A Smithville couple was arrested by members of the Sheriff's Department last week during a burglary in progress.
38 year old Stephen Jason Moore and 33 year old Julie Elaine Moore both of Cookeville Highway, Smithville are each charged with burglary and theft of property under $500. Bond for each is $3,000 and they will be in court on May 15.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Monday, April 28, both Stephen and Julie Moore broke into a vacant house on Cookeville Highway. "We received a call of them breaking into the house. Deputies and detectives of the Sheriff's Department got down there and caught both of them in the house," said Sheriff Ray. The Moore's were caught taking a Jesus figurine, metal pots and pans, and electronic devices. Sheriff Ray said they admitted to committing the burglary and thefts.
40 year old John Allen Judkins, Jr. of Jefferson Road, Smithville is charged with the domestic assault of his ex-wife, with whom he was still living. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court June 19.
Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, April 28, a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Jefferson Road in response to a physical domestic. The officer made contact with Judkins and the victim. She said that Judkins had lunged at her and when she turned her back to him, Judkins hit or slapped her in the back. She had a large red mark and scratches on her back. Judkins was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.
39 year old Autumn Danielle White of Page Drive in Smithville is charged with public intoxication and simple possession of a schedule II drug. Her bond is $3,500 and she will be in court on May 22. Sheriff Ray said that on Tuesday, April 29 a deputy responded to Nashville Highway in Liberty where a woman was reported to be passed out in a vehicle. Upon arrival, the officer found White passed out in the driver's seat of a black Nissan Maxima. In the cup holder next to the driver's seat was an open 40 ounce bottle of Smirnoff Ice Beer half full. On the driver's seat between White's legs was a plastic bag containing three grams of a powdery substance believed to be methamphetamine. When she awoke, White's speech was slurred and she was very unsteady on her feet. She was believed to be under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. To prevent her from operating a motor vehicle for her safety and that of the public, White was arrested for public intoxication and taken to the jail. She was also charged with the drug offense. Sheriff Ray added that White has had two or more prior convictions of possession of a schedule II drug.
39 year old Donna Annette Bogle of Barnes Mill Road, Smithville is charged with disorderly conduct. Her bond is $1,000 and she will be in court May 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Tuesday, April 29 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Barnes Mill Road in response to an unwanted guest call. The officer observed Bogle yelling and screaming at a family member. When the deputy tried to speak with Bogle, she refused to stop talking and would not answer any of the officer's questions. She was asked several times to calm down and stop talking so the deputy could find out what was going on. After several unsuccessful attempts to get her to calm, the deputy placed Bogle under arrest for disorderly conduct.
46 year old Lori Denise Bogle of Walker Drive, Smithville is charged with driving under the influence. Her bond is $1,500 and she will be in court on May 22. Sheriff Ray said that on Thursday, May 1 a deputy was dispatched to Marina Drive in response to a non-personal injury auto accident with property damage. Upon arrival, the officer observed a blue Toyota that had struck a tree The deputy spoke with the driver, Bogle who said she was driving home when her car left the roadway and hit the tree. Bogle was very unsteady on her feet and she had trouble keeping her eyes open. Her speech was also slurred. Bogle submitted to but performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. She also submitted to a blood test. For her safety and that of the public, Bogle was arrested and brought to the jail.
44 year old David D. Anderson of Gard Lane, Smithville is cited for simple possession of a schedule II drug (Dilaudid). He will be in court on May 15. Sheriff Ray said while talking to Anderson at a place of business in Alexandria, a drug detective of the Sheriff's Department spotted a plastic bag in Anderson's front right pocket. Anderson pulled the bag from his pocket and handed it to the detective. The bag contained one Dilaudid pill for which Anderson had no prescription.
Suzanne Nicole Mitchell of Evins Mill Road, Smithville is charged with simple possession of a schedule IV drug and domestic assault. Her bond is $3,500 and she will be in court on May 22. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, May 4 a deputy responded to a residence on Evins Mill Road in response to a domestic assault call. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with a Mitchell family member who said that Mitchell had become upset and started screaming at her, pushed her, and chased her out of the house. Fearing imminent bodily injury, the victim ran next door to her brother's residence for safety where another family member called 911. Mitchell was determined to be the primary aggressor and was placed under arrest. Upon receiving consent to search Mitchell's belongings, the officer found inside a brown leather clutch purse, a small black container which held eight oval peach colored pills believed to be xanax. She was charged with the drug offense.
18 year old Robert Austin Hale of Lower Helton Road, Alexandria is charged with aggravated assault. His bond is $5,000 and he will be in court on May 15. Sheriff Ray said that on Sunday, May 4 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Lower Helton Road for a physical domestic in progress. The officer spoke with Hale and the victim (Hale's wife). The woman said that she had come to the residence to pick up a house key so that she could get her clothes. When she pulled into the driveway, Hale told her to get out and come in. He said no one was there and that she would not get hurt. The woman's three year old son got out of the car and went to get the keys off the tailgate of the truck. Hale took the keys away from the child and placed them back on the tailgate, saying these were not the right keys. The woman then got out of the car and picked up the keys off the tailgate, but Hale took the keys away from her. She got back into her car but as she tried to start it, Hale reached in and forcibly took the car keys from her, put them in his front pocket, and walked inside the house. The woman followed him into the house, asking for him to give her back the keys so that she and the child could leave. As she picked up a phone and tried to call another family member to come and get her, Hale took the phone from her, grabbed her by the throat, and slammed her to the ground. Hale then held the woman to the ground by trying to strangle her. After he stopped trying to strangle her, Hale got up and walked outside. The woman, in fear of her life, called 911. The deputy arrived and saw that the woman had red marks on her chest and hand prints around her neck. After an investigation, Hale was determined to have been the primary aggressor and he was arrested.