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"I] e Lord loves righteousness and justice; file earth is full of his unthilinglove- Psalm 33:5 The Monroe County Reporter May 16, 2018 INCIDENT REPORTS MAY 16, 2018 The following incidents were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office April 22-May 11. driver also told Maples he didn't want to submit a urine sample because he had gotten in trouble in the past when he gave a sample. The driver also vowed to sue the Monroe County Sheriff's Office if he died in its custody because Maples had taken his medication as evi- dence. The driver was also charged with Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act, improper lane usage, failure to main- tain lane, following too closely, drugs not in origi- nal container and reckless Florida driver Georgia. The driver, who charged with DUI was having trouble walk- driving. ing, told Maples he had after deputy finds broken his back in 2015 Multiple persons Xanax tablets and had endured mulUple report suspicious surgeries. The driver then caller claiming to A 38-year-old black denied taking any pain sheriff's deputy Miami, Fla. man was medicine but admitted arrested and charged with to taking Xanax at 7 a.m. At about 9 a.m. on May DUI after a traffic stop that morning for anxiety. 9, a Forsyth man told on 1-75 North on May The driver then failed one 6. At about 5 p.m Dep. field sobriety test, an eye Cpt. Jeff Thompson that at about 8:30 a.m. that Cody Maples was noti- exam, but Maples didn't fled by dispatchers to be administer any others due morning he had listened on the lookout for a white to the driver's back condi- to a message on his work tractor trailer traveling tion. Maples found twoanswering machine from recklessly on 1-75 North. unlabeled pill bottles, one a male caller claiming to Maples spotted the tractor contained a muscle relaxer be Lt. Picky Davis of the trailer near mile marker and Xanax pills while the Monroe County Sheriff's 189 and saw it was fol- other contained two dif- Office. The man said he . lowing other vehicles too ferent size Oxycodone returned the phone call, and the caller told him closely and weaving back tablets. Maples also found and forth on and off the in the console a piece of he had two outstanding road in the far left lane. cardboard with a whitewarrants out of Monroe When Maples pulled powdeDZ substance on it, County for failure to the truck over, the truck believed to be a crushed appear and contempt of struck several orange traf- Oxycodone pill. The driver court, respectively. The man said the caller told fic cones and eventually told Maples he had a pre- him that in order to avoid parked on top of one. The scription for the drugs but arrest he would need to male driver, who had red, had removed the labels so puffy eyes and appeared his wife wouldn't know he go to the nearest Dollar disoriented, said he was was taking drugs. While General or CVS and buy looking at his phone to en route to the Monroetwo money packs, each check the time. The driver, County Jail, the driver in the amount of $505.95, and send them to the who displayed slow, drawn told Maples he should caller. The man said when speech, appeared not give him a break because he asked the caller a spe- to know where he was, he is black and that it was saying he was both com- not good for white cops cific question to try to ing from and headed to to arrest a black man. The determine if it was really a deputy, the caller put Ky. woman were each mail had not been deliv- him on hold and never arrested and charged with ered in several days. The returned to the line. The possession of marijuana man said she was told that man said he then notified and underage possession her husband had put a Thompson of the situa- of alcohol after a traf- hold on the mail. The man tieD. Thompson turned tic stop on 1-75 South said his wife then looked the case over to Inv. 9n May 9. At about 2:38 into her husband's credit Ben Cook and notified p.m Sgt. Kevin Williams history and discovered the 9-1-1 daytime supervisor saw a black 2008 Nissan fraudulent charges. Tomeka Colbert that there Altima with dark win- could be additional calls dew tint traveling on 1-75 Lithonia driver related to the attempted South near mile marker charged with pot scam. In a separate but 188. Williams also saw related incident, at about the female passenger possession, intent 10:13 a.m. on May 9, a throw something out of to distribute Macon man told Dep. the window and smelled Nicholas Ortiz he had also the odor of marijuanaA 40-year-old black received a call that day permeating throughoutLithonia man was arrested from a male caller claim- the inside of the car. The and charged with posses- ing to be Lt. Picky Davis female driver admitted sion of marijuana with of the Monroe County to having marijuana in intent to distribute after a Sheriff's Office. The man the car at which point traffic stop on 1-75 South said the caller told him Williams then searched on May 11. At about 7:20 he did not respond to a the car and found behind p.m Officer Mitchel jury summons and told the front passenger's seat Bell of the Forsyth Police him Judge Roland issued four bottles of alcohol, Department saw a vehicle two warrants for his arrest including two that were speeding on 1-75 South for failure to appear and open. He also found a chip near mile marker 186. Bell contempt of court, respec- bag