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The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol, and Georgia Pardon and Parole for the period of July 7-13, 2020:

Billy Gene Crooms♦ , 44, W. Hightower Road, burglary — 1st degree; entering automobile or other vehicle with intent to commit a theft or felony (5 counts); operating a motor vehicle while license suspended; failure to maintain lane; duty to stop at accident; striking fixed object; parole violation.

Rondray Joivannie Barron♦ , 29, Millstone Manor, possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.

Rachel Leach♦ , 29, Rockdale Drive, violation of probation — felony.

Tamara Dominic Hardnett♦ , 29, S. Woodlake Lane, reckless conduct (6 counts); child restraint law — eight years of age or under (3 counts).

Ashlee Dakota-Diane Pickerill♦ , 18, Covington, cruelty to children 1st degree; reckless conduct.

Larry Holland♦ , 27, Lawrenceville, criminal damage to property 2nd degree; reckless conduct.

Deartavius Tarrico Rogers♦ , 24, Colony Drive SE, false report of a crime; traffic signal; fleeing/attempting to elude a police officer; reckless driving; hold for other agency.

Odis King Jr.♦ , 24, Lithonia, expired tag or revalidation decal; DUI — driving under the influence of alcohol.

Brittany Rose Bussler♦ , 21, Covington, violation of probation.

Beauty K. Joseph-Ilome♦ , 24, Smyrna, DUI — alcohol/controlled substance present in blood or urine; failure to maintain lane.

LaSheania Yashine Parker♦ , 33, Covington, DUI — driving under the influence of alcohol.

Gregory Scott Wesley II♦ , 19, Covington, arson 1st degree.

Tierra Shantreece Lackey♦ , 25, Lester Road, DUI — driving under the influence of alcohol; reckless driving; open container.

Kenyon Maurice Kelley Jr.♦ , 23, Covington, DUI — driving under the influence of alcohol; failure to maintain lane.

Jeffery Devin Bunn♦ , 25, Zingara Road NE, DUI — driving under the influence of alcohol; speeding.

Antone J. Jackson♦ , 29, Sage Lane, duty to stop at accident; operating a motor vehicle while license suspended; fleeing/attempting to elude a police officer; improper lane change; possession with intent to sell/deliver/distribute marijuana.

Teresa Ruth Clark♦ , 60, Elcar Way, failure to appear; bond surrender.

Raeshunda Tillman♦ , 29, Tall Oaks Circle, battery — family violence (1st offense) — misdemeanor.

Tara Ferguson♦ , 38, Alpharetta, aggravated assault against law enforcement officer; obstruction of law enforcement officer; illegal parking; handicapped parking (2nd offense).

Joshua Elijah Griffin♦ , 25, Lithonia, violation of probation — felony.

Jefferson Tye, 39, Grime Street, violation of probation — felony (2 counts).

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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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