During the past week the Lamar County sheriff's office made the following arrests:
Don Williams Hardison, 67, Jackson, theft by deception;
Clint Eugene Roland II, 40, Barnesville, arrested for another agency;
Oscar Armando Arias, 24, The Rock, driving without a license and speeding;
Jontavious Miguel McFadden, 17, Griffin, possession, manufacture, sale or purchase of marijuana, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and giving false name and information to police;
Shelton Maurice Watkins, 32, Milner, DUI alcohol;
Doneiria Lawanda Kindell, 24, Barnesville, cruelty to children, battery and other charges;
Joel Andrew Fields, 42, Barnesville, aggravated assault and terroristic threats and acts;
Ronald Eugene Baskin Jr., 25, Atlanta, probation violation;
Reginald Glen Edwards, 40, Milner, disorderly conduct;
Charles Goddard, 24, Barnesville, obstruction of an officer;
Pamela Jean Johnson, 51, Barnesville, disorderly conduct;
Garris Wall, 76, Barnesville, disorderly conduct;
Alfonso Yordan, 30, Hialeah, Fla., warrants pending;
Adrian Emilio Blanco, 17, Miami, Fla., warrants pending;
Yoelkys Martinez, 29, Surfside (Miami) Beach, Fla., speeding, reckless driving and fleeing and attempting to elude police;
Roxana Barios, Hialeah, Fla., warrants pending;
Tammy Denise Shelton, 40, Milner, deposit account fraud;
Jemal Demond Rucker, 20, Decatur, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana;
David Blake Crews, 41, Barnesville, child support and violation of probation;
Isaac Artheola McClure, 24, no residence given, warrants pending;
Markayla Renee Koss, 18, Pensacola, Fla., warrants pending;
Terrance Simmons, 43, Quincy, Fla., warrants pending;
Daniel Earl Williams, 19, Macon, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana;
Issac Alexander Yates, 20, Covington, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.
Deputies answered 109 calls, responded to 12 traffic accidents, served 20 warrants and 15 civil papers and/or subpoenas and issued 38 citations. 911 received 84 emergency calls, dispatching deputies to 23, city police to 22, county fire and rescue to 32, city fire and rescue to one and EMS to 45.
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#1 Anonymous on 02/24/10 at 02:26 PM
this town makes me laugh. 2 or 3 weeks ago we had a report full of juveniles.this week we have a bunch of elderly folks.nice bville.real nice.at least we know the old folks are still kickin.haha
#1.1 Anonymous on 02/24/10 at 03:23 PM
welcome to jokeville!
#1.2 Anonymous on 02/24/10 at 03:56 PM
2 elderly people. Looks like a bunch of people under the age of 40 to me.
#1.3 Anonymous on 02/24/10 at 06:06 PM
HAHA! Guess that just shows the police are taking everyone to jail...regardless of age! Apparently it was the old folk's turn this week...maybe the kids will be back in jail next week.
#2 Anonymous on 02/25/10 at 08:19 AM
Barnesville, is so currupt, from the sheriff to the mayors,
#3 Anonymous on 02/25/10 at 10:04 AM
#2 You are SO RIGHT!! But SOON the county, some of it's most important employees who have bonds, a few judges and others will be facing a suit that will cost the county hundreds of thousands of dollars! It wouldn't have happened if they weren't trying to cover up BLATANT MISCONDUCT and violations of Oaths of office! The starting point is getting it out of the county for someone else to see exactly what is going on because there is no help from the higher ups here! They will be sorry they didn't listen because they were warned of this misconduct and made the choice to cover up and deny prosecution instead of doing the right thing and getting these people who are breaking the laws out of office! Perjury, Forgery, Kidnapping, Conspiracy and Treason are serious charges and punishable by law but you can't start here it. From the bottom to the top, including Superior Court Judges who say they are not obligated to report the misconduct of officials and who have been covering up these violations of law for years will have to answer to someone that has nothing to do with this county. Public Records will be pulled and scrutinized and it will be DEEP! Barnesville is known for covering up Official misconduct and that cannot go on forever! The FBI investigates violations of civil rights when you can't get the county to investigate, act or prosecute but it does take time and lots of work! However there is always recourse to be found outside the county!
#3.1 Anonymous on 02/25/10 at 12:00 PM
oh no, here comes a "civil rights" claim.you sounded some what beleiveable up until that point.
#3.1.1 Anonymous on 02/26/10 at 02:03 PM
Sometimes... There is no justice until you hit them in the pocket book! However, during the course of a lawsuit of any kind, if criminal laws have been broken PROSECUTION of higherups is inevitable! Has anyone read The Monroe Reporter? Our judges and our DA violate the law every day in court. AT SOME POINT... THERE HAS TO BE A MEANS TO AN END!
#3.2 Anonymous on 03/01/10 at 11:14 AM
#3, I agree with you! I hope that you are right because I know all to well about the level of corruption is this county (in all areas of government). I can only hope that someone has contacted a much higher up agency that is in no way affiliated with this county who can look at many years of corruption and illegal activity. The taxpayers are the ones being punished in this town because all of our taxpayers go to these people who don't do their jobs. The don't want to do their jobs because they are either having their pockets padded by criminals or the criminals know something on them!!! I would love to see the FBI do a deep cleaning around here. We could fill the jail twice with local officials who break the laws!
#4 Anonymous on 02/25/10 at 10:31 AM
well it looks like the sheriff is doing his job to me by arresting all the idiotic people in this town. This town has been on a downfall and its about time that someone steps in and puts their foot down.
#4.1 the truth on 02/25/10 at 02:35 PM
steps in and puts his foot down? paaaaallllease LOL ;) lol ;) LOL :)
#5 wow on 02/25/10 at 05:37 PM
I would like to know what in the name of god a 76 year old man could be doing to get arrested...wow what a town.
#5.1 Anonymous on 02/26/10 at 12:09 AM
he was walking to slow!
#5.2 Anonymous on 02/26/10 at 08:01 AM
sounds like he got caught stealing...if thats the case, age doesnt matter when you break the law
#5.3 Anonymous on 02/26/10 at 08:42 AM
So because he was 76 they should have let him go? That's about as dumb as it can get. Glad you have no authority here in Lamar.
#6 Anonymous on 02/25/10 at 10:12 PM
he was 67
#7 Anonymous on 02/26/10 at 10:41 AM
Garris Wall, 76, Barnesville, disorderly conduct;
#8 Anonymous on 02/26/10 at 12:15 PM
any updates on the Liberty Academy, sure is quite
#8.1 Anonymous on 02/27/10 at 05:57 PM
#9 lovin it on 03/03/10 at 10:06 AM
GOD I LOVVVE THIS TOWN!!
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