Catoosa County Sheriff's Report May 20-26

Friday, May 27, 2011

During the week of May 20-26, officers and detectives answered 1,276 calls, according to Sheriff Phil Summers of the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office. 68 were booked on a total of 125 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows:

Traffic Charges

Affixing or Removing License Plate with Intent to Conceal or Misrepresent Vehicle ID
Aggressive Driving 1
Alteration of License Plate
Brake Light Violation
Child Endangerment by Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol
Driving on Revoked/Suspended License 13
Driving on Wrong Side of Road 1
Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 7
Driving without Valid License 2
Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device
Failure to Stop at or Return to the Scene of Accident 1
Fleeing or Attempting to Elude 1
Following too Close 1
Headlight Violation
Open Container
Operation of Vehicle without Valid Tag 2
Pedestrian Under the Influence 2
Proof of Insurance Required 3
Racing
Reckless Driving 4
Seatbelt Violation 2
Speeding 3
Stop Sign Violation 1
Suspended Registration 1
Tag Light Violation
Taillight Violation 1
Tire Violation 2
Too Fast for Conditions 1
Weaving 1
Window Tent Violation


Criminal Charges

Aggravated Assault
Battery (FVA)
Bench Warrant 2
Bond Surrender 2
Contempt of Court – Child Support
Criminal Trespass 3
Criminal Trespass (FVA)
Cruelty to Children 1st Degree 1
Cruelty to Children 3rd Degree 1
Disorderly Conduct 4
Drugs to be kept in Original Container 5
Entering an Auto 2
False Report of a Crime 1
Financial Transaction Card Fraud 1
Financial Transaction Card Theft 1
Forgery 1st Degree 1
Giving False Name or Address to Law Enforcement 1
Hold for Other Agency 4
Interference with Government Property 4
Issuance of Bad Checks 1
Loitering or Prowling 1
Obstruction of 911 Call
Obstruction of Law Enforcement 1
Possession of Drug Related Objects 1
Possession of Marijuana less 1 oz. 1
Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute 2
Possession of Schedule I Drugs 2
Possession of Schedule II Drugs
Possession of Schedule III Drugs 1
Possession of Schedule IV Drugs 2
Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime
Probation Violation 11
Public Drunk
Riot in a Penal Institution 2
Sale of Schedule II
Sentenced
Simple Battery (FVA) 2
Terroristic Threats and Acts
Theft by Receiving Stolen Property 1
Theft by Shoplifting 5
Theft by Taking 8
Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property 1
Underage Consumption / Possession of Alcohol
Violation of a Family Violence Order


Sheriff Summers reported that in addition to answering 1,276 calls, the following felony arrests were made.


Barry Lee Nichols, age 22, of 60 Kin Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested May 20, 2011 for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. Nichols was released on $10,000 bond.

Lensey Marie Wallace, age 21, of 1397 Keith Road Ringgold, GA was arrested May 20, 2011 for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute. Wallace was released on $10,000 bond.

Joseph Ladarius Eastland, age 22, of 4362 Hwy 41 Ringgold, GA was arrested May 20, 2011 for a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Eastland remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Ashley Nichole Chandler, age 23, of 179 Martin Street Summerville, GA was arrested May 20, 2011 for a Probation Violation and Hold for Walker County S.O. Chandler was released time served and turned over to the custody of Walker County S.O.

Daniel Tyler Tilley, age 25, of 318 Catoosa Street Rossville, GA was arrested May 22, 2011 for Driving on Suspended or Revoked License and Cruelty to Children 1st Degree. Bond has been set at $10,000. Tilley remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Gregory Dewayne Kelsey, age 40, of 4543 Tricia Drive Chattanooga, TN was arrested May 22, 2011 for Possession of a Schedule I Drug. Kelsey was released on $4,500 bond.

Paul Rene Hayes, age 36, of 1431 Carousal Road Chattanooga, TN was arrested May 22, 2011 for Possession of Schedule I Drugs, Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude, Reckless Driving, and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs. Bond has been set at $20,500. Hayes remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Nathan Ryan Hudson, age 33, of 28 Topper Lane Rossville, GA was arrested May 22, 2011 for Possession of Schedule III Drugs, Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, three counts of Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Entering an Auto, Theft by Taking and Financial Transaction Card Theft. Bond has been set at $29,000. Hudson remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Craig Allen Allerding, age 39, of 584 Pine Grove Access Ringgold, GA was arrested May 23, 2011 for Entering an Auto. Allerding was released on $2,500 bond.

Christopher Douglas Pursley, age 18, of 520 Kenny Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested May 23, 2011 on Bond Surrender for Statutory Rape. Bond has been set at $10,000. Pursley remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Enrique Carlose Gandarilla, age 28, of 2631 Rocky Drive Rocky Face, GA was arrested May 23, 2011 for a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Gandarilla remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Billy Gerald Chastain, age 33, of 945 Townsend Lane Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested May 24, 2011 for a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Chastain remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Stephanie Ann Wilkes, age 40, of 215 Robert E Lee Street Ft. Oglethorpe, GA was arrested May 24, 2011 for Theft by Taking and Bond Surrender for Aggravated Assault. Bond has been set at $15,000. Wilkes remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Douglas Andrew Lemons, age 20, of 37 Dehart Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested May 25, 2011 for two counts of Riot in a Penal Institution and four counts of Interference with Government Property. Bond has been set at $15,000. Lemons remains incarcerated at CCDC.

John Abb Webb, age 49, of 1740 Post Oak Road Ringgold, GA was arrested May 25, 2011 for a Bench Warrant for two counts of Theft by Shoplifting and a Hold for Hamilton County S.O., TN. No bond has been set. Webb remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Tracy Lamont Green, age 38, of 316 Peters Street SW Atlanta, GA was arrested May 25, 2011 for a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Green remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Herbert Andrew Roach, age 57, of 595 Roach Hollow Road Ringgold, GA was arrested May 25, 2011 for a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Roach remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Dustin Edward Bowling, age 20, of 1975 Hwy 341 Chickamauga, GA was arrested May 26, 2011 for Forgery 1st Degree and a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Bowling remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Patricia Lynn Fowler, age 37, of 141 Melissa Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested May 26, 2011 for Theft by Taking. Bond has been set at $5,000. Fowler remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Richard Eugene Williams, age 23, of 326 Sparrow Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested May 26, 2011 for Theft by Taking. Bond has been set at $5,000. Williams remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Amanda Diane Wilson, age 28, of 260 McCamy Lane Rossville, GA was arrested May 26, 2011 for Financial Transaction Card Fraud. Wilson was released on $5,000 bond.


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