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Restaurant worker charged with stealing funds

By DAVID MELSON - dmelson@t-g.com
Posted 12/10/22

An employee of a Shelbyville restaurant was charged Tuesday with stealing from her employer, police said.

The owner of Wayback Burgers, North Main Street, showed police video footage he said …

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Restaurant worker charged with stealing funds

An employee of a Shelbyville restaurant was charged Tuesday with stealing from her employer, police said.
The owner of Wayback Burgers, North Main Street, showed police video footage he said showed Elena Marie Dubose, 41, of North Main Street, allegedly taking money from a cash register. Another video allegedly showed Dubose taking money paid by a customer and placing it in her pocket. Total loss was estimated at $300-500 bond.
Dubose was charged with theft of property and held on $10,000 bond.
Other thefts reported to area authorities:
•Five pairs of Nike Air Jordan shoes were stolen overnight Tuesday from Steppin’ Kicks and Clothing, Sevier Street, police said.
A rock was used to smash the front door and gain entry.
•The license plate was stolen from a vehicle Wednesday afternoon at Walmart.
•Five vehicles were entered late Friday afternoon, Dec. 2, at The White Dove Barn, a wedding and event venue on Highway 64 East in Bedford County just outside Beech Grove.
Windows were broken from each vehicle between approximately 5:10-6:30 p.m., a report by Deputy Shaquille Thompson said.
A $2,000 Louis Vuitton bag, $400 card holder, $700 worth of gift cards, cash, purses, and wallets were reported taken.
•Two men dumped the contents of several Lego kits into a Walmart shopping cart and attempted to leave without paying Monday, police were told.
Hudson Cotton Beard and Avery Walker Dabbs were detained by store security until police arrived. They were cited for shoplifting.
•A man attempted to steal several types of portable lights, knives, a backpack, and a baseball bag Monday before being stopped by store security, police said. The suspect was able to get away and was last seen riding off on a bicycle.
•Amber Paige Fox, 31, of North Jefferson Street, was charged with trying to steal $52 worth of items Monday from Dollar General Market, North Main Street.
•The mailbox was stolen from a home on Highway 231 South, a deputy was told Thursday, Dec. 1.
•All the belongings of two women were taken from a storage shed at a Locust Street home Nov. 19 or 20, Shelbyville police were told Tuesday.
A man was stabbed in the back during an argument Saturday night, Dec. 3, at a Davis Street residence.
Rene Bartolon Ramirez, 19, was allegedly attacking his wife when Marcos Bartolome attempted to stop him, Shelbyville police said.
Bartolome had a severe cut on his head and complained to officers that his hoody was “soaked.” He took off the hoodie and officers saw the stab wound on his back.
Ramirez was being held down by three people when Officer Bailey Dineen arrived. He was allowed to stand and allegedly began trying to attack Bartolome again as more officer arrived.
Dineen deployed her taser, striking Ramirez in the chest, after he allegedly refused orders to calm down. The taser shock and handcuffs didn’t deter Ramirez, who allegedly kept trying to reach Bartolome until being placed inside a patrol vehicle. A blood-covered knife was found with reach of where Ramirez had been.
Ramirez allegedly kept yelling and trying to get out of his handcuffs while being taken to Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He was charged with aggravated assault, domestic assault, resisting arrest and public intoxication.
Faye Mari Bermudez, 21, Ramirez’s wife, was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly slapping, pushing and cursing officers and resisting arrest.
•A Bedford County man was charged Tuesday with attacking a woman at a home near Chapel Hill where he allegedly sometimes stays, according to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.
Roger Dale Christa, 50, whose address is listed as Halls Mill Road, is charged with attempted rape, aggravated assault, and kidnapping. Bond was set at $22,500.
Christa told deputies he “has wanted to be with” the victim and what he described as a “scuffle” resulted when she resisted. The victim said they were not involved in a relationship but he “stays” at her home.
The assault allegedly began when the victim returned home and Christa threw her on a bed, grabbed her neck and attempted to remove her clothing. The victim fled to a neighboring residence and called 911.
Drug charges
•Marijuana was found on a man found sleeping between air conditioning units Tuesday night behind Quik Mart, Lane Parkway, police said.
Michael Shane Mullins, who was listed as “homeless” on the Bedford County Jail intake, allegedly possessed 1.64 grams of marijuana in a glasses case.
He was charged with simple possession of a schedule 6 drug and paraphernalia and held on $2,000 bond.
