Smithville Police Make Arrests for DUI, Theft, Drugs, Assault and other Offenses

August 1, 2013
by: 
Dwayne Page
Police Chief Randy Caplinger

In his latest report on city crime, Smithville Police Chief Randy Caplinger reports that 30 year old Jamie Anne South was cited for shoplifting on July 12. K-9 Officer James Cornelius responded to the Dollar General Store where it was discovered that South allegedly put items inside her clothing in an attempt to deprive them of their property. South will be in court August 29.

29 year old Megan Ann Lann was cited for shoplifting on July 15. Officer Chip Avera responded to the Dollar General Store where it was discovered that Lann had concealed an item in her purse in an attempt to deprive the store of its merchandise.

Detective Brandon Donnell cited 25 year old Karie Lynn Padgett for shoplifting at the Dollar General Store on July 16. She allegedly took items belonging to the store without paying for them.

Officer Stephen Barrett arrested 38 year old Kevin Donald Bogle on July 18 for DUI. He was also cited for violation of the implied consent law. Bogle, operating a motor vehicle, was stopped for reckless driving. Bogle had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. His eyes were glazed over and he performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. Bogle's bond is $2,500.

27 year old Nikita Dawn Clark was cited for theft of property on July 19. Corporal Travis Bryant was called to Wal-Mart to check out a reported theft where it was discovered that Clark was in possession of several items she had not paid for.

46 year old William Ray Cantrell was cited for two counts of simple possession on July 21. Officer Joey Myers responded to a motor vehicle crash on Smith Road where the vehicle had turned over. Officer Myers found outside the vehicle a zip lock bag containing pills believed to be Xanax and a small plastic bag with a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana.

25 year old Brandon Wayne Hutchings and 24 year old Jessica Anne Jenkins were arrested July 21 for promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine. Hutchings was also cited for simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sergeant Bradley Tatrow stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Sergeant Tatrow noticed that the driver, Hutchings, had slurred speech and he was unsteady on his feet. When Hutchings was asked to empty his pockets, a pill believed to be morphine was discovered. Police asked Jenkins for permission to search her vehicle but she refused. K-9 Officer Cornelius was then called for assistance. Jenkins' vehicle was searched after K-9 LEO was deployed and alerted on the automobile. Several items were found during the search known to be used in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine. Bond for Hutchings and Jenkins is $25,000 each and they will be in court September 12.

19 year old Amber C. Barrett was arrested for assault on July 22. Captain Steven Leffew was dispatched to a residence to check out a domestic call. Upon arrival Captain Leffew spoke with the victim who stated that she and a family member (Barrett) got into an argument that turned physical. Barrett's bond is $1,000.

53 year old Debra Ella Hayes was arrested on July 22 for leaving the scene of an accident and driving on a revoked license due to a DUI. Officer Stephen Barrett was dispatched to South Congress Boulevard to investigate a hit and run accident with injuries. It was discovered that Hayes was operating the car involved in the crash. She was found at Jewels Market. A computer check revealed her license were revoked in Oklahoma and Missouri for DUI. Hayes' bond is $7,500 and she will be in court August 8.

35 year old Jeremy Austin Scruggs was arrested July 23 for public intoxication. Officer Stephen Barrett was dispatched to Highland Avenue to a fight call. Upon arrival, Officer Barrett made contact with Scruggs whose arm was bleeding. Scruggs had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person. He was unsteady on his feet and he wouldn't comply with officer's commands. It was discovered that Scruggs, who had been drinking, hurt his arm in a fall due to his intoxication. Bond for Scruggs is $1,500 and he will be in court August 8.

59 year old Dale A Golden was arrested for DUI and cited for simple possession on July 24. Corporal Travis Bryant received a call of a possible drunk driver on West Broad Street. Corporal Bryant spotted the vehicle in question and stopped it for a light violation. Golden, who had slurred speech, was unsteady on his feet and he performed poorly on sobriety tasks. A search incident to arrest revealed a small blue pill believed to be Diazapam on his person. Bond for Golden is $1,500 and he will be in court August 15.

18 year old Zachary Vincent and a juvenile were cited for simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia on July 26. Vincent was a passenger and owner of a vehicle that Sergeant Bradley Tatrow had stopped for speeding. Upon a search of the vehicle, a small bag of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was found along with paraphernalia. Vincent's court date is September 26.

37 year old Jody Lee Wright and 40 year old Amanda C. Oaf were arrested on July 30. Wright was charged with DUI and cited for failure to maintain his lane of travel and violation of the implied consent law. Oaf was charged with public intoxication. Officer Chip Avera stopped Wright's vehicle for failure to maintain lane of travel. He noticed that Wright had slurred speech. Wright was unsteady on his feet, uncoordinated and performed poorly on sobriety tasks. Oaf, a passenger in the vehicle, had slurred speech. She was unsteady on her feet and she performed poorly on all field sobriety tasks. A search incident to arrest revealed two pills believed to be oxycodone in Oaf's possession. Bond for Wright and Oak is $1,500 each and they will be in court August 15.

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