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Parker Meadows ready for first ball game

Hundreds of community members headed out to the Cartoogechaye Community on Tuesday for the Grand Opening of the Parker Meadows Recreation Complex and despite a great turnout and memorable ribbon cutting, the park's most memorable night isn't scheduled until Sept. 10 when the park's first ball game is scheduled to take place.

"Tonight has been a great night and as excited as we are to show off this great park to the community, we are even more excited to announce that the first games ever played on these fields will be on Sept. 10 and will be for the special needs children in our community," said Macon County Manager Derek Roland during his remarks at the park's grand opening.

Franklin Health & Fitness Center celebrates 27th anniversary

Twenty-seven years ago, a local doctor set out to create a facility to help families lead healthier lifestyles.

With a goal "of providing a place where the average Macon County citizen and their families could enjoy all the benefits of regular exercise at an affordable price," Dr. Ed Morris set out to bring that place to Franklin. After several years of leg work that included a feasability report, hiring a consulting company, raising money from local families and a local bank, The Franklin Health and Fitness Center opened its doors in August 1988 and had just 10 employees.

Macon schools participate in active shooter drill

Law enforcement prepares for “worst case scenario.”

Just days before school was set to open for the 2015-16 school year, deputies, police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Macon Middle School in response to a dispatch call that would be any parent's worst nightmare. Emergency Personnel and law enforcement got word that three masked gunmen had made entry into the school and the school was placed on lockdown. The realistic situation was an "Active Shooter Training Exercise" conductted by the Macon County Sheriff's Office, Macon County Emergency Services, and Macon County Schools.

Local quilters chosen for museum exhibit

Quilts of Valor show runs through November.

Five local women have created quilts that have been chosen for the National Quilt Museum's exhibit, “To Honor and Comfort: Quilts of Valor.” The show will run from Aug. 20 to Nov. 11. All are members of the Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild. Susan Roper and Cindy Williams created one of the quilts; Linda Harrison and Debbie Chastain created another the quilts; and Liz View created the third quilt.

The museum, which is located in Paducah, Ky., features some of the finest fiber arts and quilt collections in the world. Its displays feature inhouse and traveling collections in its three galleries. More than 110,000 people come from all over the world every year to visit the museum.

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Arrest Report

Editor’s Note: Please keep in mind that all subjects listed in the Arrest Report are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, in a fair trial before a jury of their peers.

The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests July 13 - 20. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Macon County Sheriff’s Department

July 14

Autin Harley McCall, 19, of Lopes Circle, was charged with contempt of court, perjury, court violation. A secured bond of $422 was set. Jay Wright made the arrest.

Darlene Lamb Watson, 44, of Bell Rd., Otto, was charged with injury to personal property. An unsecured bond was set. Kenneth J. Adams made the arrest.

July 15

Eric James Ehlenfield, 28, of Rickman Creek Rd., was charged with felony probation violation. A secured bond of $5,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

July 17

Kevin Lee O’Conner, 37, of Ridge Rd. was charged with failure to appear for misdemeanor larceny. A secured bond of $1,500 was set. Matthew T. Breedlove made the arrest.

James Gerald Trudics Jr., 35, of Franklin was charged with cyberstalking. An unsecured bond was set. Chanz J. Fritz made the arrest.

Ian Thomas Spies, 27, of Forrest Ave., was charged with indecent exposure, resisting public officer, assault on a government official/employee. A secured bond of $10,000 was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

Regina Leigh Sanders, 31, of Tat Nall Rd., was charged with court violations for child support. A secured bond of $1,067 was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

July 18

Rhonda Kaye Tallent, 46, of Burgess Rd., was charged with intimidating witness. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Matthew W. Bowman made the arrest.

Leoncio Ramirez Colmenares, 22, of Lake Emory Rd. was charged with driving while intoxicated. An unsecured bond of $500 was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

Brittany Marie Lynch, 23, of Sylva, was charged with simple assault, child abuse. No bond was set. Matthew W. Bowman made the arrest.

July 19

Chad Thomas Moses, 27, of Horseshoe Ridge, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. An unsecured bond of $750 was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

Casey Ann Woolman, 27, of Arnold Branch Rd., Otto, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. An unsecured bond of $750 was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

July 21

Preston Ross Hathcock, 35, was charged with failure to appear. A secured bond of $4,000 was set. Chanz J. Fritz made the arrest.

