A 57 year old woman was arrested recently for aggravated assault after allegedly threatening her sister with a knife. Janie Lou Green of Gene Vaughn Road, Smithville is under a $5,000 bond and she will be in court October 31.
On October 9 a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Gene Vaughn Road due to a domestic incident. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a woman who reported that when she got home she found that Green had locked the door and that when Green unlocked the door she had a knife pointed at her and threatened to kill her.
Two inmates at the jail have been charged in separate cases of assaulting fellow prisoners 39 year old Christopher Pearson Myers of Sparta is charged with assault. His bond is $4,500 and he will make a court appearance on October 31. On October 8 Myers assaulted a fellow inmate with a closed fist in the annex of the jail.
Meanwhile, 20 year old Michael Timothy Hersam of Sparta is charged with assault. His bond is $2,500 and he will make a court appearance on October 31. On October 14 while incarcerated in the jail, Hersam assaulted another prisoner causing injuries to the inside of the victim’s mouth and swelling to his eye. The victim was taken to the hospital where he received stitches inside of his mouth.
24 year old David Joe Parrott of McMinnville is charged with driving under the influence and filing a false report. He was further cited for driving on a suspended license, possession of an open container of alcohol, expired registration, no insurance, failure to exercise due care, and violation of implied consent. His bond is $8,000 and he will make a court appearance October 31. On October 12 a deputy was dispatched to a truck wreck and upon arrival spoke with Parrott who was inside the truck and smelled of alcohol. Although he was the only person in the truck and the keys were in his pocket, he told the officer a friend of his had been driving and left the scene after the wreck. But witnesses said no one but Parrott had been in the truck at the time of the crash. Parrot refused to submit to field sobriety tasks and implied consent. A search warrant was obtained for a blood sample from him.