Kahiala Michelle Lester, 22, was charged about 1:50 a.m. Sunday by Greeneville police with driving under the influence. Lester was driving a car that crossed over the white shoulder line on North Rufe Taylor Road and back across the road, crossing over the double center lines, Officer B.J. Wright said in a report. Blue lights were activated on the patrol car and Lester turned into a business parking lot at the intersection of East Andrew Johnson Highway and North Rufe Taylor Road. She was asked where she was going but appeared confused and couldn’t tell an officer where she was coming from, the report said. Lester gave off an odor of alcohol and told police she earlier drank two beers at a Greeneville bar and a shot of alcohol at a relative’s house, the report said. She did poorly on field sobriety tests. Bond for Lester was set at $1,000 pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.
Brandon M. Walker, 35, of 26 Kilday Park, was charged Saturday by sheriff’s deputies with aggravated assault and public intoxication. Walker was also served an active warrant for violation of probation, Deputy Aaron Spears said in a report. The alleged victim told police she told Walker to get out of her car and he refused, resulting in a physical altercation. Walker allegedly took out a knife and cut the victim on her left shoulder, inflicting a minor injury, the report said. He was later located at the Kilday Park address, allegedly under the influence of what officers were told was Subutex. Walker was held on no bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.
Bobby C. Gosnell, 25, of 1093 Old Knoxville Highway, was charged Friday by sheriff’s deputies with domestic assault. Gosnell was in an argument with the alleged victim, who said he “got her down on the porch” during an attempt to take her cellphone away, Deputy Brandon Baskette said in a report. Witnesses told deputies that the encounter caused skin redness on the alleged victim’s arms. Gosnell was determined to be a danger to himself and others after striking himself in the forehead with a handful of rocks, injuring himself, the report said. Gosnell was held on no bond, ending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.
Brandon Meacham, of 225 Pepper Mill Road, Chuckey, was charged Friday with parties to the offense of theft in connection with a May 7 incident in the Shoe Department on East Andrew Johnson Highway, according to a warrant on file at the Greene County Sheriff’s Department. Meacham was with a woman in the AT&T store on East Andrew Johnson Highway who was arrested on unrelated charges. A records check by Greeneville police showed that on May 7, he was in the store with a woman who stole a pair of shoes. Meacham watched the woman take the shoes, a report said. He was issued a summons to appear Monday in court.
Torry Holden, 35,of Lexington, Alabama, was charged Friday afternoon by the Tennessee Highway Patrol with possession of a Schedule VI drug in the weigh station area of Interstate 81 in Greene County. Holden was in a pickup truck and “attempted to run and dispose of (the marijuana) at the rear of the scale,” Trooper Lee Cutshall said in a report. Bond for Holden was set at $1,000 pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.
An LG cellphone left in the saddlebag of a motorcycle Saturday afternoon while the owner was in the McDonald’s restaurant on Asheville Highway was stolen, Greeneville police Officer Courtney Newman said in the report. The victim told police he was unable to secure the saddlebag before he went in the restaurant and the cellphone was gone when he came out about 30 minutes later, the report said. Police were not immediately able to look at surveillance video footage. The cellphone is valued at $200.
A 2004 Saturn Vue sport utility vehicle was reported stolen between Friday morning and Saturday afternoon from a location in the 200 block of Baileyton Road. The light silver-colored SUV is valued at $2,000. It has Ohio tags.
Further information was not included in a Greeneville police report.