Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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November 8, 2012

Couple indicted in animal cruelty case

CROSSVILLE — A Cumberland County man and wife arrested this past summer in a raid conducted by state and local authorities during which dozens of dogs were seized were among those indicted by the Cumberland County Grand Jury last week.

Thomas Alan Uchytil, 48, and his wife, Marci, were living at a Grey Fox Dr. address in Wyndridge subdivision off Plateau Rd. when the raid took place and more than 30 dogs were seized and placed in the care of the Nashville office of the Humane Society of the United States, and local agencies.

At the time, District Attorney General Randy York said the raid was the result of numerous complaints to Cumberland County Animal Control for months prior to June.

Thomas Uchytil was indicted on charges of cruelty to animals. Marci was indicted on charges of cruelty to animals and obstruction of service of a legal writ.

Other indictments handed down by the grand jury last week include the following charges. Indictments are not findings of guilt, but legal actions forwarding cases to Criminal Court for further legal action.

Pickup indictments

The following persons were indicted by the grand jury with charges sealed until they were formally taken into custody. Arraignment is set for Nov. 13.

•Ricky Dewayne Young, 26, 823 Turner Rd., Oct. 31/aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000. Bond set at $15,000.

•Amber Nichole Helton, 31, 226 Lawton Brown Rd., or 92 Jacob's Crossing, Oct. 31/aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000. Bond set at $20,000.

•Mary Ann DeBord, 43, 455 Barnwell Rd., Crab Orchard, Nov. 4/aggravated burglary and theft of more than $1,000. Bond was set at $15,000.

•Samantha Rose Sherrill, 21, 335 Doris Dr., burglary and theft of more than $10,000. Bond was set at $20,000.

•Desiree Cheyenne Norris, 32, 469 Woodland Circle, Fairfield Glade, Nov. 1/theft of less than $10,000. Bond set at $5,000.

•Adam Garth Murphy, 31, 135 Dayton Ave., Nov. 1/obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. Bond set at $10,000.

•Marvin Joe-Lee Randolph, 30, 344 Lantana Rd., Oct. 31/13 counts of forgery and 13 counts of passing a forged instrument. Bond set at $40,000.

•Paul Jonathan Wing, 52, 178 School Ave., Oct. 31/manufacture of less than .5 grams of methamphetamine in a Drug-Free School Zone. Bond set at $20,000.

The following indictments were handed down from boundover cases, meaning the defendants were anticipating action on their cases and are not have to make a new bond.

Robbery

•Andrea Nicole Agusti, aggravated robbery.

•Robert Jay Gilleand, aggravated robbery.

•Ernest Otto Ketelhut, aggravated robbery.

•William Kevin-John Dellolio, robbery and alternate count of robbery by violence.

Burglary/thefts

•Sammy Royal Spivey, aggravated burglary.

•Marvin Joe-Lee Randolph, theft of less than $500 and two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon. Also, a separate indictment charging aggravated burglary. Also, a separate indictment charging theft of more than $1,000. Also, a separate indictment charging theft of less than $500. And, a separate indictment charging theft of less than $500.

•Alexander Michael Calabrese, aggravated burglary and vandalism.

•Jack Eugene Lowery, auto burglary, theft of less than $500 and fraudulent use of a credit card.

•Franklin Dee Copeland, theft of more than $10,000.

•Joseph Daniel Dunn, theft of more than $1,000.

•Scott Edward Hodge, theft of more than $1,000.

•Darrell Lynn Tuttle, theft of more than $1,000.

•Robert Duane Hicks, theft of more than $1,000.

•Gregory Wade Dannels, theft of less than $500 and vandalism of more than $10,000.

•Donnie Lynn Rector, theft of less than $500.

Forgery

•Robert Duane Hicks, forgery and passing a forged instrument.

•Sammy Royal Spivey, forgery.

Counterfeiting

•Ronald Stephen Thacker, criminal simulation. Also, a second indictment for criminal simulation.

Endangerment/assault

•Edna Faye Melton, aggravated assault, assault on an officer and felony reckless endangerment.

•Timothy James Alcorn, reckless endangerment, simple possession of oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia in a superceding indictment (replacing an indictment handed down earlier).

•Darnell Durbin, aggravated assault with  a weapon.

•Dwayne Arthur Stoner, two counts of aggravated assault and resisting arrest.

•Raymond Charles Russell, vehicular assault and driving on a suspended license.

•Paul John Eldred, reckless endangerment.

Sexual assault

•Baratbhai K. Patel, attempted kidnaping, assault and sexual battery.

•Joshua Wayne Bohannon, sexual battery and indecent exposure.

•Austin Tyler Wolverton, statutory rape.

Methamphetamine

•Jacky Neal Jr., initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine. Second indictment charging initiation of the process to manufacture meth.

•Louella Rose Walker, initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine.

•Michelle Lea VanDorn, possession of less than .5 grams of methamphetamine for sale, possession of less than .5 grams of meth for delivery and simple possession of Suboxone.

Possession

•Lucas Wade Johnson, simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

•Ricky Dean Ledford, simple possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence.

Driving under the influence

•Billy Ray Conley, fifth offense driving under the influence, driving on a revoked license and violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law.

•John Alan James, third offense driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license.

•Tony Lynn Rains, fourth offense driving under the influence.

•Ronald Dale Graham, driving under the influence, per se (more than .20 percent) and driving on a revoked license.

Weapon

•Franklin Dee Copeland, possession of a weapon by a felon and altering or changing a serial number.

Miscellaneous

•Ernest Otto Ketelhut, evading arrest.

•Marvin Joe-Lee Randolph, criminal impersonation.

•Nicole Ann Woody, filing a false report.

•Mitzi Kay Patton, harassment.

Traffic related

•Wolford Wayne Crabtree, violation of the habitual motor vehicle offender law.

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