Volume 52, Number 21

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, May 21, 2015

Two arrested in recent robberies, several charges are pending

The Pickett County Sheriff's Department has arrested two people involved in recent area robberies.
According to the arrest report, on February 5th, Pickett County Deputies Malcolm Johnson and Billy Hammock responded to a call concerning a possible robbery in progress at Byrdstown Hair and Spa.
Upon arriving at scene, Deputy Johnson noticed a broken window and he and Deputy Hammock entered through a door which appeared to have been broke open.
While inside, deputies found Adam Amonett, 20, 4276 Harlan Lee Rd., and took him into custody for questioning.
Amonett is currently being charged with burglary, vandalism, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of burglary tools, and simple possession.
Another robbery occurred on Monday, Feb. 9th at Specialty Woodworking. Deputies Billy Hammock and Chico Conner were called to Specialty Woodworking where it appeared that the door to main office had been knocked open and items were believed to have been missing.
Deputy Hammock gathered evidence and obtained a surveillance video where a suspect is shown taking items. The suspect was identified as Daniel Bilbrey, 29, 104 Westgate Dr., and is being charged with two counts of burglary, theft over $1,000, theft under $500 and other charges are pending.

TOP STORIES

Many agencies respond for “Hands Across Border” - On Friday, May 15th, law enforcement agencies from Tennessee and Kentucky teamed up and saturated pa... Keep Reading

Local resident wins $1 million in lottery - A local video store clerk has won $1 million from the Tennessee Lottery. Cara Huddleston, 21, won in... Keep Reading

Memorial Day event planned for Saturday - By: Amanda Hill Bond, Editor/PublisherMemorial Day, a federal holiday which is observed on the last ... Keep Reading