Two teens have been arrested in the recent burglaries and thefts at two homes in Liberty. 18 year old Joshua James Boland and 18 year old Bobby Christopher Maynard both of Clear Creek Road, Liberty are each charged with two counts of aggravated burglary and two counts of theft of property over $1,000. Bond for each is $30,000 and they will make a court appearance August 18.
On Tuesday, August 2 Boland and Maynard allegedly broke into a residence on West Main in Liberty. Items taken from this home were several pieces of jewelry, an iPod Touch, a Kindle Fire, a Verizon prepaid phone, an Easton ball bat bag, $750 in cash and $300 in assorted change.
Five days later on Sunday, August 7 Boland and Maynard allegedly burglarized a different home on West Main Street in Liberty. Items taken from this home included a Winchester 45 caliber revolver, a 25 caliber semi-automatic handgun, and $350 in assorted change.
Some of the stolen items have been recovered. The cases were investigated by Sheriff’s Department Detectives.
48 year old Robert Orin Nannie, a homeless man, is charged with indecent exposure. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is August 25. On Friday, August 12 a deputy was called to Maggie’s Landing on Highway 70 due to a complaint of a man sitting on a bench in front of the building exposing his genitals and buttocks to the public. Nannie was placed under arrest.
46 year old David Dwayne Anderson of Dedmon Hollow Road, Liberty is charged with theft of property over $1,000 and vandalism. His bond totals $9,000 and his court date is August 18. On Tuesday, August 2 Anderson allegedly destroyed a master lock and stole an 18 foot dovetail trailer valued at $2,000. The case was investigated by a Sheriff’s Department Detective.
46 year old Billy Cooper Pruitt of Old Bildad Road, Smithville is charged with being in an accident resulting in damage to another vehicle. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is August 11. On June 25 Pruitt’s GMC pickup truck allegedly sideswiped another vehicle headed southbound on Hurricane Ridge Road. Pruitt failed to immediately stop at the scene of the accident nor did he return at any time during the subsequent investigation. Other parties involved in the accident obtained the license tag number of Pruitt’s truck and reported it.
51 year old Karen Louise Edwards of Oak Place Drive is charged with hit and run, damage to a vehicle, and failure to give proper notification. On Monday, August 8 Edwards allegedly lost control of her 2005 Mazda and struck a parked vehicle on Vaughn Lane. She put her car in reverse, ran into a storage building crashing through the wall and damaging items inside, and then she drove off at a high rate of speed. Edwards was located the following day at her home and admitted to being responsible for the crash.
31 year old Christy Mae Bell of Dry Creek Road, Smithville is charged with aggravated assault. Her bond is $4,000 and she will make a court appearance on August 25. On Wednesday, August 10 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Nashville Highway due to a domestic incident. Upon arrival, the officer learned that Bell had allegedly struck her ex-husband in the head and tried to strangle the man by grabbing him around the neck leaving scratches and marks on his face and neck. She was placed under arrest.
32 year old Steven Darrell Bly of Forrest Avenue, Smithville is charged with resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest, or search. Bly is under a $5,000 bond and he is to make a court appearance on August 25. On Thursday, August 11 two deputies went to Banks Pisgah Road to serve a capias warrant on Bly for failure to appear in criminal court. As he was being arrested, Bly resisted by trying to pull away from the officers. Bly is being held without bond on the failure to appear warrant and is to make a court appearance on that charge September 12.
32 year old Amy Leigh Estes of Mountain View Drive, Smithville is charged with driving under the influence. She was further issued citations for no insurance and failure to drive with due care. Her bond is $1,500 and her court date is August 25. On Saturday, August 13 a deputy was dispatched to the area of Hurricane Bridge on Highway 56 due to a one vehicle accident in which a car had hit a guardrail. Upon arrival, the officer observed a silver Saturn that had wrecked. Estes, the driver, had slurred speech and she was unsteady on her feet. Estes told the officer that she had not been drinking but that she was under the influence of suboxone and xanax. She performed poorly on field sobriety tasks.