One man has been arrested in an undercover drug investigation by the Smithville Police Department.
47 year old Anthony Bullard is charged with two counts of sale and delivery of a schedule II controlled substance (dilaudid). His bond is $10,000 and he will be in court on June 20
Chief Randy Caplinger told WJLE Friday that detectives of the Smithville Police Department conducted undercover drug buys on November 14th and 15th in the parking lots of two local businesses using a confidential source. In both cases, Bullard allegedly sold two small round yellow pills believed to be dilaudid to the confidential source. The undercover buys were videotaped and audio recorded.
Meanwhile, 21 year old Kristen N. Waggoner is charged with five counts of forgery. More charges may also be pending against her.
Chief Caplinger said Waggoner allegedly stole several checks in May belonging to a former roommate and passed them at local businesses totaling more than $2,000.
Waggoner is under a $25,000 bond.
In other cases, 27 year old Joshua Bain is cited for simple possession. Chief Caplinger said Bain was stopped by police on Saturday, May 25 for an equipment violation on his vehicle. After being questioned, Bain gave the officer consent to search the vehicle and found were two grams of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana in the glove box compartment.
41 year old Patsy Estes is charged with public intoxication and simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance (Suboxone). She is under a $5,000 bond and will be in court on June 13. Chief Caplinger said that on Saturday, May 25, police were called to a local business where a woman, Estes was alleged to have been harassing customers. The officer spoke to the store manager who pointed out Estes as the person responsible. According to the officer, Estes was hostile and confrontational. She had slurred speech and was unsteady on her feet. For her safety and that of the public, Estes was arrested. While walking into the police department, a plastic bag fell out of her pants, containing two plastic strips believed to be suboxone
35 year old Christopher Douglas Griffith is cited for theft. He will be in court on July 25. Chief Caplinger said that on Friday, May 24 Griffith was allegedly caught shoplifting from Walmart. When confronted, Griffith allegedly admitted to taking a pair of Wrangler blue jeans and a pack of three Hanes tee shirts.
39 year old Jared Lee Hendrixson is cited for shoplifting. He will be in court on June 13. Chief Caplinger said that on Thursday, May 23 an officer was called to check out a shoplifting incident at Walmart. The officer spoke with the manager and an employee. Hendrixson was confronted about some missing items and he allegedly admitted to taking them, valued at almost $300.
18 year old Kellyie Wilkey is charged with domestic assault. Her bond is $2,500 and she will be in court on June 13.
Chief Caplinger said that on Saturday, June 1 Wilkey allegedly assaulted a family member at a residence on Earl Avenue by hitting her in the head with her hand.