Catoosa County Arrest Report For Jan. 11-17

Friday, January 18, 2013

Here is the Catoosa County Sheriff's arrest report for Jan. 11-17. According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, officers and detectives answered 1,261 calls. 57 were booked on a total of 124 counts. The violations included both misdemeanor and felony charges and were as follows: 

Traffic Charges

Affixing or Removing Tag to Conceal Vehicle ID 1

Driving on Closed Roadway 2

Driving on Revoked or Suspended License 6

Driving on Wrong Side of Roadway 1

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 7

Driving without Valid License 2

Improper Turn 1

Laying Drag 1

Open Container 4

Pedestrian under the Influence 1

Proof of Insurance Required 1

Tire Requirement 1

Use of License Plate to Misrepresent Identity of Vehicle 1

Violation of Limited Driving Permit 2

Weaving 4

Windshield Violation 1

Criminal Charges

Abandonment 1

Aggravated Assault 1

Battery (FVA) 2

Bench Warrant 2

Bond Surrender 5

Contempt of Court – Child Support 1

Criminal Trespass 5

Criminal Trespass (FVA) 1

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

Cruelty to Children 3rd Degree 5

Disorderly Conduct 1

Drugs to be kept in Original Container 3

Entering Auto 3

False Imprisonment 1

Forgery 3rd Degree 1

Harassing Phone Calls 1

Hold for Other Agency 8

Interference with Custody 1

Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers 3

Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce 6

Possession of Schedule II Drugs 4

Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute 1

Possession of Schedule IV Drugs 3

Probation Violation 10

Public Drunk 1

Sentenced 1

Simple Assault (FVA) 1

Simple Battery 1

Simple Battery (FVA) 2

Theft by Bringing Stolen Property into State 1

Theft by Deception 3

Theft by Shoplifting 6

Underage Consumption or Possession of Alcohol 2

Sheriff Sisk reported that in addition to answering 1,261 calls, the following felony arrests were made: 

Rhonda Jane Doss, age 41, of 393 Murphy Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested January 11, 2013 for three counts of Entering Auto, Theft by Bringing Stolen Property into State, Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Possession of Schedule IV Drugs and Drugs to be kept in Original Container. Doss was released on $32,000 bond.

Christopher Paul Hastings, age 26, of 1909 Brady Drive Dalton, GA was arrested January 11, 2013 for two counts of Theft by Deception and Hold for Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office. Bond has been set at $10,000. Hastings remains incarcerated at CCDC. 

Harry Delano Hill, age 40, of 1607 Duncan Avenue Chattanooga, TN was arrested January 11, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Hill remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Christopher Michael Lance, age 27, of 2353 Potts Road Ringgold, GA was arrested January 11, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Driving on Revoked or Suspended License, Proof of Insurance Required, Affixing or Removing Tag to Conceal Vehicle ID, Use of License Plate to Misrepresent Identity of Vehicle, Tire Requirement and Weaving. Bond has been set at $8,200. Lance remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Brad Keith Little, age 33, of 106 Pamela Lane Ringgold, GA was arrested January 11, 2013 for Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, Open Container and Weaving. Little was released on $10,500 bond.

Tyler Labron Roberts, age 20, of 20 Reece Street Rossville, GA was arrested January 11, 2013 for a Bench Warrant for Burglary, Giving False Information and Obstruction or Hindering Law Enforcement Officers. No bond has been set. Roberts remains incarcerated at CCDC.

David Matthew Tarpley, age 21, of 2545 Catoosa Parkway Tunnel Hill, GA was arrested January 11, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Tarpley remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Crystal Michelle Beavers, age 28, of 601 James Street Lot 59 Rossville, GA was arrested January 12, 2013 for Probation Violation. Beavers was released with probation being reinstated.

Larry Austin Gage Owens, age 18, of 62 Brandywine Drive Ft. Oglethorpe, GA was arrested January 12, 2013 for Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Drugs to be kept in Original Container, Crossing State or County Guard Line with Weapon, Intoxicants or Drugs, Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs and Improper Turn. Owens was released on $18,500 bond.

Mel Maurice Bryant Jr., age 26, of 122 S Liner Street Rossville, GA was arrested January 13, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Bryant remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Samantha Dee Ermer, age 24, of 434 Glade Road Rossville, GA was arrested January 13, 2013 for Aggravated Assault and Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce. Ermer was released on $7,500 bond.

Danny James Payne, age 43, of 9500 N Valley Trail Ooltewah, TN was arrested January 13, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs. Bond has been set at $4,500. Payne remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Jeremy Dale Williams, age 26, of 434 Glade Road Rossville, GA was arrested January 13, 2013 for False Imprisonment (FVA), Battery (FVA) and Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce. Williams was released on $7,500 bond.

Ronald David Bailey, age 23, of 1511 College Street Sulphur Springs, TX was arrested January 14, 2013 for two counts of felony Obstruction or Hinder Law Enforcement Officers, Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce, Criminal Trespass and Public Drunk. Bond has been set at $14,500. Bailey remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Dustin Wesley Stoker, age 22, of 109 N Magnolia Avenue South Pittsburg, TN was arrested January 14, 2013 for Probation Violation. Stoker remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Jeremy Dale Williams, age 26, of 434 Glade Road Rossville, GA was arrested January 15, 2013 for Probation Violation. No bond has been set. Williams remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Andrew Caton Jones, age 30, of 601 Potts Road Ringgold, GA was arrested January 16, 2013 for Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Schedule II Drugs and Possession of Marijuana Less Than One Ounce. Bond has been set at $17,500. Jones remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Kerry Dale Price, age 55, of P.O. Box 367 Henagar, AL was arrested January 16, 2013 for Abandonment and Contempt of Court – Child Support. Bond has been set at $247,757.12. Price remains incarcerated at CCDC.

Cassandra Kaye Smith, age 25, of 1619 Dodson Avenue Chattanooga, TN was arrested January 16, 2013 for Forgery 3rd Degree. Bond has been set at $3,500. Smith remains incarcerated at CCDC.

David Michael Wright, age 50, of 950 E Valley Drive Rossville, GA was arrested January 16, 2013 for Probation Violation. Wright was released on $1,000 bond.

Stacy Ray Feagans, age 42, of 299 Vreeland Avenue Red Band, TN was arrested January 17, 2013 for Theft by Deception. Feagans was released on $5,000 bond.



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