Catoosa County Arrest Report For Dec. 21-27

Friday, December 28, 2012

Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for Dec. 21-27. According to Sheriff Phil Summers, officers and detectives answered 1,145 calls. 51 were booked on a total of 111 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows: 

Traffic Charges

Affixing or Removing Tag to Conceal Vehicle ID 1

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 6

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 10

Driving while Unlicensed 3

Driving without License on Person 1

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

Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device 2

Following too Close 1

Improper Turn 2

Open Container 2

Operation of Vehicle without Valid Tag 2

Permitting Unlawful Use of Vehicle 3

Proof of Insurance Required 3

Reckless Driving 1

Seatbelt Violation 3

Speeding 3

Suspended or Revoked Registration 1

Taillight Violation 3

Too Fast for Conditions 1

Violation of Limited Driving Permit 1

Weaving 5

Criminal Charges

Aggravated Assault 1

Battery (FVA) 2

Bench Warrant 7

Bond Surrender 4

Criminal Attempt to Commit Theft by Taking 1

Crossing State or County Guard Lines with Weapons, Intoxicants or Drugs 1

Disorderly Conduct 4

Failure to Register as a Sex Offender 1

False Statements in Matters within Jurisdiction of the State 1

Fugitive from Justice 1

Hold for Other Agency 4

Loitering or Prowling 2

Obstruction of a 911 Call 1

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 2

Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce 5

Probation Violation 3

Public Drunkenness 2

Sentenced 2

Simple Battery (FVA) 1

Terroristic Threats and Acts 1

Theft by Shoplifting 4

Theft by Taking 1

Underage Consumption or Possession of Alcohol 6

Sheriff Summers reported that in addition to answering 1,145 calls, the following felony arrests were made.

Matthew Scott Cohen, age 21, of 199 Commitment Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested December 21, 2012 for False Statements in Matters within Jurisdiction of the State. Cohen was released on $5,000 bond.

Michael Eugene Morgan, age 37, of 146 Bill Stewart Road Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested December 21, 2012 for Fugitive from Justice and Hold for Hamilton County, TN Sheriff’s Office. Morgan waived Extradition and was released to Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

Jarvis Ramaro Battle, age 27, of 4405 Locksley Lane Chattanooga, TN was arrested December 23, 2012 for Crossing State or County Guard Lines with Weapons, Intoxicants or Drugs, Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Driving on Revoked or Suspended License and Affixing or Removing Tag to Conceal Vehicle ID. Battle was released on $13,200 bond.

Robert Franklin Cox, age 45, of 259 Knob Drive Carrolton, GA was arrested December 24, 2012 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Cox remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Kelly Wayne Pavlik, age 37, of 60 Peach Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested December 26, 2012 for Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats and Acts, Battery (FVA), Obstruction of a 911 Call, Criminal Attempt to Commit Theft by Taking and Public Drunkenness. Bond has been set at $18,500. Pavlik remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Kenny Lynn Arnold, age 33, of 319 Tuck Road McMinnville, TN was arrested December 27, 2012 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Arnold remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Phillip Justin Coley, age 31, of 82 Leppeiz Trail Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested December 27, 2012 for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Coley was released on $5,000 bond.

Tony Dewayne Wood, age 59, of 199 KOA Blvd. Ringgold, GA was arrested December 27, 2012 for a Bench Warrant and Bond Surrender for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. No bond has been set. Wood remains incarcerated at CCDC.


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