A fugitive from Alabama arrested here will soon be returning there. 32 year Kevin Nathaniel Liles of Red Level, Alabama is charged with being a fugitive from justice. His bond is $75,000 and he will make a court appearance on November 14. On October 28 a deputy was called to the Lake Motel on Sparta Highway due to a possible domestic and upon arrival spoke with Liles. The officer learned from Central dispatch that Liles was wanted in Houston County, Alabama for failure to appear in court there on a charge of methamphetamine possession. Alabama authorities plan to extradite Liles.
A second arrest was also made in that incident with Liles. 35 year old Kristy Elizabeth Holmes of Sparta Highway, Smithville is charged with public intoxication. Her bond is $1,500 and she will be in court November 14. Upon arrival at the Lake Motel the deputy encountered Holmes in the parking lot. She was yelling, cursing, and unsteady on her feet and she smelled of alcohol. Holmes was placed under arrest.
41 year old Anthony Herbert Walters of Smithville is charged with filing a false report. His bond is $2,500 and he will make a court appearance on November 21. On November 3 Walters filed a report with the sheriff’s department pertaining to an aggravated assault involving a weapon. Upon further investigation, detectives learned that the incident had not occurred and when confronted Walters admitted that he made up the story.
24 year old Pedro Silva of Nashville is charged with driving under the influence, possession of a handgun while under the influence, and a second offense of driving on a suspended license. His bond totals $7,500 and he will be in court December 5. On November 9 a deputy pulled over a blue Ford Focus crossing the center line of the highway. While speaking with the driver, Silva the officer detected an odor of alcohol on him. Silva performed poorly on field sobriety tasks and although he submitted to implied consent a search warrant was obtained for a sample of his blood. During an inventory search of Silva’s vehicle, a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9 millimeter gun was found in the center console. A background check also revealed that his driver license were suspended due to an accumulation of convictions from May 30 to November 26, 2014. His license has not been reinstated.
46 year old Freddy Sylvester Stringer of Church Street, Liberty is cited for simple possession of a schedule II drug (methamphetamine). His court date is November 14. On October 27 a deputy was called to a Church Street, Liberty home to assist in a Tennessee Department of Corrections probation and parole search. While conducting the search, officers found inside Stringer’s wallet 0.2 grams of a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine in a small baggie.
47 year old Gregory Thomas Watford of Tubbs Street, Liberty is charged with driving under the influence, aggravated assault, vandalism, and reckless endangerment. He was further cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic and violation of implied consent for refusing to submit to a blood test. His bond totals $15,000 and he will make a court appearance on November 14. On October 30 a deputy was called to Tubbs Street due to a domestic incident in which the driver of a 2019 Toyota Tacoma (Watford) rammed a black 2009 Dodge Challenger and almost ran over the owner of the Challenger who was standing close by. According to the complainant Watford had driven away but returned only to turn around and leave again. Watford was later pulled over by a deputy for crossing the center line of the highway. The officer noticed that Watford had a strong odor of alcohol on him and he was unsteady on his feet. Watford performed poorly on field sobriety tasks. While speaking with witnesses at the scene, the officer also learned that Watford and his brother had gotten into a physical altercation and that Watford had grabbed a knife from his vehicle and threatened his brother.