Police spent much of Monday night and early Tuesday dealing with multiple incidents involving a woman identified as Emily Ann Mullins, 29, of McDale Lane.
A police dispatcher was notified late Monday afternoon of a "reckless driver" who allegedly struck a mailbox on Madison Street. The driver, later determined by police to be Mullins, was followed by the caller to a trailer park on Industrial Parkway. A license check revealed the car had been involved in a gas drive-off in Coffee County earlier in the afternoon.
Mullins told Shelbyville police she left the Coffee County store without paying because of rushing a passenger in her vehicle, who suddenly became ill, to the emergency room -- but then said she had driven directly to the trailer and was unaware she had struck a mailbox. Sgt. Mike Davis called an ambulance for the passenger, who was also inside the trailer, after noticing she was lethargic.
Charges of second offense DUI and driving on a suspended license were filed against Mullins after she failed field sobriety tests, police said.
Police were called to the trailer shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday after the resident accused Mullins, who had returned a few minutes after bonding out of Bedford County Jail, of stealing a wallet from her purse.
From there, police found Mullins at a McDale Lane home, where she denied having the wallet. Officer Jody Shelton, while searching for the wallet, was granted permission to check her pockets and discovered six acetaminophen/hydrocodone tablets. She was arrested for possession of a schedule II drug after being told by Shelton it is "illegal to possess prescription drugs in any way other than the bottle."
* A 60-inch television and Playstation III were taken from a Hickory Drive home early Monday.
The victim's neighbor called him at work at 1 a.m. after seeing a small black or blue Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck in his driveway.
No signs of forced entry were found, police said. The neighbor was unable to see anyone connected with the truck.
* A victim who uses prescription pain medication told police he thought he'd "hidden it too well" -- as in forgetting where he placed it -- but told police Monday it had been stolen from his Apache Place home.
The drugs, oxicodone and paroxetoine, went missing between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5.
* Two English saddles and a wet saw were stolen Friday or Saturday from a U.S. 41A North barn, according to a Bedford County Sheriff's Department report.
A lock was broken to gain entry, the report said.
The following were arrested since Monday 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.
* Russell Wayne Friedman, 54, Las Vegas, Nev.; public intoxication; held, $1,000 bond
* William Marcham Hardin, 48, East Cedar Street; domestic assault (two counts), resist stop/frisk/halt/search; held, $15,000 bond
* Jason Lee Henley, 36, Eagle Boulevard; solicitation of a minor; released, $7,500 bond
* Tori Renee Miller, 25, Mountain View Road; assault; summons delivered
* Emily Ann Mullins, 29, Nashville; DUI, driving on suspended license; released, $5,500 bond
* Telma Giron Ortiz, 27, Bridlewood Drive; no driver's license, leaving scene of accident, financial responsibility; released, $2,500 bond