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'I]ae Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is fidl of his unfailing love- Psalm 33:5 The Monroe County Reporter June 13, 2018 INCIDENT REPORTS JUNE 13, 2018 The following incidents were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office June 1-4. Indian Falls Drive onto the neighbor's prop- feud leads to erty, the neighbor rushed at the resident and hit him on neighbor's arrest his back with his walking for choking man sticL The resident's son A 54-year-old white For- syth man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly attacked two Indian Falls Drive residents on June 3. At about I p.m a male Indian Falls Drive resident told Dep. Cody Maples that his male neighbor partially blocked his driveway with a homemade wooden trailer. While Maples was meet- ing with the resident, the male neighbor and his wife began recording the con- versation on a cell phone. The neighbor was carrying a large walking stick, about five feet long and three inches in diameter. The residents son then asked Maples if he and his father could move the trailer back to the neighbor's property to clear their driveway. When Maples said they could, the neighbor and his son rolled the trailer onto the neighbor's driveway. The neighbor and his wife then yelled and screamed about not allowing the resi- dent or his son onto their property. When the resi- dent and his son advanced then dropped the trailer and ran toward the neigh- bor, hitting him once in the face with a closed fist. The neighbor then dropped the stick and put both hands around the resident's softs throat and began to choke him. Maples then tackled the neighbor, hitting him twice atop his head in an attempt to handcuffhim. Dep. Nicholas Ortiz then arrived and helped get the neighbor into Maples' patrol car. Monroe County EMTs then took the resi- dent to the hospital while the neighbor was taken to the Monroe County Jail. Driver arrested for DUI after wrecking truck on Blue Store Road A 21 -year-old white Athens man was arrested and charged with DUI after a one-vehicle wreck on Blue Store Road on June 1. At about 11:49 p.m Sgt. Willie Brown went to a one-vehicle wreck on Blue Store Road. The male driver of a black 2008 Toyota Avalon owned by Trammell Pest Control said he was traveling on Blue Store Road when a deer exited the woods in front of his car, causing him to lose control and wreck. Brown smelled a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver, who admitted to having drunk a glass of wine earlier. When Brown asked the driver to submit to field sobriety tests, the driver said he had to ask his girlfriend, an attorney. The driver then phoned his girl- friend, who instructed him not to take any tests. Brown then took the driver to the Monroe County Jail, where he also refused a state breath test. The driver was also charged with failure to maintain lane. Drunk woman arrested after laying down on High Falls Road A 55-year-old white For- syth woman was arrested and charged with public drunkenness after she was spotted laying down on High Fails Road on June 3. At about i a.m. on June 3, Dep. Perry Fitzgerald went to High Falls Road near High Falls First Baptist Church about an intoxicat- ed woman who had nearly been struck by several emergency callers laying in the road. The woman's son told Fitzgerald that his mother called him while she was walking on High Falls Road, saying she was drunk. He said his mother told him she needed a ride back to her car at the Back- woods Bar and Grill. The son said when he arrived he found his mother laying in the middle of the road in front of High Falls First Baptist Church. Fitzgerald then met with the woman, to handcuff the driver, he white box truck without a who was seated in the front pulled away and again triedtag traveling on the wrong passenger seat of her softs to turn on his motorcycle side of the road on John- van. Fitzgerald asked the with his right hand. Sawleystonville Road. Robins then woman why she was in the then grabbed the driver's spotted the truck exiting middle of the road. The right arm and handcuffed 1-75 South at the weigh woman replied that she him. Sawley then noticed station, where he pulled it was "just f- peachy" liquid coming from the over. The male driver got and said she could lay in side of the motorcycle's out of the truck and walked the road as much as she engine as if it was broken,toward Robins' patrol car wanted. Fitzgerald then The driver was then taken while two female passen- asked the woman to let her to the Monroe County Jail, gers remained inside the son take her home, but she where he was also charged truck. The driver, whose said she intended to leave with obstruction, reckless eyes were bloodshot, ap- her home and head back to driving, speeding, failure peared intoxicated and the bar. Then, Fitzgerald ar- to use a turn signal and stumbled as he walked. The rested the woman and took wearing headphones while driver said he was coming her to the Monroe County operating a motor vehicle, from Barnesville, where Jail. he had picked up one of Wife discovers the passengers after her Warner Robins Edwards Road car broke down. Robins smelled a strong odor of man arrested man deceased in marijuana comingfrom after high-speed apparent suicide the truck, but both pas- motorcycle chase sengers denied knowledge At about 8 a.m. on June of any drugs. The driver A 27-year-old white 1, Dep. Cody Maples also denied having drugs Warner Robins man was went to an Edwards Road but said his company swaps arrested and charged with home about a suicide. A out drivers and said one