispatch officers learned that Hollingsworth’s license were revoked for DUI in 2018 and a prior driving on revoked license offense in 2017 for failure to pay fines. Bond for Hollingsworth is $3,000 and her court date is June 13.
27 year old Stephanie Michelle Mooneyham was cited on May 26 for criminal trespassing. Police were called to 633 Restview Avenue in reference to Mooneyham being on the property after being warned several times by residents and officers not to be back there. Her court date is June 13.
54 year old David Lloyd Close of 8021 Holmes Creek Road was arrested on May 29 for a 5th offense of driving under the influence and he was cited for driving on a revoked license, financial responsibility, and implied consent. Police were notified by an off-duty officer that Close had been observed drinking in the Wal-Mart parking lot and that he didn’t have a driver’s license. Upon arrival the investigating officer saw Close driving a silver SUV and followed him out of the parking lot. After stopping the vehicle, the officer spoke with Close but he couldn’t produce a driver’s license or proof of insurance. Close had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and he couldn’t perform field sobriety tasks due to medical issues. Police obtained a search warrant for a blood sample after Close refused to submit to implied consent. One opened beer can and five empty cans were found in the vehicle . Bond for Close is $7,500 and his court date is June 13.
62 year old Loretta Kay Sexton of 122 Crips Lane and 51 year old Sandra Lee Sexton of 405 North Mountain Street were arrested for disorderly conduct on May 29. As officers were speaking with another person outside of the police department Loretta kept driving by harassing that person and when the officer ordered her to leave the area, Loretta shouted curse words as she left. Sandra Sexton later showed up and approached the scene of the investigation. After being ordered several times to leave that area, Sandra turned and stopped in the middle of the road refusing to move causing a hazard to other cars driving through the area. Bond for each is $1,500 and they will make a court appearance on June 13.