Franklin Police Department

July 14

Christopher Henry Lawrence Ford, 47, of Harrison Ave., was charged with domestic violence protective order violation. No bond was set. Robert G. Ray III,

July 16

Rita Elaine Morgan, 26, of Harper Lane, was charged with simple assault. No bond was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Dan Qiv, 29, of Oak Wood Dr., was charged with simple assault, false imprisonment. No bond was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

July 17

Xi Lin, 28, of Oakwood Dr., was charged with false imprisonment. No bond was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

July 20

Yang Zhimin, 20, of Oakwood Dr., was charged with false imprisonment. No bond was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Caroline Michele Hook, 36, of Ulco Bluffs Dr., was charged with domestic violence order violation. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

July 13

Nancy Helen Wolfe, 42, of Clayton St., was charged with failure to appear for driving while licensed revoked. A $1,500 bond was set. Andrew J. Parker made the arrest.

Lawrence Byron Scott, 58, was charged with harassing phone calls, injury to personal property. No bond was set. Celestine A. Holloman made the arrest.

Lakisha Nicole Walkingstick, 20, of Devin Dr., Cullowhee, was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked. A $3,000 bond was set. Sean K. Bryson made the arrest.

July 14

Shon Kevin George, 35, of Hornbuckle Dr., Cherokee, was charged with failure to appear for ABC law violation $1,500 bond was set. Brent H. McMahan made the arrest.

Joseph Lee Gaskin, 32, of Rambling Rd., Cullowhee, was charged with possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana up to 1/2 ounce, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a weapon of mass destruction fugitive from justice. A $90,000 bond was set. Samuel G. Page made the arrest.

July 15

Dylan Samuel Hoyle, 20, of Begonia Ln., was charged with failure to appear for resisting a public officer, probation violations. A $25,000 bond was set. Rollie L. James III made the arrest.

Sherman Pope, 52, of Warwick Trail, Cashiers, was charged with breaking and/or entering, second degree trespassing. No bond was set. Celestine A. Holloman made the arrest.

Kogee Louise Postoak, 29, of Wright Creek Rd., Cherokee, was charged with intoxicated and disruptive. No bond was set. William M. Hawkins made the arrest.

July 16

Angela Franks Sigmon, 45, of Garland Buchanan Rd., was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked not impaired revocation, driving while impaired, simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, possess/display/alter/fictitious/revoked drivers license. A $2,500 bond was set. Ernest A. Scherman III made the arrest.

Randi Hagedorn, 34, of Dumplin Flats Rd., Junaluska, was charged with cyberstalking. No bond was set. Mark C. Junaluska made the arrest.

July 17

John Preston Rickman, 28, of Catolsiter Johnson Rd., Cherokee, was charged with failure to appear for misdemeanor larceny. A $120,000 bond was set. Robert D. Nicholson made the arrest.

Jonathan Evan Dean, 22, of Hampton St., was charged with misdemeanor child abuse, driving while impaired. A $4,000 bond was set. Harold D. Nicholson made the arrest.

Mika Briana Marcotte, 19 of Wolfe Town Rd., Cherokee, was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked. A $1,000 bond was set. Sean K. Bryson made the arrest.

David Scott Sheehan, 44, of Harbin Acres Rd., Seneca S.C., was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, communicating threats, assault by pointing a gun, possession of a stolen firearm. A $5,000 bond was set. Brandon D. Hooper made the arrest.

July 19

Ray Anthony Anderson, 41, of Ruth Vinson, Autryville, N.C., was charged with common law robbery, assault on a female. A $20,000 bond was set. Josh A. Yopp made the arrest.


The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests July 4 - 13. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Macon County Sheriff’s Department

July 7

John Howard Bush, 58, of Heritage Hollow Dr., was charged with identity theft, financial transaction card fraud, obtaining property by false pretense. A secured bond of $2,410 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Michael Anthony Sanders, 29, of Lyle Knob Rd., was charged with possession of methamphetamine, drug violations for equipment/paraphernalia. A secured bond of $3,000 was set. Matthew T. Breedlove made the arrest.

July 10

Angel Antonio Palma, 36, of U.S. Hwy. 441 S., Sylva, was charged with driving while intoxicated alcohol and/or drugs, driving while license revoked for driving while intoxicated. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Matthew T. Breedlove made the arrest.

July 11

Caleb Vincent Hunter, 25, of Riverbend Rd., was charged with forgery for using/uttering, identity theft, possessing/ concealing stolen property. A secured bond of $6,000 was set. Anthony Hopkins made the arrest.

