Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

November 8, 2013

3 year sentence for kin's strangulation

By Michael R. Moser
Editor

CROSSVILLE — A Crossville area man accused of attempting to strangle a relative has pleaded guilty in Cumberland County Criminal Court and received a three-year prison sentence to serve.

Timothy Wayne Hedgecoth, 37, was indicted by the county grand jury on the single felony count of aggravated assault in connection with an April 28, 2013, incident with Tommy W. Hedgecoth of Crossville listed as the victim in the case.

The indictment alleges Timothy Wayne Hedgecoth, for unknown reasons, strangled Tommy W. Hedgecoth, "causing bodily injury or attempted to cause bodily injury ... "

The incident was investigated by Crossville Police Det. (ret) William Padgett and Ptl. E.J. Williams.

No other information was available about the incident.

Timothy Hedgecoth is to serve his sentence concurrent with a probation violation sentence in Cumberland County General Sessions Court. He is being given credit for 183 days already served in jail.

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

Set for trial

•William Norman Dixon, driving under the influence, trial set for Nov. 14.

•Terry Lane Cobb, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $1,000, continued to Nov. 22 for tracking and Nov. 22 for trial.

•Edna Faye Melton, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon and assault, set for trial Nov. 22.

•Earl Clements Grooms, aggravated assault, set for trial Dec. 13.

•Alex J.D. Redwine, theft of less than $10,000, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent Redwine; continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket, Jan. 29 deadline docket and set for trial March 4.

•Darrell Keith Redwine, theft of less than $10,000, continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket, Jan. 29 deadline docket and set for trial March 4.

•Amanda Leigh Sheppard, theft of less than $10,000, bond set at $5,000; continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket, Jan. 29 deadline docket and set for trial March 4.

•William Jefferson Boggs, theft of less than $250,000 and vandalism of less than $250,000, continued to Jan. 17 discussion docket, Jan. 29 deadline docket and March 5 for trial.

•John Russell Giles Jr., first-degree murder, continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket, Jan. 29 deadline docket and set for trial April 22.

•Farrah Lynn Coleman, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $500, continued to the Jan. 29 deadline docket and set for trial April 23. Possession of a prohibited weapon, simple possession/casual exchange and possession of drug paraphernalia, continued to the Jan. 29 deadline docket.

Arraignment

•Jennifer K. Holter, theft of less than $10,000, continued to Dec. 9 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Joseph Lee Manning, two counts of theft of less than $10,000, Public Defender appointed to represent Manning; continued to Nov. 12.

•Shannon West Goble, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $10,000, continued to Nov. 18.

•Brock Justin Dunaway, sexual battery, Jeff Vires appointed to represent Dunaway; bond reduced to $7,000; continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket and Jan. 29 deadline docket.

Deadline docket

•Tony Glenn Sherrill, continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket and Jan. 29 deadline docket.

•Jonathan Lee Miller, rape, Matthew Edward appointed to represent Miller; continued to the Jan. 17 discussion docket and Jan. 29 deadline docket.

•Billy Ray Conley, probation violation, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Conley; continued to Nov. 12.

•William Alejand Alvaraz, aggravated statutory rape, continued to Dec. 9.

•Timothy Leo Baker, statutory rape by an authority figure, continued to Dec. 9

•Terry Lane Cobb, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $10,000, continued to Nov. 12 and 22 for tracking progress in the case.

•Justin James Cooper, manufacture, delivery, sell or possession of a schedule II drugs, evading arrest and driving on a revoked license, continued to Dec. 9.

•Thomas Lane Cobb, simple possession/casual exchange and theft of less than $500, to be approved for judicial diversion and continued to Nov. 21. Second and third counts of simple possession/casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license, dismissed.

•Justin James Cooper, manufacture, delivery or sell of a schedule II drug, evading arrest and revoked license, continued to Dec. 9.

•Mark Allen Daniels, theft of less than $250,000, continued to Dec. 9.

•William Johnson Dixon, burglary, theft of less than $60,000 and theft of less than $500, continued to discussion docket of Jan. 17 and deadline docket of Jan. 29.

•Brandon Scott Duerr, sexual exploitation of a minor (more than 100 images), continued to discussion docket of Jan. 17 and deadline docket of Jan. 29.

•Christopher Lee Duff, child abuse/neglect, simple possession/casual exchange, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft of more than $250,000, vandalism of more than $250,000 and driving on a suspended license, continued to Dec. 9.

