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Public Intoxication — A Bruceton man was arrested August 15.
Deputy Ethan Parham charged Robert Alan Reed, 37, of 107 Butler Speed Way with public intoxication. According to Parham’s report, deputies responded to a hang up 911 call. Dispatch reported that a woman could be heard screaming in the background. When deputies arrived, they found Reed, who was yelling and cursing. When deputies tried to place him under arrest, he became aggressive and advanced on deputies, who then tased him.
Drug Paraphernalia — A Selmer woman was cited into court August 13.
Deputy Christopher Adams charged Megan Winnona Blacklance, with possession of drug paraphernalia. According to Adams’ report, deputies received reports of a walker on Highway 22 who was stumbling into the road. When deputies made contact with Blacklance, they found two needles in her possession.
Public Intoxication — A Milan man was arrested August 11.
Deputy Michael Krause charged Jeffery Devon Webb, 40, with public intoxication. According to Krause’s report, deputies received a report that Webb had assaulted a woman, who then left him at a gas station. Deputies located Webb walking down the road, clearly intoxicated.
Aggravated Assault — A Cedar Grove man was arrested July 30.
Deputy Michael Mulligan charged Randy Howard Collins, 36, of 7942 Highway 424 with aggravated assault and vandalism. According to Mulligan’s report, officers responded to a residence on Patsy Lane in Cedar Grove in reference to an assault. When deputies arrived, they found Collins and David Bradley. Bradley said Collins had threatened him and his girlfriend. Bradley said that when he got into his car, Collins got in the passenger side and stabbed him twice with a t-post. Bradly received 22 stitches in his right hand and six stitches in his chest. During the attack, the t-post caused some damage to the interior of the vehicle.
Multiple Charges — Two men were arrested August 11.
Deputy Eric Sawyers charged Hamilton Wesley Ellis, 37, and Tyler O’Connor with assault. Sawyers reported that Ellis called 911 and claimed he was being held against his will in a Honda Accord. Deputies arrived to the area Ellis was reported to be in and found a vehicle matching the vehicle description. When deputies approached the vehicle, it sped off toward another vehicle, which was a white SUV. O’Connor got out of the Honda and struck the SUV with a club. O’Connor and his passenger, Kaylie Hurley, were taken into custody. Hurley had an outstanding warrant out of Gibson County. Hurley told deputies Ellis had assaulted her by hitting her and putting her in a choke hold. Ellis said Hurley was his ex-girlfriend and he was meeting her to exchange some of their things. He said he told 911 that he was being held against his will because he was concerned about what would happen when he met Hurley and O’Connor. Ellis was additionally charged with filing a false report.