The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardon and Parole.

♦ Nelson Leigh Adams, 55, Turner Lake Road, possession and use of drug-related objects, possession of Schedule II controlled substance.

♦ Willie Lamar Avery, 54, Hill Street, theft by shoplifting — F.

♦ Jessica Javone Brooks, 24, Johnson Drive, contributing to the delinquency of a minor (deprivation of a minor).

♦ Vincent Bernard Brown, 47, Northwest Street, probation violation.

♦ Nicholas Dijon Cammon, 24, Heaton Place Trail, probation violation.

♦ Brandon Tony Casper, 27, Johnny Fears Road, Shadydale, aggravated battery, burglary — 1st degree — F, criminal damage to property — 2nd degree, kidnapping, theft by taking — F.

♦ Jason Gregory Chambers, 52, Access Road, probation violation.

♦ Leon Cecil Conley III, 39, Fox Meadow Drive, possess, manufacture, distribute, etc. a controlled substance of marijuana, possession of Schedule I controlled substance, purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution or sale of marijuana (2), trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine.

♦ Chad Lee Davis, 33, Lithonia, probation violation.

♦ Jarrica Michelle Davis, 37, Decatur, theft by taking — F.

♦ Kelli Loraine Elder, 28, homeless, Porterdale, probation violation.

♦ Stanley Wayne Flemister Jr., 47, Green Acres Drive, probation violation.

♦ April Jane Freeman, 38, Monroe, probation violation.

♦ Billy Wayne Gafford, 42, Newnan, probation violation.

♦ Brandon Howie Gercone, 36, Duluth, probation violation.

♦ Laquaisha Shane Griffin, 28, Stockbridge, forgery — 1st degree.

♦ Mark Barry Harris, 55, Atlanta, probation violation.

♦ Mark Christopher Helms, 44, Mimosa Road, simple assault.

♦ Jaylin Stephon Holsey, 24, Stoney Point Terrace, probation violation.

♦ Ciara Kristine Hundley, 22, Rockingham Drive, probation violation.

♦ James Matthew Hyers, 43, Ridge Road, aggravated sexual battery, child molestation (5), criminal attempt to commit a felony, failure to register as sex offender or failure to comply with requirements, sexual battery against child under 16 (4).

♦ Jesse Ray James, 23, Carlton Trail, probation violation.

♦ David Lamar Jarrett, 54, Pineview Road, abandonment of certain dangerous drugs, poisons, controlled substances, possession of methamphetamine, tampering with evidence — F, willful obstruction of law enforcement officer.

♦ Dennis Adams Jones, 54, Whitehead Drive, probation violation.

♦ Ashly Anne Lemons, 33, Larue Road, driving while license is suspended or revoked, giving false name, address or birthdate to law enforcement, possession of marijuana less than an ounce, no proof of insurance, open container, possession of Schedule I controlled substance (ecstasy), possession of cocaine, possession of drug-related objects, possession of methamphetamine, stop signs and yield signs.

♦ Martinez Davante McGinty, 26, Lithonia, willful obstruction of law enforcement officers, probation violation.

♦ Amanda Nicole McPherson, 36, Jackson, probation violation.

♦ Jarrale Lamar Minatee, 22, Griffin, forgery — 3rd degree — F.

♦ Kara Quinshay Myers, 22, Marietta, probation violation.

♦ Terrance Dashone Nash, 28, Scarlett Drive, contributing to delinquency of a minor (deprivation of a minor).

♦ Christopher George Payton, 23, Huntcliff Place, theft by taking — F, probation violation.

♦ Dede Marie Phelps, 30, Valid Court, probation violation.

♦ Jessica McMillan Pirkle, 32, Ga. Highway 36, theft by shoplifting — M.

♦ Sidney Jason Plunkett, 36, Rockdale County Jail, probation violation.

♦ Labradford Tyrell Alexander Potts, 27, Emerson Trail, destroy, remove, conceal, encumber, transfer deal with property, etc., probation violation.

♦ Carlos Ranger Quinones, 44, Turner Lake Road, theft of services — M.

♦ Phillip Todd Robinson, 52, Avery Drive, probation violation.

♦ David Lee Rogers, 47, Oregano Court, armed robbery.

♦ Justin Glenn Spell, 35, Barnesville, probation violation.

