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July 17, 2013

Bond reduced in FFG slaying

Bond for a man charged with the death of a Fairfield Glade woman that occurred in November of last year has been reduced from $2 million to $350,000 on agreement by the state and the defendant’s attorney.

John Russell Giles, 62, who lived at a Hampshire Lane address in Fairfield, has been in jail since his arrest on Dec. 12. A special session of the Cumberland County Grand Jury was called and Giles was indicted on a single count of first-degree murder.

He is accused of the Nov. 7, 2012, beating and strangulation death of Kimberly Ann Batty, 52, who lived on Dovenshire Dr.

Giles’ attorney, Randal Boston, and Deputy District Attorney Gary McKenzie, appeared before Judge David Patterson on June 26 to announce the agreement to lower the bond. Patterson then moved the case to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

In other cases on the docket, the following took place.

Set for trial

•Richard Lynn Sherrill, driving under the influence and habitual motor vehicle offender law, continued to July 15 for motions and set for trial July 29.

•Lawrence James Brozik, sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), motion hearing set for Aug. 16; set for trial Nov. 5.

Continued boundover

•Alen James Rogers, two counts of simple possession/casual exchange, driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia and refusing to take an intoximeter test, continued.

Arraignment

•Justin James Cooper, manufacture, delivery or sale of a schedule II drug, continued to Sept. 20.

•Nathan Wade Barss, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Aug. 14.

•Shannon West Goble, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

Return with attorney

•Neal Alan Blair, aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•David L. Scarbrough, worthless check of less than $10,000, continued to Aug. 14.

•Jerry Wayne Sherrill, possession of a weapon, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

Deadline docket

•William Alejand Alvaraz, aggravated statutory rape, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•William Jefferson Boggs, theft of more than $60,000 and vandalism of more than $60, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Bobby Lynn Burke, driving under the influence, enhanced, and refusing an intoximeter test, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Carl Hugh Carter, driving under the influence, enhanced, continued to Aug. 14.

•Farrah Lynn Coleman, aggravated burglary, theft of less than $500, simple possession/casual exchange of marijuana, possession of prohibited weapons and possession of drug paraphernalia, continued to Aug. 14.

•Timothy James Debord, burglary and theft of less than $10,000, appeal dismissed.

•Brandon Scott Duerr, sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Alice Mae Earhart-Lutz, theft of less than $60,000, theft of less than $10,000, theft of less than $500 and forgery, continued to Aug. 14.

•Scottie Joe Eastwood, rape, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•James Robert Eldridge, theft of less than $10,000, theft of less than $500, manufacture, delivery of sell of a schedule I drug and possession of drug paraphernalia, bond set at $17,500; continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Timothy D. Eldridge, possession of a schedule IV drugs and manufacture, delivery or sell of a controlled substance, continued to Aug. 14.

•John Russell Giles Jr., first-degree murder, bond set at $350,000; continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•James E. Hall, TennCare fraud, court costs waived; continued to Aug. 14 for payment of $115 restitution.

•Trevor L. Hall, escape and vandalism of less than $10,000, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Nathan Scott Huff, TennCare fraud and obtaining drugs by fraud, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Tammy Renee Jackson, theft of less than $60,000, Matthew Edwards, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Robert Daniel Killeen, two counts of aggravated assault and vandalism, continued to July 15.

•Carson Ray Norris, first-degree murder and aggravated assault, continued to Sept. 18.

•Jonathan Michael Norris, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, continued to Aug. 14.

•Stephen Matthew Phillips, three counts of aggravated burglary, theft of less than $60,000, theft of less than $500 and three counts of vandalism, continued to July 15.

•Corin Rose Ramay, child abuse/neglect, continued to the Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Raymond Charles Russell, vehicular assault and allowing an unlicensed driver to drive, continued to Aug. 14.

•Nathan Kenneth Sherrill, four counts of burglary, three counts of theft of less than $10,000, two counts of theft of less than $500, evading arrest, tampering with evidence and underage consumption, continued to July 15.

•Tara M. Spurrier, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $60,000, continued to Aug. 14.

•Stephen Robert Stults, initiation of the manufacture of methamphetamine, theft of less than $10,000, theft of less than $500 and simple possession/casual exchange, continued to July 15.

