2018-12-06 / Front Page

Driving under the influence accounts for many of the arrests made in Nov.

A variety of charges were filed in arrests made in Wilkes County during the past month. 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 November 30, 2018.

Zeffon Rashad Smith, 29, of Rayle, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Turner on November 26 and charged with aggravated assault. No release was noted.

Precious T. Ragland, 22, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Donald Beardsley on November 25 and charged with driving under the influence and a tag illumination violation. Bond was set at $2,180 but no release was noted.

Keavon L. Wilkerson, 27, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Martucci on November 24 and charged with driving with a suspended license. Bond was set at $715 but no release was noted.

Steven Dale Miller 28, of Mount Airy, Georgia, was arrested by Georgia Department of Natural Resources Ranger Mark Patterson on November 23 and charged with hunting from a motor vehicle, hunting on a public road, and hunting deer at night. He was released on $3,212 bond.

Charles Brandon Berry, 29, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Brent Marxsen on November 19 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn and no insurance. No release was noted.

Jeanna M. Scott, 41, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Andy Edwards on November 19 and charged with cruelty to animals. Bond was set at $500. No release was noted.

Phillip Leon Tanner, 47, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Posey on November 19 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Tacares Kinta Mahoney, 38, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Jackie Graves on November 16 and charged with disorderly conduct. No release was noted.

Tyler Joseph Barden, 28, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Tom Martucci on November 14 but the charge was not listed. No release was noted.

Shamaka Gresham, 38, of Comer, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy B. Amos on November 15 and charged with two counts of obtaining or attempting to obtain dangerous drugs by fraud, etc. No bond amount nor release was noted.

Brantley Page Walker Jr., 29, of Rayle was arrested by a Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy on November 13 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Charles Brandon Berry, 29, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper J.C. Chrisp on November 10 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn, violation of the window tint law, and no insurance. Bond was set at $2,250. No release was noted.

Devito Q. Owens, 32, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Andy Edwards on November 10 and charged with leaving the scene of an accident, failure to drive within a single lane, and duty upon striking a fixture. No bond nor release was noted.

George E. Brown, 34, of Lincolnton was arrested by a Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy on November 7 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Zachery Lee Hudson, 35, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper Will Callaway on November 2 and charged with driving while license is withdrawn and speeding 26-30 miles per hour over the posted limit. He was released on $885 bond.

Soto Vega Gustavo, 38, of Washington was arrested by a Georgia State Patrol Trooper on November 3 and charged with driving without a license and failure to dim headlights. He was released on $790 bond.

Hannah Grace Moore, 18, of Crawfordville, was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Trooper C.S. Allen on November 3 and charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, unsafe operation of radio or telephone, and speeding 26-30 miles per hour over the posted limit. She was released but the bond amount was not noted.

Johnny W. Wilkinson Jr., 46, of Washington was arrested by Georgia State Patrol Master Trooper Delston Branch on November 4 and charged with driving under the influence, driving while license is withdrawn, and failure to drive within a single lane. He was released on $2,765 bond.

Quintellus Xavier Clarke, 24, of Winder, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Provost on November 2 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Tony Bernard Daniel, 27, of Athens, Georgia, was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Provost on November 2 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Mickey Donta Milton, 39, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy Troy Land on November 1 and charged with a probation violation. No release was noted.

Phillip Leon Tanner, 47, of Washington was arrested by Wilkes County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Provost on October 29 and charged with a probation violation. He was released on judges order.

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