A former manager of Tennessee Credit has been indicted for theft over $60,000. 58 year old Vicky Elaine Bogle of Lou Drive, Dowelltown was named in a sealed indictment returned by the Grand Jury on Monday, July 27. Her bond is $50,000 and she will be arraigned in criminal court on September 14. She was arrested on August 12.
The indictment alleges that “Bogle, between the 1st day of January, 2009 and the 19th day of December 14, 2014 knowingly did obtain or exercise control over certain property, to wit: money/cash being over the value of $60,000, the property of Tennessee Credit, without the effective consent of Tennessee Credit, with the intent to deprive Tennessee Credit of said property, constituting the offense of Theft”.
Bogle is among six people picked up by the Sheriff’s department last week on Grand Jury sealed indictments returned on Monday, July 27.
75 year old Frank Donald Thomas of Nashville Highway, Liberty is charged in a sealed indictment with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. His bond is $50,000 and he will be arraigned in criminal court on September 14. He was arrested on August 14.
Count 1 of the indictment alleges that “Thomas, on or about the 27th day of September, 2014 intentionally or knowingly did engage in conduct which caused (the victim) to reasonably fear imminent bodily injury, said offense being committed with a deadly weapon, to wit: a gun, constituting the offense of aggravated assault”.
Count 2 of the indictment alleges that “Thomas did engage in conduct which placed or which might have placed the citizens of DeKalb County in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury, said offense being committed with a deadly weapon, to wit: a motor vehicle, constituting the offense of reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon.”
On Saturday, September 27, 2014 central dispatch received a call that Thomas, driving a red Chevy Avalanche on Highway 56 south, was chasing after a man in a red Dodge pickup truck at speeds of over 100 miles per hour. During the chase, Thomas allegedly pointed a small silver gun out of the window, causing the victim to fear for his life.
A deputy spotted Thomas behind the victim’s truck. Another witness said he was run off the road by the red Dodge being chased by the red Avalanche.
Thomas later told officers that the reason he was following the man was because of something he had done in the past. Thomas said he wanted to get his hands on him. Thomas was placed under arrest and a silver revolver, containing three live rounds and three spent rounds, was found in his vehicle.
Thomas is a former county commissioner and member of the county beer board.
54 year old Kenny Ray Herman of West Main Street, Smithville; 47 year old Timmy Harvey George; and 49 year old Riley Anthony Bullard of V.L. Wilson Loop, Smithville are co-indicted on a charge of sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (Hydromorphone). Bond for each is $30,000 and they will appear in criminal court for arraignment on September 14. Herman and George were arrested on August 12. Bullard was picked up on August 13.
According to the indictment, “Herman, George, Bullard, and another man, Joel Hayes, on or about the 24th day of February, 2015 knowingly did sell a schedule II controlled substance, to wit: Hydromorphone, constituting the offense of sale of a schedule II controlled substance, to wit: Hydromorphone, in violation of Tennessee Code Annotated.” Hayes was arrested on August 9.
45 year old James Madison Currie of Village Place, Smithville is indicted for two counts of sale and delivery of a schedule II drug. His bond is $60,000 and he will be arraigned in criminal court on September 14. Currie was arrested on August 12.
The indictments allege that Currie knowingly sold a schedule II drug, to wit: Dihydrocodeinone on or about the 29th day of January, 2015 and the 5th day of February, 2015,constituting the offense of sale of a schedule II controlled substance, to wit: Dihydrocodeinone.
A Lebanon man who allegedly broke into a residence in Liberty armed with a gun last month has been arrested by the Sheriff’s Department. 48 year old James Michael Tatum is charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault. His bond is $100,000 and he will make a court appearance on August 20. On Friday, July 31 Tatum allegedly broke into a home at Wilson Hollow Road in Liberty and knowingly pointed a Glock .45 caliber handgun at the homeowner. Tatum camouflaged his face in an attempt to keep the victim from identifying him. Tatum was later arrested after an investigation by a sheriff’s department detective.
38 year old Julie Lynn Fayette of Oak Drive, Smithville is charged with three counts of aggravated domestic assault. Her bond totals $15,000 and she will be in court August 20. On Saturday, August 15, Fayette intentionally grabbed the steering wheel of a vehicle, driven by her husband on Holmes Creek Road while their daughter and nephew were passengers, putting the lives of her husband, daughter, and nephew in danger. Her actions caused the vehicle to run off the road. The case was investigated by a deputy.
An Alexandria man is in trouble after trying to outrun the law while drunk and then having a wreck. 46 year old Albert Dayton West of Tramel Branch Road, Alexandria is charged by the sheriff’s department with evading arrest and by the Tennessee Highway Patrol with driving under the influence, driving on a revoked license, and leaving the scene of an accident. His bond totals $14,000 and he will make a court appearance on August 27.
The incident occurred on June 19 as a deputy was checking out a report of a domestic dispute. The officer apparently spotted a suspect in the case riding with West. The deputy got behind the vehicle and activated his blue lights but West refused to stop. As the officer activated his siren, West picked up speed traveling on West Main Street in Dowelltown. West then turned left onto Smith Fork Road and continued to evade for approximately one and a half miles before he wrecked. The officer had already terminated the pursuit prior to the accident. West and his passenger then got out of their automobile and fled. Two hours later, an officer found West on Main Street in Dowelltown. West admitted to being the driver and said he had been hurt in the wreck. West also confessed to picking up the man involved in the domestic dispute to keep him out of trouble. A witness identified West as the driver of the vehicle. West was determined to have been the driver of the vehicle and was placed under arrest.
33 year old Kenneth Adam Wright of Lower Helton Road, Alexandria is charged with a third offense of driving under the influence. He was also issued citations for driving on a revoked license, violation of the financial responsibility law, driving on roadways laned for travel, and violation of the implied consent law. His bond is $4,500 and he will make a court appearance on October 22. On Friday, August 14 a deputy spotted a gray truck cross the white dotted line several times on Highway 70 West in Dowelltown. After stopping the vehicle, the deputy spoke with the driver, Wright who had an odor of alcohol coming from his person. Wright admitted to having consumed four beers. He submitted to and performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. Although Wright refused to submit to a blood test, a search warrant was issued to obtain a forced blood draw due to his record of multiple convictions for DUI.