Smithville Police Department Releases Latest Crime Report

Smithville Police Chief Mark Collins has released the latest crime report from the department.
According to Chief Collins, 52 year old Edward Dale Caldwell was arrested on Thursday, November 23 for a 2nd offense of driving under the influence. Police received a call from a motorist stating that a green van had almost run them off the road. Officers spotted the van on West Broad Street and initiated a traffic stop. The driver, Caldwell was unsteady on his feet. His speech was slurred and he had a strong order of alcohol on his person. Caldwell refused to submit to field sobriety tasks and implied consent. A computer check revealed that Caldwell had a prior DUI on June 26, 2016. His bond is $3,000.
54 year old Robert Todd Williams was arrested on Wednesday, November 29 for aggravated assault. According to police, Williams had been involved in a domestic dispute with a woman which became physical. During the altercation Williams caused physical injury to the victim and put his hand around her neck trying to choke her. His bond is $2,500.
38 year old Shawn Bradley Patton was arrested on Sunday, December 3 for public intoxication and resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest or search. Police responded to Shiroki North America in response to a suspicious person. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the man, Patton who was irate, talking out of his mind and appeared to be under the influence of drugs. While being placed in custody, Patton tried to kick at officers and he kicked the window and door of the patrol car. Police had to deploy a taser to get Patton under control. He was then transported to the DeKalb County Jail. His bond is $4,000.
45 year old Mark Anthony Mason was arrested on Wednesday, December 6 for violation of bond conditions. Police stopped a vehicle being driven by Mason for swerving in the roadway. A woman was in the passenger seat. A computer check through Central Dispatch revealed that Mason is under valid bond conditions which include having no contact with the woman who was in the car with him. Mason was taken into custody without incident. Mason’s bond is $3,500 and his court date is January 4.
24 year old Stephan Tyler Brewsaugh was arrested on Thursday, December 7 for aggravated assault (domestic). According to police, Brewsaugh and a woman were engaged in an argument that turned physical when Brewsaugh jumped on her, hit her several times, and tried to choke her. Bond for Brewsaugh is $7,500.
44 year old Crissy Michelle Evans was cited for shoplifting on Thursday, December 7. Police responded to Food Lion in reference to a shoplifter and made contact with Evans who was loading groceries in a van. According to police, Evans placed items in a Wal-Mart bag and acted as though she had bought them.
25 year old Matthew Edward Stacy was cited Friday, December 15 for simple possession and drug paraphernalia. Police were called to Stacy’s residence and after receiving consent to search found several bags of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana which weighed approximately 38 grams along with 15 bongs/pipes, a scale, and a grinder all believed to be used for illegal drug activity. His court date is January 4.
28 year old Jessica Leeann Bain was arrested Friday, December 15 for a violation of protection order. According to police, Bain violated a full protection order issued the day before on Thursday, December 14 by being at the same residence as the petitioner. Police said she entered the residence through a back door without the petitioner’s knowledge. Bain’s bond is $20,000 and her court date is January 4.
19 year old Sy Gohs was arrested on Sunday, December 17 for domestic assault and resisting stop, frisk, halt, arrest, or search. According to police, Gohs assaulted the victim by hitting her in the face, leaving her with a bloody nose. He also kicked her. When Gohs was notified that he was under arrest, he pulled away from officers and had to be tased to get him under control. Bond for Gohs is $5,500 and his court date is January 4.
43 year old Jeremy Aaron Bilbrey was arrested on Monday, December 18 for driving on a suspended license. Police found Bilbrey in control of a vehicle parked in a tow away zone in front of Wal-Mart. Upon checking with Central Dispatch, police learned that Bilbrey’s license were suspended in DeKalb County for failure to maintain future proof of financial responsibility. Bilbrey was taken into custody due to the reasonable likelihood that the offense would continue as he was cited on December 6 for the same offense, driving on a suspended license. Bilbrey’s bond is $3,500 and his court date is January 4.

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