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The Lord loves righteousness and justice; file earth is full of his unthiling love- Psalm 33:5 The Monroe County Reporter May 2, 2018 I Ii~HI~I~i~Hiiii~IIHi~H!!H!~IHH~iii~HHIIIII!!iiIHi~III~iHIIII~I~Ii!HHIII~I!~ii!~!IIII~H!!!!~H~{IH~iiiIIII~HI~iHII~|~IiH~iH~I~I~f~IHHI~IH~i~H!iiI~H~I~!H~i~!H!I~II~II~i!H~H~HHIIIIII~!i!NH~H!~]~iHIiI~H~H~I~HiiigiI~II~i!!iii!~ii~HiHHi!i~I~iH H~lll!iHiii!!~NiiHUiH~liitiliHi~.!iHl~l~! i i INCIDENT REPORTS MAY 2, 2018 The following incidents were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's ~. Man dressed as PSTC trainee ha.rged after g,wng fake name i A 28-year-old black Canton man was arrested 0,nd charged with giv- ihg a false name after an incident at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) on April 20. At about 12:19 p.m Sgt. Chad Beck met with GPSTC security officers Jones and Pritchett about a male suspect who was trespassing. Pritchett said the suspect, who was dressed like a probation afficer trainee, entered 6PSTC's front gate with- dUt stopping. Pritchett said the suspect told officers he ffas seeking employment d had also had lunch iN the GPSTC cafeteria. ]pries said the suspect Rad given him a fake flame and said it was the stcond time in the past fiaonth that the suspect fiad entered the property. Beck then met with the s aspect, who admitted to Jones a fake name. ck then searched the b, suspects vehicle but did rlot find anything illegal. Beck told Jones he thought the suspect could be dropping off illegal items inside GPSTC for inmate workers to smuggle into A1 Burruss prison. Jones skid he would review GPSTC video surveillance ~f that day as well as the Office March 27-April 20. suspect's previous visit to GPSTC on April 4 and see if he could spot the suspect leaving any items behind. Jones said the suspect had a backpack that he brought with him but did not find anything illegal inside of it. Beck determined the suspect is currently on probation and notified his probation officer of his arrest. 'Deputy locates Cognac bottle on floorboard "during 1-75 North stop A 29-year-old black Hinesville man was arrested and charged with DUI (refusal habitual vio- lator) after a traffic stop on 1-75 North on April 20. At about 5:16 a.m Dep. Christian Sawley saw a black 2007 Dodge Magnum following too closely behind another vehicle and failing to maintain its lane on 1-75 North near mile marker 184. When Sawley stopped the vehicle, he saw the male driver was talk- ing on his cell phone. Hawley then asked the driver for his license, and the driver began dig- ging around in his center console and glove com- partment before saying, "Not with me." The driver then revealed his name and date of birth, and dispatchers determined his license was revoked. Dep. Nicholas Ortiz then2005 Ford F-150 with rear and stole from each that appeared to contain asked the driver to per- a Tennessee tag travel-home a GE microwave, methamphetamine resi- form field sobriety tests, ing 93 mph in a 70 mph a GE stove and a Carrier due. Grant then found a but the driver refused, zone on 1-75 South nearair conditioning unit with small makeup bag near Deputies then inventoried mile marker 190. Rodgers an interior air handler, the Crown Royal bag that the vehide and found an saw the truck was follow- The stolen items were contained a small plastic open bottle of Hennessy ing too closely behind valued at about $8,000. bag of suspected meth- cognac, which was three- another vehicle and also The man said Three Oaks amphetamine. The male quarters empty, located changed lanes several Construction was the suspect told Grant that his on the floorboard behind times without signaling, contractor for the homes, son knew about the meth- the driver's seat. Hawley so he stopped the truck at and he said he last checked amphetamine, and the son then took the driver to the 1-75 South weigh sta- on the homes at about 9 then admitted to having the Monroe County Jail, tion. The male driver, who a.m. on April 16 when all broken the glass pipe and where he was charged with presented a Tennessee doors and windows wereflushed down the toilet failure to maintain lane, ID, told Rodgers that his secured, the drugs that were in the following too closely, driv- license was suspended. Crown Royal bag. Grant ing while license suspend- When Rodgers ordered Deputies locate then took the male suspect ed/revoked and an open the driver to get out of the meth in search of and his son to the Jones container violation, truck, he saw the driver's pants were unbuttoned Old Dames Ferry County Sheriff's Office. Resident reports and unzipped, his belt was Road residence Deputy witnesses finding county unbuckled, and there was Atlanta driver a wet spot on his pantsA 38-year-old white signs in rear of next to his zipper. Rodgers ]uliette man and a 19-year- dumping drugs Burner Loop barn saw the driver's eyes were old white Juliette manout car window watery and bloodshot, his were each arrested and At about 8:30 p.m. on speech was slurred, andcharged with possession of A 42-year-old black April 19, Sgt. Chad Beck his breath smelled strongly methamphetamine after a Atlanta man was arrested was contacted by phone of alcohol. The driver then search of their Old Dames and charged with posses- by a male McCowan admitted to drinking a few Ferry Road home on sion of marijuana after Road resident who said beers at about 6 p.m. that March 27. At about 11:54 a traffic stop on North he found some Monroe night and agreed to take p.m Dep. Perry Fitzgerald Lee Street on April 20. County road signs in his several field sobriety tests, went to the Rum Creek At about 9:56 p.m Dep. barn on Burner Loop. which he failed. Rodgers gas station at the intersec- Kemeyan Colvard saw a The resident said the sign then