Grady Richard Cook, 56, of Bryson City Rd., was charged with assault on a female. No bond was set. Cody Mitchell made the arrest.

July 12

Sean Christopher O’neal, 24, of Buddy Gap Rd., was charged with contempt of court for failure to pay child support. A bond of $573 was set. Michael Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Scott Edward Kinsey, 45, of Hayes Mill Rd., was charged with assault by strangulation, assault on a female. No bond was set. William D. Stamey made the arrest.

Jason Michael Tippett, 29, of Ridge Rd., was charged with failure to appear for breaking and/or entering, larceny after break/enter, possession of stolen goods/property. A secured bond of $7,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

July 13

Sandra Lynn Cross-Wenz, 50, of Katydid Ln., was charged with larceny. An unsecured bond of $2,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Lawerence Keith Crawford, 50, of N. Blackwater Ln., Key Largo Fla., was charged with larceny, possessing/concealing stolen property, forgery/counterfeiting. A secured bond of $3,500 was set. Matthew W. Bowman made the arrest.

Robert Wayne Mosely, 36, of Mountain Moorings Dr., Highlands, was charged with larceny, breaking and/or entering, criminal damage to property vandalism. An unsecured bond was set. Chanz J. Fritz made the arrest.

Glynis Caswell Kinsey, 46, of Hayes Mill Rd., was charge with assault and battery. No bond was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

Franklin Police Department

July 10

Emily Dove Keller, 38, of Tier St., Piedmont, S.C., was issued a fugitive warrant for larceny from mail. No bond was set. Tony E. Ashe made the arrest.

Kenneth Lee Worley, 55, of Lyle St., was charged with assault on a female. An unsecured bond of $1,500 was set. Elija D. Kirkland made the arrest.

July 11

Brian Arthur Jennings, 38, of Baird Cove Rd., was charged with attempted breaking and entering, communicating threats. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Timothy J. Lynn made the arrest.

July 12

Ricky Lane Mason, 51, of Palmer Dr., was charged with trespassing. An unsecured bond of $2,000 was set. Elija D. Kirkland made the arrest.

Jeffrey Scott Fontenot Jr., 24, of Valley View Tr., was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked, simple worthless check. A secured bond of $1,500 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

July 4

Keith William Bruce, 51, of Woodmore Dr., Waynesville, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A $3,000 bond was set. Sean K. Bryson made the arrest.

July 6

Jonathan Nathaniel Toineeta, 44, of Yellow Hill Rd., Cherokee, was charged with driving while license revoked impaired revoked, failure to wear seat belt for driver. A $500 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

July 7

Randall Morris Dills, 34, of Blanton Branch Rd., was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, issued a fugitive warrant/extradition from other state. A $30,000 bond was set. William M. Hawkins made the arrest.

Belinda Mae Young, 40, of Bradley Branch Rd., Whittier, was charged with breaking and/or entering attempted, conspiracy to commit felony larceny, possession of burglary tools, possessing/concealing stolen property, larceny after breaking and entering, breaking and entering forcible. No bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

July 8

William Omar Vega, 36, of Assisi Lane, Atlantic Beach, Fla., was charged with driving while intoxicated for alcohol. No bond was set. Megan L. Rhinehart made the arrest.

Alex Elliott Moore, 27, of Barlow Court, Tuckasegee, was charged with larceny by an employee. A $5,000 bond was set. Brandon D. Hooper made the arrest.

July 10

Dewaine Berry Winchester, 45, of Bradley Branch Rd., Whittier, was charged with possessing stolen property, larceny after breaking and/or entering, breaking and entering forcible. No bond was set. Van E. Anthony made the arrest.

Shawn Dvill Huskey, 44, of Holly Forest Ln., Whittier, was charged with operating a vehicle with no insurance, driving while license revoked not impaired revoked. A $1,000 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Anthony Jovohn Greene, 28, of Patriot Dr., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of a schedule VI controlled substance. No bond was set. Celestine A. Holloman made the arrest.

Karl Stuart Sachsenheimer, 37, of Wilkesdale St., was charged with failure to appear for court violations. A $1,500 bond was set. Van E. Anthony made the arrest.

William Franklin Johnson, 41, of Copermine Court, Cullowhee, was charged with communicating threats, simple physical assault, resist/obstruct/delay. A $10,000 bond was set. Scottie R. Holder made the arrest.

