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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jail Intake

Load of tools taken from garage (07/24/14)
Approximately $3,000 worth of items were stolen from the garage of a Lewis Avenue home overnight Monday, police were told. A planer, miter saw, two circular saws, sanding station, two power sanders, three routers and hand tools were missing along with a 12-pack of soft drinks...
Pot or not, owner feels the heat (07/23/14)
Unique tomato plant -- or marijuana? Gary Wiker of Madison Street insisted his "tomato plant" is rare and "no one else grows that kind of tomato," officer Tory Moore said in his report. Police who found the plant say it's marijuana -- and charged Wiker, 53, with possession and sale of a schedule VI substance...
Suspect accused of stealing gas tank (07/16/14)
A Bell Buckle man was charged with taking a gasoline tank from a Midland Road residence Monday afternoon, according to Shelbyville police. Michael Shannon Spain, 43, of Webb Road West admitted taking the tank after initial denial, then offered to pay for the gas inside, officer Jose Garza said...
Attempted homicide charged after bottle attack (07/15/14)
A Shelbyville man was arrested on a charge of attempted criminal homicide after a weekend incident starting in Murfreesboro and ending in Bedford County, officials say. Shaun Earl Gibson, 36, of Lorien Circle allegedly picked up a Shelbyville woman in Murfreesboro and attacked her with a whiskey bottle before she got out of his vehicle in Bedford County, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Department...
Gun found in bag of marijuana (07/10/14)
A man out on bond after a previous drug arrest was charged again with possession of marijuana. Tristan David McMahon, 23, of Barksdale Lane, was arrested after investigators discovered a bag of marijuana -- also containing a handgun -- at his home. Investigators searched the residence after marijuana was found in a vehicle during a traffic stop nearby...
Medication, money taken by thieves (07/09/14)
Minor thefts were reported to Shelbyville police Monday and Tuesday. Prescription medication and $240 were stolen from a vehicle left unlocked with windows down at a Madison Street home between 11:30 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, police said...
Aggravated suspect charged with aggravated burglary (07/08/14)
A woman demanding back a dress she says she loaned allegedly barged into a residence, took the garment and departed Saturday, Shelbyville police said. She's been charged with aggravated burglary. Rosheta Monique Jackson, 25, of Railroad Avenue was allegedly intoxicated when she arrived at a neighbor's home at Circle O Trailer Park wanting to see a woman who wasn't presemt...
Thieves sneak away with mattresses (06/29/14)
An undetermined number of mattresses were stolen Thursday from a trailer at Corsicana Bedding, Amos Smith Road, Shelbyville police said. A witness told police three men were passing the mattresses from the Corsicana property through a tree line to a Ford F150 pickup parked near the nearby city burn pit...
Pot, no seat belt, and a run add up to bad luck (06/26/14)
Thirteen was an unlucky number for a man allegedly in possession of marijuana Tuesday. The 1.71 grams of marijuana was found in the clothing of Tommy Lance Bailey, 40, of Sims Road following a foot pursuit off Madison Street near Barksdale Lane, police said...
Woman strikes back after alleged insulting words (06/25/14)
A woman was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting a neighbor in the head with a softball bat Monday. Caroline Anita Spencer, 30, of Horse Mountain Road told officer Mitchell Warren she was retaliating due to residents of the neighboring home allegedly making insulting comments to her and family members over a period of time...
Burglary charge filed after wallet stolen (06/24/14)
Charges have been filed against a Shelbyville man after a wallet was taken from a truck at Co-Op, South Cannon Boulevard, Friday afternoon. Shawn Michael Utz, 19, of Bethlehem Church Road was arrested for burglary and theft of property, police said. A juvenile, who allegedly took the wallet from the truck and handed it to Utz, is also charged...
'You owe money' calls false: Police (06/20/14)
A scammer has been attempting to con people out of money using the name of a Shelbyville business. The caller falsely claims to be calling from Bedford-Moore Farmers Co-Op claiming the recipient owes money, Det. Sgt. Brian Crews of the Shelbyville Police Department said...
Home ransacked while residents away (06/18/14)
Problems mounted quickly for a Parker Avenue couple as they discovered several items stolen from their home Monday. A 55-inch large screen television, Xbox 360 and 10 games, fly wheel and pole, propane grill and a new stroller were taken while they were at a Nashville hospital for several days, Shelbyville police were told...
