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Hydrocodone found during traffic stop

Friday, August 24, 2012

A driver stopped for speeding was arrested when three hydrocodone pills were found in his SUV Tuesday night, police said.

Jamie Lee Blankenship, 33, of Temple Ford Road was charged with possession of a schedule III drug and speeding.

Blankenship told police the pills, found in a cigarette package by officer Jose Garza, were not his and someone must have planted them.

Garza allegedly clocked Blankenship at 54 mph in a 30 mph zone on North Main Street.

Missing an animal?

The Bedford County Sheriff's Department has "arrested" six animals found roaming loose on highways.

Five goats were found in the U.S. 231 South area and a donkey on U.S. 41A North.

Owners may claim the animals by calling the BCSD, 684-3232, and giving a description/

Jail intake

The following were arrested 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.

* William Lee Beal III, 41, Anthony Lane; violation of probation; released, $2,500 bond

* Jamie Lee Blankenship, 33, Temple Ford Road; possession of schedule III drug, speeding; released, $3,000 bond

* Amy Kay Dearmond, 36, Martha Street; violation of probation; released, $2,500 bond

* Anthony Carlos Dowell, 31, Nashville; failure to appear (two counts); held, no bond

* Joshua Brown Duke, 32, Lorien Circle; solicitation of a minor; held, $10,000 bond

* Manuel Ortega Garcia, 20, Madison Street; statutory rape (three counts); held, $30,000 bond

* Clayborn Lynell Kincherlow, 29, Whiteville; failure to appear; summons delivered

* Walter Donald Lloyd, 37, White Road; bondsman surrender (theft of property); held, $10,000 bond

* Travis Jerome Wilbourn, 30, Gobler, Mo.; bondsman surrender, failure to appear; held, $7,500 bond

* Maria Isabel Damien Yaque, 29, Apache Place; financial responsibility, running red light/stop sign; released, $1,000 bond