Samuel Abraham Toineeta, 36, of Long View Ln., Cherokee, was charged with possession of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, carrying a concealed gun. A $3,000 bond was set. Andrew J. Parker made the arrest.

July 11

Kraig Allen Lackey, 30, of Petunia Ln., was charged with assault on a female. No bond was set. Mark C. Junaluska made the arrest.

July 12

Pearl Dawn Fielding, 43, of Devin Dr., Cullowhee, was charged with violation of a domestic violence protective order. No bond was set. Scottie R. Holder made the arrest.


The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests June 23 - 29. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Macon County Sheriff’s Department

June 23 Joshua L. Burr, 34, of Jacobs Branch Rd., was charged with failure to appear. A secure bond of $2,000 was set. Joel Lynch made the arrest.

Joy Lee Sloope, 44, of Bradley Creek Rd., was charged with unauthorized use of motor vehicle. A $2,500 bond was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

June 24

Travis James Gregg, 38, of Tessentee Rd., was issued a govenor’s warrant for burglary in the first degree. No bond was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

June 25

William Ted Breedlove Jr., 26, of Green Rd., was charged with a domestic violence protective order violation. No bond was set. Chanz J. Fritz made the arrest.

June 26

James Luther Bryson, 25, of Brogden Rd., Cherokee, was charged with failure to appear for felony larceny, possession of stolen goods, obtaining property by false pretense. A secured bond of $10,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Rebekah Chrysteen Keenan, 23, of Shore Dr., Fair Play, S.C., was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Elissa Beth Slanczka, 29, of Bellmont Dr., was charged with simple assault, failure to pay child support. A $2,350 bond was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

June 27

April Renee Rios, 22, of Vester Ledford Rd., was charged with dangerous dog unrestrained. An unsecured bond of $500 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

June 28

James Lee Laws, of 56, Snob Hill Rd., was issued a fugitive warrant for out of state probation. A secured bond of $5,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Travis Anthony Harper, 27, of Spring St., Carlisle, Pa., was charged with possession of marijuana 1/2 to 1 1/2 oz, possession of drug paraphernalia. An unsecured bond of $2,000 was set. Matthew T. Breedlove made the arrest.

Mark Daniel Castro, 28, of Old Highlands Rd., was charged with failure to appear for possession of marijuana. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

June 29

Michael Ray Holland, 57, of Dickerson Rd., was charged with assault on a child under 12, assault on a female, injury to personal property. No bond was set. Matthew W. Bowman made the arrest.

Franklin Police Department

June 25

Wesley Roger Spates, 52, of Franklin, was charged with second degree trespassing. A secured bond of $250 was set. Robert G. Ray III made the arrest.

June 26

Nathan Royal Prevette, 38, of Old Georgia Rd., was charged with possession of methamphetamine, drug violations for equipment/paraphernalia for buying. A secured bond of $3,000 was set.

June 27

Bobby Wayne Morphis Jr., 29, of Roller Mill Rd., was charged with assault on a female. No bond was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

June 28

Catherine Warren Alderidge, 53, of Lyle St., was charged with possession of methamphetamine, drug violations for equipment/paraphernalia. A secured bond of $5,000 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

June 22

Jason Daniel Dillard, 38, of Sentry Dr., was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, uttering a forged instrument, forgery of an instrument, possession of stolen goods/property, obtaining property by false pretense, simple worthless checks. A $20,000 bond was set. Ernest A. Scherman III made the arrest.

June 23

Alejandro Zomora Vazquez, 26, of Tiger Point, Cashiers, was charged with no operator license, resist/obstruct/delay. A $1,000 bond was set. Scottie R. Holder made the arrest.

Angela Earlene Woodard, 38, of U.S. Hwy 74 West, Bryson City, was charged with failure to appear for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of an open container, driving while license revoked-impaired revocation, driving while impaired. A $4,500 bond was set. Ernest A. Scherman III made the arrest.

Christopher Paul Kuan, 43, of Varners Ridge Rd., Whittier, was charged with failure to appear for no motorcycle endorsement, driving while license revoked-not impaired revocation. A $1,000 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

June 24

Gary William Borgaro, 55, of Black Mountain Rd., Cullowhee, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture/ sell/distribute a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of a scheduled IV controlled substance. A $20,000 bond was set. James A. Brown made the arrest.

Breana Lee Biddix, 20, of Clifton Ave., Bryson City, was charged with simple assault. No bond was set. Josh A. Yopp made the arrest.

