Catoosa County Arrest Report Jan. 8-14

Friday, January 15, 2010

Catoosa County Sheriff’s Report

For the week of

January 8, 2010 to January 14, 2010

Traffic Charges

Alteration of License Plates 1

Duty of Driver to Stop at or Return to Scene of an Accident 3

Duty to Report Accident Resulting in Injury, Death, or Damage 1

Driving on Suspended or Revoked License 5

Driving under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 8

Driving without a Valid License 1

Fleeing Attempting to Elude 1

Following too Closely 1

Improper Class of License 1

Open Container 5

Operation of Commercial Vehicle without Valid License 1

Pedestrian Under the Influence 1

Permitting Unlawful Use of Vehicle 2

Reckless Driving 1

Record of Duty Status 1

Speeding 2

Stop Signs and Yield Signs 1

Too Fast for Conditions 2

Turning Movements, Signals Required on turning, Changing Lanes 1

Weaving 7


Criminal Charges

Battery-FVA 2

Burglary 2

Child Molestation 2

Criminal Trespass FVA 1

Cruelty To Children FVA 1

Cruelty to Children 3rd 1

Deposit Account Fraud 9

Drugs to be kept in Original Container 1

Entering an Auto 2

Financial Transaction Card Fraud 3

Hold for Other Agency 3

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 1

Obtaining or Attempt to Obtain Dangerous Drugs by Fraud 3

Parole Violation 1

Possession, Deliver to Inmate, or Guard Lines Drugs Weapons or Alcohol 1

Possession of Marijuana less than 1oz 1

Possession of Schedule II Drugs 1

Probation Violation 17

Reckless Conduct 1

Sentenced 2

Simple Battery FVA 1

Terroristic Threats & Acts 2

Theft by Conversion 1

Theft by Shoplifting 1

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance 1

Party to a Crime –Aggravated Assault 1


Sheriff Summers reported that in addition to answering 1,482 calls, the following arrests were made.


Mitchell Reynolds Sullivan, age 38, of 104 Princess Ln, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 8, 2010 for Terroristic Threats and Criminal Trespass FVA. Bond has been set at $7,500. Sullivan remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Ricky Jason Ratcliff, age 34, of 116 Topaz St, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 10, 2010 for Six Counts of Deposit Account Fraud. Ratcliff has been released on a $5,000 bond.


Michael Ray Forth, age 55, of 60 Red Fox Ln, Ringgold, GA, was arrested on January 11, 2010 for 2 counts of Child Molestation. Forth has been Released on a $20,000 Bond.


James Robert Brookshire, age 26, of 704 Butterfly Dr, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 11, 2010 for 2 Counts of Entering an auto and 2 Counts of Financial Transaction Fraud. Bond has been set at $20,000. Brookshire remains incarcerated at CCDC.


April Dawn Bryson, age 24, of 1156 Lakeview Dr, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 11, 2010 for Probation Violation, and Possession-Deliver to Inmates-or Guard Lines-Drugs-Weapons or Alcohol. No bond has been set. Bryson remains incarcerated at CCDC.


James Kelly Glover, age 34, of 101 Elm St, Ringgold, GA, was arrested on January 11, 2010 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Glover remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Vickie Lynn Mcelhaney, age 55, 3805 Kingwood Circle, East Ridge, TN, was arrested on January 11, 2010 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Mcelhaney remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Joseph Thomas Lolley, age 33, of 208 Farmland Rd, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 11, 2010 for Parole Violation. No bond has been set. Lolley remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Terri Jean Huskins, age 49, of 6104 Scholfield Rd, Chattanooga, TN, was arrested on January 12, 2010 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Huskins remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Paul Vahid Evans, age 41, of 510 Crescent Ave, Chickamauga, GA, was arrested on January 12, 2010 for Hold for US Marshals. Evans was extradited by US Marshals.


Nichole Lucille Evans, age 29, of 77 MJB Dr, London, KY, was arrested on January 12, 2010 for Theft By Shoplifting and When a Person is a Party to a Crime-Aggravated Assault. No bond has been set. Evans remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Thomas Alton Phipps, age 30, of 809 S Moore Rd, East Ridge, TN, was arrested on January 12, 2010 for 2 counts of Probation Violation, Driving on Suspended license and Hold for another Agency. No bond has been set. Phipps remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Kimberly Ann Friar, age 33, of 374 Proctor Rd, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 12, 2010 for Financial Transaction Card Fraud. Friar was released on a $2,500 bond.


Rhonda Gale Spencer, age 45, of 664 Gem Dr, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 12, 2010 for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance. Spencer was released on a $5,000 bond.


Ricky Jason Ratcliff, age 34, of 116 Topaz St, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 13, 2010 for Theft by Conversion. Ratcliff was released on a $5,000 bond.


Bradley Lee Vandergriff, age 18, of 15 Magnolia St, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 13, 2010 for Terroristic Threats & Acts. Bond has been set at $5,000. Vandergriff remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Melissa Gail Owens, age 29, of 73 Fran Ln Ringgold, GA, was arrested on January 14, 2010 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Owens remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Brian Keith Durbin, age 31, of 4021 6th Ave Apt B, Chattanooga, TN, was arrested on January 14, 2010 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Durbin remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Keith Dewayne Thomas, age 30, of 106 Blue Bird Rd, Ringgold, GA, was arrested on January 14, 2010 for Two Counts of Burglary, and Hold for Parole. No bond has been set. Thomas remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Christopher Justin Ray, age 29, of 1234 Dedmon Rd, Ringgold, GA, was arrested on January 14, 2010 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Ray remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Paula Christine Sullivan, age 36, of 197 Proctor Rd, Rossville, GA, was arrested on January 14, 2010 for Three Counts of Obtaining or Attempt to Obtain Dangerous Drugs by Fraud. No bond has been set. Sullivan remains incarcerated at CCDC.


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