♦ Layla Blossom Taylor, 22, Cypress Drive, probation violation.

♦ Johnny Bernard Thomas, 52, Conyers, driving while license is suspended or revoked, improper lane usage.

♦ Robert Lee tucker Jr., 38, Decatur, abandonment of dependent child.

♦ Timothy Lee Watson, 55, Social Circle, DUI — alcohol (less safe), improper lane usage.

♦ Robert Lewis White, 47, Multin Road, parole violation.

♦ Graciela Arredondo Ayala, 54, McGiboney Place, theft by shoplifting — M.

♦ Destiny Abigail Bennett, 18, Michael Ryan Drive, disorderly conduct.

♦ Jacob Anthony Bourassa, 18, Kennesaw, possession of marijuana less than an ounce, speeding — 25-34 over.

♦ Cidney Jamice Carlton, 18, Jonesboro, criminal damage to property — 2nd degree.

♦ Chinise Dashay Clements, 26, Fern Hill Court, driving while license is suspended or revoked, following too closely.

♦ Jason Dante Crowley, 31, Social Circle, DUI — alcohol, possession of marijuana less than an ounce, no seat belts.

♦ Tyeisha Chymaine Dunlap, 32, Shadowbrook Trace, theft by shoplifting — M.

♦ Jennifer Michelle Durden, 22, Huntcliff Place, disorderly conduct.

♦ Eric Jamane Hall, 40, Decatur, DUI — alcohol (less safe).

♦ Carmissia Shorockia Hardeman, 31, Winward Drive, DUI — alcohol, endangering a child by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (2), improper lane usage.

♦ Randy Lee Hinds, 27, Locust Grove, driving while license is suspended or revoked.

♦ Justin Allen Hughes, 29, Lilac Lane, DUI — alcohol (less safe), duty upon striking unattended vehicle, improper lane usage.

♦ James Patrick Hurley, 25, Clear Brook Lane, probation violation (2).

♦ Jacob Jabarri James, 20, Bramble Bush Trail, possession of marijuana less than an ounce.

♦ Ricardo Orlando Jarrett, 35, Caseys Way, DUI — alcohol (less safe).

♦ Rodney Lee Johnson, 52, Conyers, driving while license is suspended or revoked, no tag lights.

♦ Barron Dino Jones, 33, Aiken Court, disorderly conduct, driving while license is suspended or revoked, no tail lights.

♦ Calvin Jones, 49, Eatonton, probation violation.

♦ Lashay Hannah Jones, 30, Grayson, criminal damage to property — 2nd degree.

♦ Shania Alexandria Jordan, 17, Heatherstone Way, criminal damage to property — 2nd degree.

♦ Jose Marvin Landaverde, 42, Tucker, driving without valid license.

♦ Michael O’neal Lyons, 52, Davidson Road, Shadydale, public drunk.

♦ Henry Theon McNeil, 29, Wellington Drive, driving without valid license, DUI — alcohol.

♦ De’Juan Da’Velle Morris, 22, Lawrenceville, driving while license is suspended or revoked, following too closely.

♦ Kayla Nashea Rawls, 34, Fairview Road, theft by shoplifting — M.

♦ Natasha Roebuck, 28, Lawrenceville, DUI — alcohol (less safe), following too closely, improper lane usage, failure to maintain lane.

♦ Vanessa Lynn Sanders, 40, Social Circle, theft by shoplifting — M.

♦ Cindy Karen Smith, 39, Washington Street, DUI — drugs, failure to yield when entering highway.

♦ Sonny Antoine Smith, 32, Heaton Place Trail, possession of marijuana less than an ounce, no seat belts.

♦ Wylene Smith, 60, Decatur, DUI — alcohol, speeding — 10-14 over.

♦ Demarko Dwight Steele, 32, Riverdale, driving without valid license, speeding — 25-34 over

♦ Harvey Joe Thomas, 51, Ellerbee, N.C., public drunk.

♦ Pamela M. Thomas, 62, Stone Mountain, theft by taking — M.

♦ John Edward Tormey, 42, Stone Mountain, theft by shoplifting — M.

♦ Griselda B. Valadez, 28, Leafstone Drive, driving without valid license, speeding — 15-24 over.

M — Misdemeanor, F — Felony, FV — Family Violence

Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.

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