June 25

Leann Loretta Ivey, 39, of Lamplighter Ln., was charged with communicating threats, assault with a deadly weapon, simple physical assault. No bond was set. Daniel B. Wellmon made the arrest.

Jeremy William Bolin, 32, of Edgar Ln., Canton, was charged with parole and probation violations. No bond was set. Daniel B. Wellmon made the arrest.

June 26

Richard Burgess Kinsey, 27, of Pine Creek, Cullowhee, was charged with injury to personal property. No bond was set. Andrew J. Parker made the arrest.

Carolyn Elizabeth Loftis, 25, of Nakoma Place, Whittier was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, child abuse. A $5,000 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.


The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests June 29 - July 6. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Macon County Sheriff’s Department

June 30

Bryan Draven Burch, 17, of Fred Dalton Rd., was charged with motor vehicle theft for automobile, possessing/ concealing stolen property. A secured bond of $10,000 was set. Chris Owen made the arrest.

Andrew Parker Casto, 22, of Womack St., was charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, possessing/concealing stolen property. A secured bond of $10,000 was set. Chris Owen made the arrest.

July 1

Aaron Paul Cabe, 26, of Horseshoe Ridge Rd., was issued a true bill of indictment. A secured bond of $50,000 was set. William D. Stamey made the arrest.

Carlos Edward Perez-Barco, 20, was issued a true bill of indictment for statutory rape/sex offense with child over 4 years old. A secured bond of $5,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Michael Anthony Passafume, 45, of Leaning Tree Ln., was issued a true bill of indictment for habitual felon. A secured bond of $50,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

James Luther Bryson, 25, of Brogden Rd., Cherokee, was charged with simple assault. A secured bond of $500 was set. Scott Nelson made the arrest.

Bobby Lee Hanks Jr., 51, of Johanna Dr., was issued a true bill of indictment for involuntary manslaughter, felony death by vehicle, driving while impaired. A secured bond of $100,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

July 2

Casey Lynn Grindstaff, 44, of Massey Branch, Robbinsville, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana for 1/2 to 1 1/2 oz., drug violations for equipment/paraphernalia. A secured bond of $2,500 was set. Matthew T. Breedlove made the arrest.

July 3

Jason Michael Tippett, 29, of Ridge Rd., was charged with breaking and/or entering, larceny after breaking/ entering, possessing/concealing stolen property. A secured bond of $3,500 was set. Cody Mitchell made the arrest.

Betty Jean Hilburn, 44, of Messer Rd., Warne, was charged with failure to appear for driving while intoxicated level 5, probation violation. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

Jeramie Lee McSweeney, 35, of Stony Point, was charged with common law robbery, failure to stop at the scene of a crash, resisting a public officer. A secured bond of $10,500 was set. Mike Langley Sr. made the arrest.

July 4

Sergio Dominguez DeSantiago, 29, of Tavern Run Rd., Hague Va., was charged with driving while impaired, consuming alcohol in passenger area of a motor vehicle, resisting a public officer. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Joshua D. Stewart made the arrest.

Federico Ruic, 26, of Franklin, was charged with consuming alcohol in passenger area of motor vehicle, resisting a public officer. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Joshua D. Stewart made the arrest.

July 5

Timothy Clay Brown, 55, of Noah Gibson Rd., was charged with contempt of court, perjury, court violations. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Scott Nelson made the arrest.

July 6

Marcus Reshon Singleton, 29, of W. Chapel Circle, Asheville, was charged with simple assault. An unsecured bond of $1,000 was set. Kimberly Osborne made the arrest.

Jeremy Kenneth Stanley, 19, of Kirkland Rd., was charged with simple assault. An unsecured bond of $1,000 was set. Kimberly Osborne made the arrest.

Charles T. McCall, 50, of Zeb Alley Rd., Cashiers, was charged with non-support/non-payment of alimony. A $500 bond was set. Audrey Parrish made the arrest.

Brodie Lee Hamilton, 29, of Matthew Dr., was charged with parole and probation violations. No bond was set. William D. Stamey made the arrest.

Franklin Police Department

July 1

Anthony John Godfrey, 56, of Spring Hill Rd., was charged with being a habitual felon. A secured bond of $25,000 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Jaime Teresa Howard, 29, of Sloan St., was charged with possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle/ dwelling/place for a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Amanda Lynnette Toneges, 35, of Clyde St., was charged with assault and battery, interfering with emergency communication. An unsecured bond of $1,500 was set. Devin E. Holland made the arrest.