took the driver totion of Hwys. 87 and 18 blue 2013 Nissan Altima were discovered when he the Monroe County Jail,to assist Jones Countyfailing to maintain its lane allowed a friend to remove where he was also charged Sheriff's Inv. Adam Grant. on 1-75 South near mile some tin from the barn. At with speeding, following Grant said he stopped marker 188. Colvard fol- about 9 p.m Beck went too closely, failure to signal a Juliette couple and lowed the car down the to the barn and found when changing lanes andconfiscated suspected Exit 187 off ramp and saw several road signs along driving while license sus- methamphetamine from the male driver reach his with a large stop sign still pended, their vehicle earlier in the hand out the window and attached to a wood post. night. Grant said the male dump out a jar of what He then removed a total of suspect informed him appeared to be marijuana. nine signs and put them in he had more drugs at his Colvard then stopped the the back of his truck. Beck Old Dames Ferry Road car at the Waffle House then notified Lt. Lawson home, and Grant calledon North Lee Street and Bittick, who recently haves- Fitzgerald to assist him smelled the odor of raw tigated a possibly related with searching the couple's marijuana coming from case of road sign theft, of home. The male suspectinside the car. Cpl. John the discovery and turned allowed deputies to enter Thompson then found the signs over to Dep. Jeff his master bathroom and the marijuana alongside Wilson. retrieve the methamphet- the road, and Colvard Dublin driver charged with DUI after deputy finds pants unzipped A 59-year-old black Dublin man was arrested and charged with DUI after'a traffic stop on 1-75' South on April 19. At about 10:45 p.m Dep. Tyler Rodgers saw a white amine. However, once asked the driver about inside the bathroom, the it. The driver said he male suspect pointed at a dumped it out because cabinet below the sink as he was nervous. Colvard the location of the drugs, also found a small, clear but deputies could not plastic bag containing find any. Grant then found marijuana inside the car. a purple Crown Royal bag He then took the driver to and a broken glass pipe the Monroe County Jail, on the floor next to the where he was also charged toilet. Grant found inside with obstruction. the bag two digital scales and a plastic bag fiUed with smaller plastic bags See INCIDENTS. Page 68 Air conditioning units, microwaves stolen from homes on Presidents Way At about 11:23 a.m. on April 19, Dep. Jacob Robins went to Presidents Way about burglaries at two new homes. A man told Robins the two homes were newly built and have been for sale for the past two months. The man said a neighbor was walking his dog and found the rear door open to one of the homes and noticed air conditioning units were missing at both homes. The man said the suspect entered each home through a window at the The following arrests were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office April 19-26. An arrest means someone has been charged with a crime, but the law considers them innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Cholie L. Charlow, 35, Ellenwood, failure to maintain lane, impeding flow of traffic, DUI, head- light violation Jaquan Brown, 22, Florence, S.C failure to maintain lane, driving while license suspended, possession of marijuana Jerry Wesley Davenport Jr 35, Forsyth, dis- orderly con- duct /l iiii! Torres Deshon English, 42, Atlanta, pos- session of mariju, ana, obstruction Emmett De Juan Harvell, 28, Canton, giv- ing a false nalTle Javante Tamon Johnson, 26, Juliette, GCC (Superior) Wendell Strickland, 22, Macon, theft by tak- ing, parole violation Mario Bibbs, 31, Macon, possession of marijuana Brad Engram, 29, Hinesville, fail to maintain lane, follow- ing too dose- ly, driving while license suspended, open con- tainer, DUI Otis D'Marco Perkins, 23, Forsyth, dis- orderly con- duct Joshua Randolph, 35, Portland, Tenn driving while license suspended, failure to maintain lane Bentavis Llewellyn Tolen, 43, Forsyth, dis- orderly con- duct Quinte Lee Wallace, 26, Warner Robins, speeding, driving while license sus- pended Jane Nye Knight, 33, Macon, drugs, allowing an unlicensed person to drive, posses- sion of mari- juana Shayla Marshall, 24, Jackson, obstruction, public drunk- enness Rhianon Rivers, 35, Macon, obstruction, no driver's license on person, DUI, violation of tag requirements Jannie Lee Tolen, 53, Forsyth, obstruc- April McDowell, 39, James ] Locust Grove, Russell Allen, possession of 53, Forsyth, marijuana drugs not in Robert Halford Miller, original con- ] tainer, DUI 31, Flovilla, pos- Edmond session of mari- Bailey, 36, juana Decatur, &iv-I ing while license sus- pended, no Chiquila proof of insur- Denise Ashley Ellenwood, driv- Nicole ing while license Campbell, suspended/ 24, Jackson, revoked driving while Jason Garcia- valid license Morales, 31, Dakota Moultrie, Anthony speeding, driv- Coursey, 20, ing without a Newnan, pos- license session of mari- McKenzie juana LaCory Grier, Quaderrius 39, Jackson, Kevon High, 31, driving while Forsyth, crimi- license sus- nal trespass, pended, drugs theft by shoplift- . Jerome ing Harris, 32, Dylan Ew Macon, viola- Moore, 20, tion of head- Newnan, fur- light require- nishing alcohol ments, tail- to person under lights, driving 21 while license suspended/ revoked Willie Lewis Brown, 24, Forsyth, crimi, nal trespass Lanier Brown, 48, Forsyth, GCC (Probate) " Derrick Sernard Harris, 41, Forsyth, bat- ter% no proof of insurance, no registration Mary Francis Legault, 26, Macon, GCC (Probate) Fernando Ramos, 25, Savannah, speeding, driv- hag without a license tion, bat- tery (Family John Violence) license sus- Christopher pended/ Clark, 46, revoked Eastman, driv- ing without a