2017-11-02 / Front Page

Burglary, possession of marijuana, DUI head list of arrests this month

Burglary in the first and second degrees, and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute were among the charges filed in arrests made in Wilkes County during October and late September. 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 October 27, 2017.

Scotty Randall Crane, 43, of Washington was arrested by ­Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on October 15 and charged with a state probation violation, violation of the seat belt law, and as a habitual violator for suspended license. Bond was set at $3,700. No release was noted.

Howard Evans Jr., 39, of Tignall was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy John Rhodes on October 16 and charged with terroristic threats and acts and a parole violation. Bond was set at $10,000. No release was noted.

Thomas Theodore Ambrose, 30, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper H. Lewis on October 10 and charged with driving under the influence, driving without headlights when required, and open container in vehicle. He was released on $2,128 bond.

Antquan L. Milton, 32, of Gainesville, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on October 16 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Marcus Tyrone Brown, 29, of Greensboro, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on October 10 and charged with a Superior Court bench warrant (battery) and failure to appear for arraignment. He was released on $5,200 bond.

Jennifer Yvonne Zimmerman, 36, of Tignall was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Andy Edwards on October 10 and charged with battery, and cruelty to children in the third degree. She was released on $10,000 bond.

Melissa Quinn Moore, 49, of Washington was arrested by ­Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on October 14 and charged with cruelty to children and aggravated assault. Bond was set at $30,000. No release was noted.

Gary McClain, 64, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on October 13 and charged with simple battery. Bond was set at $3,700. No release was noted.

Melik Lynquavious Beard, 20, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Darracott on October 13 and charged with disorderly conduct. He was released after paying a $283 fine.

Sherrelle S. Barnes, 35, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Lewis on October 16 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn and violation of the seat belt law. She was released on $1,440 bond.

Terrence Griffin Zellars, 20, of Lincolnton, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Carani on October 4 and charged with burglary. Bond was set at $15,200. No release was noted.

Carla Renea Perry, 45, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Darracott on October 1 and charged with a Superior Court bench warrant for failure to appear and on a CSRA probation violation. No release was noted.

William Daniel Mason IV, 49, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Turner on October 2 and charged with two state probation violations. No release was noted.

Tomarkus Young, 23, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Land on October 7 and charged with Disorderly Conduct. He was released on $283 bond.

Tanis Rebecca Foskey, 41, of Swainsboro, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on October 7 and charged with giving false information or false name, no insurance, expired vehicle tax or decal, driving with a suspended or revoked license, and affixing license plate with intent. She was released on $7,328 bond.

Tavious T. McGahee, 25, of Lincolnton was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on September 27 and charged with carrying a concealed weapon. He was released on $3,500 bond.

Tane Tua Cain, 37, of Summerville, South Carolina, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on September 28 and charged with a suspended license. He was released on bond. The amount was not noted.

Phillip A. Booker, 39, of Hull, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on September 28 and charged with a state probation violation. No release was noted.

Jonathan E. Johnson, 27, of Washington was arrested by ­Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Troy Land on September 25 and charged with first degree burglary. He was released on bond but the amount was not noted.

Kimberly Michelle Johnson, 28, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on September 25 and charged with first degree burglary and failure to appear on a probate bench warrant. Bond was set at $15,865. No release was noted.

Janice Faye Boyd, 61, of Madison, Virginia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on September 25 and held for the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.

Anthony Eric Davis, 57, of Washington was arrested at the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office on September 27 and charged with driving under the influence, driving in violation of limit permit, a safety belt violation, failure to maintain lane, and driving too fast for conditions. He was released on bond but no amount was noted.

Brent Thomas Love, 49, of Eatonton was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Johnny Crookham on October 2 and charged with theft by taking. Bond was set at $10,200. No release was noted.

Shalanda Renee Milton, 32, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Bud Harrison on October 19 and charged with simple battery. She was released on $3,700 bond.

Kimberly Alice Simpson, 47, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Lyons on October 19 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn. She was released on $1,430 bond.

Katrina Lee Strickland, 35, of Savannah, Tennessee, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Gene Amon on October 22 and charged with second degree burglary. Bond was set at $10,200. No release was noted.

Pacacios Jorge A. Coronado, 40, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Scott Langham on October 22 and charged with driving without a license, and a seat belt violation. He was released on $730 bond.

Joshua Denmark Lee, 22, of Statesboro, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy D.J. King Jr. on October 20 and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and speeding 26-30 miles per hour over the limit. He was released on $25,200.

Billy Ray Barker, 40, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol SFC Shane Allen on October 22 and charged with violation of the child restraint law, driving under the influence, and driving while license is withdrawn. He was released on bond but the amount was not noted.

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