Two people were arrested earlier this month after officers found marijuana and drug paraphernalia during a probation search at their home.
33 year old Randi Michelle Johns and 68 year old Steven Michael White of Pea Ridge Road Liberty are each charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession of a schedule VI drug (marijuana). Johns’ bond is $3,000 while bond for White is $5,000. Both will make a court appearance on November 30.
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Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Thursday, November 2 a sheriff’s department detective assisted probation and parole with a probation search at the home of White and Johns. During a protective sweep of the home, the detective spotted a glass pipe and a set of digital scales setting on top of a dresser. A further search turned up approximately 75 grams of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana along with eight pipes and a set of digital scales.
34 year old Ryan Michael Keen of Spring Street, Cookeville is charged with a second offense of driving on a suspended license. His bond is $3,000 and his court date is December 7.
Sheriff Ray said that on Thursday, November 16 a sheriff’s department deputy was called to the area of West Broad Street where a woman was reportedly being forced into a white van. The officer spotted the van on West Broad Street and pulled it over. Keen, the driver, told the deputy that he and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument at Walmart. A computer check of Keen’s driver license revealed that they had been suspended since March 29, 2010 for failure to pay a fine for an original violation in Overton County. He has a prior offense for driving on a suspended license in Overton County.
22 year old Glenn Austin Rochefort of Antler Drive, Smithville is charged with driving under the influence. He was further cited for driving while his license were suspended His bond is $1,500 and his court date is December 7.
Sheriff Ray said that on Thursday, November 16 a deputy responded to a reckless driver call in the area of South Congress Boulevard. The caller reported that the driver ran a red light at a high rate of speed and then pulled into the parking lot of the county complex near DeKalb Ace Hardware. The caller added that the car had a large dent on its rear bumper. The deputy stopped to conduct a welfare check but found the driver, Rochefort passed out. The officer awoke Rochefort and found his speech to be slurred and he was unsteady on his feet. Rochefort submitted to but performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. The deputy also checked with central dispatch and learned that Rochefort’s driver license are suspended.