Smithville Police responded to an automobile accident on West Broad Street last week and later charged 29 year old Joel Hayes of 136 Bobby Hayes Road, Smithville with DUI.
Chief Tom Stufano says \"Officers conducting the investigation found that Hayes was intoxicated, which resulted in the accident. Hayes was arrested for Driving under the Influence. He was transported to the DeKalb County Jail under a $1,000 bond. His court date was set for August 2nd.\"
Police also arrested 26 year old Shelly Faye Beene of 104 Cemetery Street, Smithville for Shop Lifting. Officers responded to the Smithville Food Lion after the manager reported that Beene had entered the store, tried to conceal products in her purse, and then left without paying for them. She was stopped by store employees and the items were recovered. The incident was videotaped by store security. Beene was arrested and charged with Theft under $500 and transported to the DeKalb County Jail under a $1,000 bond.