Bond increased for one charged in Cash Hollow shooting

Becky Campbell • Feb 1, 2019 at 1:39 PM

Four of the six people charged in connection to a fatal shooting at a residence on Cash Hollow Road Jan. 16 were arraigned in a Jonesborough courtroom Thursday afternoon, and bond for one of them was increased.

The four arraigned were:

  • Brandon Miller, 34, 415 Cash Hollow Rd., charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Charles Shelton, 32, of Lewisburg, four counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter, one count of employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, four counts of employing a firearm during an attempt to commit a dangerous felony and three counts of a felon in possession of a firearm. He was held on a $750,000 bond. Will Freeman was appointed to represent Miller.
  • Summer Bentley, 24, of Kingsport and Miller’s girlfriend, was charged with accessory after the fact because she fled with Miller after the shooting. Her bond was set at $15,000 and Darcee Kubisiak was appointed as her attorney.
  • Hailey Donald, 19, of Lewisburg, especially aggravated robbery, with Miller as the victim. Her bond was set at $20,000 and she said she would hire her own attorney.
  • Jason “Skinny” Hargrove, 37, of of Lewisburg, especially aggravated robbery, with Miller as the victim. His bond was increased from $20,000 to $40,000. The public defender’s office will represent Hargrove.

They all have a preliminary hearing set for Feb. 14 in Washington County General Sessions Court.

Investigators are still looking for Dylan “Pickle” Childress, 21, of Lewisburg and Allyson Abram, 24, of Bluff City, who were wanted on charges of especially aggravated robbery, are to be considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities said five individuals involved were invited to Miller’s Cash Hollow Road residence. The home was described as a camper trailer next to a house. A fight then broke out between the individuals and Miller when they attempted to rob him. Deputies believe Miller shot at the five as they fled his home.

Shelton was struck and killed in the front yard and the others fled.


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