Catoosa County Arrest Report For Aug. 17-23

Friday, August 24, 2012

Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for Aug. 17-23. According to Sheriff Phil Summers, officers and detectives answered 1,599 calls. 67 were booked on a total of 113 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows: 

Traffic Charges 

Affixing or Removing License Plate to Conceal or Misrepresent Vehicle ID 2

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 15

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 5

Driving without License on Person 1

Expired Tag 1

Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device 2

Improper Display of Tag 1

Open Container 1

Operation of Vehicle without Valid Tag 1

Pedestrian under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 1

Permitting Unlawful Use of Vehicle 1

Proof of Insurance Required 2

Seatbelt Violation 1

Speeding 2

Taillight Violation 1

Too Fast for Conditions 1

Weaving 2

Windshield Violation 1 
 

Criminal Charges

 

Aggravated Assault 1

Battery (FVA) 1

Bench Warrant 2

Burglary 1st Degree 1

Child Molestation 2

Computer Pornography 2

Conspiracy to Commit a Felony 1

Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor 1

Criminal Attempt to Commit Aggravated Child Molestation 3

Criminal Trespass 1

Cruelty to Children 3rd Degree 2

Disorderly Conduct 2

Drinking and Disorderly 1

Financial Transaction Card Fraud 1

Giving False Name or Address to Law Enforcement Officers 1

Hold for Court 3

Hold for Other Agency 12

Insurance Fraud 1

Loitering or Prowling 1

Obstruction of an Emergency Medical Technician 1

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 3

Parole Violation 1

Possession of Marijuana Less Than 1 oz 2

Possession of Schedule II Drugs 1

Probation Violation 12

Public Drunk 1

Sentenced 1

Simple Battery (FVA) 2

Theft by Deception 1

Theft by Shoplifting 6

Theft by Taking 2

Theft of Services 1

Underage Consumption or Possession of Alcohol 2 

Sheriff Summers reported that in addition to answering 1599 calls, the following felony arrests were made. 

Steven Brien Heberer, age 21, of 342 Edgemond Circle Ringgold, GA was arrested August 17, 2012 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Heberer remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Leslie Nicole Lane, age 25, of 299 Robin Flight Drive Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested August 17, 2012 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Lane remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Elizabeth Rose Turner, age 31, of 215 E Cherokee Street Chatsworth, GA was arrested August 17, 2012 for two counts of Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers and Obstruction of an Emergency Medical Technician. Bond has been set at $10,000. Turner remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Trey Michael Allen, age 19, of 5824 Brown Town Road Chattanooga, TN was arrested August 18, 2012 for Criminal Attempt to Commit Aggravated Child Molestation and Computer Pornography. Allen was released on $20,000 bond. 

Robert Allen Murphy, age 44, of 3625 Wood Crest Cleveland, TN was arrested August 18, 2012 for two counts of Criminal Attempt to Commit Aggravated Child Molestation and Computer Pornography. No bond has been set. Murphy remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Ricky Winston Burns Jr., age 25, of 11967 Hwy 41 Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested August 20, 2012 for Aggravated Assault, Probation Violation and Hold for Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, TN. Bond has been set at $5,427. Burns remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Melton Earl Brown III, age 30, of 704 Chickamauga Avenue Rossville, GA was arrested August 21, 2012 for Theft by Deception and Probation Violation. Brown was released on $2,837 bond. 

Ashley Davis Grooms, age 35, of 132 Mountain Creek Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested August 22, 2012 for Conspiracy to Commit a Felony. Grooms was released on $5,000 bond. 

Brittany Lea Defoor, age 26, of 984 Debbie Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested August 22, 2012 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Defoor remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Jamey Michael White, age 26, of 5817 Hwy 27 Chattanooga, TN was arrested August 22, 2012 for Insurance Fraud and Burglary 1st Degree. No bond has been set. White remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Timothy John Wilson Jr., age 39, of 269 Appaloosa Trail Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested August 22, 2012 for a Bench Warrant for Theft by Taking. No bond has been set. Wilson remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Tonya Necco Allison, age 36, of 115 Nasseua Street Savannah, GA was arrested August 23, 2012 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Allison remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Joel Anthony Armstrong, age 30, of 52 Rock Haven Lane Chickamauga, GA was arrested August 23, 2012 for Probation Violation, Parole Violation and Theft by Taking. No bond has been set. Armstrong remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Christopher Ryan Hardy, age 24, of 451 E Bend Drive Greenville, NC was arrested August 23, 2012 for Financial Transaction Card Fraud. No bond has been set. Hardy remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Kristy Lorraine Raines, age 31, of 7466 Hwy 41 Jasper, TN was arrested August 23, 2012 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Affixing or Removing License Plate to Conceal or Misrepresent Vehicle ID, Hold for Gordon County Sheriff’s Office and Hold for Houston County Sheriff’s Office. Bond has been set at $5,100. Raines remains incarcerated at CCDC.




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