Catoosa County Arrest Report For Nov. 1-7

Friday, November 8, 2013

Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for Nov. 1-7. According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, officers and detectives answered 1,247 calls. 74 were booked on a total of 126 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows:

Traffic Charges

Alteration of License Plate 1

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 15

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 7

Driving without Valid License 1

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

Duty of Driver to Stop at or Return to Scene of Accident 1

Failure to Signal Turn 1

Faulty Brake Lights 1

Following too Close 1

Headlight Violation 1

Improper Lane Change 1

Open Container 1

Operation of Commercial Vehicle without Valid License 1

Proof of Insurance Required 2

Speeding 1

Suspended Registration 1

Tag Light Violation 1

Weaving 5

Criminal Charges

Aggravated Stalking 1

Battery (FVA) 1

Bench Warrant 4

Bond Surrender 1

Carrying a Concealed Weapon 1

Criminal Trespass 1

Contempt of Court – Child Support 1

Drugs to be kept in Original Container 2

Financial Transaction Card Theft 2

Giving False Name or Address to Law Enforcement Officers 3

Hold for Other Agency 11

Issuance of Bad Checks 2

Loitering or Prowling 1

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 1

Possession of Drug Related Objects 1

Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce 7

Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute 1

Possession of Schedule II Drugs 11

Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute 1

Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime 1

Probation Violation 10

Public Drunk 1

Sale of Schedule II Drugs 1

Sentenced 1

Simple Battery (FVA) 2

Terroristic Threats and Acts 1

Theft by Conversion 1

Theft by Shoplifting 9

Theft by Taking 2

Use of Communication Facility in Committing or Facilitating a Felony 1

Sheriff Sisk reported that in addition to answering 1,247 calls, the following felony arrests were made:

Sawyer Gregory Clanton, age 19, of 403 Warren Street Rossville, GA was arrested November 01, 2013 for Theft by Shoplifting. Clanton was released on $2,500 bond.

Ashley Brooke Foss, age 28, of 7260 Igou Ferry Road Harrison, TN was arrested November 01, 2013 for Sale of Schedule II Drugs, Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Use of Communication Facility in Committing or Facilitating a Felony, Bench Warrant for Possession of Schedule II Drugs and Seatbelt Violation. No bond has been set. Foss remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Edward Curtis Murphy, age 40, of 1078 Long Hollow Road Rock Springs, GA was arrested November 01, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Giving False Name or Address to Law Enforcement and Hold for Rossville Police Department. Bond has been set at $5,500. Murphy remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Tina Renee Roberts, age 36, of 214 Appalossa Drive Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested November 01, 2013 for Probation Violation for Violation of Georgia Controlled Substance Act. No bond has been set. Roberts remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Ashley Ann Nicole Teeters, age 22, of 818 Burnt Mill Road Flintstone, GA was arrested November 01, 2013 for Theft by Conversion. Teeters was released on $1,500 bond.

Joseph Gates McKissick, age 22, of 4759 Gates Lane Apison, TN was arrested November 02, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs. Bond has been set at $4,500. McKissick remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Jacob Aaron Shirley, age 24, of 560 West Circle Drive Rossville, GA was arrested November 02, 2013 for Probation Violation for Entering an Auto and Aggravated Assault and Hold for Hamilton County, TN Sheriff’s Office. No bond has been set. Shirley remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Leslie Michael Lay, age 29, of 245 Hughes Road Trenton, GA was arrested November 04, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drug and Hold for Dalton Police Department. Bond has been set at $4,500. Lay remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Radnor Mark Prunier, age 49, of 1804 Sitton Road Chatsworth, GA was arrested November 04, 2013 for Probation Violation for Possession of Schedule II Drugs. The warrant was dismissed and Prunier released.

Matthew Frank Sloan, age 38, of 941 Houston Valley Road Ringgold, GA was arrested November 04, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Drugs to be kept in Original Container and Loiter or Prowling. Sloan was released on $8,000 bond.

John Michael Smith, age 40, of 601 James Street Rossville, GA was arrested November 04, 2013 for Theft by Taking and two counts of Financial Transaction Card Theft. Bond has been set at $12,500. Smith remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Starla Gale Ahrens, age 32, of 436 Red Bud Avenue Rossville, GA was arrested November 05, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs. Bond has been set at $4,500. Ahrens remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Michael Thomas Brown, age 45, of 2284 Utility Road Rocky Face, GA was arrested November 05, 2013 for two counts of Felony Issuance of Bad Checks. Brown was released on $3,000 bond.

