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Sheriffs department arrests fugitive
Two charged with domestic assault
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The sheriff’s department arrested a 40-year-old Smithville man on April 29 and charged him with being a fugitive from justice because of outstanding warrants in Kentucky.According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, David Michael Cook was taken into custody after he ran his vehicle into a ditch on Hurricane Ridge Road and a deputy learned that Cook was wanted in Lyon County, Kentucky, for a first-degree drug offense and operating a motor vehicle under the influence.His bond was set at $50,000, and he will appear in court on April 25.Michael Napier Rose, 28, was charged with domestic assault, public intoxication, and resisting arrest on April 20.Ray said that deputies responding to Kings Court Trailer Park on a domestic violence call found Rose chasing his girlfriend around outside the home.The woman had a cut on her hand and a bruise on the right side of her face.Rose had allegedly broken the woman’s cell phone to prevent her from calling 911.While the affair was being investigated, Rose allegedly ran out the back door of the residence and jumped off the deck.The deputies reportedly caught Rose and took him to the ground in order to handcuff him.Authorities said Rose had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and was very belligerent.Ray said Rose used his head to try and break a window out of the patrol car and spat throughout the back of the patrol car on the way to the jail.His bond was set at $12,500, and he will appear in court on May 2.Ricky Lynn Devault, 54, of Dowelltown was charged with domestic assault on April 18.According to the sheriff, Devault assaulted a female family member at his home on Talpha Drive.He allegedly punched her in the mouth with his fist and grabbed her throat, leaving red scratch marks.Ray said the woman's 13-year-old daughter allegedly witnessed the assault.His bond was set at $2,500, and he will appear in court on May 9.Comer Thomas Vance, 42, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to maintain lane of travel, and driving on a revoked license on April 16.Ray said a drug detective saw a light-colored van traveling in the center of the roadway on Old Snow Hill Road.A computer check revealed that Vance's license was revoked, and a search of his vehicle allegedly revealed three hypodermic needles.He will appear in court on May 2.Dylan Kirt Cunningham, 21, of Manchester was charged with a second offense of driving under the influence and a third offense of driving on a revoked license. He was also issued citations for violation of the financial responsibility law, failure to maintain his lane of travel, simple possession of a Schedule III drug and violation of the implied consent law on April 18. Ray said a deputy saw Cunningham operating a Honda Civic on Highway 53 and Highway 70 West, crossing the double yellow line.The lawman stopped the car, and Cunningham, the driver, allegedly had an ID only license.A computer check revealed that his license was revoked in Franklin County for a DUI on Aug. 13, 2012.The deputy said Cunningham had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and his speech was slurred.Cunningham allegedly submitted to, but performed poorly on, all field sobriety tasks.