March 6, 2018 – In Sequatchie County General Sessions Court Monday, March 5, Judge L. Thomas Austin ordered Angela N. West to pay a $5 fine and court costs for use of an off-road vehicle on a highway resulting in injury. According to the Circuit Court Clerk's Office, West was driving the four-wheeler that collided with a horse-drawn buggy on Fredonia Mountain Feb. 11, sending several members of an Amish family to the hospital.
Judge Austin denied bond in six cases:
- Michael Joseph Quarles, charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.
- Megan Nicole Peck, in two cases – possession of methamphetamine for resale and introduction of contraband into a penal institution.
- DannyParker, Jr., charged with unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, possession of Schedule VI (marijuana) on school property, and possession of drug paraphernalia on school property.
- Cody S. Johnson, charge with possession of Sched. II meth.
- Joshua Johnson, charged with possession of Sched. II meth and Sched. VI marijuana.
Kristy Routte, who was a co-defendant with Parker on the drug-related charges, had already made bond by court date.
Bond was set for Jonathan W. Farley at $10,000. Farley is charged with failure to render aid and child abuse/neglect for leaving the scene of an accident in which two toddlers traveling in his car were seriously injured.
Bond was set at $20,000 for Dustin Pine, on charges of violation of the Tennessee Sexual Offender Registry and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Charles Larry Ashley, Jr., and Arshkeia Donyell Kilgore, charged with aggravated burglary, were both released on “own recognizance” bond.
Judge Austin accepted guilty pleas in the following cases:
- Jeremy Frank Castle, III, charged with disorderly conduct.
- James Wesley Webb, charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.