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Four arrested after woman reports burglary, assault

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:44 am

01-29-14 Metro Moore Co Sheriff's DepartmentiFour Tullahoma residents arrested in Moore County over the weekend face a multitude of charges following a burglary at a residence on Saturday morning, authorities said.

According to Moore County Sheriff Mark Logan, Marshal Ethan Cooper, 24, General Street; Adrian Lee Drummond, 19, Skyview Lane; and Jonathan Tate Bunch, 26, Silver Street, were charged with aggravated rape, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated burglary, theft conspiracy and vandalism. Heather M. Bonds, 20, Turkey Creek Road, was charged with conspiracy

Cooper and Drummond are being held in the Moore County Jail on $100,000 bond each, while Bunch is being held on $500,000 bond. The bond for Bonds was set at $5,000.

According to Logan, the suspects entered the residence of a woman on Turkey Creek Church Road on Saturday around 6:30 a.m. armed with a long gun and a knife. In addition to the weapons, they were wearing hoods and masks.

They reportedly hit her with the gun and then ransacked the house, Logan said, after which they left.

The victim was then able to go to a neighbor’s residence and call 911. Deputy Gary Tankersly responded to the scene. After arriving at her home, he requested assistance from Moore County sheriff’s investigators Mike Rainey and Shane Taylor.

The Moore County Sheriff’s department worked around the clock during the weekend, and after following up on a number of leads, the four suspects were in custody by 1 a.m. Sunday morning Logan said.

According to Logan, the investigation is continuing and other charges are pending.

—By WAYNE THOMAS, Tullahoma News Staff Writer