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Adams accused of assaulting man with pipe


City police recently arrested a 27-year-old man and charged him with aggravated assault after he allegedly beat another man with a steel pipe. Jordan Thomas Adams was arrested on Dec. 23.


Officers investigating an assault reportedly questioned the victim and determined that Adams assaulted the victim by striking him several times in the face and head with a steel pipe.


Police said the victim received serious bodily injury and was transferred to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he was placed in ICU.


His bond was set at $10,000, and he will appear in court on Jan. 7.


Randy Caldwell, 45, was charged with sale and delivery of Schedule II drug and cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop.


According to police, officers conducting a welfare check on a vehicle that was stopped in the roadway facing north on South Mountain Street made contact with the driver, Randy Caldwell. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, the lawmen allegedly noticed a hypodermic needle on the floor of the truck.


The occupants were advised to exit the vehicle for a search due to the paraphernalia that was in plain view.


A baggie with three grams of a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine was reportedly found under the driver's seat. Also found were 20 baggies, six hypodermic needles, and two sets of scales.


His bond was set at $10,000, and he will appear in court on Jan. 28.


Amy Nicole Taylor, 37, was arrested for use of inhalants on Dec. 21.


Police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart parking lot in reference to a passed out individual in a vehicle. EMS was on the scene and advised upon their arrival the vehicle was running and the driver was unresponsive.


The officer reportedly found Taylor in the driver seat. Around her, in the front passenger seat and the right rear floor board, were nine aerosol duster cans, all but one was allegedly empty.


Her bond was set at $1,500, and she will appear in court on Jan. 28.


Andrew A. Dillon, 31, was arrested for domestic assault on Dec. 21.


Officers responding to a residence where a domestic assault had reportedly occurred met with Dillon and the victim. Police said Dillon had several cuts and scratches on his body, consistent with defensive marks from the victim, and his knuckles were swelled.


Dillon stated that the two had been in an argument and he threw items into a mirror, causing it to break. The victim appeared injured in the stomach and pelvic region but refused to speak with officers or let EMS examine the wounds.


Dillon’s bond was set at $2,500, and he will appear in court on Jan. 7.