Two more defendants have been picked up on grand jury sealed indictments returned last week as the result of local undercover investigations.
Sheriff Patrick Ray says 36 year old Brad Elliott Johnson of Carter Street, Smithville is charged with three counts of sale and delivery of a schedule II drug and one count of sale and delivery of a schedule III drug. Bond for Johnson is set at $80,000.
48 year old Danny Wayne Caldwell of Avant Circle, Alexandria is charged with three counts of sale and delivery of a schedule III drug and six counts of violation of a drug free zone. His bond is $70,000
With the arrest of Johnson and Caldwell, a total of 50 defendants have been arrested.
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Meanwhile, in his weekly update on crime news, Sheriff Ray reports that 19 year old Robert A. Paele of Flat Rock Road, Lebanon is charged with possession of a schedule VI controlled substance for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia. 19 year old Jordan L. Bennett of Lebanon Highway, Lebanon is charged with simple possession of a schedule VI drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. Sheriff Ray says on Friday, April 16th, a deputy, while on patrol on Highway 70 west, saw a suspicious vehicle setting beside of an office building. The officer stopped to check the automobile and after obtaining consent to search, found Paele, the driver, to be in possession of 1.01 ounces of marijuana and a marijuana pipe. Bennett, the passenger, was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana, rolling papers, and a pair of hemostats. Paele's bond was at $6,000. Bond for Bennett is $2,000. Both men will appear in court on April 29th.
30 year old Tracy Nicole Henry of Rogers Lane, Lebanon is charged with criminal impersonation. Her bond is set at $1,000 and she will be in court on April 29th. Sheriff Ray says on Wednesday, April 14th, a deputy was dispatched to Highway 56 south to investigate a suspicious female walking down the roadway. After locating the woman, the officer asked for her name. She replied that her name was Tracy Daniels and she provided a social security number. After checking the information, the officer discovered that the social security number was for someone else. He also learned that the woman is actually Ms. Henry and that the reason she gave a fake name is because she is wanted in Wilson County on state warrants.
24 year old Jordon Thomas Adams of Game Ridge Road Smithville is charged with a second offense of driving under the influence. His bond is set at $3,000 and he will be in court on April 29th. Sheriff Ray says on Thursday, April 15th, a deputy answered a suspicious person call on Students Home Road where a man appeared to be intoxicated, going door to door asking for work. Upon arrival, the officer found Adams slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle on Students Home Road in a driveway. Adams had slurred speech and he was unsteady on his feet. Adams also failed field sobriety tasks.
44 year old Kenneth Lavon Teeples of Vickers Ridge Road, Baxter is charged with a second offense of driving under the influence and he has been issued citations for violation of the implied consent law and for not changing his address on his driver's license. His bond is set at $2,500 and he will appear in court on May 6th. Sheriff Ray says on Thursday, April 15th, an officer received a call of an accident on Austin Bottom Road in the Rock Castle area of the county. Upon arrival, the deputy found Teeples to be the driver of the vehicle. Teeples appeared to be intoxicated having a smell of alcohol on his person and he was unsteady on his feet. Teeples also failed field sobriety tasks
33 year old Tiffany Hendrixson of Hurricane Ridge, Smithville is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and driving on a suspended license. She has also been issued a written citation for driving a motor vehicle with no insurance. Her bond is set at $3,500 and she will appear in court on April 29th. Sheriff Ray says on Thursday, April 15th, a deputy was dispatched to a hit and run accident at a business on Tiger Drive in Smithville. The officer was told that a woman had pulled up to the outside teller window and struck the tellers roll out drawer, as she left, causing damage to it. The woman then left the scene. Thirty to forty five minutes after the deputy left the business, he was called back there again and was told that the
woman had returned with another person in a different vehicle. This time, she came inside trying to do business.
27 year old Jessica French Hale of Walker Drive, Smithville was charged Friday, April 16th with seven counts of forgery. Detectives allege that Hale took checks from another woman and passed them at several businesses in Smithville. The checks totaled $502.59. Bond for Hale was set at $35,000 and she will appear in court on April 29th.
20 year old Cassidy Rianna Hazzard of Lucky Lane, Sparta is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. Her bond is set at $2,000 and she will appear in court on May 6th. Sheriff Ray says on Saturday, April 17th, an officer responded to a motor vehicle accident on Pine Grove Road where a vehicle had struck a mailbox, left the scene, and then struck a road sign at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Pine Grove Road. After investigating, Hazzard was charged in the case..
44 year old Tony lee Petty of Cainsville Road, Watertown is charged with driving on a suspended license. Petty has also been issued written citations for no vehicle insurance and violation of the registration law. Bond for Petty was set at $1,000 and he will appear in court on April 29th. Sheriff Ray says on Saturday, April 17th, an officer stopped a vehicle on Highway 70 for a traffic violation. Petty, the driver of the vehicle, was charged in the case.