At the Macon County Justice Center Thursday evening at 6 p.m., Sheriff-elect Mark Gammons was sworn into office by County Court Clerk J.R. Howser. Following the sheriff in taking oaths of office were deputies, jailers, dispatchers and other Sheriff's Department employees.
Sheriff Gammons was congratulated and welcomed into office by Lafayette Police Chief Jerry Dallas, and the two men pledged cooperation in county-wide law enforcement by the two departments.
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK-elect Rick Gann was also sworn in to office Thursday evening, August 31 at the Justice Center. Deputy clerks Teresa Thomas, Glenda Brown, April Hix, and Beth Freeman, along with probation officers Millie King, Jackie Meador and Tim Carter were also administered the oath of office by J.R. Howser.
THEN EARLY FRIDAY morning, September 1, at 8 a.m. County Mayor-elect Shelvy Linville was sworn into office before a standing-room-only main courtroom audience at the Macon County Courthouse in Lafayette. Linville pledged to work for all the people in the county and to do his best to bring industry and jobs to the county. His swearing-in was followed by a breakfast buffet of fruit, sausage and biscuits and coffee.
TRUSTEE-elect Diane Cook was sworn in to office earlier Friday morning, also given the oath of office by County Court Clerk James R. Howser. Ms. Cook said her friendly and experienced deputies, Nancy Fishburn and Marilyn Goodman had agreed to stay on the job, and that she looked forward to serving the people of Macon County as their elected Trustee.
RED BOILING SPRINGS ARRESTS
The Red Boiling Springs arrests, omitted from the Public Record page of the August 31 Macon County Times, are listed here.
Burglary and Theft---
Ronald Dewayne Blaire, 33, 203 Witcher Hollow Rd , was arrested 8-24-06 , by RBSPD Officer Stacy Woodard, and charged with burglary and theft of property. General Sessions Court date was set for 9-20-06 , and bond was set at $3,000.
Failure to Pay Fines---
Leobardo Martinez Medorio, 26, Whitley Hollow Rd. , RBS, was arrested 8-21-06 by Officer Stacy Woodard, for failure to pay fines and cost. Medorio was held for other charges under investigation, by RBSPD, at that time. Medorio was later charged with rape of a minor and bond was set at $100,000.
RBSPD SOLVES JULY BURGLARY CASE
Ronald Dewayne Blair, 33, 203 Whitley Hollow Rd, RBS, was arrested August 24 by RBSPD Officer Stacy Woodard, and charged with burglary and theft of property over $500.
Blair's arrest came after a month long investigation, by the RBS Police Department, of a burglary at 207 Whitley Hollow Rd., reported by Jade Moss, on July 15.
Moss reported miscellaneous items taken from her residence, including two rings, an ID bracelet, candle sticks, and a hand painted picture, according to RBS Police Chief Terry Tuck.
"Blair became a suspect in the case when Assistant Police Chief Steve Evans received information that Blair had sold some of the items reported missing," Chief Tuck said.
Ronald Blair was questioned by Assistant Chief Evans, and confessed to theft of the items, according to Chief Tuck.
"When he confessed, Blair told us where to find the items," Chief Tuck added.
Items from the July 15 burglary were recovered from Blair's residence and elsewhere, according to RBSPD reports.
Ronald Blair faces a September 20 General Sessions Court date, and his bond was set at $3,000.