Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area News

March 12, 2014

Defendant to serve 4 years with Florida sentence

CROSSVILLE — A Cumberland County man facing multiple counts of burglary, theft and fraud pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and was sentenced to serve four years in prison, concurrent with an unrelated sentence being served in the state of Florida.

William John Doolaghty, 44, whose address when arrested was listed on Mimosa Lane, was facing aggravated burglary, auto burglary, two counts of theft of less than $500 and two counts of fraudulent use of a debit/credit card. He had also had his probation on a drunk driving charge out of Cumberland County General Sessions Court revoked.

Doolaghty pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary, auto burglary and theft of more than $1,000, and received four-year sentences on each count, to be served concurrently. He is to also pay restitution in the cases.

Doolaghty was then returned to Florida to finish serving a sentence on an unknown charge in that state.

In other cases, the following took place:

Guilty plea

•Kasi Ann Shell, 22, charged with burglary, possession of burglary tools, theft of less than $500 and vandalism of less than $10,000, pleaded guilty to burglary and was sentenced to four years on probation after being granted judicial diversion. She is also responsible for $250 restitution. Remaining charges were dropped.

•Jeremy Brent Smith, 32, entered an information on the charge of forgery and was granted pre-trial diversion and was placed on probation for one year.

•James Earl Dillehay, 44, entered an information to violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law and was sentenced to one year in prison.

Set for trial

•Kelly Scott Hood, theft of less than $60,000, continued to March 24 for motions; set for trial March 28. Aggravated burglary, assault and criminal trespass, continued to March 24 for tracking.

•Carson Ray Norris, first-degree murder and aggravated assault, motion hearing continued to March 24 and set for trial March 26.

•Jonathan Lee Miller, rape, set for trial July 16. Theft of less than $1,000, continued to July 16 for tracking.

•Ronald William Ripley, theft of less than $500, set for trial July 18.

Arraignment

•Melinda Fay Farr, theft of less than $10,000, continued to the May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

•Dennis Verlie Johnson, aggravated burglary, theft of less than $60,000 and theft of less than $1,000, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Johnson; continued to March 24, the May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

Report with attorney

•Robert Joseph Blackson, possession of less than one-half grams of methamphetamine, continued to the May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

•Larry Benton Davis, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $10,000, continued to the May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

•Timothy S. Slaven, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $500, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing.

Deadline docket

•Mark David Barnwell, promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine and simple possession/casual exchange of meth, continued to March 24.

•Amanda Brown, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $10,000, continued to the May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

•Terry Lee Cydrus, aggravated burglary, theft of less than $10,000 and probation violation, continued to March 24.

•Scottie Joe Eastwood, rape, continued to May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

•Yvette Leigh Emery, theft of less than $60,000, continued to March 10.

•John Florea, theft of less than $60,000, continued to March 10.

•Robert Eugene Kinder, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $10,000, continued to March 24.

•Scottie Eugene Lenz, aggravated burglary, burglary, aggravated assault, theft of more than $500, theft of less than $500 and vandalism, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Ricky Lynn Moore, possession of methamphetamine, continued to March 10.

•David Allen Proffitt, aggravated burglary, theft of more than $1,000 and vandalism of less than $1,000, continued to the May 2 discussion docket and May 9 deadline docket.

•Darrell Keith Redwine, theft of less than $10,000, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and ordered held for bond hearing. Motion for attorney John Williams to withdraw from the case denied.

•Amanda Leigh Sheppard, theft of less than $10,000, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Brier Wightman, two counts of assault, continued to March 24 at 1 p.m.

Motions and hearings

•Emilee Belle Breazeale, aggravated burglary, theft of less than $10,000 and fraudulent use of a credit/debit card of less than $1,000, continued to March 10.

•Robert Duane Hicks, forgery, continued to March 24.

•Keisha Faye Hamby, simple possession/casual exchange of marijuana and child abuse, neglect or endangerment, sentencing hearing continued to 1 p.m. on March 24.

•Robert Daniel Killeen, two counts of aggravated burglary, theft of less than $60,000 and vandalism of less than $1,000, sentencing hearing continued to 1 p.m. on March 24.

Community corrections

•Kevin Meade Burgess, community corrections revocation hearing continued to April 21.

Probation violations

•Albert Keith Griffin, three counts of probation violation, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent Griffin, continued to March 24.

•Kenneth Leroy Langley, probation revocation hearing continued to March 10.

•Nicholas Jason Leach, two counts of probation revocation hearing continued to March 10.

•Austin Shane Lewis, two counts of probation violation, continued to March 10.

•Billy Ray Conley, probation revocation hearing continued to March 24.

•Jason Michael Hard, probation revoked because of violations; ordered to serve 60 days in jail and continued to March 24.

