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March C 7,2018 The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is ftN of his unfailing love - Psalm 33:5 The following incidents were reported by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office Feb. 20-24 Marietta couple board, and the passen- ger said he was looking arrested after for their GPS system. parking stolen Thompson then notified vehicle at motel the Cobb County Police Department about the car, and Cobb County A 30-year-old white Officer Shawn Stuff said man and a 30-year-old he intended to take out white woman, both of warrants for theft by Marietta, were each taking against both the arrested on Feb. 23 driver and the passen- after they were found ger. driving a stolen car at the Super 8 motel in Forsyth. At about Forsyth man 5:14 a.m Cpl. John reports caller Thompson was notified knows social by dispatchers of a gray 2009 Honda Civic that security info that Texas police found of raw marijuana com- a rental car in the man's ing from the vehicle, name with several and the male passen- pounds of drugs inside ger admitted to having of it. The man said the some "personal smoking caller told him he had weed" inside the vehicle then linked the man to glovebox. Dispatchers five apartments along then determined the the Texas-Mexico border driver had an arrest and said he would send warrant out of Florida, officers to come to his and deputies searched home and arrest him the vehicle. Deputies if he didn't answer the found a medicine bottle caller's questions. The containing raw marijua- man said he then hung na in the glovebox and up on the caller and three rolled marijuana contacted the Monroe cigarettes under the County Sheriffs Office. driver's seat. Haskins Robins instructed the asked the driver and man to contact the actu- the passenger to whom al U.S. Social Security the drugs belonged, but Office and notify them both refused to answer. that his social security Finally, the driver blurt- number and identity ed out, "It's not mine," had been stolen. Robins and they were both then tried to call the arrested and taken to caller but was not able the Monroe County Jail. to reach him. was reported stolen out of Cobb County that At about 12:33 p.m on Eastman driver was traveling on 1-75 Feb. 24, a Forsyth man Deputies locate arrested after South near mile marker told Dep. Jacob Robins marijuana in deputy locates 187. Thompson spotted that he was contacted Florida couple's plastic meth bag the stolen car behind that day by a male call- the Super 8 motel on er claiming to be with BMW glovebox Patrol Road and saw a the U.S. Social Security A 47-year-old white male driver lying in the Administration. The A 39-year-old black Eastman man was driver's side floorboard man said the caller left woman and a 38-year- arrested and charged and a female passenger him a message instruct- old black man, both of with possession of sitting in the passenger ing him to call him Orlando, Fla were eachmethamphetamine with seat. Sgt. Todd Haskins back immediately. The arrested and charged intent to distribute after asked the driver about man said he returned with possession of mari-a traffic stop on 1-75 the stolen car, and he the caller's call and juana after a traffic stop South on Feb. 24. At said he borrowed it learned the caller had on the Exit 188 off rampabout 10:47 a.m Cpl. from a friend. The pas- his social security num- on Feb. 24. At about Thomas Haskins saw senger said she and her ber, name and address. 5:13 p.m Cpl. Thomas a red 2001 Chevrolet boyfriend, the driver, The man said the caller Haskins and Sgt. Chad Impala with a broken were at their apart- questioned him about Beck were conducting headlight cover failing ment complex earlier in apartments he said he a sobriety checkpoint to use its turn signal the night and saw the owned in Texas near at the Exit 188 ramp while changing lanes car running and unoc- the Mexican border, but of 1-75 South when a on 1-75 South near mile cupied. The passenger the man said he didn't silver 2006 BMW with marker 190. Haskins said they took the car have any apartments a Florida tag started smelled the odor of and left to find heroin, in Texas. The man said to pull away from the raw marijuana coming She saidthey eventually the caller told him if hecheckpoint without stop-from inside the car and got lost and ended up at didn't comply with his ping. Beck knocked on noticed the male driver the Super 8. Thompson questioning his social the vehicle's window, was very nervous and then asked the passen- security number would and the female driver visibly shaking. Haskins ger what the driver was be suspended. The man finally stopped. Haskinsasked the driver about doing lying on the floor- said the caller told him smelled a strong odor the marijuana smell, and the driver admittedto distribute after a traf- to having a single rolled fic stop on 1-75 South marijuana cigarette on Feb. 23. At about in the center console. 