Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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August 4, 2012

6th DUI nets 2 years in prison

CROSSVILLE — A man who in May racked up another driving under the influence charge after having previously been convicted in five drunk driving cases, pleaded guilty in Criminal Court and received a two-year prison sentence.

Larry Lynn Rasar, 53, charged with sixth offense driving under the influence and felony evading arrest, pleaded guilty to both counts. On the drunk driving charge, he lost his driving privileges for eight years and was fined $3,010 and court costs.

On the felony evading arrest plea, Rasar also received a two-year sentence, but a sentencing agreement will allow Rasar to serve both terms at the same time for a total of two years. He is receiving credit for time served since his May 5 arrest.

On that date, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Al Seitner attempted to stop Rasar's vehicle on suspicion of drunk driving, but instead of pulling his vehicle off the road, Rasar accelerated and led Seitner on a short chase.

Court records show Rasar has previous drunk driving convictions in Loudon (four) and Knox (one) counties.

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

Arraignment

•Gary Ephriam Brewer, sexual exploitation of a minor, continued to Sept. 19.

•Cindy Ann Dillaha, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Aug. 15 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Ronald Dale Dillaha, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, continued to Aug. 15 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Scott Michael Emerson, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, Jimmy Smith appointed to represent the defendant; bond set at $20,000 and continued to Aug. 15.

•Amber Nicole Helton, two counts of aggravated burglary and two counts of theft of more than $1,000, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Julie Ann Lewis, two counts each of delivery and sale of a schedule III drug, Jeff Vires appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Brian Andrew Melton, theft of more than $1,000, theft of more than $500 and theft of less than $500, continued to Aug. 15 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Robert Vanderhoof, two counts of forgery, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Jeffery A. Sharp, two counts each of possession of a schedule II drug for sale and for delivery, theft and unlawful possession of a weapon, continued to Sept. 19.

•Danny Lynn Brown, possession of oxycodone for sale and for delivery and four counts each of possession of marijuana for sale and for delivery, bond set at $10,000; continued to Aug. 15 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•Mitchell Ramon Myers, two counts of burglary and two counts of theft of more than $500, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; bond set at $5,000 and continued to Sept. 19.

•Kevin Paul Proffitt, burglary and theft of more than $1,000, Robert Zecher appointed to represent the defendant; $450 fee assessed and continued to Aug. 15.

•Everett Colwell, two counts of criminal simulation, bond set at $1,000; continued to Sept. 21 at which time defendant is to return to court with an attorney.

•James Edward Whittaker, second offense driving under the influence, third offense driving on a revoked license, felony evading arrest, possession of a schedule II drug and refusing to take an intoximeter test, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Paul Jonathan Wing, two counts of promotion of the manufacture of methamphetamine, initiation of the process to manufacture meth, two counts of theft of less than $500, simple possession and possession of a schedule IV drug, continued to Sept. 19.

•William Roger Ward, attempted robbery, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Dallas Kent Brady, aggravated burglary, burglary, two counts of theft of more than $1,000, theft of less than $500 and vandalism, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Aubrey Chantel Braunm, theft of less than $500 and assault, continued to Aug. 15.

•Gary Ephriam Brewer, sexual exploitation of a minor, continued to Sept. 19.

•Brian Burkhalter, violation of the sex offender registry law and public intoxication, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; assessed a $450 fee and continued to Sept. 19.

•Alexander Michael Calabrese, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, continued to Sept. 19.

•James Nelson Coulter, aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; assessed a $250 fee and continued to Sept. 19.

•Darion Michael Davis, seven counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, two counts of aggravated burglary and two counts of theft of more than $1,000, Gloria Snavely appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Johnny Ray Davis, aggravated burglary, three counts of theft of more than $1,000, theft of more than $500, three counts of theft of less than $500 and assault, continued to Sept. 19.

•Tyler Ford, attempted aggravated burglary, two counts of burglary, two counts of auto burglary, theft of more than $1,000, theft of less than $500, vandalism of more than $1,000 and two counts of vandalism, continued to Sept. 19.

•Timothy Richard Forster, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•James Hugh Gist, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two counts of violation of an order of protection, Kevin Poore appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Estle Andrew Greene, eighth offense driving under the influence, third offense driving on a revoked license and violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Kyle James Hale, attempted aggravated burglary, burglary, two counts of auto burglary, theft of more than $1,000, two counts of theft of less than $500 and two counts of vandalism, continued to Sept. 19.

•Gary S. Haney, aggravated burglary, domestic assault and order of protection, continued to Sept. 19.

•Davis Wayne Ledbetter, theft of merchandise less than $500, continued to Aug. 15 at which time Ledbetter is to return to court with an attorney.

•Leroy Maness, theft of more than $10,000, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Lee Ann Matthews, driving under the influence by allowing and child neglect, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent the defendant; assessed a $50 fee and continued to Sept. 19.

•Todd Michael Mono, aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, continued to Sept. 21.

•Robert Lee Moodispaugh, driving under the influence, felony evading arrest, reckless endangerment and driving on a suspended license, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 21.

•Jeffery Eugene Morgan, second offense driving under the influence, felony evading arrest and simple possession of a schedule II drug, forfeiture and capias issued for failure to appear; ten days in jail and bond set at $5,000.

•Timothy Allen Norris, three counts of aggravated burglary, attempted aggravated burglary, two counts of theft of more less than $500, vandalism of more than $1,000 and two counts of vandalism, continued to Sept. 19.

•Jeremy Lee Pendergrass, two counts of aggravated robbery, Jeff Vires appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Stephen Matthew Phillips, aggravated burglary, attempted aggravated burglary and vandalism of more than $1,000, Gloria Snavely appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Christopher D. Powers, two counts of aggravated robbery, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Amber Dawn Proffitt, theft of merchandise, theft of more than $1,000 and criminal trespass, Earl Patton appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Troy Lee Rector, aggravated domestic assault and two counts of drinking below the legal age, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•Cherie Lynn Reid, aggravated burglary and theft of less than $500, Matthew Edwards appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Aug. 15.

•Ronald William Ripley, burglary, two counts of theft of less than $500 and criminal trespass, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; $450 fee assessed and continued to Sept. 19.

•Michael Eugene Sherrill, violation of the habitual motor offender law, Public Defender's Office appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 19.

•David Wade Smith, burglary, John Williams appointed to represent the defendant; continued to Sept. 21.

Continued boundover

•David Wade Smith, manufacture or possession for resale of methamphetamine and possession of meth precursors, continued to Sept. 21.

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