James Anthony Bowman, 57, of 170 Meadow Lane, was charged Wednesday by sheriff’s deputies with driving under the influence. Deputies were called to Tennessee Jack’s on West Andrew Johnson Highway in Mosheim and spoke with the restaurant manager, who said Bowman appeared to be intoxicated and had left in a pickup truck. Bowman was located by deputies driving on West Andrew Johnson Highway and a traffic stop was conducted. He smelled of alcohol and did poorly on field sobriety tests, Deputy Thomas Culler said in a report. Bowman allegedly admitted drinking three beers earlier, the report said. He was held on $1,000 bond pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court.
Tami Lynn Barner, 41, of 808 Carolina Drive, was charged Tuesday afternoon by Greeneville police with driving under the influence, violation of the implied consent law, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police investigated a report of a woman passed out behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle in the parking lot of the Marathon Market at 1923 Snapps Ferry Road. The SUV was running with the key in the ignition, Officer Jordan Williams said in a report. Barner did poorly on field sobriety tests. She allegedly resisted attempts by officers to place her in handcuffs. A search of Barner and the SUV after arrest turned up a used syringe and a glass pipe containing suspected marijuana. Several empty alcohol containers were found on the back floorboard of the SUV, the report said. After being taken to the Greene County Detention Center, Barner allegedly refused to consent to a blood draw or breath test. Barner had a first scheduled appearance Wednesday in court.
Paul C. Carter, 35, of 415 Philippi Church Road, was charged Thursday by sheriff’s deputies with domestic assault, resisting arrest, possession of a Schedule IV drug and possession of drug paraphernalia. An alleged victim told deputies that Carter dragged her off a bed and placed her in a headlock, and also threatened to harm another alleged victim, Deputy Cody Travis said in a report. After being placed under arrest, a metal box was found in Carter’s pocket that contained a cut straw and a Suboxone pill. Carter resisted arrest by by refusing to be walked to a patrol car and placed his feet up against the car in an attempt to prevent being put in the back seat, the report said. Carter was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court.
David Allan Fletcher, 27, of Round Knob Road, Morristown, was charged Wednesday morning by sheriff’s deputies with criminal impersonation and possession of drug paraphernalia. Deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance on Moonlight Court in Mohawk between Fletcher and a woman. Fletcher allegedly provided a false name but a correct Social Security number, Deputy Jedidiah Jones said in a report. A records check found that Fletcher had an active arrest warrant in Hamblen County. A search of his backpack turned up a plastic bag that contained multiple syringes, a broken spoon, a lighter and a small plastic bag with suspected methamphetamine residue. Fletcher was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court.
Dennis James Shelton Jr., 45, of 280 Champion Circle, was charged early Thursday by sheriff’s deputies with domestic assault. The alleged victim told deputies that Shelton struck her on the side of the head as she lay on a bed before pushing her onto the floor. The alleged victim then walked to another room in the Champion Circle mobile home and told a relative to call the police, and was slapped in the face by Shelton, Deputy Anthony Pruitt said in a report. Shelton was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court.
Gene Doug Wheeler, 30, no address listed, was charged Wednesday night with domestic assault by Greeneville police at a Bolton Road address. Wheeler had been harassing the alleged victim by calling her names on social media and following her, which placed in in fear for her safety, Officer Robert Anderson said in a report. A tire on the alleged victim’s vehicle was recently slashed and soda was dumped in the gas tank, thee report said. A retraining order against Wheeler was recently taken out by the alleged victim, the report said. Wheeler was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court.
Zachary Sharkany, 29, of 2145 E. Andrew Johnson Highway, was charged Wednesday night by Greenville police with domestic assault and public intoxication. Police investigated a call about a domestic dispute at an apartment at the address. He admitted to allegedly drinking vodka earlier and arguing with the alleged victim, Officer Cody Greene said in a report. The alleged victim told police Sharkeny slapped a phone out of her hand while she was trying to call for help. Sharkany was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Friday in court.
Power tools were stolen about 4:25 p.m. Wednesday from a work van at a job site in the 4200 block of Old Stage Road, sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Long said in a report. The victim and a witness working for a Johnson City company were at the job site when they a man driving a dark-colored small truck parked beside the van and drove off when he was seen by the witness. Items stolen include a cordless drill, circular saw, impact wrench and battery charger. The combined value of the items stolen exceeds $1,000.