2017-10-05 / Front Page

Monthly report of law enforcement activity includes burglary and DUI

Burglary and a number of DUI were among the charges filed in arrests made in Wilkes County during September and late August. The listed arrests are taken from the limited information in arrest reports provided by local law enforcement officials, and no arrests are left out. An arrest does not imply guilt; criminal charges are merely accusations and a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty and convicted. Bond and/or release notes contained in this report are as of September 29, 2017.

Jana Lynn McCarty, 34, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Amos on September 23 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Alan Wayne Hardy, 21, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Johnny Crookham on September 23 and charged with family violence simple battery and criminal trespass. Bond was set at $8,700. No release was noted.

Jonathan E. Johnson, 27, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Tommy Land on September 25 and charged with burglary in the first degree. He was released on $15,000 bond.

Kimberly Michelle Johnson, 28, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on September 25 and charged with burglary in the first degree and failure to appear. Bond was set at $865 but no release was noted.

Anthony Eric Davis, 57, of Washington was arrested on August 27 and charged with driving under the influence, driving too fast for conditions, failure to maintain lane, driving in violation of limit permit, and use of safety belts in passenger vehicle. He was released on property bond.

Colby Louis Echols, 26, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on September 21 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Charles W. Hunsucker, 70, of Evans, Georgia, was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Master Trooper Delston Branch on September 24 and charged with driving under the influence, speeding in excess of the maximum limit, and possession of marijuana (less than one ounce). He was released on $1,955 bond.

Sylvester Antonio Terrell, 28, of Augusta was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Sgt. Brent Marxsen on September 17 and charged with driving under the influence, driving while license is withdrawn, and open container in vehicle. Bond was set at $3,368. No release was noted.

Terrence D. Holloway, 31, of Lincolnton was arrested at the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office on September 19 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Undrelle Lanise Grant, 23, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Amos on September 5 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Jack Edward Kirk III, 41, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jimmy Harrison on September 20 and charged with simple battery. He was released on $3,700 bond.

Jonathan E. Johnson, 27, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Philiph Perkins on September 17 and charged with possession of marijuana (less than one ounce). He was released on $1,200 bond.

James Alan Kittle, 45, of Tignall was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy John Rhodes on September 14 and charged with a state probation violation. No release was noted.

Maria DeLourdes Guerrero, 46, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Latoria Porter on September 19 and charged with failure to appear. No release was noted.

James Binns, 57, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy V. Willis on September 19 and charged with a probation warrant. No release was noted.

Deondra Jenay Binns, 27, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jackie Graves on September 15 and charged with a probation violation. She was released for served sentence on September 18.

Rudolph Whimbush of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on September 16 and charged with disorderly conduct. He was released on his own recognizance.

Stephen Young Wood, 30, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy John Rhodes on September 14 and charged with aggravated assault (family violence). Bond was set at $15,000. No release was noted.

Jennifer Yvonne Zimmerman, 35, of Tignall was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy John Rhodes on September 14 and charged with burglary in the second degree. Bond was set at $10,200. No release was noted.

Robert Randall Mills, 30, of Harlem, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on September 14 and charged with speeding (68 in a 55 mph zone) and attempting to elude an officer. He was released on bond of an undisclosed amount.

Shaquila Renee Barnes, 22, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper W.M. Callaway on September 13 and charged with driving under the influence (drugs/ less safe), a safety restraint violation (under eight years), endangering a child under 14 years of age while driving under the influence and with following too closely. She was released on bond of an undisclosed amount.

Joshua Keith McCallum, 28, of Ma- con, Georgia, was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Master Trooper Delston Branch on September 17 and charged with driving under the influence. He was released on $950 bond.

Crystal Jane Cox, 36, of Tignall was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Amos on September 13 and charged with two counts of a child support violation. She was released on bond of an undisclosed amount.

Alexica Kenyette Harper, 32, of Conyers, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on September 12 and charged for a court sentence of 48 hours. She was released after her sentence.

Reginald Keith Barnes, 58, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Darracott on September 12 and charged with the unlawful crossing of a guard line. Bond was set at $8,000. No release was noted.

Heather Tidwell Shannon, 36, of Evans, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Latoria Porter on September 12 and charged with burglary, party to a crime. She was transferred to Columbia County.

Janice Mae Bass, 55, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper W.M. Callaway on September 7 and charged with driving under the influence (drugs/ less safe). She was released on $814 bond.

Nicholas Anthony Warchal, 29, of Hardeeville, S.C., was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Shawn Browder on September 8 and charged with driving while license is suspended or revoked. He was released on $715 bond.

Rudolph Whimbush, 31, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on September 10 and charged with disorderly conduct. No release was noted.

Billy Wayne Rogers, 41, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on September 9 and charged with disorderly conduct. No release was noted.

Wesley Patrick McCarty, 30, of Rayle was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Turner on September 5 and charged with a state probation violation. No release was noted.

Billy Wayne Rogers, 41, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on September 2 and charged with criminal trespassing. He was released on September 4.

David Nichols Hinton, 33, of Dearing, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on September 6 and charged with a probation violation. He was transferred to McDuffie County.

Joshua Dooley, 28, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Amos on September 5 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Stephen M. Adams, 49, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerry Hackney on September 6 and charged with two counts of child support violation. Bond was set at $1,000. No release was noted.

Jason Matthew Purgason, 41, of Decatur, Tennessee, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on August 30 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn. He was released on $850 bond.

Laci Rashell Cofer, 26, of Rayle was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy John Rhodes on August 26 and charged with simple battery (family violence). She was released on $3,500 bond.

George E. Brown, 33, of Lincolnton was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on August 27 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn and no seat belt. He was released on $1,460 bond.

Anthony Brent Moore, 28, of Tignall was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on August 29 and charged with aggravated stalking, influencing witnesses, and a Superior Court sentence. No release was noted.

Reco Martelli Ashmore, 34, of Rayle was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on August 28 and charged with a state probation violation. No release was noted.

Geovani R. Hernandez, 31, of Athens, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on August 25 and charged with no license and wrong decal. He was released on $780 bond.

Charles Ray Thornton, 66, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy H. Lewis on August 26 and charged with driving under the influence and use of seat belt in passenger vehicle. He was released on $829 bond.

Rudolph Whimbush, 31, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on August 24 and charged with disorderly conduct. He was released on $566 bond.

Mayra Reyes, 28, of Nicholson, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on August 25 and charged with speeding and driving while license is withdrawn. She was released on $885 bond.

Tavares James Smith, 34, of Augusta, Georgia, was arrested at the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office on August 29 and charged with two counts of failure to appear. Bond was set at $2,979. No release was noted.

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