Who, age What Where When Last Known Address
Frank Picklesimer, 35 threw a dog onto the street to flee police

LaFollette, TN

Campbell County

July 16, 2009  
Type of Crime Other Crimes #/Type of animal(s) involved Case Status Next Court Date /Courthouse
  evading arrest, possession of burglary tools 1 dog Alleged  

Frank Picklesimer racked up a list of charges including animal cruelty when he crossed paths with the law on July 16th. LaFollette Police Officer Tony Rucker observed Picklesimer, 35, of 103 Claiborne Road, Apartment 3, walking along Depot Street carrying a small puppy when he stopped Picklesimer.

According to Officer Rucker’s report, when Picklesimer was asked if he was carrying anything illegal he threw the dog onto the street and fled. Following a lengthy foot pursuit, Picklesimer was apprehended near the LaFollette Recreation Center. At that time the defendant allegedly refused to put his hands behind his back. Once handcuffed, officers located a pair of wire cutters on Picklesimer’s person.

Picklesimer was arrested and charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, possession of burglary tools, cruelty to animals and public intoxication. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 24.

Update 7/18/12: Frank D Picklesimer, 38, 2284 Demory Road, LaFollette, driving while revoked or suspended license.


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