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Timothy W. Crum, 37, of 115 Shallow Creek Lane, was charged around 10 p.m. Sunday by Greeneville police with possession of methamphetamine. Police were told a man was “walking around people’s cars and hiding” in the 1100 block of Light Street, Officer Eric Davis said in a report. Crum left the scene in a car with a switched registration tag that was removed. Crum told officers that a man asked him to bring the car to him. During an inventory, a glass container containing approximately one gram of suspect methamphetamine was found on the passenger side floor. Crum was held on bail pending a first court appearance scheduled for Monday.

Michael A. Petty, 42, of 106 Henry St., was charged around 3 p.m. Sunday with domestic assault by Greeneville police. Petty and the alleged victim got into a fight and he allegedly kicked her and threatened to harm her, officer Derek Casteel said in a report. Petty was determined to be the primary aggressor. He was held without bond pending a first hearing scheduled for Monday in court.

Regina A. Haney, 34, of 3890 Kingsport Highway, Afton, was charged at around 12:30 p.m. Friday by Greeneville police with driving under the influence, possession of a schedule II drug and possession of paraphernalia of drug use. Police were called to the parking lot of Marathon station at 1923 Snapps Ferry Road to a woman who had ‘passed out’ in a silver van for more than an hour before pulling her closer to the boulevard exit Kiser, Officer Derek Casteel said in a report. Police found Haney slumped over the steering wheel of the car, which was working and running. Haney’s “speech was mumbled” and officers found a loaded syringe with apparent blood in it in the driver’s seat, according to the report. She did poorly on the field sobriety tests. About half a gram of suspected methamphetamine and a glass pipe were found on Haney during a search after his arrest. Haney told police that two children in her care, ages 5 and 15, were in a motel room in Greeneville. The Department of Children’s Services was called to do a welfare check and the children were placed with a parent. Haney’s blood was drawn at Greeneville Community Hospital. She was held on bail pending a first court appearance scheduled for Monday.

Christopher D. Schuster, 38, of 655 Perry Davis Drive, was charged around 11:50 p.m. Friday with driving under the influence of sheriff’s deputies. A wrecked car was seen in the 3000 block of Cedar Creek Road, Deputy Ryan Caron said in a report. A witness told deputies that the car left the road and ended up in a ditch before hitting a tree stump, taking off and coming to rest on the roadway. Schuster smelled of alcohol and allegedly admitted to drinking earlier. Schuster performed poorly on field sobriety tests. He was held on bail pending a first court appearance scheduled for Monday.

Travis L. Brooks, 30, of Sweetwater in Monroe County, was charged Friday afternoon by Greeneville police with domestic assault, resisting arrest, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia of drug use. Police were called to the 600 block of Mt. Bethel Road and spoke with the alleged victim, who said she was assaulted by Brooks, who was in the area by a sheriff’s deputy. The alleged victim told police that Brooks pushed her to the ground, broke her cellphone and poured Gatorade on her head. A small amount of suspected methamphetamine and a syringe were found on Brooks, who allegedly tried to “cut off the head and kick officers” while placed in a patrol car, Officer Robert said. Anderson in the report. Brooks was held without bond pending a first court appearance scheduled for Monday.

A van was stolen around 9:10 p.m. Sunday while parked and driving in front of the Dollar General Store at 8226 E. Andrew Johnson Highway in Chuckey, Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Harness said in a report. The driver said he entered the store to buy antifreeze and the truck was gone when he got out. A store’s CCTV camera shows a man in a hoodie walking towards the truck, according to the report. The 1999 Dodge Dakota is valued at $4,500.

A 2013 Toyota Camry was stolen around 10:20 p.m. Sunday from a man while parked in a parking lot on the 100 block of Whirlwind Road, Greeneville Police Officer Jacob Sasscer said in a report. The owner, from Parrottsvile, told police he had started the car to warm it up about 20 minutes earlier and it was not in the driveway when he got out. The car is valued at $25,000.

A tire on a pickup truck was punctured around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Earnest Road, Sheriff Sgt. Matthew McCamey said in a report. Eggs were also thrown at the truck and placed in the exhaust pipe. Damage is estimated at $300. A potential suspect is named in the report.

A sharp object was used Saturday to scratch the hood of a car parked in the Ingles Market parking lot at 615 Asheville Highway, Greeneville Police Officer Brandon Ricker said in a report. The damage occurred while the owner was at work. Video evidence may be available. Damage is estimated at $500.

An attempt was made between Thursday evening and Friday to steal a van parked in the parking lot of an Idletime Drive business. The truck’s rear sliding window was damaged and appeared to be the point of entry, Greeneville Police Officer Larry Gilbert said in a report. The steering column was broken and damaged by a screwdriver. Items stolen from the 1988 Toyota include a CD player, tools, gloves and two waterproof jackets. The value of the stolen items is approximately $500. Damage to the truck is estimated at $1,200.

A utility trailer was stolen Saturday afternoon from a property in the 2000 block of Bibles Chapel Road in Midway, Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Lilly said in a report. The 18ft long trailer was parked next to a fence when it was stolen. The Miller brand trailer is valued at $2,400.

An Old Asheville Highway man told sheriff’s deputies on Friday that he purchased a dog online on Jan. 1 and paid someone to bring the animal to Greeneville, but the service was never performed. The victim paid $1,200 for the service. The suspect lives in Georgia, according to the report.

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