Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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August 3, 2012

4 years of probation in gun incident

CROSSVILLE — A Crossville area man upset with an ex-girlfriend, pleaded guilty to waving a handgun at the friend and her family and was placed on probation for four years with special conditions attached.

Zachary Dakota Thompson, 20, no address available, was arrested June 14 in connection with the incident that took place at his girlfriend's home on Cherry Branch Rd. off Peavine Rd.

Thompson is accused of driving to the residence, retrieving a handgun from his pickup, and waving it at the friend and her family. At one point, witnesses quoted Thompson as stating he would kill the girlfriend, her mother and two brothers and her new boyfriend, and then kill himself.

He was taken into custody on Royal Terrace in Fairfield Glade.

Thompson pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault, one count of reckless endangerment and one count of possession of a handgun while intoxicated, and received the four-year sentence to be served on probation. In addition, he was ordered to forfeit the weapon, to attend A&D assessment and follow-up up and to receive abuse counseling.

Thompson is also banned from having any contact with the victim.

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

•Nelson Luis Ortiz, manufacture of more than 20 marijuana plants and possession of more than one-half ounce of marijuana for sale and for delivery, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•William Howard Wachenheim, burglary, theft of more than $1,000 and vandalism of less than $500, continued to Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. when defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Lawrence James Brozik, sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), continued to Aug. 15.

•Johnny Ray Davis, three counts of fraudulent use of a debit card, continued to Sept. 19.

•Zachariah Drakos, 21 counts of burglary, two counts of attempted burglary, four counts of theft of more than $1,000, two counts of theft of more than $500, six counts of theft of less than $500 and two counts of vandalism of more than $1,000, continued to Aug. 15.

•Wendy Marchele Hargis, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Sept. 19.

•Roy Lynn Headrick, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Aug. 15.

•Eric Frank Jones, aggravated burglary, two counts of theft of more than $1,000, felony aggravated assault and driving on a revoked license, continued to Aug. 15.

•Nathaniel Ryan Lake, burglary and theft of more than $1,000, continued to Aug. 15.

•Krystal McGhee, immediate precursors of methamphetamine, dropped.

•Scotty Lee Meadows, two counts of initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Sept. 19.

•Cherrie Lynn Reid, burglary, continued to Sept. 19.

•Cody Justice Selby, manufacture of more than 20 marijuana plants, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and bond doubled.

•Kristopher Shawn Shipley, burglary and two counts of theft of more than $1,000, continued to Sept. 19.

•Adam B. Smith, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, third offense driving under the influence, theft of more than $1,000 and felony evading arrest, continued to Aug. 3.

•Craig Alan Smith, domestic assault, to be dropped.

•Tonya Sue Sparks, aggravated burglary and two counts of theft of more than $1,000, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Chistopher Allen Taylor, attempted first-degree murder, motion hearing set for Sept. 19; set for trial Dec. 14.

•Bennie Dexter Ward, aggravated sexual battery, continued to Sept. 19.

•Alfred Leon Wilson, aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping and rape, continued to Aug. 15.

Hearings and motions

•Bradley James Norris, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine and simple possession of marijuana, capias issued for failure to appear; bond set at $5,000.

•Gary Thomas Reed, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Oct. 15.

Probation violations

•Donathan G. Davis, on probation because of sale and delivery of a schedule III drug, passing a forged instrument, attempting to pass a forged instrument, filing a false report and fraudulent transfer of a motor vehicle, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve the balance of his sentence.

•Johnny Dale Dishman, on probation because of a burglary charge, had probation revoked and was ordered to serve the balance of his sentence.

•Roy Lynn Headrick, probation revocation hearing continued to Aug. 15.

•Christopher Allen Taylor, probation revocation hearing continued to Sept. 19.

•Darren Bryce Hamby, Robert Zecher appointed to represent the defendant; bond denied; revocation hearing continued to Aug. 15.

•Jacob Lee Hood, Kevin Bryant appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Brandon Scott McDonald, Cynthia Davis appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Jebediah Josiah Hoskins, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Tony Gene Miller, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Charles D. Trisdale, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent the defendant; probation revocation hearing continued to Aug. 15.

•Christopher Michael Grainger, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; probation revocation hearing continued to Aug. 15.

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