Driver rams house and car, takes off (06/17/14)
An alleged hit-and-run driver struck and damaged the foundation of a home on Myers Street Saturday night, police said. Nasif Ghaly Mansour, whose age and address are not available, was arrested Sunday afternoon at a Depot Street market with siding from the house still embedded in his van...
Pit bulls pepper sprayed by police (06/12/14)
Two pit bulls described as "aggressive" by police were pepper sprayed for officer safety on Shadow Drive early Tuesday night. Officer Bruce Davis, responding to a report of the dogs running at large on Warren Circle, found them behind the Shadow Drive home...
Apartments targeted for auto burglaries (06/11/14)
Three vehicles were entered at three apartment complexes in three days, Shelbyville police said Tuesday. l Four fishing poles, a tackle bag and a bottle of prescription medication were taken from an unlocked vehicle at Oak Knoll Apartments, Union Street, overnight Monday...
Hit-and-run suspect argues with police (06/10/14)
The alleged driver in a hit-and-run accident Sunday night was arrested after arguing with officers, police said. Flavio Martin Nillo-Rojas, 30, of Elizabeth Street allegedly struck a car at a Madison Street convenience store. The victim followed Nillo-Rojas to his home...
Drug suspect tosses aside pills (06/08/14)
The toss told the story -- at least, to a police officer who arrested a Belfast man for allegedly throwing away illegally-possessed pills Thursday. Leonard Boon Casteel, 39, of Belfast is accused of pouring alprazolam and oxycodone pills into his hand from a bottle, then throwing them after being told to walk to officer Jose Garza...
Pot find results from not wearing seat belt (06/06/14)
A man was charged with simple possession after 8.30 grams of marijuana were found in his clothing during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon on Madison Street, Shelbyville police said. The bag of marijuana was taken from Christopher Eugene Hurt, 19, of Sulphur Springs Road, as he was being patted down by officer Cody Swift...
Fist-driven flying glass nicks 3-month-old (06/04/14)
A 3-month-old child was slightly injured by flying glass late Monday when a suspect, thought to be a teenage boy, put his fist through the windshield of a car outside Shelbyville. The glass left what was described as a "small laceration" on the child's head, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Department. An ambulance was called to the scene to check the child...
3 people, 3 carts blend for $1K theft of cooling items (06/03/14)
Three people loaded four blenders, two coffee brewers and a juicer into three shopping carts at Walmart and left without paying at mid-afternoon Saturday, police said. The haul, totalling $1,023 according to Walmart security, was placed into a black Dodge Charger by two women and a man, video showed...
Children's clothes stolen from home (05/29/14)
More than $500 worth of childrens' clothing was taken from a Kingwood Avenue residence Tuesday, police said. A suspect was named to police. The following were charged since Tuesday by the Bedford County Sheriff's Department, Shelbyville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force. They are only charged; guilt or innocence will be determined by the courts...
Pot found in clothing of bleeding man (05/28/14)
Marijuana was found on a blood-spattered man who had to be carried to a patrol car after refusing to walk Monday, police said. Roy Lazro Toso, 30, allegedly laid in the roadway on White Street in front of his home and inflicted what proved to be a superficial cut on his thigh, officer Todd Sanders' report said...
Cocaine discovered during traffic stop (05/23/14)
Cocaine in a vehicle led to the arrest of a Shelbyville man during a traffic stop Wednesday night. Sgt. Charles Merlo of the Shelbyville Police Department noticed Robert Joseph Wydock, 32, of Murfreesboro appeared to be nervous and asked officer Jody Shelton for backup...
Fifteen games stolen from store (05/16/14)
Fifteen Nintendo DS games, an XBox Halo 4 and cash were stolen from Game On!, Madison Street, between 10-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Security video from an adjoining business shows "burglars" entering and leaving the back door, officers were told. No signs of forced entry were found...
Two homes entered on Stanley Boulevard (05/14/14)
Adjoining homes on Stanley Boulevard were burglarized Monday, Shelbyville police said. An Apple iPod Touch, ear buds, a pair of Michael Jordan tennis shoes, a bag of Cheetos and a carton of ice cream were taken from one home where large holes were knocked in a bedroom wall, police said...