James Howard Franklin, age 58, of 4 Dixie Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested November 05, 2013 for two counts of Possession of Schedule II Drugs. Franklin was released on $9,000 bond.

Phillip Lee Gillihan, age 35, of 436 Red Bud Avenue Rossville, GA was arrested November 05, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs. Bond has been set at $4,500. Gillihan remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Brittney Monay Pritchett, age 22, of 268 Lail Road Chickamauga, GA was arrested November 05, 2013 for Probation Violation for Possession of Schedule II Drugs. No bond has been set. Pritchett remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Randy Mack Swaney, age 35, of 155 Mohawk Trail Ringgold, GA was arrested November 05, 2013 for two counts of Possession of Schedule II Drugs. No bond has been set. Swaney remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Marvin Dean Gleash, age 37, of 509 Carol Drive Ringgold, GA was arrested November 06, 2013 for Probation Violation for Theft by Taking and Criminal Damage to Property 2nd Degree. No bond has been set. Gleash remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Kirk Justin Killackey, age 19, of 547 W Circle Drive Rossville, GA was arrested November 07, 2013 for Probation Violation for Felony Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers and Underage Consumption or Possession of Alcohol. No bond has been set. Killackey remains incarcerated at CCDC.

William Brian Kirby, age 44, of 112 Regina Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested November 07, 2013 for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce and Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime. No bond has been set. Kirby remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Eric Gabriel McClure, age 36, of 2864 Cherokee Valley Road Ringgold, GA was arrested November 07, 2013 for Terroristic Threats and Acts and Aggravated Stalking. No bond has been set. McClure remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Robert Edward Sisson III, age 24, of 46 Maplewood Drive Summerville, GA was arrested November 07, 2013 for Probation Violation for Attempted Robbery. No bond has been set. Sisson remains incarcerated at CCDC.


Allan Walsh Named New Bradley County Workhouse Superintendent

Sheriff Eric Watson announced the appointment of Allan Walsh as superintendent of the new Bradley County Workhouse, which will begin construction soon and be opened this year.  Plans are for the new facility, to be adjacent to the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office, Jail and Courts complex, to hold up to 128 non-violent, low security inmates. A graduate of Bradley ... (click for more)

Corker Says Congress Must Play A Proactive Role In Confronting North Korean Aggression

Senator Bob Corkeron Wednesday opened Senate debate on the bipartisan North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act, legislation that will expand and tighten enforcement of sanctions for North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile development and other destructive activities of the Kim regime.   “We know all too well that the past two decades of North Korean policy from ... (click for more)

What Our Schools Are And Have Been Doing About Bullying

Bullying has been a widely discussed topic during the last few weeks in the wake of the incident involving the Ooltewah High basketball team.  Contrary to public opinion, Hamilton County Schools have not been passive in our efforts to address bullying now or for the past several years.  Unfortunately, bullying is a societal norm that is infiltrating our school community, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Grab The Reaching Hand

Three of Tennessee’s largest four cities are now searching for school superintendents. Jesse Register retired last June and, after botching the first attempt, Nashville city leaders are intensely helping the Board of Education in a search for the best candidate. In Knoxville and Chattanooga the superintendents have resigned, both under a cloud, and now the leaders of the ‘2.0’ initiative ... (click for more)

District 5-3A Hoops Haunted By The Owls' Absence

ATHENS, Tenn. – District 5-3A basketball coaches gathered here on Wednesday to set up brackets and choose regular season All-District teams. In terms of all-district selections, the coaches did that fairly simple matter of voting and tabulating the numbers in short order. Bradley Central swept the top player honors when Cole Copeland and Rhyne Howard were selected to the ... (click for more)

Red Bank Picked To Win Region 2-A/AA Wrestling

It appears that the Red Bank Lions will be the target for teams involved in the Region 2-A/AA wrestling tournament being held at Hixson Middle School this weekend. The Lions, fresh off Saturday's A-AA State Duals title, are the early favorites for the upcoming tournament after claiming six number-one seeds in the 14 weight classes during the seeding meeting held Wednesday at ... (click for more)