Catoosa County Arrest Report For July 26-Aug. 1

Friday, August 02, 2013

Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for July 26-Aug. 1. According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, officers and detectives answered 1,485 calls. 58 were booked on a total of 105 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows:

Traffic Charges 

Affixing Tag to Conceal or Misrepresent Vehicle ID 1

Affixing Tint to Window or Windshields 1

Child Endangerment by Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol 4

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 11

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 11

Driving without License on Person 1

Driving without Valid License 1

Improper Tag 1

Improper Turn 1

Open Container 1

Operation of Vehicle with Defective Equipment 3

Operation of Vehicle without Current Tag 3

Proof of Insurance Required 3

Seatbelt Violation 2

Speeding 3

Suspended Registration 1

Taillight Violation 1

Tag Light Violation 2

Weaving 4

Criminal Charges

Aggravated Assault 1

Aggravated Stalking 1

Battery (FVA) 2

Bench Warrant 1

Bond Surrender 2

Burglary 1st Degree 1

Criminal Damage to Property 2nd Degree 1

Criminal Trespass 1

Criminal Trespass (FVA) 2

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

Cruelty to Children 3rd Degree 2

Disorderly Conduct 2

Drugs to be kept in Original Container 1

Forgery 1st Degree 1

Harassing Phone Calls 1

Hold for Court 1

Hold for Other Agency 3

Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce 2

Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute 1

Possession of Schedule IV Drugs 1

Probation Violation 11

Sentenced 2

Simple Assault (FVA) 1

Simple Battery (FVA) 1

Stalking 1

Terroristic Threats and Acts 1

Theft by Shoplifting 3

Theft by Taking 1

Sheriff Sisk reported that in addition to answering 1,485 calls, the following felony arrests were made:

James Paul Gann, age 34, of 510 Cone Drive Ft. Oglethorpe, GA was arrested July 26, 2013 for Probation Violation for Burglary. Gann was sentenced and released.

Dustin James Harris, age 19, of 1002 Paris Street Chickamauga, GA was arrested July 26, 2013 for Theft by Taking and Criminal Damage to Property 2nd Degree. Harris was released on $7,500 bond.

Amanda Lauren Smith, age 23, of 95 Lime Kiln Road Ringgold, GA was arrested July 26, 2013 for Probation Violation for Entering an Auto. No bond has been set. Smith remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Jacqueline Danette Womack, age 41, of 727 E 11th Street Chattanooga, TN was arrested July 26, 2013 for a Bench Warrant for Possession of Schedule II Drugs – Cocaine. No bond has been set. Womack remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Christopher Alexander Johnson, age 22, of 48 Kay Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested July 28, 2013 for Probation Violation for Manufacturing Marijuana. No bond has been set. Johnson remains incarcerated at CCDC.

James Jason Johnson, age 32, of 203 Edwing Court East Ridge, TN was arrested July 29, 2013 for Probation Violation for Possession of Schedule II Drugs – Methamphetamine. No bond has been set. Johnson remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Lance Anthony Lavignett, age 32, of 125 Arbor Mill Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested July 29, 2013 for Probation Violation for Theft by Taking and Financial Identity Fraud. No bond has been set. Lavignett remains incarcerated at CCDC.

David Dewayne Littlejohn, age 45, of 43 Hyde Paul Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested July 29, 2013 for Theft by Shoplifting. Bond has been set at $2,500. Littlejohn remains incarcerated at CCDC.

James Marshall Phillips, age 55, of 2412 Hamill Road Hixson, TN was arrested July 29, 2013 for Probation Violation for Financial Identity Fraud and Entering an Auto. No bond has been set. Phillips remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Shawn Jacob Dearing Denney, age 19, of 77 Kimberly Lane Rossville, GA was arrested July 30, 2013 for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce, Crossing State or County Guard Lines with Weapons, Intoxicants or Drugs, Operation of Vehicle with Defective Equipment and Weaving. Bond has been set at $13,500. Denney remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Christopher Allen Hampton, age 24, of 301 Houser Street Chattanooga, TN was arrested July 30, 2013 for Forgery 1st Degree. Bond has been set at $3,500. Hampton remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Russell Harry Herringshaw, age 34, of 954 Salem Valley Road Ringgold, GA was arrested July 30, 2013 for Possession of Schedule IV Drugs. Bond has been set at $4,000. Herringshaw remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Casey May Day, age 25, of 177 Hargrave Avenue Rossville, GA was arrested July 31, 2013 for Terroristic Threats and Acts and Simple Battery (FVA). Bond has been set at $4,000. Day remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Paul Lee Guillory, age 22, of 721 Claire Street Rossville, GA was arrested July 31, 2013 for Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Stalking and Burglary 1st Degree. No bond has been set. Guillory remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Kenneth Carson Langdale, age 21, of 580 Prater Road Rossville, GA was arrested July 31, 2013 for Probation Violation for Theft by Taking. No bond has been set. Langdale remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Richard Wayne Harmon, age 28, of 72 Sharon Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested August 01, 2013 for Probation Violation for Burglary. No bond has been set. Harmon remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Shelly Nichole Wood, age 42, of 789 Cardinal Cove Woodstock, GA was arrested August 01, 2013 for Probation Violation for Possession of Schedule II Drugs – Methamphetamine. No bond has been set. Wood remains incarcerated at CCDC.



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