•Kabrina Meshail Fravel, possibility of having record espunged revoked because of violations; placed on probation for three years.

•Michael Andrew Hamby, probation revoked because of violations and ordered to serve 60 days in jail and then to be transferred to community corrections for one year and probation extended a second year.

•Joey Allen Pugh, probation revoked because of violations and ordered to serve 90 days in jail.

•Jacob Lonzie Stephens, probation violation and theft of more than $1,000, John Williams appointed to represent Stephens; continued to March 24.

•Kimberly Sharle Adkisson, four counts of probation revoked because of violations and ordered to serve 80 days in jail.

•Michael James Davis, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Davis and probation revocation hearing continued to March 24.

•Jacob Lee Hood, Kevin Bryant appointed to represent Hood; probation revocation hearing continued to March 24.

•Timothy J. Alcorn, probation revoked because of failure to pay and extended until all is paid.

•Avery Laverne Davenport, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant with $500 fee charged and revocation hearing continued to April 21.

•Rick Alan Hayes, John Williams appointed to represent Hayes and probation revocation hearing continued to March 24.

•Jose Anthony Lopez, probation revocation hearing continued to April 21.

1
Text Only
Area News
  • Shop tax free this weekend

    With the return to school right around the corner and Cumberland County students set to return to classrooms Aug. 6, Tennesseans are reminded they can buy certain items without paying sales tax Aug. 1 through Aug. 3.

    July 30, 2014

  • state park bath house.jpg Historic CMSP bathhouse gets new use with renovation

    When a new pool was constructed at Cumberland Mountain State Park in the 1980s, the beach area was converted to a quiet place to watch the water and the bath house was boarded up.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cole dismissed from teaching position

    The Cumberland County Board of Education voted 8-1 to dismiss tenured special education teacher Stephanie Cole, who remains at the Cumberland County Jail without bond charged with the July 20 fatal shooting of Louis Tammaro Jr.

    July 29, 2014

  • Crash sends one to jail, cyclist to UT

    A crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck resulted in one man being flown to a regional trauma center and the second man being arrested after he fled the scene, Crossville Police reported.

    July 29, 2014

  • County to include more meeting info on web site

    Cumberland County commissioners approved a change in the commission's rules which requires the full package of materials supplied to the commissioners to be posted on the county's web site.

    July 29, 2014

  • jobless june.jpg County jobless rate up for June

    County unemployment rates for June 2014 show the rate increased in all 95 counties of Tennessee. In Cumberland County, the jobless rate rose from 7.4 percent in May to 8.3 percent for June.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • lver-greg morris.jpg New veterans rep joins Career Center staff

    The Tennessee Career Center in Crossville now has more resources available to assist veterans seeking employment. The center recently hired Gregory Morris as a local veterans employment representative (LVER) to work with both unemployed veterans as well as employers seeking job applicants.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Richard Lemert.jpg Lemert pays visit to Crossville

    Richard Milo Lemert, (left) great nephew of Milo Lemert of Crossville, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, is pictured with L.T. Thurman Jr. It was Richard Lemert's first visit to Crossville and during his brief stay, he stopped by the Milo Lemert Building on Main St. and viewed the plaque that was placed in honor of his great uncle. Milo Lemert was married to Nell Snodgrass of Crossville and was killed in action on their first wedding anniversary. Thurman's father, Litton T. Thurman Sr., received the Distinguished Service Cross in the same WWI battle that Lemert was awarded the nation's highest honor. Richard Lemert resides in Raleigh, NC, and is planning to attend the Medal of Honor Convention in Knoxville Sept. 10-13.
     

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_2558.jpg Understanding the structure of addiction and recovery

    Bradford Health Services hosted a free workshop Friday for area agencies on the structure of addiction and recovery. Robbie Keeble who is recovery liaison for Bradford, was the featured speaker. With rates of substance abuse so prevalent in the Crossville area, several local agencies arranged to instruct participants on how addiction works in the brain and the process that those struggling with addiction need to take in order to recover successfully. There were 94 attendees in all, including several social service agencies, health care providers, law enforcement personnel, businesses and concerned citizens. If you are interested in attending or hosting a future training on matters related to substance abuse, contact Bradford Health Services at (931) 528-6803.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • TMSAA rules get one-year try out

    Changes are coming for the elementary sports programs next year, with a 6-3 vote of the Cumberland County Board of Education. That vote of support of recommendations from the athletic committee was met with concerns from board members that the move towards county-wide rules and regulations was an attempt to move toward middle school teams.

    July 28, 2014 1 Video

Marketplace Marquee
Parade
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Weather Radar
2014 Readers' Choice
Graduation 2014