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Newbern woman arrested in Dresden on multiple charges

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Nov. 9 around 10:30 a.m., 24-year-old Lacy Belcher was brought into the Weakley County Detention Center on an arrest by Trooper Harrison from Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) on DUI charges. Belcher was pat searched upon arrival by Officer Jaggers and then a full body x-ray scan was…

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Gleason man arrested for assaulting a first responder

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 28 around 8:40 p.m., Patrolman Joseph Bates with the Gleason Police Department, received a call regarding an intoxicated male. When Bates arrived at the residence in Gleason, he spoke with the complainant, Wendy Paschall, who told Bates that her son, 34-year-old Anthony Paschall, was highly intoxicated…

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Traffic stop leads to DUI and drug arrest

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 10 at 6:32 p.m., Patrolman Joseph Bates with the Gleason Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white Buick for speeding 75 in a 55 on Highway 22 in Gleason. The vehicle would not stop for approximately one mile, when it turned off…

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Traffic stop leads to DUI arrest

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 29 around 8:45 p.m, Deputy Seth Callens observed a gold Cadillac sedan travelling north on Hyndsver Road and North Lindell Street in Martin with no lights on. Callens initiated his emergency equipment and both his unit and the sedan came to a stop in the parking…

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Traffic stops leads to assault and drug arrest charges

Story by Senior Investigative Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 28 at around 7:09 p.m. Sergeant Kerry Workman conducted an investigative traffic stop on a yellow Camaro on Highway 118 and Carney Road in reference to an aggravated assault involving a handgun that had occurred at 2000 East State Line Road. Workman made contact with the…

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Call about an assault led to arrest

Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 23 at around 1:08 a.m. Dep. Aldo Aguilar of Weakley County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding a female being physically assaulted in her vehicle on the way to 1059 Old Latham Road in Dresden. On his way to the residence Dep. James Sanders informed him…

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Fugitive from justice apprehended by WCSD

Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 23 at 5:41 p.m., Dep. Gary Eddings attempted to stop a black Harley Davidson motorcycle for speeding 55 mph in a 45mph on Highway 45 heading south bound on Wallace Road. Eddings turned his blue lights and siren on as the motorcycle continued south and turned on…

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Gleason man charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault

Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor Gleason resident Auston Hatler, 27 years old, was arrested Oct. 17 in Martin after Dep. Brandyn Brown responded to a call on 2715 Old Troy Road for trespassing.   Through Brown’s investigation, he determined that Hatler unlawfully entered the premises without permission and held a knife to the victim’s…

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Man barricades in home; fires at officers

Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor On Sunday, Oct. 9 at 5:47 p.m. Dep. Brown and Dep. Roberts responded to 28- Dunlap Rd. in regard to a welfare check on a Mr. William Anthony King. According to a press release from Weakley County Sheriff’s Department, when deputies arrived, they attempted to call King out of…

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Welfare check leads to drug and weapon arrest

Story by Press Reporter Shannon Taylor On Oct. 13 at approximately 10:37 a.m. Ptl. Austin Wynn of Martin Police Department (MPD) responded to a welfare check at Manpower on 201 University St. in Martin. Upon Wynn’s arrival, he made contact with the 23-year-old Keilan Rooks who had a warrant out of Weakley County for failure…

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