12:44 a.m Cpl. John When the driver then Thompson and Dep. exited the car he took Robert Rodgers saw his cell phone and wal- a black 2008 Toyota let with him even after Camry with a South Haskins ordered him to Carolina tag traveling leave the items inside without tag lights on the car. Haskins then 1-75 South near mile saw the driver moving marker 190. The male something around in driver, who did not stop his hands and followed until mile marker 187, the driver around the said he did not have car. As Haskins began his license on him but to detain the driver, he showed deputies a Fort saw the driver throw a Valley State University large plastic bag con- student ID card. The taining suspected meth- driver, who said he was amphetamine toward headed to Fort Valley the woods, causing some from Stone Mountain, of the drugs to fly out of appeared extremely the bag and hit Haskins' nervous and wouldn't face. Haskins then took look at Thompson as the driver to the ground he answered questions. and handcuffed him at Thompson smelled air which point Dep. Jacob freshener coming from Robins arrived and inside the car, but the located the bag about driver denied having 30 feet away. Robins anything illegal inside and Dep. Cody Maples the car. The driver then searched the car then refused to allow and found nine rolled Thompson to search marijuana cigarettes the car, so Thompson on the front passenger deployed his K-9 dog seat. Sgt. Chad Beck Koda, who alerted on then took the driver the car. The driver then to the Monroe County admitted to having mar- Jail, where he was also ijuana inside the car, charged with obstruc- andThompson found a tion, tampering with half pound of marijuana evidence, possession of in the trunk. The driver marijuana, failure to was then arrested and use a turn signal and taken to the Monroe violation of headlight County Jail, where he requirements, was also charged with having no tag lights, Deputies locate failure to maintain lane . and driving without a marijuana in license on person. trunk of FVSU student's vehicle A 21-year-old black Fort Valley man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana witti intent See INCIDENTS Page 7C IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIII ~ll~ll~llllill~l~lll~lll~il~llllll~lllil~lll~lli~l~lllll~lllll~ll~lll~l~ll~ll~ll~lllill~l~l~ll~i~l~llll~llllll~l~ll~l~l~lll~l1llll~ll~l~llll~l~ll~ll~l~l~l~illlllllll~l~lll~lllll~l~llill~ll~ll~l~llll~ll~ll~ll~ll~llllll~ll~lll~lll~lllll~lllll~l~ll~lllll~li~l~l~l~ll~ The following arrests were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Feb. 23-March 1. An arrest means someone has been charged with a crime, but the law considers them innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sha-quille Fredd- Dieondra ayshah [~ :i~; ~A~ Hicks, 26, Hughes, 17, ~PT:~:he)GCC ~ !a~i~hh?~:~'yg Robert " Eugene ~[ Andrew Manahan, 18, ~ ~[ Mosby, 21, Barnesville; Douglasville, theft by taking, speeding, theft by decep- driving while tieR license sus- Billy Boyt, 49, Barnesville, suspended registra- tion, driving while license suspended, no proof of insurance, cruelty to animals, aggravated cruelty to animals Lori Boyt, 48, Barnesville, cruelty to animals, aggravated cruelty to animals, hold for other agency Brandon Cooper, 18, Macon, sig- nals required in chang- ing lanes, no proof of insurance, altering tag, driving with- out a license Nicholas Fernell Epps, 18, Forsyth, theft by tak- ing Jasmine pended/revoked Zenia- Senethia Sheppard, Lashay Reed, 20, Atlanta, [~] 39, Ellenwood, speeding, driv- ~ possession of ing without marijuana license, no Deauh- brake lights or veer working turn Seifuddin, 17, signals ~ Havana, Fla :':~ ~:::::~:~:"~:~,~'~:~>>~,~~<~"~r~r theft by taking i Chris- topher Leon Brown, 38, Orlando, Fla possession of marijuana John Robert Keough, 36, Forsyth, false imprisonment, simple battery Dennis Woody Lee, 22, Forsyth, GCC (city) Jimmy Lee Zellner, 51, Culloden, obstruction, hold for other agency S,eph anie ose Allen, 25, Manchester, GCC (Probate) ~~ Tanya Kylie Ambrose, 27, Macon, driv- ing while [~, license suspended, suspended registration Raquel Christina Bessent, 43, Kissimmee, Fla driv- ing while license suspended, speeding Dav- arius Antonio Herring, 28, Stockbridge, GCC (Probate) Jakari Dion Warren, 22, Macon, driv- ing while license sus- pended i i !i!iii!i!iiii!i iii!!iiiii!i!i {!!!iiiiiiiiiii ii !i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i ii iiiii ii!iiii!iii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiii De- Jwan ~ Andrews, [ 31, Gray, ~[ possession I of marl- juana, drug related objects Dustin Ryan Barefoot, 23, Lizella, simple bat- tery, third degree cruelty to children, bat- tery (Family Violence) Jon- athan Warren Dyer, 32, Macon, GCC (Superior) Geraldo Laurama, 29, Warner Robins, driv- ing while license sus- pended David Lee Manning III, 261 Forsyth, bat- tery Jason Earl Woolsey, 36, Forsyth, possession of drugs, pus- session of drug related objects, pus- session of a sawed-off shotgun/rifle ":e"a"hew fl Bridges, 37, Forsyth, suspended registration, no proof Of insurance Michael Edward Forsyth, 39, Forsyth, disor- derly conduct Samuel Lee Goode, 26, Fort Valley, giving false name, false driver s license applica- tion, failure to use correct signal Carlieia Octavia Johnson, 30, Cochran, driving while license sus- pended James Franklin Allen, 47, Forsyth, theft by shoplifting David Arnette, 43, Forsyth, disor- derly conduct, obstruction Laura Christine King, 26, Atlanta, pos- session of marijuana Kazi Miah, 24, Hamtramck, Mich sus- pended reg- istration, no proof of insur- ance, driving while license suspended/ revoked !