•Byron Keith Tanner, aggravated criminal littering and vandalism, dismissed.

•Michael D. Willis, fourth offense driving under the influence, per se, bond revoked; continued to July 15.

•Nicole Ann Woody, filing a false report, continued to July 15.

•James Byron Wright, habitual motor vehicle offender violator, continued to July 15.

Motions and hearings

•Terry Lane Cobb, evading arrest, possession of a schedule I drug for delivery or sell, two counts of theft and possession of methamphetamine, motion to revoke bond granted.

•Debora Kay Pland, filing a false report, motion hearing continued to July 15.

•Jeffery Michael Roberts, manufacture, delivery or sell of a schedule I drug, continued to July 15.

•Randy James Wheeler, rape, motion hearing continued to July 15.

•Walter Leo Norris, domestic assault, appeal hearing continued to July 15.

•Angel Joy Ostic, filing a false report, motion to terminate diversion hearing continued to Aug. 14.

•Jarette D. Boatwright, theft of less than $1,000, Tennessee Bonding relieved of bond; continued to July 5.

•Donathan G. Davis, ordered held without bond to July 15 for arraignment on new charges.

•Pauline Annette Filley, following too close, continued to Sept. 11 discussion docket and Sept. 18 deadline docket.

•Samantha Rose Sherrill, multiple counts of burglary and theft, to report to jai at 5 p.m. July 19 to begin serving sentence.

•Robert J. Gilleand, aggravated robbery, motion to reduce $50,000 bond denied.

Probation violations

•Damon Joshua Allred, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve balance of sentence.

•Eric Robert Berghauser, Public Defender’s Office appointed to represent Berghauser; continued to Aug. 14.

•Nicholas Wade Burchfield, Public Defender’s Office appointed to represent Burchfield; continued to Aug. 14.

•Michael Lynn Cooper, probation revoked and ordered to serve balance of his sentence.

•Anthony J. Corson, probation violation warrant dismissed.

•Gregory Wade Dannels, Public Defender’s Office appointed to represent Dannels; bond set at $4,500 and continued to Aug. 14.

•Kimberly Lynn Dunlap, probation revoked, to serve 30 days on weekends and then transferred to community corrections.

•Pamela W. Hinch, allowed to travel to Texas to work in the nursing field and to pay $1,000 a month restitution; continued to Oct. 28 for review.

•Rhonda Nicole Howard, probation revocation hearing continued to Aug. 14 at which time $800 is to be paid.

•Lawrence Elwood Jordan, Public Defender’s Office appointed to represent Jordan; continued to July 15.

•Nicholas Jacon Leach, Kevin Bryant appointed to represent Leach; continued to July 15.

•James Jeremiah Pugh, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear for revocation hearing; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing.

•Angelo John Riccitelli, probation revocation hearing continued to Sept. 18.

•Nathan Wayne Selby, probation revoked and ordered to serve 60 days in jail concurrent with White County sentence.

•Ronald Shelton, probation revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Steven Ray Sherrill, Robert Zecher appointed to represent Sherrill; revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Anthony Ray Richardson, probation revoked and ordered to serve ten days in jail on weekends, to pay $200 and probation extended.

•Andria Michelle Sauer, probation revoked and ordered to serve 45 days in jail on weekends and then released back on probation with probation extended one year.

•Albert Keith Griffin, probation revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Coy Edward Ingram, probation revoked and to serve 45 days in jail.

•Daniel Lee Matthews, Jeff Vires appointed to represent Matthews; revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Byron Drake Howard, bond set at $5,000; revocation hearing continued to Aug. 14.

•Adam Garth Murphy, probation revoked; transferred to community corrections with credit for time served.

Community corrections

•Charles A. Greene, revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Justin Robert Holman, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent Holman; revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Kenneth Leroy Langley, Jeff Vires appointed to represent Langley; revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Christopher C. Monday, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear for revocation hearing; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Vickie Padgett, probation revoked and ordered to serve 90 days in jail, to obtain in-patient drug treatment and then returned to community corrections.

•Carol Lynnette Roysdon, revocation warrant dismissed.

•Charles D. Trisdale, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent Trisdale; revocation hearing continued to July 15.

•Stevie Walker, revocation hearing continued to July 15.

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