Catoosa County Arrest Report For July 20-26

Friday, July 27, 2012


Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for July 20-26. According to Sheriff Phil Summers, officers and detectives answered 1,827 calls. 63 were booked on a total of 122 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows: 


Traffic Charges

Child Endangerment by Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 1

Driving in Circular or Zigzag Course; Laying Drag 1

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 16

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 9

Driving without Valid License 2

Expired Registration 1

Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device 1

Following too Closely 1

Improper Display of Tag 1

Obstruction of Highways, Streets, Sidewalks or Public Passages 1

Open Container 1

Operation of Vehicle without Valid Tag 1

Pedestrian under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 2

Permitting Unlicensed Driver to Operate Vehicle 1

Proof of Insurance Required 4

Reckless Driving 5

Seatbelt Violation 4

Speeding 5

Tag Light Required 2

Tail Light Violation 3

Too Fast for Conditions 1

Turn Signal Violation 1

Weaving 6

Criminal Charges

Aggravated Assault (FVA) 1

Battery (FVA) 1

Bench Warrant 3

Burglary 1st Degree 1

Criminal Trespass 3

Contempt of Court – Child Support 1

Court Production Order 1

Disorderly Conduct 2

Drinking and Disorderly 1

Drugs to be kept in Original Container 2

Giving False Name or Address to Law Enforcement Officer 2

Harassing Phone Calls 2

Hold for Other Agency 2

Homicide by Vehicle 2

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 3

Parole Violation 1

Possession of Marijuana Less Than 1 oz. 1

Possession of Marijuana More Than 1 oz. 1

Possession of Schedule II Drugs 1

Possession of Schedule III Drugs 2

Possession of Schedule IV Drugs 2

Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime 2

Probation Violation 6

Public Drunk 1

Sentenced 1

Simple Assault 2

Simple Battery (FVA) 2

Terroristic Threats and Acts 1

Theft by Shoplifting 2

Theft by Taking 1

Unlawful Conduct during 911 Calls 1

Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances 1

Sheriff Summers reported that in addition to answering 1,827 calls, the following felony arrests were made.

Daniel Hoke Tindall, age 29, of 75 Sue Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested July 21, 2012 for Terroristic Threats and Acts, Criminal Trespass and two counts of Harassing Phone Calls. Bond has been set at $8,500. Tindall remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Dean Travis Butt, age 23, of 13871 Hwy 41 N Crandall, GA was arrested July 22, 2012 for Homicide by Vehicle, Possession of Schedule III Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Child Endangerment by Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Reckless Driving, Speeding and Weaving. Butt was released on $50,000 bond.

Rene Preciado Jr., age 25, of 3923 Hwy 225 Chatsworth, GA was arrested July 22, 2012 for Homicide by Vehicle, Driving under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Reckless Driving and Speeding. Preciado was released on $50,000 bond.

Jordan Labron Millard, age 21, of 203 Pebblestone Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested July 23, 2012 for Burglary 1st Degree. Millard was released on $5,000 bond.

Franklin Leon Scott, age 59, of 152 Foster Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested July 23, 2012 for a Bench Warrant for Theft by Shoplifting. No bond has been set. Scott remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Amiee Lynne Venable, age 37, of 112 County Green Road Ringgold, GA was arrested July 23, 2012 for Theft by Taking. Venable was released on $5,000 bond.

James Anthony Cope, age 49, of 443 W Circle Drive Rossville, GA was arrested July 24, 2012 for Aggravated Assault (FVA). Cope was released on $5,000 bond.

Sherry Ann Cuzzort, age 36, of 827 Fiarmount Avenue Signal Mountain, TN was arrested July 24, 2012 for a Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Cuzzort remains incarcerated at CCDC.

John David Pickard, age 33, of 170 Backdraft Lane Rossville, GA was arrested July 24, 2012 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime and a Bench Warrant for Animal Control Ordinances. Bond has been set at $8,065. Pickard remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Roger Gene Hayes, age 33, of 284 Bent Tree Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested July 25, 2012 for a Parole Violation, Battery (FVA) and Simple Assault. No bond has been set. Hayes remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Howard Kim Riley, age 59, of 226 Biscayne Blvd. Rossville, GA was arrested July 25, 2012 for two counts of Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Possession of Schedule III Drugs, Possession of Marijuana More Than 1 oz. and Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime. Riley was released on $26,500 bond.


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