32 year old Eddie D. Farris was arrested by Smithville Police on Sunday after he allegedly rammed his truck into several parked vehicles, pushing one of them up against a house on Wade Street.
Farris, of Hurricane Ridge Road, is charged with five counts of felony vandalism and reckless endangerment. Chief Randy Caplinger reports that on Sunday, February 24 officers were dispatched to Wade Street where numerous witnesses stated that Farris had rammed several parked vehicles with his truck. He also pushed one of the vehicles through a yard, striking a house. Victims stated that they were in the door way when the vehicle was pushed into the front of the house. Damage was also done to the sidewalk in front of the residence.
The warrants against Farris allege that:
Felony Vandalism over $10,000: Farris intentionally drove (his truck) into a 2011 Chrysler several times causing over $10,000 in damage.
Felony Vandalism over $1,000: Farris did intentionally hit a 1991 Chevy S10 pickup and pushed it into the house at 406 Wade Street. He hit the vehicle (with his truck) several times causing over $1,000 in damage.
Felony Vandalism over $1,000: Farris did intentionally hit a 1995 Suzuki several times (with his truck) causing over $1,000 in damage.
Felony Vandalism over $1,000: Farris intentionally pushed a vehicle into a house (with his truck) doing over $1,000 in damage to the house at 406 Wade Street.
Felony Vandalism over $500: Farris did intentionally damage a side walk belonging to the City of Smithville by pushing vehicles into the side walk (with his truck) causing over $500 in damage.
Reckless Endangerment: Farris put the lives of several people inside the house at 406 Wade Street in danger when he intentionally pushed a vehicle into the house with his vehicle.
Bond for Farris is $40,000 and he will be in court on March 14.
Nicholas A Hollingsworth was arrested for driving on a revoked license, simple possession of a Schedule VI drug and promotion of manufacture of methamphetamine. Warrants state that on Sunday, February 17 Hollingsworth was stopped for a revoked license and after confiscating some marijuana from his person, the officer received consent to search his vehicle. Items were found in the vehicle for use in the manufacture of methamphetamine. Bond for Hollingsworth is $28,000 and his court date is March 14.
30 year old Candice Brook Vickers was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. Ms Vickers was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. Vickers was found to be in possession of several used hypodermic needles. Her court date is March 14.
Anyone having any information on any criminal activities please contact the Smithville Police Department at 597-8210 or the Tip Line at 464-6046.
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