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A Rockwood man who wrecked his motorcycle last week is facing charges.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Robert Fugate was traveling south on Abels Valley Road on Aug. 20 around 3:30 p.m.
The report said Fugate was on a 2005 Honda CTX when he observed another vehicle making a left turn.
“The vehicle that was turning is not a vehicle which is related in the crash,” the report said. “The driver of vehicle 1 (Fugate) slammed on the brakes and laid the motorcycle down and slid into a ditch.”
The report said Fugate, 43, was injured and taken to a hospital. He was charged with driving on a suspended license, failure to maintain roadway and possession of a suspended license.
Jerial Edward Paschal, a 25-year-old Harriman man, is facing an aggravated robbery charge. He was arrested on Thursday. Jail records listed his address as 110 Brown Ave.
Timothy Wayne Sanders, a 42-year-old Rockwood man, couldn’t convince a judge to let him out of jail.
Sanders is charged in federal court with two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He’s pleaded not guilty.
A detention hearing was held earlier this month. U.S. Magistrate Bruce Guyton ruled that Sanders should remain in custody while the criminal case is pending.
“The defendant was engaged in the use of an illegal drug, cocaine, at the time of his arrest, as he tested positive for cocaine,” Guyton wrote in his ruling. “The defendant is on bond from misdemeanor charges in Knox County and in Roane County. The defendant has a history of flight, probation violations (including a 2012 conviction for same), and failures to appear.”
Sanders is being held at the Blount County Jail in Maryville.
Assistant District Attorney General Bill Reedy said Tyler Farmer’s drug dealing case could go to trial next spring.
“I would think it ought to be able to be tried by then,” Reedy said.
Farmer is charged with three counts of selling suboxone and oxycodone in a school zone. He was indicted by the Roane County grand jury in 2012.
The case involves a confidential informant.