fleeing/attempting to elude woman said she arrived at of the other drivers could after a high-speed chase her husband's home and have left something inside at speeds in excess of 150 found him dead in the the truck. The driver also mph on 1-75 South on June bathroom. The woman told denied drinking, saying he 4. At about 8:13 p.m Dep. Maples she had not lived inwas on the job. The driver Christian Sawley saw a the home since February then failed several field black 2012 Yamaha YZFR1 because they had split up. sobriety tests but passed a motorcycle traveling 120 Maples then entered the field breath test for alcohol. mph on 1-75 South near home and found the hus- Deputies then searched the mile marker 186. The mo- band in the bathroom with truck and found a fresh torcycle failed to stop and a rope around his neck. marijuana cigarette under instead continued on 1-75 Maples saw the husband the driver's seat that was South at speeds exceeding was not breathing and his taken into evidence. The 150 mph while changing skin had turned purple, passengers then told Rob- lanes rapidly. Sawley chased The case was then turned ins the driver had taken the motorcycle, which over to Inv. Sam Leggett. methadone and possibly finally stopped near mile another drug. One of the marker 184 when black MiJner driver passengers then said the smoke began to rise from charged with DUI driver had picked her up the motorcycle's tailpipe, at the New Forsyth Inn in- Sawley grabbed the male after marijuana stead of in Barnesville like driver by his left wrist and found in truck he told deputies. The driver ordered him to get offthe was then taken to the bike. The driver asked Saw- A 26-year-old white Monroe County Jail, where ley to let him see if he could Milner man was arrested he was also charged with fix the bike before trying and charged with DUI after failure to maintain lane and to turn it back on. Sawley a traffic stop on 1-75 South possession of marijuana. again ordered the driver on June 1. At about 11:24 to get offthe bike, and he a.m Dep. Jacob Robins did as instructed. How- was notified by dispatchers ever, when Sawley tried to be on the lookout for a See INCIDENTS * Page 48 t + The following arrests were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office June 1-7. An arrest means someone has been charged with a crime, but the law considers them innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. J~me 1 Samantha Carter, 21, Forsyth, theft by receiving stolen prop- erty, criminal interference with govern- ment property leffrey Kent Couzzort, 46, Aragon, false statements and writings, concealment of facts and fraudulent documents .larry Edwin Hallman, F :;iiiiiiiii 72, Macon, DUI, failure to maintain lane, striking a fixed object Julius Clay Hill Jr 28, Cordele, GCC (Probate) Dustin Shane Patrick, 26, Milner, failure to maintain lane, posses- sion of mari- juana, DUI Donald Ray Taylor Jr 38, Rockmart, no proof of insur- ance, driving while license suspended/ revoked, removed/ falsified ID of license plate, parole viola- tion June 2 Lawton Allen Blalock, 21, Athens, DUI, failure to maintain lane Khaisei Tybrell Clemons, 17, Forsyth, disorderly conduct Justin Todd Garner, 29, Atlanta, driving while license suspended/ revoked, tail- lights r. Clarence Emmitt Harris Jr 34, Forsyth, speeding, driving while license suspended/ revoked Michael Wayne lustiss, 38, Bremen, following too closely, driving while license suspended/ revoked Kody Ryan Pierce, 24, Atlanta, speeding, driving while license suspended/ revoked June 3 Anthony Sherrod Denmark, 20, Forsyth, furnishing alcoholic beverages to and purchase bypersons under 21 years of age Carol Murdock Thomason, 55, Forsyth, public drunkenness Andrew Trice, 26, Stockbridge, possession of marijuana, crossing' guard lines with weap- on/drugs/ intoxicants Hayden Fitzpatrick Trice, 24, Stockbridge, crossing guard lines with weapon/drugs/ intoxicants, possession of marijuana, speeding Billy Wayne White, 54, Forsyth, aggravated assault June 4 Mindy Michelle Little, 38, Osceola, GCC (Probate) Raymond Sanchez, 27, Warner Robins, flee- ing/attempt- ing to dude a police officer, obstruction, reckless driv- ing, failure to use a signal, operating a vehicle while wearing head- phones Martha Sue Smith, 65, Forsyth, theft by taking, criminal tres- pass June 5 Robert Leslie Ban', 29, Gainesville, driving with- out a license, taillights Marcus Lee Tukes, 28, MiUedgeviUe, GCC (Probate) Deontae Antwain Williams, 42, Macon, driv- ing without a license Donald Myone Woolfolk, 41, McDonough, driving while license sus- pended/ revoked Bryan Keith Wynne II, 22, Stockbridge, taillights, window tint violation, possession of marijuana June 6 Quintin Anthony Acevedo, 21, Orlando, Fla Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act, move over law Larry Edward Bailey Jr 33, Forsyth, driving while license sus- pended/ revoked Sergio Lorenzo- Bernardo, 23, Savannah, driving with- out a license, impeding the free flow of traffic Jennifer Monica Mara, 51, St. Augustine, Fla failure to maintain lane, driving while license expired, open container violation, DUI Destiny Tykirra Maxwell, 21, Macon, driving while license suspended/ revoked Kenneth Gordon Payette, 20, Orlando, Fla Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act Balaam Ramirez, 18, Atlanta, driv- ing without a license, imped- ing the free flow of traffic Lynell Stephens, 55, Macon, driving while license suspended/ revoked, no proof of insur- ance Quintavious Swayne, 21, Macon, driving while license suspended/ revoked June 7 Hunter Avery Handin, 21, Gray, GCC (city) David Cromer Stewart, 64, Albany, DUI x J