Man Charged In Gang Shooting Was On Bond On Attempted Murder, Robbery Cases

Thursday, June 25, 2009

One of the young men charged in a gang shooting on Holiday Hills Circle on Tuesday night was on bond on attempted murder and aggravated robbery charges.

Joshua Jamorris Daniels, 20, was once under a $300,000 bond after being charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault. That bond was set in General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck after a hearing.

His attorney, David Barrows, said prosecutors later agreed to lower the bond for Daniels to $15,000 because the state could not get its witnesses to appear in court.

Attorney Barrow later asked Criminal Court Judge Rebecca Stern to lower the bond to $1,000 for Daniels and he was released.

Daniels is also facing an aggravated robbery charge. Attorney Barrow said there are also witness problems in that case.

In the attempted murder, Daniels was one of two men arrested in connection with a shooting that left a teen in critical condition.

In January, 2008, Chattanooga Police responded to the 800 block of Woodmore Lane on a shots fired call. When police arrived on the scene, the victim had left the area by private vehicle to go to East Ridge Hospital.

Alex Johnson, 19, had been shot once in the abdomen and was transferred to Erlanger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

After interviews with several witnesses, Chattanooga Police homicide detectives arrested Daniels, who was then 18.

Police also arrested Kelvin Daniels, 38, and charged him with accessory after the fact. Kelvin Daniels is the uncle of Joshua Daniels.

The motive for the shooting was unknown with the investigation continuing by the Chattanooga Police Homicide Unit, police said at the time.


Crash On Chattanooga Avenue Causes Power Outage

A single car accident has damaged a power pole on Chattanooga Avenue in front of the Crown Mill Village apartments and has caused a power outage in the area.   Chattanooga Avenue is closed between Matilda Street and Judson Street while the Dalton Police Department investigate the crash and Dalton Utilities works to replace the pole.   The vehicle, a white Nissan ... (click for more)

Catoosa County Arrest Report For July 24-30

Click  here  for the Catoosa County arrest report for July 24-30. (click for more)

Chattanooga's Memorial Day

It is recorded in the Fourth Chapter of the Book of Joshua, that after the nation had crossed the River Jordan, Joshua would receive a divine commandment to choose 12 men from among the people and tell them to take 12 stones from the middle of the river.  Each man placed a stone on their shoulder which represented one of the tribes of Israel, and served as a memorial ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: They Still Love The ‘Lickers’

When Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fl.) introduced the 2015 version of the “Prevent All Soring Tactics” in Congress this week, he already had a bipartisan crowd of 50 Republicans and 50 Democrats as co-sponsors. That’s hardly amazing. Today there are over 280 organizations, associations, veterinary and animal advocates who vehemently support the legislation, because it is well documented, ... (click for more)

Justin Brown Signs With Hiwassee College

Only weeks after signing Red Bank's Jalen Moore to a scholarship, Hiwassee head baseball coach Shane Gardner was back in Chattanooga on Wednesday evening. This time he was in the Scenic City looking for a player he described as "a spark plug, someone who could boost our team and contribute right away." He believes he's found that young man in former Chattanooga School for the ... (click for more)

Robert Powderly Still Active After All Of These Years

It didn’t take long for Robert Powderly to get fully involved in the running boom back in the late 70s. Millions of Americans joined the parade back in those days where running was their main source of physical fitness and Powderly was a big part of it. Powderly is now 68 and retired from U.S. Pipe where he worked in the accounting department.   He’s also had a couple ... (click for more)