Catoosa County Arrest Report For Feb. 1-7

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for Feb. 1-7. According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, officers and detectives answered 1,304 calls. 67 were booked on a total of 155 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows: 

Traffic Charges

Affixing or Removing License Plate to Conceal Vehicle ID 1

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 12

Driving on Wrong Side of Roadway 1

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 8

Driving Unsafe or Improperly Equipped Vehicle 1

Driving without Valid License 7

Duty of Driver to Stop at or Return to Scene of Accident 2

Failure to Obey Traffic Control Device 2

Improper Entering or Crossing Roadway 1

Improper Turn 1

Open Container 2

Operation of Vehicle without Current Tag 3

Proof of Insurance Required 4

Seatbelt Violation 1

Striking Fixed Object 1

Suspended Registration 1

Tag Light Violation 1

Taillight Violation 1

Weaving 6 

Criminal Charges

Aggravated Assault against a Peace Officer 1

Aggravated Battery 1

Aggravated Child Molestation 2

Aggravated Sexual Battery 1

Battery 1

Battery (FVA) 3

Battery on School Teacher or Other School Personnel 1

Bench Warrant 6

Bond Surrender 11

Burglary 1st Degree 1

Child Molestation 2

Contempt of Court 1

Cruelty to Children 1st Degree 2

Cruelty to Children 3rd Degree 1

Disorderly Conduct 4

Disruption of Public School 1

Drugs to be kept in Original Container 3

Entering Auto 1

Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes 1

False Statement in Matters within Jurisdiction of the State 1

Financial Transaction Card Theft 1

Forgery 1st Degree 2

Hold for Other Agency 6

Issuance of Bad Checks 1

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 5

Possession of Drug Related Objects 2

Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce 7

Possession of Schedule II Drugs 2

Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute 1

Possession of Schedule IV Drugs 3

Probation Violation 11

Simple Battery 1

Sodomy 2

Terroristic Threats and Acts 3

Theft by Shoplifting 3

Theft by Taking 1

Theft of Services 1

Sheriff Sisk reported that in addition to answering 1,304 calls, the following felony arrests were made:

Roger Gene Hayes, age 33, of 284 Bent Tree Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested February 02, 2013 for Felony Battery (FVA). No bond has been set. Hayes remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Foster Branton Smith, age 24, of 92 Oakwood Place Drive Rossville, GA was arrested February 02, 2013 for Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Driving on Wrong Side of Roadway, Improper Turn, Weaving, Taillight Violation and Failure to Obey Traffic Control Devices. Smith was released on $14,500 bond.

Michael Chase Chapman, age 21, of 411 Rolling Hills Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested February 04, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Chapman remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Marcus Fay Gordy, age 27, of 3215 Houston Valley Road Ringgold, GA was arrested February 04, 2013 for two counts of Aggravated Child Molestation, two counts of Sodomy, Aggravated Sexual Battery, Child Molestation and Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce. No bond has been set. Gordy remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Brandon Edward Jackson, age 25, of 14 McLemore Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested February 04, 2013 for Terroristic Threats and Acts, Aggravated Battery and Cruelty to Children 1st Degree. Bond has been set at $15,000. Jackson remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Tiffany Renee Workman, age 22, of 143 Champagne Circle Ringgold, GA was arrested February 04, 2013 for Terroristic Threats and Acts, Aggravated Assault against a Law Enforcement Officer, three counts of Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers, Simple Battery, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Driving on Revoked or Suspended License and Weaving. Workman was released on $31,000 bond.

Shauna Christine Wortman, age 31, of 57 Cambridge Circle Rossville, GA was arrested February 04, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Wortman remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Jonathan Cole Collins, age 18, of 181 Vittetoe Road Chickamauga, GA was arrested February 05, 2013 for Theft by Taking. Bond has been set at $5,000. Collins remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Bobby Lewis Elkins III, age 26, of 21 Pegram Circle Ft. Oglethorpe, GA was arrested February 05, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Elkins remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Kenneth Steven Ford, age 18, of 441 E Teems Road Ringgold, GA was arrested February 05, 2013 for Terroristic Threats and Acts, Battery on School Teacher or Other School Personnel, Battery and Disruption of Public School. Bond has been set at $12,500. Ford remains incarcerated at CCDC.

James Lebron Hodge, age 50, of 4118 13th Avenue Chattanooga, TN was arrested February 05, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Hodge remains incarcerated at CCDC.

David Alvin Lollar, age 37, of 144 Leland Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested February 05, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs and Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce. Lollar was released on $7,000 bond.

Kevin Thomas Massengale, age 25, of 204 Everglade Blvd Rossville, GA was arrested February 05, 2013 for Cruelty to Children 1st Degree. Bond has been set at $5,000. Massengale remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Phillip Lamar Rockholt, age 45, of 155 Summit Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested February 05, 2013 for two counts of Forgery 1st Degree, False Statements in Matters within Jurisdiction of the State, Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, Driving on Revoked or Suspended License, Proof of Insurance Required, Operation of Vehicle without Valid Tag and Affixing or Removing License Plate to Conceal Vehicle ID. Bond has been set at $18,600. Rockholt remains incarcerated at CCDC.

James Allen Spivey, age 49, of 45 Cowan Lane Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested February 06, 2013 for Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes and Child Molestation. Bond has been set at $20,000. Spivey remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Jeffery Ferrell Wooten, age 41, of 1087 Engel Avenue Chattanooga, TN was arrested February 06, 2013 for two counts of Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Open Container and Duty of Driver to Stop at or Return to Scene of Accident. Wooten was released on $12,000 bond.

Corey Lebron Hargis, age 24, of 162 Lillian Drive Rossville, GA was arrested February 07, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Possession of Drug Related Objects, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Suspended Registration, Weaving, No Tag Light, Proof of Insurance Required and Hold for Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office. Bond has been set at $22,900. Hargis remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Brandon Jay Morcombe, age 28, of 6640 Hwy 136 East Trenton, GA was arrested February 07, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Morcombe remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Mitchell Dayne Peters, age 25, of 167 Appaloosa Drive Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested February 07, 2013 for Bench Warrant and Bond Surrender for two counts of Child Molestation and Aggravated Sexual Battery. No bond has been set. Peters remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Carson Stanley Pray, age 17, of 371 Mel McDaniel Road Ringgold, GA was arrested February 07, 2013 for Burglary 1st Degree, Entering an Auto, Financial Transaction Card Theft and Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Pray remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Joseph Thornton, age 58, of 2005 Cleveland Avenue Chattanooga, TN was arrested February 07, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Thornton remains incarcerated at CCDC.



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