An Auburntown man will be in court this week after recently being found drunk and in possession of a handgun. 41 year old Shawn Patrick Riley of Auburntown is charged with public intoxication and possession of a handgun while under the influence. His bond is $5,000 and he will make a court appearance on January 31. On January 17 a deputy was called to a business on Old Snow Hill Road at Dowelltown due to a man who was intoxicated. Upon arrival the officer found the man, Riley inside the business. He had a strong odor of alcohol on him. His speech was slurred and his eyes were bloodshot. He was also in possession of a Glock 19 nine millimeter handgun. Riley was there to pick up his eight year old daughter and drive her home. Riley became agitated and uncooperative with the deputy. He was then placed under arrest.
25 year old Zachary Lane Bennett of Old Mill Hill Road, Dowelltown is charged with violation of bond conditions. His bond is $5,000 and his court date is January 31. On January 19 a deputy was dispatched to Dry Creek Road where a car was spotted setting near the creek. The officer stopped and spoke to Bennett and a woman who were in the car. A computer check revealed that Bennett was under bond conditions to keep away from this woman
29 year old Garry Brandon Myers of Hillsboro is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $5,000 and he will make a court appearance on February 7. On January 14 Myers assaulted his girlfriend by hitting her with his fist on the right side of her face. He was placed under arrest.
42 year old Anthony Michael Cordaro of McMinnville Highway, Smithville is charged with driving under the influence and reckless endangerment. His bond is $6,500 and he will make a court appearance January 31. On January 15 a deputy received a call about a gray Chevy Tahoe headed inbound from Warren County, the driver of which may have been involved in an attempted burglary. The officer responded and stopped the vehicle on Seven Springs Road. The driver, Cordaro appeared to be under the influence. His eyes were red, bloodshot and watery. His pupils were constricted and his speech was slurred and slow. Cordaro submitted to field sobriety tasks but performed poorly. Although he agreed to give blood for an alcohol content test, a search warrant was obtained for a blood sample.
32 year old Kenny Waymon Dyal, Jr. of Floyd Drive, Smithville is charged with filing a false report. His bond is $2,500 and his court date is January 31. On January 16 a deputy was on Cleveland Way in search of a woman wanted by authorities when he spotted her through a window at the home of Dyal. After the officer stopped and knocked Dyal came to the door. The officer inquired about the woman but Dyal said she was not there. Dyal continued to deny that the woman was there even after the deputy told Dyal he saw her. The deputy and another officer then entered the residence and found the woman hiding in a shower of a downstairs bathroom. Dyal was taken into custody.