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Zachery Allen Collins managed to elude police on April 2. He wasn’t so lucky last Wednesday.
According to a Roane County Sheriff’s Office Incident report, officers to went to 937 Post Oak Valley Road to arrest Collins on outstanding warrants for theft, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and evading arrest.
“Deputies made contact with Collins’ girlfriend who lives at this address and gave consent for deputies to search her home,” the report said. “... After search of a child’s bedroom, subject was found (in) the closet under some clothes.”
The report said Collins had to be removed from the closet by force.
“Upon removing Collins from the closet, he did resist at which point Deputy B.J. Walker was forced to drive-stun him in order to gain compliance,” the report said. “After the standard 5-second drive-stun, Collins did comply and was taken into custody.”
Collins, 26, was wanted for an incident that occurred in the Walmart parking lot on April 2.
According to that report, a deputy was dispatched to assist Rockwood police on a report of a wanted person being spotted in the parking lot. That person was Collins.
He sped through the parking lot, nearly striking numerous vehicles and pedestrians, according to the report.
“I pursued the vehicle onto Hwy. 27,” the report said. “The vehicle was swerving into oncoming traffic, passing cars on double yellow lines and reached speeds in excess of 80 miles per hour.”
The report said the officer terminated the chase because it became too dangerous.
A Rockwood woman is facing aggravated assault charges after she allegedly ran another woman and her son off the road.
According to the report, an officer responded to the police station to meet Caroline Lucille Boles, who called dispatch about a female in a black SUV that was chasing her.
“Upon arrival, I observed Ms. Boles vehicle was trapped by a black Chevy Trail Blazer,” the report said. “In the driver seat was Joni Kirk Mitchell. Ms. Mitchell was yelling that she was going to ‘beat the (expletive) out of Ms. Boles’.”
The officer ordered Mitchell to step out of her vehicle.
“Ms. Mitchell said she was not going to,” the report said.
The officers told Mitchell she would be Tazed if she didn’t get out of the vehicle.
“She stated to go ahead and do it,” the report said. “After several orders, Ms. Mitchell exited and was taken into custody.”
Mitchell, 42, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, driving on a suspended license and resisting arrest.
Her address was listed as 203 N. Front St., Rockwood.
Timothy Wayne Sanders was arrested last week on an outstanding warrant for counterfeiting.
He allegedly tried to pass a fake $10 bill to a Sonic carhop last month.
According to a Rockwood police report, Sanders was stopped on South Wilder Avenue on April 9. He was driving a Chrysler van, but the tag came back to a Pontiac vehicle. The report said the officer checked with dispatch and learned Sanders did not have a license and that he had an oustanding warrant.
Sanders, 41, was arrested and taken to the Roane County Jail. He’s scheduled to appear in court on May 21.
Jail and police records list his address as 124 Rhonda Way, Rockwood.