A Smithville woman who allegedly broke into a barn and stole some tools and an air tank last month has been charged with burglary and theft under $500. 25 year old Stephanie Michelle Maloney of Jefferson Road, Smithville is under a $6,500 bond and her court date is January 26. On December 7 Maloney allegedly broke into a barn on Long Branch Road and stole an air tank, tool box, and tools valued at $135. The case was investigated by a Sheriff’s Department Detective.
24 year old Christopher Jacob Roach of Summer, Tennessee is charged with unlawful possession or carrying of a weapon. His bond is $5,000 and his court date is January 26. He was arrested on Friday, January 13. On August 15 a detective and deputy responded to West Main Street in Alexandria on a complaint that a felon was living there and that he was illegally in possession of a firearm. Upon arrival, the officers spoke to the complainant who said that Roach had three firearms in his home. A further investigation revealed that Roach did live at the residence and that he is a convicted felon.
25 year old Carlos Emmanual Santos of Poplar Street, Smithville is charged with possession of a controlled substance in a penal institution. His bond is $3,500 and his court date is January 26. On Friday, January 13 while being held prisoner at the jail, Santos was found to have 0.12 ounces of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana in his possession along with three blue pills thought to be Oxycodone (30 milligrams). Marijuana is a schedule VI drug. Oxycodone is a schedule II controlled substance.
31 year old Patricia Yvonne Peachey of Pea Ridge Road, Liberty is charged with a second offense of driving on a revoked license. Her bond is $3,000 and her court date is January 26. On Wednesday, January 11 a deputy was patrolling on New Home Road when he spotted a vehicle in front of him leaving its lane of travel multiple times. He stopped the automobile and spoke with the driver, Peachey. A computer check revealed that her license were revoked due to a DUI offense in 2013 in Rutherford County. She was also charged with DRL in Rutherford County three years ago.
21 year old Kandy Ashton Goldstein of Blue Springs Road, Smithville is charged with filing a false report. Her bond is $1,500 and her court date is February 9. On December 14 Goldstein filed a vandalism report with the Sheriff’s Department. Goldstein reported that her 2014 Dodge Avenger had sustained heavy damage to the driver side due to vandalism and that she noticed it from her home when she looked outside on December 15. Goldstein further stated she did not know how it happened or who did it. She later admitted during an interview that she caused part of the damage after running into a ditch on Old Blue Springs Road and that a friend had hit a pole while driving the vehicle both on December 14. The case was investigated by a Sheriff’s Department Detective.
56 year old Melody Ann Thomas of McMinnville is charged with driving under the influence. She was further cited for driving on roadways laned for travel. Her bond is $1,500 and her court date is February 9. On Sunday, January 15 a deputy received a call about a black Nissan car headed toward Smithville on Short Mountain Highway and traveling recklessly. The officer spotted the vehicle and observed it failing to maintain its lane of travel. The deputy made a traffic stop and spoke with the driver, Thomas. Her eyes were bloodshot and she had a strong odor of alcohol on her person. She initially admitted to having consumed one beer but later said she had several beers. Thomas performed poorly on field sobriety tasks and she submitted to a blood test.
26 year old Jeffery Mark Hatfield of Adcock Cemetery Road, Smithville is charged with two counts of the offense and is under a $20,000 bond. His court date is January 26. A detective was patrolling Adcock Cemetery Road just before dark on Thursday, January 12 when he came upon a three year old girl standing in the center of the road. After almost hitting the child, he stopped and tended to the youngster while contacting the Department of Children Services. After searching for more than an hour, authorities finally located the child’s home. Upon arrival, they found a two year old boy who was home alone. Hatfield left the children in an unsafe situation placing them in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury.