A property line dispute led to the arrest of one man for allegedly assaulting his neighbor and vandalizing his lawn mower on Memorial Day.
59 year old Jimmy Corbett Corder of Howard Redmon Road, Sparta is charged with simple assault and vandalism under $500. His bond is $3,000 and he will be in court June 6. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, May 27, an officer of the sheriff's department responded to an assault call on Howard Redmon Road. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with a man who had been assaulted by his neighbor, Corder. The neighbor said he was mowing a strip of grass on the property line and that Corder arrived and boxed in the mower with his vehicle so that he could not leave. He (Corder) allegedly used a hammer to beat the mower causing less than $500 in damage. The victim said Corder also hit him on the arm with the hammer.
56 year old Calvin Kent Adcock of Maple Ridge Court, McMinnville is charged with public intoxication. His bond is $1,500 and he will be in court June 6. He was also issued a citation for simple possession of a schedule II drug (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sheriff Ray said that on Monday, May 6 an officer of the sheriff's department was dispatched to a call of a person having fallen on the Old Bildad Road. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Adcock who was found to be sitting beside the road. Adcock's speech was slurred and he was unsteady on his feet. He was transported to the emergency room of the hospital by DeKalb EMS. While enroute to the hospital, a glasses case fell out of Adcock's shirt pocket. Inside the case were a loaded syringe that Adcock said contained methamphetamine and two spoons used for meth.
48 year old Torsten Michael Jakob of Highland Avenue, Smithville is charged with violation of bond conditions. His bond on this charge is $2,500 and he will be in court June 6. Sheriff Ray said that on Thursday, May 30 Jakob was at the residence of a woman, who on Saturday May 25, had him charged with assault. A Bond condition was placed on the assault warrant for him not to have contact with this woman. She told the officer that she was unaware that Jakob was inside her home until she came out of the bathroom. When the officer knocked on the door, Jakob instructed the woman not to answer the door. No one answered the door but the officer looked through the window and saw Jakob. He was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.
28 year old Michael William Frizzell of Prater Road, Smithville is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $2,500 and he will be in court on June 20. Sheriff Ray said that on Friday, May 31 Frizzell allegedly assaulted his girlfriend. They were pushing each other until they went to the ground. Frizzell allegedly grabbed the victim's neck and forced her outside the residence and would not let her back inside the check on the children. It was determined that Frizzell was the primary aggressor and he was arrested and brought to the jail for booking.