Fight leaves man with facial injuries (05/13/14)
A Moore County resident is accused of seriously injuring a man found walking along Anthony Lane after large amounts of blood were discovered in the Cedar King Road and L. Fisher Road area late Friday night. Loyd McGough of Shelbyville was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville for treatment of severe facial injuries after initial treatment at Heritage Medical Center early Saturday. He was released Monday, Det. Sgt. Brian Crews of the Shelbyville Police Department said...
Driver can't hide from police after blue lights shine (05/09/14)
A driver who allegedly tried to hide his truck from police was charged with evading arrest by motor vehicle Thursday morning. James Posey allegedly pulled the truck behind a Richdale Lane home as officer Mitchell Warren lost sight of him. Warren said he began "scanning" the neighborhood and found Posey's truck moments later...
Beach towel, bucket not what doctor ordered (05/07/14)
A theft suspect's "prescription" likely doesn't include a beach towel, bracelets and glassware. Those were among items Kimberly Renee Crouch, 38, of Railroad Avenue allegedly had in her possession when police confronted her as she tried to leave the Dollar General Store in the old KMart/Kroger shopping center on Madison Street early Monday night...
Burglary suspect arrested at scene (05/06/14)
A man accused of burglarizing a Cypress Street home Saturday afternoon was arrested as he attempted to leave, police said. Brian Patrick Glisson, 32, of Hickory Drive was coming out the back door wearing leather gloves when officer Jeff Goodrich arrived...
Meth suspects charged after lab found (05/01/14)
Two suspects were charged after an alleged meth lab was found in an Industrial Parkway home Tuesday, according to the Bedford County Sheriff's Department. A Rutherford County deputy was serving a warrant on Zachary David Strickland, 27, whose home address is listed as Collier Avenue, at the Industrial Parkway location, Det. Sgt. Chad Webster of the BCSD said...
Unknown user siphons off electricity (04/30/14)
The cause of "extremely high" electricity bills plaguing a West Lane Street resident came as a surprise. She "went exploring" Monday, police said, and discovered an underground water line and electric lines buried in her yard. Shelbyville Power representatives said the lines were tied in to her residence and someone else was stealing her electricity...
Store manager hurt chasing theft suspect (04/29/14)
A Walmart manager suffered a dislocated shoulder while trying to stop a shoplifter Sunday morning. He was injured while trying to stop Chloe Denise Glenn, 20, of Nashville, who was running back into the store after allegedly trying to leave without paying with a cart containing $565.13 of merchandise...
Intoxicated man wrecks while driving himself to county jail (04/23/14)
A man who turned himself in at Bedford County Jail on Monday night arrived intoxicated and had a wreck on the way, officials said. John Randall Hancock, 53, of Bell Buckle-Wartrace Road left the scene of an accident near Bell Buckle while en route to the jail to serve time, police said...
Thieves clean up on change at coin laundry (04/22/14)
A large amount of cash was stolen from a change machine at The Laundry Basket, North Main Street, early Friday morning. Video showed the locks were pulled out from the machine after midnight, Shelbyville police were told. Two black men were seen on the video leaving in a gold GMC Envoy, the laundry's owner said...
Man lying on flag accused of burglarizing car (04/16/14)
He just wanted a little sleep -- and, allegedly, a few other things. A man found lying on an American flag along a Shelbyville roadside, surrounded by allegedly-stolen items, was charged with burglarizing a nearby vehicle early Monday, police said. Officers found Michael Ezell Lovelace, 52, of Kingree Road lying unconscious against a fence on Mead Drive at 12:35 a.m. ...
Party ends abruptly as 2 arrested, others upset (04/15/14)
An outdoor party gone out of control on Richdale Lane early Sunday ended with two arrests. A resident of the property, Michael Darrin Hickson, 22, allegedly argued with officer Gregg Loyd when told to turn down loud music. A few minutes later, more officers arrived to do a "welfare check" and ensure all were of drinking age...
Three charged in four-wheeler theft (04/11/14)
Three men were arrested Wednesday in connection with the alleged theft of a four-wheeler from a Midland Road home early Monday. Duane Anthony Hoffman, 36, and Timothy Allen Stanley, 27, both of a U.S. 41A North address, and Thomas Wayne Owens, 35, of Deery Street are each charged with theft of property over $500, said Chief Deputy David Williams Jr. of the Bedford County Sheriff's Department...
