Three Arrested by Sheriff's Department in Recent Theft Investigations

March 31, 2008
by: 
Dwayne Page

Three people were arrested Saturday by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department as the result of recent theft investigations.

24 year old Warren Brandon Glasby of Poss Road was charged with criminal trespassing, vandalism and theft of property over $500.

Sheriff Patrick Ray says Glasby went to a farm on Pumpkin Hollow Road, Dowelltown on Thursday, March 20th and entered the property without the owners consent. While there Glasby allegedly stole a 1985 Mercury Marquis and also hit an outbuilding with his vehicle causing damage to the structure.

Meanwhile, Glasby and two other people, 31 year old Ernest Edward Hill of Chumney Hollow Road, Watertown and 29 year old Amy Renee Ford of Holmes Gap Road, Brush Creek have been arrested for stealing items at a residence on Adamson Branch in Road Liberty on Wednesday, March 19th.

County detectives claim that Glasby, Hill, and Ford went to a residence on Adamson Branch Road and took two long guns, a chainsaw, an air compressor, set of cutting torches, generator, welder, and a cab off of a pickup truck.

Ford was charged in that case with theft of property over $1,000 and simple possession of marijuana. Sheriff Ray says deputies found a marijuana cigarette when Ford was arrested and she claims it belonged to her. Ford's total bond was set at $7,500 and her court date is April 24th.

Hill was charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property over $1,000. Hill's total bond was set at $75,000 and his court date is April 24th.

Glasby was charged in this case with aggravated burglary and theft of property over $1,000. Glasby's total bond was set at $120,000 and his court date is set for April 24th.

Also on Saturday, deputies arrested 25 year old Charles Michael Blanchfield of Nashville Highway, Dowelltown.

Sheriff Ray says an officer stopped Blanchfield knowing he had a revoked driver's license. While attempting to stop him, the officer noticed that Blanchfield swapped positions with a passenger of his vehicle. After the deputy got the vehicle stopped, Blanchfield admitted to being the driver. Upon searching Blanchfield, officers found a small amount of marijuana in Blanchfield's billfold. He was charged with a first offense of driving on a revoked driver's license and simple possession of marijuana. Blanchfield's total bond was set at $3,000 and his court date is April 17th.

56 year old Charles Thomas Reeder of High Street, Alexandria was arrested Saturday for simple possession of a schedule IV drug (Valium).

Sheriff Ray says deputies found Reeder and a female sitting in a vehicle on Circle Drive in Dowelltown. After consent to search was obtained, the officers found 20 pills in an unmarked prescription bottle believed to be Valium. Reeder was arrested and his bond was set at $3,500. Reeder's court date April 17th.

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