Smithville Police Charge Local Man with Auto Burglary and Other Offenses

September 10, 2010
Dwayne Page

Smithville Police have charged a 26 year old man with illegally entering someone else's car and removing property that apparently didn't belong to him. But that's not all.

26 year old Daniel R Wilson of Yulanda Hills Road was also arrested for evading arrest, possession of paraphernalia , and theft under $500, in addition to auto burglary.

Corporal Travis Bryant responded to a call at Save A Lot where an unknown man had unlawfully entered someone's car and removed their property. Upon arrival Corporal Bryant made contact with a man who identified himself as Daniel Wilson. When asked for his identification, Wilson began to flee. Corporal Bryant pursued him approx ¼ miles and was able to place him in custody. Wilson was escorted to Corporal Bryant's patrol car where he was searched incident to arrest. A syringe was recovered from his pocket. Bond for Wilson is $15,000 and his court date is September 16th.

41 year old Jeffery Lee Bates of Bright Hill Road was arrested on Saturday, September 4th for public intoxication. Officer Matt Farmer saw Bates attempting to cross South Congress Boulevard in the area of Sonic and noticed he was unsteady on his feet and appeared to be disoriented. Officer Farmer stopped and spoke with Bates and noticed he had red watery eyes and had an odor of some intoxicant coming from his person. Bond for Bates is $1,000 and his court date is September 30th.

48 year old Linda Carol Barrett of Adcock Cemetery Road was arrested recently for simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and tampering with evidence. Barrett was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. Barrett gave consent to search her purse and Officer Scott Davis recovered a used hypodermic needle. When Ms. Barrett was pulling out her pockets a pill fell and after she was transported to the Smithville Police Department, Officer Davis found a pill under the back seat of the patrol car that Ms. Barrett had apparently placed there. Bond for Barrett is $ 4,000 and her court date is September 30th.

23 year old Jamal Ahmad League of Smith Road was arrested on Sunday, September 5th for public intoxication. Officer James Cornelius was dispatched to a residence to answer a domestic call and upon arrival he found League banging on the front door. While speaking with him, Officer Cornelius detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from League and he was unsteady on his feet. League admitted to drinking beer. His bond is $1,000 and his court date is October 7th.

48 year old Darcie Elaine Cantrell of West Main Street was arrested for driving under the influence on Monday, September 6th. Officer James Cornelius was called to assist a stranded person (driver) of a vehicle who was in the parking lot of Denny Lamp Company. Upon arrival, Officer Cornelius noticed that the vehicle in the parking lot had run off the roadway. The driver, Cantrell, was seen walking on 56 North toward town. Officer Cornelius picked up Cantrell and took her back to the scene. He also read Cantrell her rights. She allegedly admitted to being the driver. Cantrell was unsteady on her feet and her speech was slow. She was asked to perform several field sobriety tasks but she performed poorly on them. Bond for Cantrell is $1,500 and her court date is October 7th.

23 year old Auston C. Wood of Dale Ridge Road, Dowelltown was arrested on Wednesday, September 8th for driving on a suspended license. Officer Scott Davis stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on South Congress Boulevard and a check of Wood's license showed them to be suspended for failure to satisfy a citation. Bond for Wood is $1,000 and his court date is October 28th.

46 year old Jamie Lee Woodside of Turner Road was arrested on Thursday, September 9th for assault and theft. Officer Matt Farmer was dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to a shoplifter. Woodside had allegedly taken items from the store and concealed them in her purse. While being detained by the store managers, Ms. Woodside allegedly became combative and bit one of the managers on his left shoulder while trying to leave before police arrived. Her bond is $5,000 and her court date is September 30th.

Meanwhile, anyone having any information on the following offenses is asked to please contact the Smithville Police Department at 597-8210 or the Tip Line at 464-6046.

On September 3rd, Officer David Phillips took a report at 740 Walker Drive where someone had scratched down the side of Jamie Woodside's vehicle. Earlier in the day, Officer Phillips took a report of a hit and run at the same location on the same vehicle.

On September 4th, Howard Harness reported that someone had taken a Red Power X 18 speed bike from his carport during the night at 107 Juniper Lane.

On September 4th, the Smithville Housing Authority reported that someone had thrown a brick into the window next to the front door of an apartment at 632 Andrews Street.

On September 5th, Don Stanley reported that he went into Wal-Mart and when he returned to his truck he found that someone had shot it with a BB or air gun.

On September 7th, employees of Family Medical Center reported that someone had busted out a window at the corner of the building. There was no entry..

On September 10th, Roy Ray reported that he had a black Chevy S10 at Chad's Car Sales at 317 West Broad St. Chad Hale is in the process of moving his business and this was the last vehicle to be moved. A witness told Ray that he saw someone driving the truck off the lot around 5:30 p.m. on September 9th.

The Smithville Church Of God on West Broad Street was contacted by a man identifying himself as Mark Reed, who stated that he lived on Miller Road but was stranded in Newport, Tennessee and needed $63.00 for gas to get home. Mr. Reed requested that the pastor, Micheal Farr send him a money gram from Wal-Mart. As the church tries to help people in need, Farr went to Wal-Mart where he was informed that he was the third person that morning with the same story. Wal-Mart informed Pastor Farr that no one had sent any money and there was an alert placed with Money Gram.

The Smithville Police Department requests that you be aware of anyone who may call you asking for money to get home. It could be a scam.

Any information received that will help the Smithville Police solve any criminal offense will be greatly appreciated. All information is confidential.

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