Ryan Hambleton Aydelotte, 44, of Grandview Dr., was charged with felony possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia. A $5,000 bond was set. Elija D. Kirkland made the arrest.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

June 29

Mark Richard Adams, 50, of Bumgarner Cemetery Rd., Whittier, was charged with assault on a female. No bond was set. Megan L. Rhinehart made the arrest.

Stephany Dee Larch, 25, of John Larch Rd., Cherokee, was charged with larceny, probation violation. A $10,000 bond was set. Sean K. Bryson made the arrest.

June 30

Roberta Denise Owle, 45, of Lambert Branch Rd., Cherokee, was charged with driving while license revoked. A $1,500 bond was set. Sean K. Bryson made the arrest.

Erica Aclare Lambert, 33, Adams Creek Rd., Cherokee, was charged with failure to appear for larceny, second degree trespass. A $1,500 bond was set. Daniel B. Wellmon made the arrest.

July 1

Daniel Lucius Jones, 32, of Riverbend Rd., was charged with attempted breaking and/or entering, second degree trespass. No bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Brittany Lightdove Powers, 26, Jenkins Branch Rd., Bryson City, was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked not impaired revocation, misdemeanor probation violation. A $10,000 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Gary William Borgaro, 55, of Black Mountain, Cullowhee, was charged with possessing/concealing stolen property, possessing/concealing a stolen firearm. A $35,000 bond was set. Scottie R. Holder made the arrest.

July 2

Tiffany Marie Ward, 26, of Castle Rock Circle, was charged with failure to appear for driving while license revoked, revoked registration, possession of a scheduled IV controlled substance, expired registration, no insurance. A $5,500 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Brittany Lightdove Powers, 26, of Jenkins Branch Rd., Cullowhee, was charged with failure to appear for driving while impaired A $10,000 bond was set. Mark C. Junaluska made the arrest.

Jane Charlotte Jones, 46, of St. James Place, Cullowhee, was charged with simple assault. No bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

July 3

Audrey Cassandra Moore, 46, of Locust St., Greenville, N.C. was charged with trespass, resist/obstruct/delay. A $5,000 bond was set. Megan L. Rhinehart made the arrest.

Michael Ryan Thacker, 21, of Peak Dr., Cullowhee, was charged with injury to personal property. No bond was set. Brandon D. Hooper made the arrest.

Erin Elizabeth Mcquillen, 30, of Tonto Rd., Weaverville, was charged with misdemeanor larceny, injury to personal property, trespassing, communicating threats. A $15,000 bond was set. Kenneth D. Woodring, made the arrest.


The Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Franklin Police Department or Jackson County Sheriff’s Department made the following arrests June 13 - 22. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Macon County Sheriff’s Department

June 16

Traveion Horton, 18, of Baker Ridge Dr., Atlanta, Ga., was charged with assault and battery. No bond was set. Troy L. Burt made the arrest.

June 17

Brent Brandon Hinnant, 26, of Laurel Branch Rd., Hayesville, was issued a fugitive warrant for failure to appear for Rabun County, Ga. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Matthew T. Breedlove made the arrest.

Alton Owens Jr., 29, of Wells Grove Rd., was charged with assault by strangulation, assault on a female. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Troy L. Burt made the arrest.

Stephanie Elaine Hamilton, 36, of Passmore Rd., was charged with forgery of an instrument, obtaining property by false pretense. A $6,000 bond was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

June 18

Adrienne Nichole Carver, 28, of Davis Rd., Otto, was charged with failure to appear for breaking and entering, injury to real property, first degree trespassing for enter/remain. A secured bond of $12,000 was set. Cody Mitchell made the arrest.

June 19

Jeremy Allen Ford, 35, of McClure Mill Rd., was charged with driving while impaired. An unsecured bond of $500 was set. Joshua D. Stewart made the arrest.

June 20

Adam Joshua Sanders, 28, of Lyle Knob Rd., was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute a schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/ dwelling/place for a controlled substance. A secured bond of $250,000 was set. Adam L. Crawford made the arrest.

James Fred Hurst, 41, of Mashburn Branch Rd., was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute a schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance. A secured bond of $250,000 was set. Adam L. Crawford made the arrest.

Jeremy Kenneth Stanley, 19, of Kirkland Rd., was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute a schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance. A secured bond of $250,000 was set. Adam L. Crawford made the arrest.