•A man initially described by police as an “armed suspect” turned out to be carrying airsoft guns Friday night, Dec. 2.
Aaron Fabian Ledesma was lying in a grassy area on Sandusky Road off Highway 130 West as Shelbyville police officer Ramon Castillo, who had just finished his day shift, passed by and stopped to check on him. Deputy Joshua Cox smelled marijuana; Ledesma allegedly admitted having a small amount in his nearby vehicle.
Ledesma was cited for simple possession.
•Methamphetamine and portions of suboxone pills were confiscated from a driver during a traffic stop Sunday, Dec. 4.
Christopher Shane Pittman, 22, of Couch Lane, ran a stop sign on Green Lane at Northside Professional Drive, police said.
Pittman was initially charged with driving on a suspended license. A subsequent search revealed 1.7 grams of crystal methamphetamine and the pills.
Additional charges of simple possession of schedule 2 and 3 drugs, driving while in possession of methamphetamine, and failure to obey a traffic control device were added. Bond was set at $5,000.
•The passenger in a vehicle stopped for allegedly speeding through a school zone Friday, Dec. 2, was cited for simple possession of marijuana.
Thomas Taylor, age and address not available, handed over a bag containing approximately 2.5 grams of marijuana to Officers Tracy Teal and Brock Horner. The driver, who was not charged with a drug-related offense, was allegedly driving 25 mph in a 15 mph zone in front of Southside School on South Cannon Boulevard.
Jail intake
The following were arrested since Monday by the Shelbyville Police Department, Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force. They are only charged; guilt or innocence will be determined by the courts.
•Dakota Ryan Adkins, 25, Murfreesboro; public intoxication; released, no bond
•James Baugher, 56, L. Fisher Road; violation of community supervision for life; released, $2,500 bond
•Thomas Lynn Brummitt, 34, Glendale Road; aggravated assault; held, no bond
•Geavony Castellaros, 42, Smyrna; driving on suspended license, financial responsibility; released, no bond
•Beau William Cerniglia, 37, Smyrna; violation of probation; released, no bond
•Matthew Ray Clanton, 26, Ledgeview Drive; violation of probation; released, no bond
•Ronald Cecil Coope, 57, East Cedar Street; violation of probation; held, $2,500 bond
•Rodney Shane Crosslin, 43, Lewisburg; criminal conspiracy; held, no bond
•Jeffrey Brent Cunningham, 56, Railroad Road; failure to appear; released, no bond
•John Densford, 40, Millington; joyriding-temporary taking of vehicle; held, $2,500 bond
•Elena Marie Dubose, 41, North Main Street; theft of property; held, $10,000 bond
•Maria Salas Falcon, 48, no address listed; driving on suspended license, speeding; released, no bond
•Ashley Marie Flowers, 29, Jennifer Circle; truancy; released, no bond listed
•Carl A. Foster, 50, Nashville; failure to appear; held, no bond
•Amber Paige Fox, 31, North Jefferson Street; shoplifting; released, $1,000 bond
•Adam James Gadomski, 36, Murfreesboro; failure to appear; held, no bond
•Herlinda Giron Godinez, 39, Bridlewood Drive; no driver’s license/exhibited on demand, window tinting; citation issued
•Argelio Godinez, 38, Maplewood Drive; no driver’s license/exhibited on demand, running red light/stop sign; released, no bond
•Antonio Herraro, 39, Fairview Avenue; public intoxication; held, $750 bond
•Shaunessy Keefe Jackson, 41, Carlisle Avenue; domestic assault; $2,000 bond
•Esmeralda Zuseth Ledesma, 46, Green Lane; domestic assault; held, $1,000 bond
•William Glen Lynch, 33, Highway 130 East; aggravated assault, domestic assault, failure to appear; held, no bond
•Brian J. Martin, 41, Petersburg; driver to exercise due care, DUI, financial responsibility, seat belt law; released, no bond
•Michael Shane Mullins, 51, no fixed address, Shelbyville; possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession; held, $2,000 bond
•Erika Navarro, 32, Halls Mill Road; violation of probation; released, $2,500 bond
•Celestine Torian Newsom, 47, Frank Martin Road; failure to appear; held, no bond
•Joshua Parker, 27, Possum Trot Road; driver to exercise due care, DUI; held, $3,000 bond
•Melissa Rosario Soriano, 31. White Street; failure to appear; citation issued
•Desmond Larell Teasley, 27, Enden Avenue; possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule 2 drug; held, no bond listed
•Casimiro Pena Urena, 63, Moreland Avenue; driving on revoked license, driving on wrong side of road, implied consent; released, $10,000 bond
•Jakob Ryan Weeks, 20, Manchester; bench warrant, failure to appear; held, no bond
•Michael Henry Welter Jr., 43. Lewis Avenue; shoplifting, unlawful possession of a weapon; held, $2,000 bond
•Frankie Lee Wilhoite, 42, Couch Lane; domestic assault, public intoxication; held, $3,000 bond

•Mikyah Mikhel Wilson, 23, Landers Street; driving on suspended license, financial responsibility, registration law; released, no bond