The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has arrested 42 year old Kenneth Lee Moore of Midway Road, Smithville for the rape of a child.
According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, Moore allegedly raped his twelve year old niece on November 15th. The child, who was living with Moore at the time, awoke from sleep to find Moore making sexual contact with her.
Moore's bond is $50,000 and he will be in court on April 21st.
Meanwhile, 30 year old Joseph Daniel Richardson of Church Street, Liberty is charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property over $10,000. 30 year old Nena Renea Chapman of Gentry Avenue, Smithville is charged in the same case with theft of property.
Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, April 4th, Richardson allegedly entered a residence on Dry Creek Road with the intent to commit a theft. Richardson apparently made entry by pushing on the locked back door with his shoulder. Items taken were twenty five dollar gold pieces on a chain, two and a half dollar gold pieces on a chain, five dollar gold pieces on a chain, approximately one hundred fifty pieces of miscellaneous items, a medicine organizer, and a quilt. All items were valued at $15,070 dollars. Chapman allegedly took some of the jewelry and sold it at a local business.
Bond for Richardson is $40,000. Chapman's bond is $25,000. Both will appear in General Sessions Court on May 5th.
45 year old Dayna Lamay Johnson of Andrew Street Smithville is charged under a grand jury sealed indictment with sale and delivery of a schedule II controlled substance (Morphine). Her bond is $30,000. Johnson's indictment and arrest comes after an undercover drug investigation by the Smithville Police Department and DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.
47 year old Morales Jesus Alarcon of Vinewood Road, McMinnville is charged with reckless endangerment. Alarcon was also issued citations for improper passing on a double yellow line, no drivers license, and violation of the financial responsibility law (no insurance). His bond is $10,000 and he will be in court May 5th. According to Sheriff Ray, Alarcon was operating a motor vehicle on Highway 56 last Wednesday, April 6th when he almost hit a deputy head-on while passing two vehicles on a double yellow line.
Juan M. Hualos of Short Mountain Highway, Smithville was issued a citation on Wednesday, April 6th for no drivers license and expired registration. While patrolling on Jacobs Pillar Road. a deputy saw Hualos' vehicle traveling south and noticed that the tags on the car were expired. He pulled over the automobile. A computer check revealed that Hualos had no drivers license. His court date is set for June 16th.
51 year old Lonnie Ray Dyer of Patterson Road, Smithville is charged with abuse of 911. Dyer's bond is $2,500 and his court date is April 28th. According to Sheriff Ray a deputy went to Dyer's home on Thursday, April 7th to speak with him. Dyer had called 911 twice that day to report that his neighbors had stolen from him and that they had been shooting at him. Dyer allegedly threatened to shoot anyone who came onto his property including the officers. Sheriff Ray said that Dyer has called 911 several times within the last week to make these types of complaints but each time the deputies responded to investigate, they could find no evidence to support Dyer's claims. Dyer has also refused to give a more complete report or file charges against anyone.
Terri Lynn Poss of Poss Road, Smithville was issued a citation on Friday, April 8th for failure to use a traffic control device, four counts of simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and one count of simple possession of a schedule IV drug. Her court date is May 5th. Sheriff Ray said that Poss failed to use a signal light (blinker) at the intersection of Hooper Road and Four Seasons Road. After the deputy pulled over the car, he conducted a search of the vehicle and found nine percocet pills, four xanax pills, nineteen methodone pills, and four oxycodone pills. She had no valid prescription for them.
49 year old Randall Scott Curtis of Liberty is charged with public intoxication. His bond is $1,000 and he will be in court on April 28th. Curtis was also served with a capias for failure to appear in court on two counts of violation of probation. He is being held without bond on the capias.
Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, April 8th a deputy was dispatched to Highway 70 west near DeKalb Market to check on a person who was standing in the roadway. Upon arrival the deputy made contact with the man, Curtis, who was standing in the roadway facing oncoming traffic. Curtis had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and he was very unsteady on his feet. Curtis' speech was also very slurred. Curtis told the officer that he had drank twelve beers and had smoked some marijuana. Curtis also told the deputy he was hoping to get hit by a car. Due to his intoxication and being a danger to himself, Curtis was placed under arrest.