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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 May 26-June 1, 2020:

• Antonio Rafel Rivera, 27, Spring Hill, Fla., fugitive from justice.

• Derrick Anthony Walker, 54, Pine Log Road, failure to register as sex offender.

• Adrian Dorian Martin, 39, Forest Villa Drive, burglary - 1st degree.

• Ashton Denny Jr., 25, Windy Hill Drive, possession of a firearm or knife during commission of a felony; murder; felony murder.

• Benadre Javon Goolsby, 24, Decatur, violation of probation - felony.

• Gary Wayne Thomas, 63, Jackson, theft by taking - misdemeanor.

• Darrel Remaye Pickett, 40, Lake St. James Drive, homicide by vehicle in first degree; DUI - driving under the influence of drugs; operating a motor vehicle while license suspended; speeding; stop sign violation; reckless driving.

• Jamel Antonio Jackson, 17, Apple Orchard Road, aggravated assault - family violence; terroristic threats and acts; simple battery; possession of pistol/revolver by person under age 18; criminal trespass.

• Conell McCoy Vinson, 44, Farmdale Court, battery; cruelty to children in the third degree (2 counts).

• Richard Matthew Sexton, 37, Park Street, criminal trespass; simple assault - family violence.

• Steven Edward Byars, 58, June Drive, simple battery - family violence.

• Solomon Emmanuel Lee, 37, Covington, impeding traffic; DUI - driving under the influence of multiple substances; open container.

• Thonecius Miguel Latimer, 32, Hartwell, receipt, possession or transfer of firearm in commission of a crime; possession and use of drug related objects; purchase/possession/manufacture/distribution of drugs.

• Tredarius Fuller, 24, Hunting Creek Lane, aggravated assault (5 counts); reckless conduct.

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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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