A woman who was allegedly caught shoplifting at Wal-mart last week became agitated with police and tried to resist arrest.
24 year old Abigail Diane Judkins was arrested on Saturday, April 15 for theft, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Police responded to Wal-Mart in reference to a shoplifter. The officer was informed that the suspect was outside in the parking lot. He tried to speak with the woman, Judkins but she was on the phone and wouldn't communicate with him. Judkins became agitated and the officer had to ask her to move out of the way on a couple of occasions as customers tried to get in or out of their vehicles. Judkins began yelling and would not cooperate. She denied having any items that belonged to Wal-Mart and became loud and verbally defiant. At one point, she dropped her purse and when the officer bent over to pick it up, Judkins grabbed the purse and began to fight with the officer. With the help of another officer on the scene, police were able to restrain Judkins although she kicked one of them in the leg a couple of times before being cuffed. Judkins continued to be unruly and after being placed in the back of the patrol car, she began kicking the windows but quit before causing any damage. Items taken from Wal-Mart were returned to the store after being found along the path that Judkins walked through the parking lot. Judkins’ bond is $5,000 and her court date is May 4.
20 year old James and 18 year old Dustin Utley were both arrested on Sunday, April 16 for domestic assault after they were caught fighting in the parking lot of McDonalds Restaurant. Police learned that a motorist had witnessed the altercation but it couldn't be determined who started the fight. Fearing that the fight might start again later, both brothers were arrested for their safety. Bond for each is $1,500 and they will make a court appearance on May 4.
36 year old Terry Junior Reeder was arrested on Saturday, April 1 for driving under the influence and he was cited for simple possession and violation of implied consent. Police conducted a welfare check on a person sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of Hardees after hours. After multiple attempts, police awoke the driver, Reeder. His eyes were bloodshot and watery and his speech was slurred. Reeder consented to field sobriety tasks but performed poorly. Incident to arrest, a search of his vehicle revealed two small rolled papers with a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. His bond is $1,500.
50 year old Roger Tremain Rapp, III was arrested on Saturday, April 1 for a third offense of driving on a revoked license. Police responded to an area on Bright Hill Road due to a “Be on the Lookout” (BOLO) for a small black car that was involved in a hit and run accident in Warren County. Police were able to make contact with the vehicle just inside the city limits on Bright Hill Road. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Rapp and upon checking his license for validation, it came back being revoked. Bond for Rapp is $4,500 and his court date is April 27.
22 year old Tyler Aarone Duncan was arrested on Sunday, April 2 for driving under the influence and he was cited for speeding and violation of implied consent. Police performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle for a speeding violation. Upon making contact with the driver, Duncan, police observed him to have slurred speech, red watery blood shot eyes, and an odor of alcohol on his breath. Duncan performed poorly on field sobriety tasks and he refused to give a blood sample. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is April 27.
31 year old Joshua L. McCowan was arrested for public intoxication on Sunday, April 2. Police responded to Wal-Mart due to a suspicious person who appeared to be intoxicated. The officer spoke with the man, McCowan whose eyes were blood shot and watery. His speech was slurred and he was unsteady on his feet. McCowan was asked to step outside and submit to field sobriety tasks. McCowan performed poorly on the tasks. For his safety and that of the public, McCowan was taken into custody. His bond is $3,000 and his court date is April 27.
30 year old Joseph Michael Brew was arrested on Sunday, April 2 for driving under the influence and possession of a handgun while under the influence and he was cited for speeding, financial responsibility, and implied consent. Police performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle for a speeding violation. The officer spoke with the driver, Brew who had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and red watery eyes. Brew performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. Brew told the officer that he had a handgun in the vehicle. The officer recovered a 45 caliber handgun from the floor board. Bond for Brew is $3,000 and his court date is April 27.