Tool box, contents stolen from garage (04/10/14)
A large tool box containing more than $1,000 worth of tools was stolen from the service area of Shelbyville Automotive Group, North Main Street, overnight Monday. Police said another box had been moved but the stolen box was probably so heavy an individual couldn't move any others...
Drug suspect doesn't get her wish (04/09/14)
A woman arrested on drug charges allegedly asked a corrections officer to throw away a glass pipe found in her clothing as she was being booked into Bedford County Jail Monday night. The jailer turned over the pipe found on Melissa Anne Talbot, 34, of Hill Street, to police...
Taser, fall knock crack from suspect's mouth (04/08/14)
Crack cocaine fell from the mouth of a drug suspect as he fell when shocked by a Taser, Shelbyville police said. Conard Julian Harris, 33, of Cherokee Drive drove a motorcycle down the wrong side of Shoma Drive at a high rate of speed as officer Bobby Peacock was leaving an unrelated call, according to his report...
Rental employee denies chase over computer (04/06/14)
An employee of a rental firm denied chasing two people for miles in an attempt to recover a stolen laptop computer Thursday night. One of the occupants of a truck being chased said they were in a Madison Street parking lot when the rental agency rep told them to stop or he would hit them...
Cell phone left at checkout area taken (04/03/14)
A cell phone was taken from a checkout counter at Walmart between 1-1:30 a.m. Wednesday, Shelbyville police were told. The victim returned home, realized the phone was missing and called the night manager. Video shows a woman picking the black Straight Talk phone up from the counter, police said...
Driver wrecks after almost striking police car (04/01/14)
A driver who crashed into another vehicle while being followed by police Friday morning was allegedly too intoxicated to do field sobriety tests. Jose Gaspar Lazaro, 22, of Cottonwood Drive struck a van on Quarry Street moments after almost striking a police car on North Main Street, officer Russ Grubbs said in his report...
Suspect rampages to 'prove point,' arrested in minutes (03/30/14)
A wild rampage in the front yard of a Clara Drive home early Wednesday was partially to "prove a point," the suspect told Shelbyville police. Robert Tyler McNeal, 19, of Nashville was ordered to leave the home after allegedly causing a disturbance, officer Tory Moore said in his report...
Beer-toting suspect held at gunpoint after chase (03/25/14)
A suspect was held on the ground at gunpoint after allegedly attempting to evade an officer Sunday night. Rickey Clifford Campbell, 36, of Shelbyville ran though woods on Glenoaks Road after driving his truck into a ditch following an alleged incident on nearby Wesley Street, Shelbyville police said.`...
Marijuana found in vehicle after stop leads to DUI charge (03/19/14)
Drugs were discovered in a vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon, police said. Officer Jon Cooke said he found .33 grams of marijuana, a glass pipe and a pack of cigarillos in the driver's seat of a Jeep driven by Jessica Dean Barrett, 19, of Manchester, after charging her with DUI...
Driver resists arrest after crashes, pursuit (03/18/14)
An allegedly-intoxicated driver initially refused to stop for blue lights and a siren after striking a mailbox on South Hillcrest Drive and a fence on Birch Street early Sunday, police said. Officer Jerry Lawrence said he spotted the truck driven by Larry Donald Nelson, 63, of Neeley Avenue headed outbound on Wartrace Pike about 3:45 a.m. Nelson ran a red light at Madison Street without slowing but stopped at the intersection of 437 Bypass, Lawrence said...
Drugs found in car after pursuit (03/04/14)
Drugs and money were found in possession of a man who eluded an early morning pursuit but was found a few minutes later Monday. Leonard Allen Richardson, 31, of Huntsville, Ala. was stopped by Deputy Jimmy Rhodes on New Center Church Road after city police were ordered to stop a pursuit out South Cannon Boulevard. Richardson allegedly threw a large amount of money at his girlfriend, who was in the front passenger seat, as he was being arrested, Rhodes said; $2,416 was found in the vehicle...
Burglary suspect grabs iPad, flees in his PJs (03/04/14)
The man suspected in a wave of auto burglaries across parts of Shelbyville was arrested after allegedly stealing an iPad from a woman's hands Friday morning. Xavien Cortez Eisom, 19, of Barksdale Lane was in a vehicle at a Madison Street motel with two women, Officer Darrell Birdsong said in his report...