Adams Accused of Assaulting Man with Steel Pipe

A Smithville man, already in trouble with the law in a 2014 attempted second degree murder case, is now facing an aggravated assault charge in a separate incident.
29 year old Jordan Thomas Adams was arrested on Wednesday, December 23 for aggravated assault. His bond is $10,000 and he will be in court on January 7.
According to Smithville Police, officers responded to an assault that had taken place earlier in the morning on December 23 and upon questioning the victim it was determined that Adams had allegedly assaulted the victim by striking him several times in the face and head with a steel pipe. The victim received serious bodily injury and was transferred to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was placed in the intensive care unit.
Adams was indicted by the DeKalb County Grand Jury on Monday, July 27 in a separate case for attempted second degree murder and reckless endangerment in the shooting of 40 year old Jamie Murphy. That incident occurred on Juniper Lane on August 5, 2014. The case remains pending in court.
Meanwhile, 45 year old Randy Allen Caldwell was arrested on Sunday, December 20 for sale and delivery of a schedule II drug and he was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia. Police conducted a welfare check on a truck that was stopped in the roadway facing north on South Mountain Street. While speaking with the driver, Caldwell and other occupants of the vehicle, officers spotted a hypodermic needle on the floor board of the truck. Police then asked everyone to get out in order for the truck to be searched. Found under the driver’s seat was a baggie with 3 grams of a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine. Officers also found 20 baggies, six hypodermic needles, and two weighing scales. Bond for Caldwell is $10,000 and his court date is January 28.
31 year old Andrew A Dillon was arrested on Monday, December 21 for domestic assault. Officers were called to a residence where a domestic incident had occurred. Upon arrival police met with Dillon and the victim. Dillon had several cuts and scratches on his body, consistent with defensive marks and his knuckles were swollen. Dillon said he and the other person became involved in an argument and that he threw items into a mirror causing it to break. The victim appeared injured in the stomach and pelvic region but refused to speak with officers or let EMS examine the wounds. Bond for Dillon is $2,500 and he will make a court appearance on January 7.
37 year old Amy Nicole Taylor was arrested for inhalants on Monday, December 21. Police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart parking lot to check on someone who was reportedly passed out in a vehicle. EMS personnel were on the scene and reported to police that upon their arrival they found the vehicle running and the driver unresponsive. The investigating officer found Taylor in the driver seat and around her, in the front passenger seat and the right rear floor board, were nine aerosol duster cans, all empty but one. Taylor’s bond is $1,500 and her court date is January 28.

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