45 year old David E. Driver was arrested on Tuesday, April 4 for being an habitual offender and evading arrest. On Sunday, April 2 police responded to a domestic that was determined to be verbal only but while enroute, the officer was informed by Central Dispatch that the man involved in the domestic had left the scene in a white Ford Ranger with a brown recliner in the bed of the truck. The officer spotted the vehicle on South Congress Boulevard in front of Dogwood Plaza and activated the emergency lights and sirens on his patrol car. The truck failed to stop and the officer pursued the vehicle approximately three miles before ending the pursuit due to traffic conditions. The driver was later identified as David Driver and it was discovered that his license are revoked for driving after being convicted as an habitual offender. Driver was later taken into custody without incident. His bond is $12,000.
22 year old Shawn L. Allen Jr. was arrested on Thursday, April 6 for being a fugitive from justice. Police initiated a routine traffic stop on a vehicle that matched the description of one involved in a theft case under investigation. The officer checked the identities of the occupants and the passenger was found to be Allen who had offenses against him in Ohio for burglary and felony possession of drugs. Allen was arrested and held for extradition to Ohio. His bond is $75,000.
48 year old Cynthia Ann Clevenger was arrested Tuesday, April 11 for a 4th offense of driving on a revoked license and she was cited for speeding. Clevenger was stopped for a speeding violation and she was found to have a revoked driver's license. A check revealed her license were suspended on September 9, 2011 for accumulation of points. She was charged with driving on a suspended license on October 3, 2013 in Washington County; on February 11, 2015 in Cocke County; and December 1, 2016 in McMinn County. Her license had never been reinstated during this period. Her bond is $3,000 and her court date is May 4.
34 year old Deia Marie McCormick was arrested on Thursday, April 13 for driving under the influence and she was cited for a driver's license violation and violation of implied consent. Police were dispatched to the area of South Congress Boulevard due to a possible intoxicated driver. The officer spoke with the driver, McCormick who had slurred speech and she was unable to keep her eyes open. McCormick consented to but performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. It was discovered through Central Dispatch that her license were suspended. She declined to submit to a blood test. Bond for McCormick is $1,500 and her court date is May 4.
55 year old Sharlett Ann Carioscia was cited for assault on Thursday, April 13. The victim was visiting a neighbor when Carioscia allegedly assaulted her by kicking her in the leg. Her court date is April 27.
23 year old Garrett Michael Johnson was arrested on Friday, April 14 for driving under the influence and he was cited for simple possession, violation of implied consent, financial responsibility, and stopping, standing, or parking in the roadway. Police responded to the area of Braswell Lane due to a vehicle in the middle of the road. Johnson, the driver, informed the officer he was out of gas. Johnson’s speech was slurred and he was unsteady on his feet. Johnson also performed poorly on standardized field sobriety tasks. A search incident to arrest revealed a pill bottle without a label containing 9.5 pills. The bottle was found in the center console of the vehicle. Johnson said he had a valid prescription for the medication but couldn't provide one at the time. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is May 4.
31 year old Tracy Ann Thomason was arrested on Friday, April 14 for driving under the influence. Police observed a silver car swerve over the yellow and white lines on East Broad Street. The officer made a traffic stop and found the driver, Thomason to have slow and slurred speech. She submitted to but performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. Thomason was deemed to be intoxicated and arrested for her safety and that of the public. Bond for Thomason is $1,500 and her court date is April 27.
47 year old Robert Edward White was arrested on Sunday, April 16 for driving under the influence. White was found in the drive through at McDonalds Restaurant passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle with his foot on the brake and the gear still in drive. After multiple police attempts to awaken him, White finally responded and the officer observed him to have slurred speech and his pupils were dilated. White consented to a field sobriety task but performed poorly. He did submit to blood test and then was taken into custody without incident. His bond is $2,500 and his court date is May 4.
28 year old Joshua Lynn McCowan was cited for fraudulent use of a credit card on Monday, April 17 after he allegedly used a card stolen from the victim's vehicle on March 30. The card was used at Wal-Mart on three different occasions on the date of the theft. McCowan will make a court appearance on May 4.