•Alicia Mae Earhart, also known as Lutz, theft of less than $60,000, theft of less than $10,000, theft of less than $500 and forgery, continued to Nov. 12.

•Scottie Joe Eastwood, rape, continued to Nov. 12.

•Sebastian Pascu Gaspar, sexual battery, continued to Dec. 9.

•Sandra Joyce Grasham, theft of less than $500, continued to Dec. 9.

•Ricky Edward Henry, manufacture, delivery or sell of a schedule II drug, continued to Nov. 12.

•Jamie Pauline King, second offense driving under the influence and simple possession/casual exchange of a controlled substance, continued to Jan. 17 discussion docket and Jan. 29 deadline docket.

•Jerry D. Maynard, sexual battery, continued to Nov. 18.

•Corin Rose Ramey, child abuse/neglect, continued to Nov. 12.

•Ronald William Ripley, theft of less than $500, continued to Nov. 12.

•Alen James Rogers, two counts of possession of methamphetamine, three counts of simple possession/casual exchange, driving under the influence, possession of a weapon for the purpose of going armed, refusing an intoximeter test and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, continued to Nov. 12.

•Jerry  Wayne Sherrill, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, continued to Nov. 18.

•Seth Louis Sherrill, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $1,000, bond set at $10,000; continued to Nov. 18.

•Allen Anthony Smith, aggravated sexual battery, motion hearing set for Dec. 9.

•Thomas Donald Smith, manufacture, delivery or sell of a schedule IV drug, continued to Nov. 12.

•Josh Ray Stone, theft of less than $10,000, filing or making a false report and other charges, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•James Byron Wright, two counts of violation of the habitual motor vehicle law, continued to Nov. 12.

Motions and hearings

•Anthony J. Corson, probation violation, motion for bond denied.

•John Lavern Fields Jr., motion for early release continued to Nov. 12.

•Colten Garrett Hassut, probation violation, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Ashley Elizabeth Locke, theft of less than $10,000, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Angel Joy Ostic, filing a false report, diversion continued as probation until all is paid.

•Debra Kay Poland, filing a false report, continued to Nov. 18 with Dec. 12 trial date to be reset.

Probation violation

•Ronnie Joe Bilbrey, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Bilbrey; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 18.

•Nathan C. Brown, probation violation warrant dismissed and to continue on probation.

•Kevin Meade Burgess, had probation revoked for violations; ordered to serve 30 days in jail and the transferred to house arrest of community corrections.

•Eric Lynn Clouse, probation revoked because of violations; ordered to serve balance of his sentence.

•Matthew Tyler Hall, to continue on probation until all is paid.

•Pamela W. Hinch, probation violation warrant continued to May 16 for tracking of payment of restitution.

•Norman C. LaRue, probation revoked because of violations and ordered to serve balance of his sentence.

•Bradley James Norris, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear for revocation hearing; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Amber Dawn Proffitt, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear for revocation hearing; ordered held for bond hearing.

•Cherie Lynn Reid, probation revocation hearing continued to Nov. 18.

•Ronald William Ripley, bond denied; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Nathaniel Aaron Snowden, probation revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Jannie Ann Stokes, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Stokes; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Shannon Goble, probation revocation hearing continued to Nov. 18.

•Jesse Lee Chandler, John Williams appointed to represent Chandler; revocation hearing continued.

•Michael James Davis, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Davis; revocation hearing continued to Dec. 9.

•Stephen Walter Sherrill, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Sherrill; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Jennifer Lynn Swanson, John Williams appointed to represent Swanson; revocation hearing continued to Dec. 12.

•Ashley Nicole Vanlandingham, Ivy Gardner appointed to represent Vanlandingham; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Matthew L. Grant, Ivy Gardner appointed to represent Grant; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•James Davis, revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Steve Charles, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Charles; bond set at $1,000 and probation revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

•Timothy D. Eldridge, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent Eldridge; revocation hearing continued to Nov. 12.

Community corrections

•James Michael Eller, probation revoked because of violations; ordered to serve one and one-half years in jail, suspended on completion of a long-term inhouse substance abuse rehab program.

•Sandra Joyce Grisham, probation revocation hearing continued to Dec. 9.

•Timothy Richard Lewis Jr., probation revoked and ordered to serve balance of his sentence.

•Daniel Lee Matthews, Jeff Vires appointed to represent Matthews; continued to Dec. 9 for review of progress in New Leaf rehab program.

•Mark Winton, probation revoked because of violations; ordered to serve 45 days in jail.