Brittany Elliott, 27, of 725 Fox Road, Chuckey, was charged Sunday by the Tennessee Highway Patrol with driving under the influence. The THP was called to a crash with injuries on Greystone Road and advised that a woman driver got out of her vehicle and was “acting crazy,” Trooper Austin Burchett said in a report. Elliott, the driver, was sitting on the ground when troopers arrived. She performed field sobriety tests “to the standard of someone under the influence of an intoxicant,” the report said. Elliott was taken to Greeneville Community Hospital East for treatment and while there, allegedly admitted eating a brownie containing THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, the report said. Elliott told nurses she ate the brownie the previous day. After being treated at the hospital, Elliott was held on $1,000 bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Chad N. Farinacci, 32, of 4045 107 Cutoff, was charged Friday morning by Greeneville police with possession of a Schedule III drug, possession of a Schedule IV drug and public intoxication. Police responded to the Econo Lodge at 1790 East Andrew Johnson Highway after Farinacci reported two men “were knocking on his door trying to intimidate him,” Officer Cody Greene said in a report. Farinacci “couldn’t stay on topic” and told police a relative was just in his hotel room but he was unable to locate her. He told police he had to be in court in 20 minutes, the report said. While talking with police, Farinicci pulled out a pill bottle containing several different types of pills and said another bottle with Subutex was in his backpack, the report said. Farinacci was taken into custody and held on $2,300 bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Phillip Linden Wallace, 32, of 327 David St., was charged Saturday by sheriff’s deputies with aggravated domestic assault and domestic assault. Wallace was at a Whispering Road address when he allegedly clutched a 13-year-old by the throat. The alleged victim also suffered a left arm scratch after being pushed into a wooden cabinet, Deputy Brandon Ricker said in a report. Wallace also allegedly grabbed the arm of the victim’s mother, who had marks on her heck from an earlier encounter, the report said. Wallace was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Emma R. Thornburg, 27, of 1550 Old Snapps Ferry Road, was charged Saturday afternoon by sheriff’s deputies with possession of a Schedule IV drug and public intoxication. Deputies investigated an erratic driver call. A car driven by Thornburg pulled into the parking lot of the Dollar General store in Chuckey in the 8200 block of East Andrew Johnson Highway. Thornburg “appeared to be under the influence of narcotics,” Deputy Dillan Taylor said in a report. While speaking with a deputy, Thornburg tried to close the vehicle door and also grabbed something from one of the seats. Thornburg was holding suspected Diazepam pills. Bond was set at $1,300 pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Cody Ryan Thompson, 30, of 924 Hartman Lane, was charged Sunday by sheriff’s deputies with violation of an order of protection or restraining order theft of property valued under $1,000 and criminal trespass. Thompson was also served active arrest warrants for failure to appear and violation of probation-third offense. A caller told deputies that Thompson was in his back yard in the 1200 block of Hartman Lane. Thompson said he was walking home from the store. he was carrying the keys to a car owned by the person who called in the complaint, Deputy Dillan Taylor said in a report. Deputies learned the caller has a court order of protection against Thompson. A records check confirmed the active arrest warrants. Thompson was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

John S. Scott, 37, of 389 Jennings Lane, was charged Saturday by sheriff’s deputies after a traffic stop with public intoxication. Scott was allegedly speeding 67 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone before a traffic stop on East Andrew Johnson Highway at Willow Ridge Drive,Deputy Aaron Spears said in a report. An odor of alcohol was detected on Scott as he spoke with deputies. Scott did poorly on field sobriety tests. A breath test showed the presence of alcohol just below the legal threshold for driving under the influence, the report said. Bond for Scott was set at $300 pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Tina Funderberg, 33, of 513 Campbell Circle, Chuckey, was charged Saturday by the Johnson City police with theft under $1,000, identity theft and criminal trespass. Funderberg was apprehended by loss prevention in a Johnson City Walmart store after concealing an item valued at $7 and leaving the store, a police report said. Funderberg allegedly provided a relative’s name and driver’s license information when asked her identity. The person she claimed to be was banned from all Walmart stores because of prior shoplifting incident and wanted on an active violation of probation warrant, the report said. Funderberg then gave police her real name, and it was found she was also banned from Walmart stores due to previous shoplifting activity, the report said. Funderberg was held on $12,000 bond in the Washington County Detention Center pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Tylor Woodson, 19, of 10027 Lonesome Pine Trail, was charged Saturday night by sheriff’s deputies with domestic violence. Deputies went to the address and spoke with the alleged victim, who said she argued with Woodson before he went to her room and began destroying her property. The alleged victim was also grabbed by Woodson before she went outside and called for help from her car, Deputy Michael Ball said in a report. Woodson was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Randy A. Ball, 61, of 300 Kingsport Highway, was charged Friday by sheriff’s deputies with domestic assault. A call about a man and woman fighting at the fireworks stand on Orion Road off U.S. 11E was investigated, Deputy Aaron Spears said in a report. Investigation showed that Ball struck the alleged victim in the face, leaving a bloody nose and lip and other visible marks, the report said. The victim hid from Ball in a portable toilet enclosure until deputies arrived. Ball was held without bond pending a first scheduled appearance Monday in court.

Keith A. Shelton, 41, of 42 Haney Park, was charged Friday by sheriff’s deputies with violation of the requirement to have an ignition interlock device. Shelton said he was driving a vehicle that was struck in the rear by another vehicle at the intersection of Ottway and Baileyton roads, Deputy Anthony Pruitt said in a report. A license check showed that Shelton is restricted to driving only vehicles with an interlock device installed and the one he was driving is not equipped with one. Shelton was issued a summons to appear Monday in court.

A man who called sheriff’s deputies early Monday morning about neighbors digging nearby was found to have an active failure to appear arrest warrant out of Greene County Criminal Court. Michael Shane Lowe, 40, of 1366 E. Stagecoach Road, “appeared to be under the influence of something and hallucinating,” Deputy Ryan Caron said in a report. The warrant was discovered during a records check. Lowe remained held Monday on bond in the Greene County Detention Center pending a court appearance.

Recommended for you