Elizabeth Anne Tice, 18, of Wide Horizon Dr., was charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture/sell/distribute a schedule II controlled substance, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling for a controlled substance. A secured bond of $250,000 was set. Adam L. Crawford made the arrest.

Jeffery Stuart Martin, 51, of Palmer Rd., was charged with assault on a female, simple assault. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Thomas Tenhagen made the arrest.

Michael Jerome Langley Jr., 36, of Fox View Trail, was charged with non-support/non-payment of alimony. A secured bond of $2,898 was set. Chantz J. Fritz made the arrest.

June 22

Allen Ray Bozeman, 50, of Yorkhouse Rd., Rabun Gap, Ga., was charged with driving while intoxicated alcohol and/or drugs. A secured bond of $500 was set. Audrey Parrish made the arrest.

Franklin Police Department

June 13

Silverio Acosta Madrid, 53, of Baltimore Ave., was charged with no operators license, left of center. A secured bond of $2,000 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Randy Ray Murphy, 55, of Harper Ln., was charged with failure to appear for simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

June 16

Roy E. Norvell, 83, of Franklin, was charged with breaking and entering, trespassing, criminal damage to property vandalism. A secured bond of $3,000 was set. Kevin J. Breedlove made the arrest.

Jessie Mal Cowart, 24, of Sprinkle Rd., was charged with misuse of 911 system, false report to police station. A secured bond of $1,000 was set. Robert G. Ray III made the arrest.

June 17

Gregory Preston Warren, 21, of Jim Berry Rd., was charged with stalking. An unsecured bond of $1,500 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

June 22

James Adam Hopkins, 23, of Shallow Hollow Rd., was charged with peeping underneath or through clothing. An unsecured bond of $2,000 was set. Jonathan C. Bean made the arrest.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

June 15

Jessica Leann Garcia, 30, of Keyhole Dr., Cashiers, was charged with larceny. No bond was set. Kyle P. Efird made the arrest.

June 16

Amanda Dawn Clawson, 34, of Mill Creek Rd., Cullowhee, was charged with larceny, breaking and entering. A $3,000 bond was set. Brandon D. Hooper made the arrest.

Saith David Cucumber, 20, of Bali Dr., Cherokee, was charged with felony probation violation, conspiracy to commit armed robbery. No bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Heather Fawn Smith, 40, of Old School Loop, was charged with failure to appear for not wearing seat belt for driver, driving while license revoked, no registration. A $3,000 bond was set. Daniel B. Wellmon made the arrest.

June 17

Dylan Samuel Hoyle, 20, of Begoina Ln., was charged with failure to appear for resisting a public officer. A $3,000 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Heather Riann Hoyle, 37, of Begoina Ln., was charged with failure to appear for misdemeanor probation violation, possession of paraphernalia. A $2,500 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

Allison Mary Lewis, 16, of Maynor Dr., was charged with failure to appear for consuming alcohol under the age of 19. A $1,200 bond was set. Zachary D. Gibbs made the arrest.

June 18

Saith David Cucumber, 20, of Bali Dr., Cherokee, was charged with failure to appear for injury to real property. A $3,200 bond was set. Mark C. Junaluska made the arrest.

David Anthony Fabian, 31, of Holly Forest Ln., Whittier, was charged with failure to appear for possession of marijuana up to 1/2 oz, possession of marijuana paraphernalia. A $250 bond was set. Mark C. Junaluska made the arrest.

Crystal L. Fabian, 31, of Holly Forest Ln., Whittier, was charged with failure to appear for unsafe tires, driving while license revoked not impaired. A $250 bond was set. Mark C. Junaluska made the arrest.

Christopher Aquan Rosbor, 24, of Ebony Dr., was charged with, larceny by employee, obtaining money/property by false pretense, possession of stolen property. A $20,000 bond was set. Rollie L. James III made the arrest.

June 19

Curtis Bradford Smith, 38, of Lee St., was charged with possessing/concealing stolen property, drug violations for equipment/paraphernalia, possessing/ concealing, maintaining vehicle/dwelling/place for a controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture/ sell/distribute a schedule VI controlled substance. A $10,000 bond was set. Daniel B. Wellmon made the arrest.

June 20

Lanny Raine Constance, 39, of Mill St., was charged with communicating threats, assault on a female. No bond was set. Daniel B. Wellmon made the arrest.


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