published Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Catoosa County Sheriff's son's Criminal Court hearing delayed

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    Jeremy Phillips Summer, 28, son of Catoosa County Sheriff Phil Summers, has been arrested at least five times in Tennessee.

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The criminal case against the son of the Catoosa County sheriff has been moved back two weeks.

Jeremy Phillips Summers, 28, was in Hamilton County Criminal Court on Monday after he failed to appear in court last month on charges he received in 2010.

Hamilton County Executive Assistant District Attorney Neal Pinkston asked Judge Barry Steelman to move the case to Aug. 23.

“We feel if we move it to two weeks, we can reach a resolution,” Pinkston said.

Summers was arrested July 29 on a charge of failing to appear.

Pinkston also asked Steelman to keep Summers in jail with no bond because Summers left a drug treatment center. Summers is in the Hamilton County Jail on a $7,500 bond.

Summers, the son of Catoosa County Sheriff Phil Summers, has been arrested at least five times in Tennessee, records show.

The most-recent charges against him — and the ones he failed to appear for in court — came in October 2010 when he dialed 911 and said a shooter was on the loose in downtown Chattanooga, according to police.

When officers responded, several with drawn rifles, they discovered Jeremy Summers had made a prank call. He was charged with making false reports, 911 violation, criminal impersonation and public intoxication, court records show.

He also has been charged with multiple DUIs and in 2006 with burglary of an auto and vandalism, records show.

Contact Beth Burger at or 423-757-6406.

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terrybham said...

Ole Jeremy appears to be a real piece of work.

August 11, 2011 at 6:02 p.m.
jesse said...

ole jeremy look like he got a little "curbside justice"!!!

August 15, 2011 at 7:02 p.m.

Is that how all Prank callers look when the Cops are involved. Guess he interrupted Hot Doughnut time with that call.

Hey Jeremy, Probably should keep that in georgia its harder to cover up in another state. Duh

September 14, 2011 at 12:49 p.m.
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