containing marijuana noticed a three-year-old tively. The man said the inside of a mason jar. The child laying down in the caller then told him to go driver then admitted the back seat that was not to the store and get money marijuana belonged to her, properly restrained as packs to pay off a total of and both the driver and well as a three-month-old $1,000 in fines. The man passenger were arrested baby in the front pas- said the caller instructed and taken to the Monroe senger's lap with a seat him to send the codes for County lail. The driver, belt around it. Bell also the money packs so he the Red Bud, Ill. woman, smelled marijuana coming could enter them into the was also charged with a from the vehicle, and the official records prior to his window tint violation, male driver admitted to May 13 court date. The having marijuana in the man said the caller then Man discovers loan glove box. The driver also told him he had to stay on in the a nt of admitted to having Ecstasy the phone with him until pills in his pocket and a he got the money packs at S24,OOO at gun under the driver's seat. which point the man hung Fifth Third Bank Bell then took the driver up and notified Ortiz of to the Monroe County Jail, the situation. At about 8:38 a.m. on where he was also charged May 8, a Macon man told with possession of Ecstasy Deputy discovers Dep. Nicholas Ortiz that and speeding. marijuana inside someone had opened in his name a $24,000 loan mason jar during from Fifth Third Bank stop on 1-75 South as well as a Macy's credit card at an Orlando, Fla. A 20-year-old white Red location. The man said his Bud, IlL woman and a wife called the post office 20-year-old white Murray, on May 4 to ask why their See INCIDENTS Page 5B Robin Lisa Castle, 57, Bristol, Tenn possession of drugs, open container, possession of drug related objects Michael Cook, The following arrests were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office May 4-10. An 57, Lake arrest meoos someone has been charged with o crime, but the law considers them innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Panasoffkee, Fla drugs, possession of drugs, open Tyree container, Dasean possession of Johnny [ Crosland, drug related sannouOas, 25, Fors#, objects, DUI, 25, Forsyth, driving fail to main- GCC while license tain lane, (Probate) suspended, reckless driv- Douglas ing Thomas [ obstruction, taillights Michael Minyard Jr Emmons, 20, 52, Forsyth, Robert Earl Gordon, St. Petersburg, auto lights Fla posses- out, driving 30, Jonesboro, theft by sion of mari- while license receiving sto- )uana suspended len property, Benjamin Rodolfo giving a false Harold Perez, 37, [name, driving Ford, 19, St. Atlanta, taft- Petersburg, lights, driving while license without a suspended Fla posses- license Malcolm sion of marl- Arthur juana W ,James' 23, Jacob Lee East Dublin, Jacks,21, : driving while St. Petersburg, Shedricka license sus- Fla posses- Lynette pended sion of mari- Bostick 26, .Garv juana Macon, win- dow tint vio- Toachton, 45, "chard i, lation, driving Forsyth, theft Lee, 211 St.": while license by receiving Petersburg, suspended stolen prop- Fla pos- Jessica erty,session of Cantrdl, marijuana, 27, Warner window tint Robins, drugs, paraphemali possession of marijuana, no proof of insurance, no registration Miami, -driv- ing while license sus- pended, fail to maintain lane Robert Rhone, 38, Miami, Fla, drugs, posses- sion of drugs, improper lane usage (HOV), fail to maintain lane, following too closely, drugs not in origi- nal container, DUI, reckless driving Kenyata Hayes, 39, Ocala, Fla possession of a firearm by a convicted felon Leslie Peyton Lee, 31, Forsyth, possession of marijuana, seat belt violation Marv!n Marco Perkins, 57, Vorsyth, aggra I lrl ??assa t usa I Boswell, 25, [ Jonesboro, ] driving I while license suspended, removed/falsi- fied auto tag Donny Lee Dewberry, 31, Forsyth, windshield violation, driving while license sus- pended Rusty Shane Moore, 31, Forsyth, false imprison- ment, obstruc- tion, simple battery Mannon Lee Zellner ]r, 46, Forsyth, GCC (city) Chadwick Brown, 37, Forsyth, parole violation, dangerous drugs, posses- sion of drug paraphernalia, distribution of drugs, sales and distribu- tion of meth- amphetamine, distribution of marijuana, trafficking in cocaine, obstruction Kendra Beth Crain, 20, Murray, Ky window tint violation, possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol Austin Hunter Crawley, 19, Juliette, theft by taking Ramiro- Chavarria, 44, Dalton, possession of a weapon while commit- ring a crime, distribution of drugs, traffick- ing in meth- amphetamine or amphet- amine, failure to maintain lane James Lee Gregory, 21, Denton, N.C failure to use signal, posses- sion of mari- juana Barbara Hernandez, 45, Dalton, distribution of a conti:olled substance, pos- session of a firearm/knife during the com- mission of a crime, traffick- ing in metham- phetamine or amphetamine Cassandra Diane Shankle, 20, Murray, Ky underage pos- session of alco- hol, possession of marijuana Anna Grace Collins, 25, Forsyth, disor- derly conduct Grant Alexander Lyle, 23, Sycamore, Ill possession of marijuana Christopher Matthews, 25, Fort Myers, Fla drugs, failure to maintain lane Cole David McCullers, 28, Forsyth, disor- derly conduct Abigail Neitzeil, 25, Fort Myers, Fla drugs Tristan Westerfield, 19, Watsoka, Ill possession of marijuana