Three Charged with Public Intoxication After Coming to Court Intoxicated

January 25, 2023
By: Dwayne Page

Three people believed to have come to General Sessions Court under the influence have been charged with public intoxication. Bond for 40-year-old Bradley Shane Redmon of King Ridge Road, Dowelltown, and 29-year-old Samantha Shaye Goodson of Hendrixson Road, Smithville, is $2,500 each and they will make a court appearance on January 26.

Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on January 12 while seated in the courtroom, both Redmon and Goodson appeared to be under the influence of a substance as they were nodding off and slumped over in their seats. Meanwhile on January 19, 23-year-old Allison Katherine Driver of Church Street, Alexandria, was also in court when several people pointed out that she was nodding off and slumped over in her seat. They were all placed under arrest for annoying others in the courtroom and perhaps being a danger to themselves because of their condition. Driver is under a $5,000 bond and her court date is February 2.

55-year-old Deborah Leigh Dickson of Lakewood Circle, Smithville, is charged with domestic assault. She is under a $3,500 bond and will appear in court on January 26. Sheriff Ray said that on January 9 a deputy was summoned to Lakewood Circle due to a report of a domestic assault. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with a man who said that he and Dickson had gotten into a physical altercation over a cell phone. The man also showed video footage of the altercation between the two. The officer confirmed through Dickson that she and the man had been in an altercation and that she may have scratched him with her long fingernails. The man appeared to have sustained scratch marks on his right forearm. Dickson was then placed in custody.

21-year-old Charis Annalee Wells of Park Circle Drive, McMinnville, is charged with a violation of bond conditions. She is under a $1,500 bond and her court date is February 2. Sheriff Ray said that on January 15 a deputy pulled over a silver Infinity due to a traffic violation. Wells, a passenger was in the company of the driver, a man with whom she was under active bond conditions to keep away from. An NCIC check confirmed that Wells was under bond conditions to have no contact with this man due to an aggravated assault charge in Putnam County.

45-year-old Kevin Mark Moody of Taft Street, McMinnville, is charged with driving under the influence. His court appearance is set for February 2. Sheriff Ray said that on January 16 a deputy was patrolling Lonnie Cantrell Road when he spotted a black Chevy Impala parked in the middle of the road with its lights off. The officer stopped and spoke with the driver, Moody, who had a strong odor of alcohol coming from his person, and his eyes were bloodshot and watery. Moody admitted to drinking beer and there were opened and unopened alcoholic beverages in the vehicle with a receipt from a gas station where he had bought the drinks a few hours prior. Moody submitted to standardized field sobriety tasks but performed poorly.

31-year-old Brittany Paige Anderson of Nashville Highway, Dowelltown, is charged with domestic assault. Her bond is $2,000 and she will be in court on February 9. Sheriff Ray said that on January 22 a deputy responded to Nashville Highway due to a 911 hang up call. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Anderson, and a man who admitted to having been involved in a physical altercation. Anderson claimed she had punched the man in the mouth several times resulting in a busted lip.

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